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9 Bruntsfield Place , Edinburgh , EH10 4HN

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Dr Rita Rakus MBBS FBCAM Cosmetic Doctor To The Stars - ‘A’ list of celebrity patients includes Amanda Holden, Karren Brady, Lisa Butcher and Annabelle Bond OBE Welcome to the practice of Dr. Rita Rakus who has been named by the media as the 'London Lip Queen. She has appeared in 'Under the Knife' (ITV), 'Kitchen Sink to Catwalk' (Biography Channel), 'Plastic Fantastic' (BBC), 'Lunch-Hour Facelift' (C4), 'Celebrity Fat Club' (ITV) and '10 Years Younger' (C4). She is regularly mentioned in articles e.g. Tatler, Harpers Bazaar, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Elle, The Times, Sunday Times, New York Times, London Evening Standard, The Observer, Pashion, Independent on Sunday, Sunday Mirror, Allure, Glamour, Grazia, Hello, Aesthetic Medicine, Wendy Lewis and many other publications.

Dr Rakus has over 20 years of aesthetic medical experience and is a leader in 5 star medispa services, which has developed her practice into the largest solo non-surgical practice in the UK and the 5th largest Thermage® clinic in the world. Dr Rakus aims to provide the highest level of expertise in non-surgical facial rejuvenation by way of facial line reduction and lip enhancement using injectables (including Restylane®, Perlane®, Restylane Vital®, LIPP®, Juvederm Ultra®, Juvederm Voluma®, Juvederm Hydrate®, Sub-Q® and Sculptra® plus facial peeling and Pristine® microdermabrasion for skin rejuvenation.

Pain-Free, Hair-Free Soprano laser treatments are available for hair removal plus IPL (intense pulse light) treatments for skin rejuvenation and sclerotherapy for leg veins. Velashape® treatments are used for cellulite whilst Thermage® and Pelleve using radio frequency (RF) is used for facial and body contouring and cellulite. Fraxel® laser is available for skin rejuvenation, pigmentation, acne scars and stretchmarks. Smartlipo is for the removal of subcutaneous fat using laser assisted technology plus LipoSonix® using high frequency focused ultrasound technology for the removal of abdominal fat. Please ask Dr Rakus for a free consultation and VISIA skin analysis for an overall opinion on available procedures and treatments.

Dr Rakus qualified as a Medical Practitioner at Sydney University, Australia in 1974 and is fully registered with the General Medical Council and Care Quality Commission in the UK. Over the years, having trained in all aspects of non-surgical facial rejuvenation, Dr Rakus has become a highly experienced practitioner in her field of Cosmetic Medicine and is a founder, committee member and Fellow of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (formerly BACD).

She is also involved in training, lecturing and setting standards for practicing doctors within this field. Dr Rakus has acted as a consultant and trainer for Q-Med UK Ltd (Restylane/Perlane/Vital/LIPP®), Sigmacon (Thermage®, Fraxel® and LipoSonix). She is currently one of the Training Validators for Allergan Ltd. within the UK and the Hans Road practice is one of the training centres for Sigmacon UK Ltd.

Dr Rakus and her associates provide personal treatments to patients assisted by specifically trained personnel. All patients are consulted in privacy and advice is given on an individual basis as to which treatments would realistically meet their individual expectations. Each patient is given all the medical information they require i.e. consent forms, brochure(s) regarding the product(s) to be used, an opportunity to have questions answered plus a current price list. Upon completion of their medical history and appropriate consent form(s) treatment is then arranged and provided personally by Dr Rakus or one of her associate doctors in a private treatment room with a chaperone available, if required. After any treatment, patients are provided with after care instructions both verbally and in writing for their safety, guidance and reassurance. Dr Rakus or her associates are available at all times by telephone for any patient should they have any queries regarding their treatment. Patients are given a follow up courtesy call and offered a follow up review appointment if required. A questionnaire is offered for completion by the patient with reference to the quality of patient service. Comments are taken for suggested improvements to the practice and the Patient Guide and patients are asked if they wish us to contact their General Practitioner.

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