Online Laser Training Blog

Our international Online Laser Training Programme Director, Dr Godfrey Town attended the 19th International Master Class on Aging Skin (IMCAS) in Paris as a Faculty Guest Speaker where he chaired several sessions and gave a talk on ‘How new standards and regulation are influencing aesthetic clinical practice in the UK' describing the differences in standards and regulations in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England and covering the new EN 16372 Aesthetic surgery services standard and comments on the status of the corresponding non-surgical standard being developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) Technical Committee. Godfrey also serves on the IMAS Academy Expert...

Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D attended the 18th World Congress of IMCAS in Paris recently. He co-chaired a scientific session with Dr Christine Dierickx a key opinion leader in the world of laser and IPL hair removal. IMCAS is dedicated to achieving the highest quality of teaching through the interface of dermatology and plastic surgery. This year’s congress saw the launch of the online IMCAS Academy which allows subscribers access to the qualitative content that you see during an IMCAS congress....

Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D., Course Director of Online Laser Training recently travelled to Les Arcs in the French Alps to present the latest information on laser and IPL safety training in UK and the growing influence of home-use devices as “companion products” to professional treatments....

The newly issued NHS Health Education England 'Qualification requirements for delivery of cosmetic interventions and hair restoration surgery’ standard sets out future minimum educational requirements for therapists and practitioners using laser, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Light Emitting Diode (LED). Highlights to be aware of include: • CQF (formerly “NVQ”) Level 4 (Foundation Degree Year 1 level) is the minimum educational level for the use of lasers/IPL/LED for the purpose of hair removal and treatment of benign dyschromias i.e. pigmentation associated with skin ageing and sun damage e.g. age spots (benign lentigo), small red veins and broken capillaries. • Laser/IPL treatment of...