Lorna Jackson
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Lorna has been the Editor of Consulting Room (www.consultingroom.com), the UK's largest aesthetic information website, since 2003. She is an industry commentator on a number of different areas related to the aesthetic and cosmetic surgery industry; collating and evaluating clinical data, news and statistics and writing a magazine, blogs and feature articles for Consulting Room and various consumer and trade publications, including Aesthetic Medicine, Cosmetic News and Aesthetic Dentistry Today. Lorna regularly attends key conferences and educational events for the industry and has close contact with many of the suppliers who manufacture and distribute products and devices utilised in aesthetic medicine. Lorna also liaises with press and members of the media researching cosmetic surgery, with the aim of educating and raising awareness amongst the public.

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

10
Jan
2020

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

Is they key to avoiding dry skin and cracked lips as simple as a change in skincare?

ISHRS Launches Awareness Campaign of Black Market Hair Restoration

24
Apr
2019

ISHRS Launches Awareness Campaign of Black Market Hair Restoration

Patients are being lured to so-called black market pirate clinics operated by non-physicians with little training promising guaranteed results that pose serious risks.

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

08
Apr
2019

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

Consulting Room is very proud to be highlighted as a go-to place to find cosmetic clinics and practitioners in The Tweakments Guide published by Alice Hart Davis.

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

12
Nov
2018

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.

Cosmetic Adverts and Love Island Reality TV, a Toxic Mix?

09
Aug
2018

Cosmetic Adverts and Love Island Reality TV, a Toxic Mix?

Recently we have seen a backlash in the media against the TV show Love Island for its portrayal of modern beauty ideals which increases body image pressures.

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

07
Mar
2018

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

UK’s leading medical and aesthetic associations launch JCCP register to protect the public from rogue cosmetic practitioners.

Should Beauty Therapists Be Performing Injection Treatments?

10
Feb
2017

Should Beauty Therapists Be Performing Injection Treatments?

Should beauty therapists be performing injection treatments? This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one that never seems to go very far away.

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

23
Nov
2016

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate, and correct skin deficiencies.

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

20
Oct
2016

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.

Department of Health Consultation on Expanding CQC Ratings

13
Sep
2016

Department of Health Consultation on Expanding CQC Ratings

The Department of Health has proposed to extend the types of providers registered with the CQC they are able to rate following an inspection.

TYCT Professional Standards Authority Accreditation

02
Sep
2016

TYCT Professional Standards Authority Accreditation

Treatments You Can Trust (TYCT) is delighted to announce its successful accreditation with the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

Save Face Gets Professional Standards Authority Accreditation

18
Jul
2016

Save Face Gets Professional Standards Authority Accreditation

Save Face is delighted to announce its successful accreditation with the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

Consulting Room Wins Safety in Beauty Diamond Award

06
Jul
2016

Consulting Room Wins Safety in Beauty Diamond Award

The Consulting Room team are thrilled to have won the award for Best Industry Media Portal at the Safety in Beauty Awards.

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

10
Jun
2016

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

People thinking of having a cosmetic procedure are being urged to question their doctors before going ahead with treatment.

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

21
Apr
2016

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

Selfies - Love them or hate them they are here to stay and they may be responsible for a 30% rise in teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry!

Industry Mourns the Loss of Pioneering `Baron of Botox`

14
Apr
2015

Industry Mourns the Loss of Pioneering `Baron of Botox`

American pioneer in the cosmetic use of botulinum toxins and dermal fillers, Dr. Fredric Brandt sadly took his own life at his home in Florida.

Podcast: Debunking the Myths of Self-Regulation

17
Oct
2014

Podcast: Debunking the Myths of Self-Regulation

In this Podcast, Consulting Room Editor Lorna Jackson talks to Emma Davies, Medical Director at Save Face.

The Save Face Register Goes Live

26
Sep
2014

The Save Face Register Goes Live

www.saveface.co.uk is a database of practitioners, who have been thoroughly checked and visited to ensure they are fit to practice and administer treatments.

Podcast: What Is Sublative Rejuvenation?

01
Mar
2013

Podcast: What Is Sublative Rejuvenation?

