About

Dr Yusra Al-Mukhtar BDS (Hons) BSc (Hons) MFDS RCS Ed Mjdf RCS Eng

GDC 193105

Medical Director 

Dr Yusra is a dental surgeon and a medical aesthetic clinician.  She is an advanced experienced facial aesthetic practitioner with several years’ experience in maxillofacial head and neck surgery and skin cancer surgery.

She qualified first from Imperial College London with a First class honours degree in Medical Science and Healthcare Management, then as a dental surgeon with Honours and Distinction from King’s College London after obtaining several prizes for clinical excellence.

Dr Yusra completed her dental training, moving on to oral and maxillofacial surgical training in the years following this. She completed her Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, followed by Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr Yusra has also completed her level 3 teacher training qualification and is a Level 7 Trainer in medical aesthetics in line with the Ofqual guidelines for medical aesthetic training pathways.

Dr Yusra developed a keen interest in facial reconstruction after spending several years training in maxillofacial surgery at various trauma hospitals in London, from dealing with victims of domestic violence to road traffic accidents and treating their injuries with particular respect for the aesthetic finish to protect, restore and maintain her patients wellbeing.  Dr Yusra was involved in research at each stage of her training in maxillofacial surgery, including extensive research on orthognathic surgery provided to patients with congenital skeletal discrepancies, and ran joint clinics with the dermatology team performing biopsies, surgical excisions and reconstructive surgical treatments for patients who suffered from skin cancer and oral cancer. She spent several years in surgical training at the Royal London Hospital, Homerton University Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Through her understanding of facial anatomy, her unparalleled aesthetic eye, and her surgically trained skill set,  Dr Yusra has a deep desire to help her patients improve their wellbeing in whatever way she can. She listens to her patients concerns, carefully assesses and diagnoses the problem, and provides the right treatment plan for each patient individually. Her ethos is professional integrity, meaning Dr Yusra and her team will always honestly advise you if a treatment is or isn’t in your best interest.

Utilising the most gentle and effective evidence based medically proven techniques, she provides a wide range of treatment to treat your aesthetic concern with utmost respect for natural proportions. Dr Yusra is world reknowned for providing natural looking non-surgical face lifts using dermal fillers, thread lifts and latest technology devices to contour the face and enhance sunken cheeks, treat sunken eye bags, and correct dorsal hump deformities of the nose. Dr Yusra also uses Botulinum Toxin injections to reduce and prevent lines and wrinkles of the face, treat muscle tension in the jaw, headaches and migraines, and reduce excessive underarm sweating. She also treats the neck to create a jaw line lift using silhouette soft thread lift. Dr Yusra is well known for her ability to rejuvenate the face beautifully whilst remaining elegant and natural looking, always avoiding and advising against the overdone look. She has treated thousands of patients in her years of clinical practice and has built her practice on word of mouth. She takes a holistic approach to facial rejuvenation and makes a comprehensive assessment of each patient including lifestyle, skin type and facial features before advising on the best bespoke treatments, skin care and nutrition.

Dr Yusra is a strong supporter of the Safety in Beauty campaign and is dedicated to supporting the profession in providing safe aesthetic treatments for their patients. She trains doctors and dentists at the Royal college of general practitioners in London on how to deliver safe effective treatments with Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers as well as teaching the advanced non surgical face lift.

In her spare time Yusra enjoys developing her talent in art including water and oil painting and has undertaken extensive training with the London Academy of Art. She is a mother to two children and having undertaken further research into mental health and is a keen advocator for mental wellness.

Fully registered, indemnified and maintaining continuous professional education requirements. GDC 193105.

About

Dr Shahd Twijiri BDS PG Cert Aesthetic Medicine

Dr Shahd qualified as a dental surgeon from King’s College London. 
Dr Shahd offers a wide range of aesthetic treatments and believes in a holistic approach combining different treatments leaving patients confident to wear their skin. She has a keen interest in further education and has undergone intensive training in Aesthetic Medicine including a postgraduate level 7 certification in Injectables. 

Shahd particularly enjoys the consultation stage and getting to know her patients needs and expectations. She believes in providing better education about aesthetic treatments and skincare helping patients receive the best natural looking results. 

Shahd is passionate about her work and ready to go the extra mile for her patients. She is meticulous, gentle and has extensive knowledge in facial anatomy making your experience truly unique.

Fully registered, indemnified and maintaining continuous professional education requirements. GDC 265617

About 

Karen Firkins
(Bn Hons, RGN, INP)

Karen Firkins (Bn Hons, RGN, INP) has nursing experience in the fields of general and plastic surgery. She is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), a member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and is fully insured for her practice. Karen is committed to giving her patients individualised care together with the most effective treatments. With over 11 years experience in the field of aesthetics Karen is passionate about achieving beautifully natural results and has secured her place as one of the UK’s industry experts.

About 

Dr Alexandra Clark BSc (Psych) DClin (Doctorate of Clinical
Psychology) HCPC PYL38057

Dr Alexandra Clark is a fully qualified and insured Clinical Psychologist and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Dr Clark has over a decade of experience working in various mental health services across the NHS and charitable organisations including child and adolescent mental health services and adult mental health services. She has extensive experience in assessing, managing and offering psychological treatments and interventions.  She is passionate about promoting mental health awareness, and empowering people to live a purposeful and meaningful life whilst reaching their full potential. She has a specific interest in trauma and the mind body connection and supports her clients on their journey of self discovery and empowerment allowing them to live more powerfully. Dr Clark employs the use of various different evidence based psychological treatment therapy modalities and integrates these modalities into her treatment approach allowing a bespoke care plan that is tailored to her clients individual needs. This may be a combination of cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic ways of working and relational models.
Dr Clark is also a yoga practitioner which gives her a unique perspective and a holistic approach to understanding mental health. Dr Clarks ethos is that your past doesn’t have to define your future, and everyone has the innate ability to heal, overcome their difficulties and create the life they want to lead.

About 

Nicola Byrne

Skin therapist and Aesthetician 

Nicola is based in our Liverpool clinic and performs a range of skin treatments for our patients, from Obagi Skin peels and the Blue peel radiance skin peels to the 6 step Medical grade Hydrafacials and extractions. Nicola is the lead aesthetician with several years experience in skin and body treatments and performs full body sculpting with the only FDA approved Medically proven fat freezing technology to reduce stubborn pockets of fat with Coolsculpting, and has years of experience of cryolipolysis and had a deep passion for improving and supporting a patient in their weight management journey. Nicola also perform body and face skin tightening and non surgical non invasive face lifting with UltraCel: The number one pain free radiofrequency and ultrasound skin tightening treatment in the UK, with beautiful results. Fully indemnified and insured, Nicolas calming, kind nature and knowledge has left her loved by all our patients.

About Advisory Board

Dr Hassan Yasin MBBS

Psychiatrist

 

Dr Hassan Yasin MBBS is an esteemed and well respected psychiatrist with extensive experience in the NHS and Private mental health sector. He is passionate about empowering people to take ownership of their mental health and has developed the Moodit health app which has received extensive support from the Department of health. Dr Yasin has been actively involved in the CLC London Mental Health Summit at the House of Commons advising ministers of the UK government regarding their first Loneliness Strategy.