7 After Botox Myths You Never Knew
InjectAbility® Institute loves to be involved in research as well as education. The peer reviewed journal that Nurse Leslie writes and edits for, the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing recently published an article dispelling myths surrounding post treatment instructions for Botox. #WellnessWednesday Botox Myths 1. After treatment, icing DOES affect BTX-A a. The
How can aesthetic nurses make the initial consultation with a patient effective?
In a competitive area such as medical aesthetics, first impressions count. Ensuring that each patient’s initial consultation is successful can make all the difference to the way they share their experience with others and encourage them to come back for more treatments. Leslie Fletcher shares her top tips on consulting with the aesthetic patient and
Using a controlled trauma technique when injecting hyaluronic acid dermal fillers
The use of dermal fillers, as well as the effects of dermal needling on the skin, have been studied and confirmed to stimulate neocollagenesis. In this article, the author discusses the combination of these the two concepts in one technique to offer superior outcomes. The article supports the notion that hyaluronic acid (HA) stimulates collagen
Cosmetex, Gold Coast, Australia: taking a minimalist, natural approach to injecting
Hundreds of surgeons, dermatologists, physicians and cosmetic nurses gathered in Australia from 1–3 May for Cosmetex 2014. Every year, the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) hosts Cosmetex to provide a forum for collaboration, education and exchange between Australian and international cosmetic medical practitioners, and to foster its mission statement of ‘raising standards, protecting patients’.
Patent is a Virtue
As the ArqueDerma® Artistic Restoration Lift® receives its patent, the pioneering nurse behind the methodology, Leslie Fletcher, tells us in her own words about how she developed the technique that has revolutionized the way we think about injecting dermal fillers.
What’s hot in beauty
Can you get even more out of your fillers? Fillers and injectables reside in every dermatologist’s and plastic surgeons’s anti-aging tool kit for obvious reasons: they give instant volume and line erasing benefits without any permanent commitment.
Nurse Brings Her Artistic Touch to Reshaping Faces
When she was in nursing school, Leslie Fletcher dabbled in interior decorating and clothing design. She now uses those talents on her patients’ faces.
FACE: Facial Aesthetic Conference & Exhibition
In the year that brings the Olympics to London and celebrates our Monarch’s Diamond Jubilee, FACE is also celebrating its 10th anniversary as the UK’s most prestigious scientific conference devoted to facial aesthetics. Over the last decade, FACE has featured many ground-breaking new product launches, excellent scientific lectures, practical demonstration workshops and unique personal insights
Cosmetic News December 2011
The ArqueDerma® Artistic Restoration Lift® was officially launched into the UK last month. The patent-pending technique originates from the United States where there are currently more than 200 licensed practitioners. Developed by aesthetic nurse Leslie Fletcher, who has been injecting for 10 years and is one of the top trainers for several pharmaceutical companies in
ArqueDerma Artistic Restoration Lift UK Launch, Lancashire
The ArqueDerma® Artistic Restoration Lift® was officially launched into the UK last month. The patent-pending technique originates from the United States where there are currently more than 200 licensed practitioners.
Treating the Lower Face and Neck with Neuromodulators
This article is will educate practitioners on the possibilities that botulinum toxin type A can offer their patients, such as effectively tightening and lifting the lower face and neck, using neuromodulators. The author will review ageing factors, discuss anatomy and physiology, explore the mechanism of action of botulinum Toxin type A on the muscles injected,
Mastering the Art of Lip Rejuvenation: Identifying Patterns and Techniques
Dermal fillers can correct age-related perioral volume loss, augment lips that are ‘caving in’ and add definition to thinning lips. In this article, the author will review factors associated with lip ageing, outline ideal lip proportions and introduce a variety of techniques to enhance lip shape. The author will aim to educate aesthetic nurses on