The aesthetics industry is growing year on year, and with it the number of practitioners and clinics. With the proposed changes to the law on who can practice in aesthetics, it’s never been more important for those in the aesthetics field to truly be experts.
Education and expertise is key to the advancement of the aesthetics industry for both practitioners and patients. With this in mind, we’ve created a round up of the UK’s top aesthetics practitioners that you need to know about.
The UK’s Leading Aesthetics Experts
Here are five of the UK’s leading aesthetics experts, all of whom are trailblazing and pioneering in the latest aesthetics treatments, patient care and industry innovations. They come from a range of different backgrounds, have different pathways into the industry and have a variety of expertise.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the UK’s leading aesthetics experts:
Dr Leah Totton
Founder of Dr. Leah Clinics & Skincare, medical and cosmetic doctor and winner of The Apprentice, Dr Leah Totton is a skin care expert and dermatology specialist.
She specialises in non-surgical lifting treatments for the face and neck, dermal filler facelifts, thread lifts and neck lifting treatments. She’s an expert in her field, sitting on the medical boar managing thread lift complications in the UK and being the leading UK doctor for Obagi Medical Skincare.
Dr Leah is also an advocate for patient safety and improved regulation in the UK cosmetic sector. Her mission when she founded Dr Leah Clinics was to establish a doctor-led clinic that would set the gold standard of safety in the UK cosmetic industry; she has succeeded in doing this, with Dr Leah clinics winning ‘Best Cosmetic Clinic London’ for two consecutive years.
Dr Jonquille Chantrey
Founder of ØNE aesthetic studiø in Cheshire, Dr Chantrey is a former surgeon with over 16 years of experience in plastic and cosmetic surgery along with significant experience in aesthetics.
Regularly featured as an expert in cosmetic surgery, anti-ageing and scarring in the media, Dr Chantrey also lectures about aesthetics and plastic surgery across the world, also appearing in many peer-reviewed medical journals.
She’s also been chosen to represent pharmaceutical brand Allergan, presenting to other doctors and surgeons at international congress to promote exceptional practice and pioneering techniques in facial transformation using Dermal Fillers and her famous Fluid Face lift using products such as Juvederm Ultra®, Voluma®, Juvederm Hydrate® & Botox®. As well as this she’s the UK and European expert and trainer for a number of aesthetic brands including VASER, Macrolane and Sculptra.
Dr Chantrey firmly believes in balancing physical and mental wellbeing when it comes to her patients, focusing on optimum, natural results that boost self esteem. She regularly takes on challenging cases that require her expertise to rebuild and redefine the face.
Dr. Tijon Esho
Dr Tijion Esho is an award-winning medical doctor, who features as the resident medical doctor on both E4’s Body Fixers and ITV’s ‘This Morning’. He has a whole host of celebrity clients and shares his expertise on non-surgical procedures in Forbes, Vogue and OK magazine as well as his podcast ‘Steths, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll’ hosted with his fellow ‘This Morning’ resident doctors Dr Ranj Singh, Dr Zoe Williams, and Dr Sara Kaya.
He’s developed a range of new methods for lip augmentation – there’s a reason he’s nicknamed the King of Lips – and for administering Botox for seriously natural results. He’s also spearheaded an industry wide trend for laser skin rejuvenation and is at the forefront of non-surgical corrective work.
In 2016, Dr Esho also launched his charity the ‘ESHO Initiative’ which focuses on providing reconstructive treatments for victims of botched cosmetic procedures, trauma, and those born with deformities. Most recently, he helped to establish the Black Aesthetics Advisory Board (BAAB), a body responsible for leading an investigation into the experiences of black and ethnic doctors and patients within the aesthetic industry.
Dr. Uliana Gout
Dr Uliana Gout is a world-renowned Aesthetic Medicine Doctor and President of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM). She founded London Aesthetic Medicine on Harley Street, becoming known as an expert in chemical peels and Botox.
She has a firm focus on spearheading the latest innovations and her passion for evidence-based medicine is imprinted in her approaches to her treatment menu. She also acts in Director and Committee roles for a range of national and international congresses and industry associations. Along with this she’s co-authored a wealth of medical textbooks and publications in the field of Aesthetic Medicine.
Driven by scientific research and mathematical precision, she believes in evidence-based medicine and incorporates the latest proven techniques into her work whilst still pushing research, innovation and education.
Dr. Tracy Mountford
Dr Tracy Mountford is the founder of the leading and multi award-winning Cosmetic Skin Clinic. She’s best known for her light hands and natural looking results, having been named one of the top 5 Botox doctors in the UK.
With over 28 years of experience, and as one of the first fully trained advanced cosmetic practitioners in the UK, she’s now one of the most highly respected and trailblazing doctors in the aesthetics industry. She’s also named as London’s ‘top doctor’ for cosmetic fillers by Tatler’s prestigious ‘Beauty and & Cosmetic Surgery Guide’.
Her field of expertise encompasses her own advanced Botox techniques and advanced use of dermal fillers and volumizers. And she regularly offers support and education to other healthcare professionals.
She was a pioneer for the ‘less is more’ approach and evaluates patients to strategically beautify and enhance their natural features in an age appropriate way.
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