Complications Masterclass

Course Introduction

In-depth and interactive masterclass in the management of complications relating to the use of Botulinum Toxin (sometimes known as Botox®) and dermal fillers. We have devised an anatomy-orientated program comprising a library of lectures followed by group discussions and case examples. This course is designed to empower novice and experienced practitioners to prevent avoidable complications and deal with them competently should they occur.


Who is the Complications Masterclass suitable for?

Any healthcare practitioner practicing in non- surgical facial aesthetics.

Learning objectives

  • Detailed understanding of the clinical anatomy of the face

  • Knowledge of the pharmacokinetics and biochemistry of Botulinum Toxin (Botox®) and filler products
    Complications avoidance techniques

  • Early recognition and diagnosis of Botox®/filler related complications

  • Management techniques for Botox®/filler related complications including (but not limited to) anaphylaxis, necrosis, skin ischaemia, skin infections, oedema, dissolving products, ptosis, Tyndall’s effect and bruising. Hyalase workshop

  • Client management (communication, documentation, consent and follow-up)

  • Legalities – how to protect your professional registration and practice

What happens after the course?

Ongoing learning with continued mentoring support through Acquisition Aesthetics:

  • Graduate forum for case discussion and information

  • Continued mentoring from senior aesthetic practitioners as and when required

  • Access to discount refresher cosmetic courses

  • Regular updates regarding new guidance, protocols, aesthetic regulations through our exclusive graduate mentoring email list