About Us

Who We Are

  • The London Institute of Aesthetics (LIA) is the UK’s most advanced professional Aesthetics education provider, delivering training in Laser, Beauty and non-surgical Aesthetic Medical courses and qualifications. We are an approved VTCT training and Assessment Centre  and our courses are internationally recognised. LIA was established in response to rising consumer concerns over proper Aesthetic Training. For us its not about teaching you, its about showing you how we perform treatments in our Clinics. We want you to be the Best in your field. 
  • We have courses suitable for complete beginners, Beauty Therapists, Laser Practitioners, Aestheticians and Medical Professionals. Our popular bespoke Diploma courses offer you the opportunity to study multiple specialisms to qualify you in your chosen field. Our Advanced courses include Laser Body contouring, Tattoo removal, Plasma, Injectables, CO2, Carboxy, PRP, Vaginal Rejuvenation and more.
  • We are experts in what we do, so you’re pretty much guaranteed to be taught by the best Aesthetic Trainers. Teaching takes place in a running clinic with a heavy emphasis on practical experience. We go beyond the Syllabus, we have treated thousands of patients & will pass our years of expert knowledge onto you.


Training Videos

Training on Superficial Facial Veins

  • Student performing a Face Vein treatment using  a Vascular hand piece.
  • 1064 Nd:Yag Laser used with DCD cooling.
  • The direction of the blood flow is checked before performing the treatment.
  • Clinical Endpoints: Looking for the disappearance of the blood vessel, vessel shrinkage, vessel darkening and sticky blood vessels after blanche test.
  • Client was extremely happy, complete disappearance of the vessel. Face looked clear, she had mild redness but no real downtime.

Training on Leg Veins

  • The key to successful treatment on Leg Veins is knowing the diameter of the veins. 
  • The students start by measuring the veins using a vein gauge card and then choose the appropriate parameters to treat those veins.
  • End result: reached good clinical endpoints, the blood vessel coagulated and did not refill after performing the Blanche test.

Training on Sunspots & Freckles on Arms

  • This is superficial pigment that lies in the epidermis and easy for the Laser to target and clear.
  • Using the Alexandrite Laser which has a very good melanin absorption.
  • Students use a hole punched paper to mask the surrounding area.
  • No cooling is used before or during the treatment, to heat the pigment up.
  • Clinical endpoints, popping sound, darkening of the pigment, peri-lesional erythema.

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