In this Podcast, Consulting Room Editor Lorna Jackson talks to James Bartholomeusz, Global Vice President of Product Development at Syneron Candela.

(MDU) Announces It Will Not Cover Non-FDA Dermal Fillers

18
Feb
2013

(MDU) Announces It Will Not Cover Non-FDA Dermal Fillers

The MDU, Medical Defence Union has announced some important changes to the provision of medical indemnity for those involved in facial aesthetics

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

22
Jan
2013

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

Dentists have been able to call themselves by the title Doctor, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagrees as they believe the title is misleading.

Smilorexia: The Dangers of Cosmetic Dentistry Addiction

15
Jan
2013

Smilorexia: The Dangers of Cosmetic Dentistry Addiction

Addiction to cosmetic surgery has been featured heavily in the news, which has meant that cosmetic dentistry addiction has been widely underreported.

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

15
Nov
2012

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

Chronic migraines are believed to affect 1.6% of the UK adult population and can be debilitating for the individual adults who have chronic migraines.

Campaign to Raise Public Awareness of ‘Botox Cowboys'

19
Oct
2012

Campaign to Raise Public Awareness of ‘Botox Cowboys'

Dr Hilary Jones has joined forces with TreatmentsYouCanTrust.org.uk to launch a new Safer Injectables Campaign against `Botox Cowboys`.

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

06
Sep
2012

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

The practice of promoting the prescription-only medicine of botulinum toxin, Botox?

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

03
Sep
2012

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

Aesthetic organisations say that Beauty Therapists don’t have the qualifications and medical skills needed to safely carry out Botox injections.

Allergan Wins Legal Battle to stop sales of Botox Rival, Xeomin by Merz

12
Mar
2012

Allergan Wins Legal Battle to stop sales of Botox Rival, Xeomin by Merz

Allergan, which manufactures Botox, has won a court order which blocks one of its rivals in the botulinum toxin world, Merz Pharma from selling Xeomin.

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

20
Feb
2012

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

3,000 women who were given faulty Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants have sought help from the NHS.

New Members of Governance Group for Treatments You Can Trust

04
Mar
2011

New Members of Governance Group for Treatments You Can Trust

IHAS announced the Governance Group for Treatments You Can Trust to guarantee the independence of the Register and ensure consumer safety remains the propriety.

Plastic Surgery Statistics 2010

24
Jan
2011

Plastic Surgery Statistics 2010

In 2010 over 1.2 million individual sessions were served by www.consultingroom.com, here are the search stats...

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

21
Jan
2011

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

Cold sores are pesky nuisances that pop up when you least expect them and definitely don't want them to. Could Botox be the answer to banish them permanently?

Get the Instant Facelift This Party Season!?

20
Dec
2010

Get the Instant Facelift This Party Season!?

There's no time for any nips and tucks this late in the day, what are you going to do? Well, one company thinks that they have the solution!

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

30
Sep
2010

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

Fancy winning a Face Lift or a Tummy Tuck? One Harley Street clinic is causing controversy by giving away surgery.

Treatments You Can Trust Launches to Public: BAAPS Condemns

13
Sep
2010

Treatments You Can Trust Launches to Public: BAAPS Condemns

Treatments You Can Trust (Register of Injectable Cosmetic Providers) launches to the public but BAAPS condemns it as state-sponsored marketing.

CODE Register of Injectable Cosmetic Providers

14
Jun
2010

CODE Register of Injectable Cosmetic Providers

CODE the Association of Dental Practice plan to lobby the IHAS to accept Dental Hygienists to the quality mark registration for cosmetic injectable providers.

Legal Guidelines For Nurses Using Remote Prescribing Services

08
Jun
2010

Legal Guidelines For Nurses Using Remote Prescribing Services

Any nurse following a remotely issued direction to administer an injectable cosmetic drug is going against their governing body's advice. All nurses must practice within NMC guidelines.

Are Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

27
May
2010

Are Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

Nanoparticles are used in cosmetics and in particular sunscreen products. What are they? Are they safe? Should you be worried?

Moob Over Cellulite!

22
Apr
2010

Moob Over Cellulite!

The man-boob, is now driving many men, both those with a medical condition, and those with excess fat in the chest to their nearest clinic in search of a cure