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The Thin Line Aesthetic Procedures vs Beauty Treatments

The Thin Line: Aesthetic Procedures vs. Beauty Treatments

The boundary separating aesthetic procedures and beauty treatments needs to be more distinct and understood. An understanding of this distinction is crucial for anyone considering these treatments.

Medical Aesthetic Treatments


Aesthetic procedures like Botox, fillers, and thread lifts fall under 
medical treatments. They should only be carried out by medical professionals with the appropriate training, such as doctors and dentists. These are not merely beauty treatments but medical procedures that require expertise and precision.

The Issue of Regulation


Unfortunately, the regulation of aesthetic medicine in the UK leaves much to be desired. Shockingly, there is no requirement for a practitioner to be medically trained to offer aesthetic treatments. This means that 
anyone can legally purchase filler or Botox and inject others.

If you’re considering an aesthetic procedure like Botox or fillers, it is imperative that you do your due diligence. These are highly effective medical procedures in the right hands, but they come with risks. In the wrong hands, those risks are significantly higher.

medical aesthetic procedures are not beauty procedures

Your Face Deserves the Best


Your face is too precious to risk being injected by someone with little understanding of human anatomy, infection control, consultation, and emergency/complication management. So, before you decide to undergo any such procedure, remember to verify the credentials of the person performing it and ensure they are a certified medical professional.

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