Online Laser Training Blog

Dr Elizabeth Raymond Brown and clinical technologist Dr Godfrey Town present the different standards and regulations in the UK for laser and light interventions Lasers and intense light sources (ILS) – which include intense pulsed light (IPL) and light emitting diode (LED) technologies – are suitable for a range of interventions, from invasive surgical procedures, such as laser lipolysis and ablative skin rejuvenation, to non-invasive therapies, such as hair reduction, tattoo removal and non-ablative skin rejuvenation. Lasers and ILS are subject to standards and regulatory controls because of the unique potential hazard they pose to tissues of the eye and skin,...

Our international Online Laser Training Programme Director, Dr Godfrey Town attended the 5-CC conference in Barcelona as an Invited Faculty Speaker where he provided a Teaching Course on ‘Core of Knowledge’ laser and intense light source (IPL) safety. Godfrey also gave two other oral presentations on light-based hair removal treatments and a comparison study on home-use IPL hair removal devices....

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....