Welcome to my home of aesthetics. I am glad that you have found your way here. I hope that you enjoy my story as your trusted practitioner. My name is Balsam Alabassi and I am the founder of DermRefine aesthetic Skin clinic. I set out my journey with the prime objective to operate with integrity and transparency to advocate your right to look and feel beautiful.
Now that you know a little more about me, I hope that you can see that I strive to provide you with a complete care solution to enabling you to be the best that you could possibly be. My aim is to matter to you. Even if I matter to one, that is all that matters to me.
Although I treat patients who look to enhance their looks through antiwrinkle treatments and dermal fillers, I am passionate about regenerative medicine utilizing growth factors and collagen stimulation to enhance your skin health, restore your hair growth, and manage your weight empowering you to take ownership of your confidence.
Your skin is the biggest living organ in your body. If you look after it then, it will ultimately look after you. So wear your skin with pride and don’t wear it down.
As a trusted aesthetic practitioner, I also endeavor not only to be there for your aftercare but to also ensure that I am accessible which is why I offer online virtual consultations from the comfort of your home.
All you have to do is to get in touch with me to get started
So a bit about me.
I am a university honors degree graduate of both Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
I have been in the profession as a registered and regulated Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) for over 18 years.
I would like to think that I am a modern-day Apothecary and after many years have acquired an extensive knowledge of medicines, supplements, and advanced skin health.
I am passionate about skin and skin health and how I could matter to you. This has led me to follow the field of dermatology as my scope of practice during my journey as an independent prescriber
As an Independent Prescriber, I trained at a Master’s Level to prescribe for various conditions.
As well as an Independent Prescriber, I am is also an Aesthetic Practitioner, a member of the Aesthetic Complication Expert Group (ACE GROUP), the Society of Cosmetic (SCS) Scientists, and the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC).
During my career, I covered various posts including hospital and community where I gained recognition for my contribution.
As an independent prescriber, I am involved with a reputable online pharmacy addressing the patient’s needs through prescription-only medication.
I am also qualified with a VTCT level 4 in laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation as well as advanced skin treatments.
I was fortunate to be featured in the Aesthetics Journal, Choice Magazine, Aesthetic Magazine as well as Guru+Go.
In addition, I played an integral role in the organization of the Safety in Beauty Diamond Awards as part of the Safety in Beauty Campaign in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
I have also contributed to the course material for the Cosmetic Medicine Post Graduate Diploma (PgDip), demonstrating my passion for education and development in the Aesthetics Industry.
My love of skin has gained me the position to present at the British Medical Association (BMA) in collaboration with the London Dermatology Centre highlighting the effects of Metabolic Syndrome on the skin.
Being a clinical prescribing pharmacist, I have assessed many patients with hair loss concerns providing medical solutions to manage their conditions. This was further anchored by having done training with one of the leading hair centers in the UK and therefore scalp and hair health are extremely important to me.
As an Aesthetic Practitioner in my aesthetic clinic, I am fully trained, qualified, certified, regulated, and insured in all my aesthetic treatments, non-surgical hair loss, and clinical weight loss management options to provide a complete care evidence-based solution for my patients thereby, advocating the right for every woman and man to look and feel beautiful.
I would like to believe that my knowledge and background in Pharmacy place me in the ideal position of an Alchemist, therefore, able to finely select the most suitable formulation of skincare treatments that are safe, effective, and result-driven.
I truly adopt core ethical values anchored with respect, integrity, and honestly to ensure that the patient is our nucleus.
The advice and care that we provide are governed with caution and great accuracy.
The safety and the well-being of my patients are my ultimate prime concern.
I truly believe in one pillar in everything that we do and that is the pillar of trust.
I only offer tried and tested, approved medical products and devices by reputable manufacturers that are world-renowned.
My unique perspective on skin health provides you with prescriptive advice and treatment that are bespoke to you and tailored to your individual needs.
My detailed assessments and in-depth consultations make up the most important part of your journey. You and I will work together in partnership with a shared purpose to establish the most favorable outcome for you. I hope to see you soon in my aesthetic clinic to explore your beauty goals. I hope that you enjoyed my story as your trusted aesthetic practitioner and I hope to see you soon.