About this event

  • Date and time Tue 30 Apr 2019 from 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery, British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

Join a faculty of world renowned surgeons to update your knowledge in the contemporary practice of facial aesthetic procedures.

Topics include:

  • To examine and understand the current range of treatment options in facial aesthetics
  • To improve understanding of facial anatomy
  • To improve understanding of the role of different types of rhinoplasty
  • To understand the role of botulinum toxin and facial fillers and their potential complications

This is a joint event with BAPRAS - British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, if you are a BAPRAS member, check your email or request BAPRAS to have access to your 40% discount code.


We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Perf-Action, Sciton and InMode and Lipoelastic

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Mr Simon Eccles

Consultant Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Special interests at the Charing Cross hospital include head and neck surgery, breast reconstruction and microsurgery. He is also involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients with skin cancer. At the Chelsea and Westminster hospital his work involves paediatric and adult craniofacial surgery. He is also a member of the team of surgeons who work for the charity 'Facing the World'. In his private practice Mr Eccles undertakes all aspects of facial and craniofacial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. His other interests are breast and body contouring aesthetic surgery. Mr Eccles was named as one of the top 100 children's doctors in Britain by The Times in December 2012.

Mr Navid Jallali

President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

Speaker's biography

Mr. Jallali is the Head of the department & Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust. He is one of UK’s leading Plastic surgeons specialising in head and neck, skin and breast microsurgical reconstruction. He also offers a contemporary Cosmetic Surgery practice in London, with expertise in breast augmentation, breast reduction, gynaecomastia, abdominoplasty, face lift and rhinoplasty. He has a specialist interest in dual plane breast augmentaion and fat grafting.
Mr. Jallali studied Medicine at Bristol University, qualifying with honours as a result of his outstanding academic achievements. He was awarded the University of Bristol Silver medal, the Suple prize in Surgery and the Suple prize in Medicine as the best student. He also won the prestigious Mary Edith Evans medal in Anatomy.

Mr Norman Waterhouse

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, The Aesthetic Surgeons Ltd


Speaker's biography

Norman Waterhouse graduated from Birmingham University in 1978. His early surgical training took place in Cambridge and Bristol and in 1982 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. His higher surgical training in Plastic Surgery was carried out in Bristol and London as well as periods spent at specialist centres in Bordeaux, Tokyo and Adelaide. In 1988 he gained the Specialist Fellowship in Plastic Surgery (FRCS(Plast)).

He was appointed as a Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital in 1989. He was subsequently appointed as Lead Clinician and Director of the Craniofacial Unit at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, treating all forms of facial conditions. His interest in facial surgery constituted the majority of his NHS practice. In 2005 he resigned from the NHS and is now in full time private practice, where he undertakes all forms of cosmetic surgery in addition to reconstructive and facial surgery. He has published over fifty papers in the medical literature, and has an active research and teaching profile. He has supervised undergraduate degree courses in conjunction with the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine. He is frequently an invited speaker and member of expert panels on international courses and conferences on facial aesthetic surgery. He has a national and international profile in facial rejuvenation. He has served as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the British Journal of Plastic Surgery.

In 2003 he co-founded the charity Facing the World (www.facingtheworld.net) treating children from developing countries with a wide variety of congenital facial conditions. He has travelled to Sri Lanka, Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Ethiopia and Nicaragua treating children with cleft lip and palate and other major facial conditions.

Mr Waterhouse is a volunteer with Operation Smile travelling to developing countries worldwide offering cleft lip and palate surgery to children who would not otherwise be able to access surgery.

He is a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, The European Craniofacial Society, the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

He is a former President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and a former President of the Section of Plastic Surgery of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is included in the Specialist register established by the General Medical Council in 1995.

Mr Naresh Joshi

Consultant, Imperial College London

Speaker's biography

Naresh Joshi is honorary consultant oculoplastic surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster and the Royal Marsden Hospital, NHS Trusts London. He is an honorary senior lecturer in the faculty of medicine, Imperial College London.

He is a founder member, and ex-president of the British Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Society (BOPSS). He heads the BOPSS aesthetics subcommittee.

He has an interest in reconstructive ophthalmic plastic surgery in craniofacial anomalies. He is the co-founder of the craniofacial ophthalmic plastic service, at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, for paediatric and adult surgery.

He has lectured throughout the world, on many aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic ophthalmic plastic surgery. He is also known for his practice in aesthetic surgical rejuvenation.

Mr Niall Kirkpatrick

Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon, The Consulting Suite

Speaker's biography

Niall Kirkpatrick qualified in both Medicine and Dentistry from Guy’s Hospital. He is a Consultant Plastic surgeon and works in Private Practice in central London. He was previously head of the Craniofacial Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and a member of the Head and Neck Cancer Units at both the Royal Marsden Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. He is a past President of the Royal Society of Medicine Plastic Surgery Section. Niall is a previous Chairman, a Trustee, and the Medical Director of “Facing The World”, an international Craniofacial charity.

Mr Adrian Richards

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Speaker's biography

Mr Adrian Richards is Medical Director of Cosmetic Courses and is one of the UK’s most experienced Consultant Plastic Surgeons in both surgical and non-surgical treatments. He trained in Oxford and London as a Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon, with further specialist training in Australia and America. He has worked at the Regional Plastic Surgery Centre in Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury and now concentrates exclusively on Cosmetic Surgery and training.

