1. Can a trainee really set up a private cosmetic practice?

    We had another successful expertcosmetictraining course on 9th January. This time we had a course composed of mostly trainee plastic surgeons plus several consultants. There were 17 models for the candidates to assess and practice Botox and filler injections. We covered the treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crows feet, as will as basic […]

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  2. Learning by training

    One of the most satisfying parts about teaching is that it forces me to reflect on how I practice. In fact learning by teaching is a well recognised way to ensure someone has broken down a task into its component parts, and optimised each step. For the injectables course, we have candidates practice their syringe-holding […]

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  3. 5 reasons why you need to try injectables

    There is a lot of reticence by plastic surgeons to get trained in non-surgical treatments. The main reasons as far as I can tell is either: 1) concern about how it will be seen by colleagues, or… 2) wielding a needle is somehow inferior to wielding a blade. I have two answers to this; 1) get […]

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  4. Botox or BBA: when less is more

    The failure by many surgeons to take up providing injectable treatments arguably created a vacuum that has led to undesirable consequences. For some, the decision was a financial: for a BBA, it’s one patient, approximately one hour of operating and £1,500. Whereas, for Botox, it’s multiple potentially problematic patients at a few hundred pounds per patient. […]

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  5. 2015 Course Dates Released

    We are happy to announce the forthcoming course dates for 2015: 18th April 2015 3rd October 2015 The April course is nearly full – please get in contact asap if you wish to join this course. There are still plenty of spaces on the October course. Should you be unavailable for both course dates and […]

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  6. Delegate Feedback from September Course

    Many thanks to all the delegates for attending the recent course. We are constantly working to hone the course and your feedback is invaluable. Here are a few examples from the recent course: “I really enjoyed all the lectures but the best part was the “hands-on” practice part. We had lots of time to assess […]

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  7. Testimonials from May Course

    Another successful course – thank you to the delegates for making it an enjoyable day. Here is a sample of some of the feedback comments we received: “The course teachers, Charles and Bav, were approachable, knowledgeable, helpful and fantastic in teaching practical skills. The small groups were fantastic. Having real patients was a great way […]

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  8. Interesting Botox Book Released

    For everyone who recently took one of our courses, or is thinking of signing up, this is an interesting book which investigates the link between Botox injections and the experience of emotions. This is not a new idea – Darwin first suggested a possible link between facial expressions and the experience of emotions in 1872. […]

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  9. 18th May Course

    Delegate places are going fast for this course – we have two remaining places available on a first-come first-served basis. PLASTA discounts may still apply. Get in contact asap if you are keen to attend.

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Our delegates are always happy to get in touch and provide us with feedback about the training offered by Expert Cosmetic Training courses.

“An excellent course. Really well organised, very good pre-course material. I would recommend this course.” R.MB

“Really enjoyable, friendly course.” F.P

“Both Bav and Charles are hugely knowledgeable and very patient teachers”