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Our Doctor led team of Aesthetic Artists go above and beyond to make sure your journey with us is a special one

Dr. Rupert Critchley heads up our incredible team here at VIVA Skin Clinics. His values for creating confidence run through the very soul of everyone you will meet along your treatment path with us

With in depth medical knowledge as well as a creative eye, you can be assured that you are in the most capable and safest of hands. We are proud to have a specialist team that you can rely on.

Carrie Thorpe

Senior Nurse Injector / VIVA Associate

VIVA Skin Clinics

A highly-trained and skilled nurse injector, Carrie graduated King's College London with a bachelor's degree in Nursing and Critical Care.

Carrie’s passion for patient wellbeing shines through in every treatment she performs, whether that’s an aesthetic treatment in clinic or urgent care within the NHS where she continues to provide support.

Carrie’s extensive training in the aesthetic field includes specialist training for advanced lip techniques to in-depth, professional skincare knowledge. Reinforcing the VIVA ethos that natural-looking results are key, Carrie champions healthy-looking, happy skin, always incorporating effective aftercare into her treatment plans to ensure results last as long as possible.

Carrie’s treatment roster includes anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, injectable moisturisers, microneedling, chemical peels and more. For all treatments, please see our price list.

“Making patients feel comfortable and informed is central to how I engage with aesthetic treatments. Especially if it’s someone’s first time, it’s so important to establish a trusting relationship whereby the patient always feels like they’re both in control of their skin and able to ask questions. This sets the foundations for fantastic results, because I’m able to work closely with the patient to truly understand what they’d like to achieve with their skin. From there, it’s about making it happen and maintaining the results with excellent aftercare.” – Carrie

Eva Kwiek

Senior Nurse Injector / VIVA Associate

VIVA Skin Clinics

A registered nurse with years of aesthetic experience, Eva's approach to non-surgical treatments is fuelled by her passion for overall skin health and wellbeing.

Prior to joining VIVA Skin Clinics, Eva worked with high-end dermatologists, helping them to administer dermatological and non-surgical treatments. Coming from this background of medical skincare, Eva is fantastically equipped to assess not only the current condition of patients’ skin, but also the causes of certain skin concerns and what can be done in a lifestyle respect to achieve the best possible complexion.

With a deep understanding of how the skin works, what can trigger common concerns and how to treat them effectively, Eva specialises in crafting bespoke treatment plans with a focus on skin health. This allows patients to enjoy instant results from her specialist, in-clinic treatments, and then maintain those with the expert guidance and prescription-only skincare.

Alongside skin treatments, Eva produces beautiful dermal filler and anti-wrinkle results, as well as offering the injectable moisturiser treatment Profhilo. For all treatments, please see our price list.

“Good skin starts from within but there are so many incredibly effective treatments available now which can give you a head start. My focus with any non-surgical procedure is to create noticeable yet natural results which the patients love – it’s all about tailoring any VIVA experience and making it unique.” – Eva

 

Dr Rupert Critchley

Director and Founder,Aesthetic Artist

VIVA Skin Clinics

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 Kings College 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 to join the top 10 Allergan mentees in the UK, who make up a specialist group of talented practitioners.

“Being an Allergan mentee 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

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