Canberra Plastic Surgeon and Registered Nurse Explain Importance of Choosing Qualified Injector

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Dr. Chandra Patel and Lindy Patel, RN, recently discussed benefits and risks inherent in selecting a clinician for non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments.

Deakin, ACT – Only minimal training is required to perform non-invasive skin treatments intended to reduce signs of aging, discloses Canberra plastic surgeon, Chandra Patel, FRACS. Taking time to select a practice with well-educated and highly qualified professionals, he says, is essential for patients seeking a safe and effective facial rejuvenation experience. In collaboration with Registered Nurse Lindy Patel, Dr. Patel offers patients aesthetic facial enhancement backed by extensive training.

In a blog post titled, “What to Consider When Looking For an Injector,” both Dr. Patel and Lindy Patel caution patients to carefully examine the qualifications of cosmetic enhancement professionals. Some injectors complete the bare minimum training, they explain, receiving education from the product manufacturer alone. Physician supervision is required for practices providing cosmetic skin fillers; however, Dr. Patel says, “Sometimes the doctor ‘supervises’ but never comes back to check on things or just writes the prescriptions from another city,” he explains. Seeking out a highly qualified professional for wrinkle reduction treatment provides the best opportunity for success, he notes. Lindy Patel, RN, attends numerous international training programs, Dr. Patel says, to remain up to date on recent advancements. Some injectors have been known to skip these extra training programs, he indicates, because they’re costly; however, Dr. Patel notes that patients should always pursue injectors who have strong professional training backgrounds in order to increase the chances of effective results. Additionally, Dr. Patel says, highly qualified injectors should offer:

  • Extensive experience in cosmetic injectables
  • Onsite physician supervision
  • Selection of surgical and non-surgical treatments
  • Customised treatment plan based on patient goals

Continuing the discussion in a second blog post titled, “Benefits of Cosmetic Injectables,” Dr. Patel informs patients about the advantages of skillfully administered non-invasive facial rejuvenation using dermal fillers and similar anti-wrinkle treatments. He says benefits of non-surgical aesthetic enhancement may include:

  • Quick recovery
  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Diminishes wrinkles and enhances facial volume
  • Often immediate results

Cosmetic injectables are used in treating common signs of aging, including creases, sagginess, and loss of volume in the cheeks and lips. Dr. Patel says selecting a highly trained and well-educated injector may ultimately offer a greater chance at achieving one’s aesthetic goals.

About Chandra Patel, FRACS
With over 25 years experience as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Patel has obtained extensive surgical training. He earned his medical degree in the United Kingdom before completing additional training in the UK, United States, and Australia. Dr. Patel is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and Head of the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit in Canberra Hospital. He is also a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, as well as the Australian Hand Surgery Society and the Harold Kleinert Society for Hand Surgery. Dr. Patel also practices at Calvary Hospital. He is available for interview upon request.

About Lindy Patel, RN

Focusing on non-surgical regenerative treatments, Lindy Patel, RN combines 30 years of plastic surgery nursing and minimally invasive cosmetic enhancement experience. She specialises in a range of nonsurgical rejuvenation treatments, and regularly attends international conferences and training programs to learn the latest techniques. She is available for interview upon request.

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