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Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Transgender Course April 2013

    Picture courtesy of Gender Matters

    The course consists of a 2-day specialist training programme educating experienced and knowledgeable electrolysists in transgendered techniques. Consisting of both theory and practical training, all hair including the genital area, is treated. The training not only encompasses practical techniques but is also aimed at improving communication and consultation procedures specifically for transgendered clients.

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  • Sterex supports the BIAE AGM

    The British Institute & Association of Electrolysis AGM held on Sunday 14th April saw the elite from the world of electrolysis congregate for a day for some of the finest educational, inspiring, motivational speakers, surgical equipment demonstration and networking opportunities. Both members and non members are always welcome to two BIAE events held annually, the AGM and the September Skin Seminar to be held this year on 22nd September 2014 at The New Cavendish Club, 44-48 Great Cumberland Place, London, W1H 7BS and this AGM saw the largest footfall yet.

    Angela Wheat Chairman opened the day and warmly welcomed members and guests.

    This year…. as last, it was held at the famous Union Jack Club - a private members club for serving and former non-commissioned military personnel of Her Majesty's Armed Forces situated in the heart of London’s historic South Bank. It provides superb conference facilities and features an eclectic mix of modern convenience and old world charm.

    This was followed by presentations to electrolysists who had successfully passed the entrance exams and were officially welcomed into the fold of the biae as new members.

    These were:
    Carolyn Claypole Sterex Electrolysis International Limited Head Trainer, Zoe Clark Euphoric Beauty Worthing

    Left to right Nona Girling, Zoe Griffiths & Carolyn Claypole

    New members unable to attend were Victoria Smith, Alison Byrne, Gillian Dickie, Elizabeth Holman and Morag Wood.

    Vice Chair Frances Martin with members of the Sterex team

    Sterex Electrolysis attended as always to support this professional association and the event by attending and showcasing their product range.



    The lectures included:

    Chris Minnall demonstrating Loupes with Elaine Stoddart of Sterex Electrolysis International Ltd

    Chris Minall Sales & Marketing Manager from Surgivcal Acuity

    & Orascoptic Limited. Orascoptic UK are the worlds leading experts in Loupes and Chris advised in their use and the benefits of this technology. Loupes offer superior visualisation, ergonomic benefits and help maintain and elongate successful careers. Chris guided the audience through the four main aspects of magnification to consider when selecting loupes and demonstrated the use of them in a friendly, open, approachable and interesting way.

    Gill Morris, GMT Training

    Gill Morris FRSA MCIM, MPSA, Managing Director of GMT Business Training

    Gill believes that being really good, or even the best, at what you do is no guarantee of business success. Her practical experience, extensive knowledge, engaging delivery and relevant content all motivated and inspired the audience in their goal for greater business and personal success, whether a small or large business. Gills upbeat, fun and motivating lecture was full of ideas and support to ensure longevity and success in business.

    Dr Jennifer Tremble

    Dr Jennifer Tremble Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes

    Mellitus at Queen Elizabeth Hospital lecture was entitled
    ‘Unwanted body hair a medical or cosmetic problem’. She presented case studies, talked of the principles of hormone testing and of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Adrenal Tumours and symptoms and treatments both medical, surgical and radiotherapy.

    Dr Gennaro Selvaggi MD PhD Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Honorary Fellow of Charing Cross Hospital talked of his fascinating work with the Transgender Community. He spoke of adjusting the body to the mind and how the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) had standards of care guidelines to give patients the best care available. He spoke of surgical techniques all vividly illustrated by slides, and the complications and important of electrolysis prior to operation. He spoke that strong co-operation was needed between the surgeon, Psychiatrist, Endocrinologist and the Electrolysist.

    Members enjoying the lectures

    For further information on the BIAE please
    Tel: 0844 5444373



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