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Cosmetic Courses CQC Registered “Good”

We are delighted to announce that our head office in Buckinghamshire received the title of "good" by our CQC inspection. CQC carried out an announced comprehensive inspection at Cosmetic Courses on 25 April 2022. Cosmetic Courses was registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in November 2019. CQC carried out this first rated inspection as part of their regulatory functions. The inspection was undertaken to check whether we were meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.
Using dermal filler in the jaw cosmetic courses
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Using Dermal Filler In The Jaw | VIDEO

Clinical Director of Cosmetic Courses and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mr Adrian Richards discusses the use of dermal filler in the jaw in this video. The number one area for dermal fillers as we've mentioned before is the cheeks. The number two would be the lips and number three jaw. If your patient is looking to define the jaw, we can use dermal filler injections in this area to make it more prominent. Dermal filler would draw her jaw backwards and give a her a defined jawline, whilst accentuating the angles of the face. When treating the face, it is important to look at the face as whole and adopt a holistic approach. This means that if you are treating the jaw, perhaps the cheeks would benefit from some additional volume to produce a proportioned face.
Using dermal filler in the lips
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Using Dermal Filler In The Lips | VIDEO

In this video, Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses Mr Adrian Richards looks at the use of dermal filler in the lips. By using different techniques including needle and cannula practitioners are able to reshape, define and add volume to the lips. Fast becoming one of the most popular treatments, lip filler can look subtle or dramatic depending on the clients preference.
Where Can You Place Dermal Filler
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Where Can You Place Dermal Filler? | VIDEO

In this video, Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses Mr Adrian Richards discusses the use of dermal fillers. Whereas botulinum toxin relaxes the muscles to reduce fine lines, dermal filler adds volume to the desired areas. By strategic placement of dermal filler you can treat a multitude of areas. A common procedure is cheek filler, not only are you enhancing the cheeks but you are also pulling the sides of the face back which in turn is lifted the lower face, especially lines around the mouth.
Treating a Gummy Smile with Botulinum Toxin
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Treating a Gummy Smile with Botulinum Toxin | VIDEO

In this video Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses, Mr Adrian Richards looks at using Botulinum Toxin to reduce the appearance of a Gummy Smile. Some patients can feel insecure about their smile and show a lot of their gums. Otherwise known as a gummy smile. By using Botulinum Toxin to the muscle above the lip it can lower the lip and reduce the appearance of gums when the patient smiles.
Treating The Masseter Muscle With Botulinum Toxin
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Treating The Masseter Muscle With Botulinum Toxin | Video

In this video Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses, Mr Adrian Richards looks at treating the Masseter Muscle with Botulinum Toxin and its benefits. The Masseter Muscle is the muscle at the back of the jaw which helps you chew food and can be seen when you clench your teeth. Sometimes this muscle can be quite large and be quite prominent on facial features giving a wider facial appearance. By using Botulinum Toxin injections, the appearance of the muscle can decrease and “slim” down the jaw area.
Treating The Depressor Anguli Oris With Botulinum Toxin
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Treating The Depressor Anguli Oris With Botulinum Toxin | Video

In this series we have looked at popular areas to use Botulinum Toxin within aesthetic medicine. Botulinum Toxin can be used in a variety of areas around the face to help relax muscles and restructure the face. One of the popular advanced treatments we have spoken about before is the Nefertiti lift. Close to this area there is another use of Botulinum Toxin in the lower face, treating the muscles near the mouth otherwise known as Depressor Anguli Oris.
Botulinum Toxin for the Lower Face
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Botulinum Toxin for the Lower Face | Video

Botulinum Toxin has always stuck to the top half of the face but more so than ever the muscle relaxing injections have moved further down the face! By careful and strategic placing, botulinum toxin in in the lower face can improve structure and contour to the jaw and neck area.
The Difference Between Botulinum Toxin & Dermal Filler
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The Difference Between Botulinum Toxin & Dermal Filler | Video

Video: Mr Adrian Richards, Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses discusses the difference between botulinum toxin and dermal filler treatments. Botulinum Toxin injections and dermal filler both hold their own qualities. Whilst Botulinum Toxin relaxes the muscles which cause wrinkles and fine lines, dermal filler reintroduces volume and structure to areas lacking. The upper face is usually treated with Botulinum Toxin in the three popular areas of crows feet, forehead lines and frown lines. Dermal filler is most commonly used on the lower part of the face including, lips, cheeks, jaw and chin to name a few.
How to Treat Crow's Feet with Botulinum Toxin (1)
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Botulinum Toxin for Crow’s Feet | Video

Video: Mr Adrian Richards, Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses demonstrates where to inject Botulinum Toxin for Crow's Feet and how it can also create a chemical brow lift. The most popular areas for upper face Botulinum Toxin are the glabellar, forehead lines / frontalis and crows feet. Some people do not like treatment in this area as they like the look of crows feet as it is also named laughter lines.
Breaking News UK Government to bring in licensing scheme for Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler Treatments

Government licensing scheme for Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler

Practitioners who are performing Botulinum Toxin and dermal filler treatments will soon be required to have proper licensing in place under a new law coming to the UK.  This new breakthrough within the industry has come into play due to the rise of "botched" treatments by injectors. It will soon be an offence for such aesthetic treatments to be performed with out the legal licensing required. The new licensing scheme hopes to protect the general public by practitioners needing to show a certain standard of understanding along with premises standards. 
Where can I inject botox for forehead lines cosmetic courses
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Botulinum Toxin for Forehead Lines / Frontalis | Video

Video: Mr Adrian Richards demonstrates where to inject Botulinum Toxin for the forehead lines / frontalis What is the frontalis? The frontalis is the muscle that is responsible for elevating the eyebrows. Treating this muscle with botulinum toxin has become increasingly popular within aesthetic medicine. In this video Mr Adrian Richards and his model demonstrate the key injection sites to treat forehead lines and where to be cautious of when injecting this area.