Director and Founder, Aesthetic Artist
Dr Rupert Critchley BM MRCGP, Lead Clinician, Founder and Director of VIVA Skin Clinics, qualified as a medical doctor in 2009. Trained in advanced non-surgical aesthetics, Dr Rupert is also a fully-qualified GP.
Since beginning his medical career at Southampton medical school more than a decade ago, he has since developed a passion for aesthetics and established our industry-leading practice. Now dedicated to the artistry of working with dermal fillers, developing his own particular techniques and consultation methodology, Dr Rupert trains every one of our aesthetic artists personally.
‘Achieving true alignment is just as much about the mental as the physical. When our outer appearance reflects who we feel we are on the inside, we feel centred. Helping clients tap into their sense of self and delivering results that make each individual feel more comfortable with themselves is at the core of my practice and everything we do at VIVA Skin Clinics.’ – Dr Rupert
With an in-depth anatomical understanding of facial treatments and a holistic, personalised approach to treating each client, Dr Rupert is known for his meticulous attention to detail, his warmth and his high regard for patient wellbeing. His signature treatment – the 3D Face Refresh – is an innovative procedure pioneered at VIVA Skin Clinics and practiced only by Dr Rupert and his handpicked associates.
Dr Rupert, has also been selected for the Allergan UK faculty, who make up a specialist group of talented practitioners who help train others cosmetic doctors.
Alongside training he has carried out over 50,000 filler treatments throughout his career.
‘Being ob Allergan faculty means that I represent and speak on behalf of Allergan, conduct training for other medical professionals and am part of a medical advisory committee that would be involved with trialling new products and treatments. All things I am deeply passionate about and take great pride in doing.’ – Dr Rupert
Dr Alice Britto BDS MFDS RCS graduated from Unicamp in 2003 and has been practicing as a leading dentistry and facial aesthetics specialist in the UK for more than ten years. Dedicated to helping men and women feel more comfortable in their own skin, Dr Alice has a deep personal interest in health and beauty.
Dermal ﬁllers, prescription skin treatments and anti-wrinkle injections are just some of her areas of expertise but she is also dedicated to the client journey, making sure that each is resoundingly positive.
“Feeling good is important, feeling beautiful is important and loving yourself is the most important thing of all. I want all my clients to recognise this because it lights me up when I see them happy.” – Dr Alice