Mr Richards is a member of both BAPRAS and BAAPS and is an author of over 30 publications, including a best-selling book on plastic surgery. As one of the leading generation of Plastic Surgeons, his expertise is often sought after by the media, with frequent appearances on television and radio. He has been voted Home Counties Leading Plastic Surgeon by The Daily Mail, Leading Breast Surgeon UK by The Independent on Sunday, and was named The Botox Expert in the Evening Standard’s ‘Harley Street Heroes’.

In 2014 Mr Richards was also named as one of the world’s ‘Top 100 Most Influential Cosmetic Doctors’ by international cosmetic surgery website RealSelf. He was chosen due to his commitment to answering patient questions about a range of surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Mr Richards is supported by his handpicked team of highly qualified and experienced aesthetic doctors, nurse specialists, Dental practitioners and aesthetic practitioners who offer a wide range of specialist training skills.

Mr Rajan Uppal

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Rhinoplasty London and Frimley NHS Trust

Speaker's biography

Mr Uppal qualified at the Royal Free Hospital medical school in 1993 and trained in the London Surgical Program. His training includes fellowships in microsurgery and facial reconstruction. He was appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Wexham Park Hospital in 2006. He has been the Clinical Director of the department of plastic surgery at Frimley Health NHS Trust for the last 4 years.

He has experience in microsurgery including free tissue transfer for reconstruction of the face and breast. He has worked in Belgium during his training as well as St Thomas's Hospital and East Grinstead. He is involved with international training for junior surgeons and is an examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr Uppal is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the BAPRAS. He a member of the Council for BAAPS.

He was rated as one of the top rhinoplasty surgeons in the U.K. by Tatler in 2015.

Mr Uppal is a leading rhinoplasty surgeon who specialises in the closed approach. He has 15 years experience in complex open and revision rhinoplasty. He is reviewer for the British Journal of Plastic Surgery (JPRAS) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of BAAPS council, ASPS, ISAPS and BAPRAS.

He has published articles on Rhinoplasty and is an invited expert lecturer at a number of International Rhinoplasty courses.

Mr Hesham Saleh

Consultant Rhinologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Charing Cross and Royal Brompton Hospital

Speaker's biography

Hesham Saleh is a consultant rhinologist/facial plastic surgeon at Charing Cross and the Royal Brompton Hospitals in London and at his private practice in Harley Street since 2001. He is also an honorary senior lecturer at the Imperial College London.

He is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery by the International and European Boards of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (IBFPRS/EBFPRS) and has been honoured with the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence. In his practice, he operates exclusively on the nose with a particularly large number of complex and tertiary referral cases.

Hesham is the President Elect of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) and current President of the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (BSFPS). He is the past President of the section of Rhinology in the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and holder of the W. J. Harrison Award for the greatest contribution towards advancement of knowledge in the section. Hesham is also an elected council member of the British Rhinological Society (BRS) and is the Chairman of the Editorial Board of Journal of ENT Masterclass

Hesham is internationally recognised as a leading figure in Rhinoplasty and Rhinology. He was listed by “The Times” as one of Britain's top 140 doctors and top 50 surgeons. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and 30 book chapters on rhinoplasty and rhinology and is a regularly invited speaker in worldwide. He lectures in rhinoplasty courses across the UK and is a co-director of the University College London Rhinoplasty Course.

Mr Lucian Ion

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 9 Harley Street

Speaker's biography

Mr Ion trained in both Europe and the UK. He received his medical degree from the University of Bucharest and started his general and plastic surgical training in Paris where he studied in several prestigious hospitals. He continued his training in Britain and passed the examinations to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). His advanced training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery was completed in central London plastic surgery units covering all the aspects of the specialty. Once his training was complete, Mr Ion successfully passed both the Intercollegiate Board exam in plastic surgery and the European Board exam in the specialty, and was included on the Register of Medical Specialists of the General Medical Council, under the entry, plastic surgery. In 2000 he was appointed to the position of Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he holds his NHS post and routinely treats patients. He has published extensively in medical journals and has been invited to lecture and demonstrate at national and international meetings and centres, on topics of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Mr Ion has been featured in television documentaries on aesthetic surgery on Discovery Health and Channel 5, and has appeared in print media on topics including facial surgery, rhinoplasty and adopting new technologies in clinical practice.


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Navid Jallali, President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

Facelift assessment and options

Mr Simon Eccles, Consultant Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Modern neck lifting methods - Auersvald net

Mr Norman Waterhouse, Consultant Plastic Surgeon​, The Aesthetic Surgeons Ltd

Tea and coffee break

Mr Naresh Joshi, Consultant, Imperial College London

Periorbital rejuvenation

Mr Niall Kirkpatrick, Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon, The Consulting Suite

Dos and don'ts with non-surgical treatment

Mr Adrian Richards, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Closed and open rhinoplasty- patient selection

Mr Rajan Uppal, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Rhinoplasty London and Frimley NHS Trust

Open rhinoplasty technique and pitfalls

Mr Hesham Saleh, Consultant Rhinologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Charing Cross and Royal Brompton Hospital

Challenges in revision rhinoplasty

Mr Lucian Ion, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 9 Harley Street

Close of meeting



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom