Zainab Al-Mukhtar BDS

Why Ultrasound? - a practitioners perspective

Saturday 19th November, 09:05


Dr Zainab, an early adopter of facial ultrasound in aesthetics, will speak about her perspectives around it having introduced ultrasound into her clinical practice.

She will cover her motivations for adopting it early on, the basic and advanced applications in aesthetic medicine, and the overall value it can add to clinical practice, in the prevention and treatment of complications as well as being a valuable diagnostic and educational tool that is now adding to the evidence base in aesthetic medicine. Dr Zainab will outline her suggestions around steps in training, getting started with ultrasound and how to integrate it into day to day practice.

DR ZAINAB AL-MUKHTAR, (BDS, MFDS RCS Ed, MJDF RCS Eng) qualified as a dentist in 2010, before pursuing a career in facial aesthetics in 2013. 

She is the co-owner and medical director of a highly reputable practice that attracts national and international patients, Harrow On The Hill Dental & Facial Aesthetics Clinic in London (shortlisted ‘Best Facial Aesthetics Practice’). 

She is known for her exceptionally high standards and passion for patient safety. 

An advocate for continuing development and evidence based practice, Dr Zainab was amongst the earliest adopters of facial ultrasound in the UK, for anatomical assessment and vascular mapping before the high risk injectable procedures. 

A regular trainer of injectables since 2014, she is  committed to sharing with colleagues and is now co creator and lead trainer of the Facial Contouring Masterclass with UK’s No.1 training provider Acquisition Aesthetics. 

Dr Zainab has been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ for the ‘Facial Aesthetics - Full Facial Treatment’ award in 2020, and has been widely published in national and professional press. 

She holds membership of a number of professional bodies - including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & England, the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and CMAC. She is also a listed trusted professional on the Safety in Beauty register. 

Dr Zainab remains committed to raising standards and passionate about contributing to the profession.