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Meet the YourGP cosmetics team

Meet the YourGP cosmetics team

Posted on June 25th, 2021

If you’re contemplating any sort of cosmetics treatment, it’s vital you find a fully qualified expert you can trust. Shockingly, there is virtually no regulation of the cosmetics industry, so results can vary widely depending on who carries out the treatment, what skills and experience they have, and what methods they use.

Here at YourGP, all cosmetic treatments are carried out by highly trained medical professionals, each of whom is strictly regulated by the General Medical Council, so you can be confident of a safe experience. You can read about our call for tighter cosmetic regulation here.

As with all our appointments, we offer ample time to allow for an in-depth discussion of what is involved in each cosmetic treatment, including any potential side-effects, and any aftercare advice.

Cosmetic treatments at YourGP

  • Anti-wrinkle treatment: One of our most popular choices for dealing with fine lines and wrinkles, this treatment works by relaxing the muscles, causing the overlying skin to become smooth, resulting in a more youthful appearance. It’s ideal for targeting deep creases between the eyebrows, frown lines on the forehead, and crow’s feet around the eyes. The effects last for 3-6 months, depending on the depth of your contours.
  • Dermal fillers: This treatment uses a natural, biodegradable gel that works within the layers of your skin to restore facial volume, recreating the round contours, high cheekbones and defined jawline that age and gravity take away. It’s ideal for targeting nose to mouth grooves, frown furrows, sunken cheeks and sagging jowls.
  • Hyperhidrosis treatment: Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, can have a devastating effect on a person’s confidence. This treatment is ideal for targeting underarms, hands and feet.

Meet the cosmetics team

Dr Cathrow
Dr Cathrow has a wealth of medical qualifications to her name – from obstetrics and gynaecology, sexual and reproductive healthcare, to children’s healthcare and geriatric medicine. She is also fully qualified in administering the full range of cosmetic treatments available at YourGP. Find out more about Dr Cathrow here.

Dr Martin
Dr Martin began her career in dentistry, qualifying in in oral and maxillofacial surgery before she embarked upon her GP training. Dr Martin is a Cluster Quality Lead for the NHS in the north west of Edinburgh, as well as being an instructor for advanced life support, and a member of the resuscitation council. As well as her usual GP services, Dr Martin can administer upper face anti-wrinkle treatments. Find out more about Dr Martin here.

Dr Chong
Gender specialist Dr Chong is an active member of the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists (BAGIS), the aim of which is to promote clinical research and exchange of knowledge of gender dysphoria and transgender health. He gets a tremendous sense of satisfaction watching his patients go through their transition process. For a more subtle transformation, Dr Chong can administer cosmetic filler treatments. Find out more about Dr Chong here.

Dr Harwell
Dr Harwell’s love of science led her to study Physiology at the University of St. Andrews. She then embarked upon a second degree, MBChB Medicine, at the University of Glasgow, before heading to London for foundation training and returning to Scotland to complete her GP training in Edinburgh. As well as her GP services, Dr Harwell can administer upper face anti-wrinkle treatments. Find out more about Dr Harwell here.

If you’d like to know more about the range of cosmetic treatments available at YourGP or would like to book an appointment, email reception@your.gp or call 0131 225 5656.

Dr Myskow takes time to listen and fit the jigsaw pieces together. Rarely have I met any Dr with such a gentle but confident manner that listens before acting like Dr Myskow

Gavin – Newcastle – Lyndsey

YourGP is regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland – the regulator for independent healthcare services across Scotland. Healthcare Improvement Scotland accepts complaints at any time. Contact them at:

Independent Healthcare Team
Gyle Square | 1 South Gyle Crescent | Edinburgh | EH12 9EB
0131 623 4342 | hcis.clinicregulation@nhs.net