iLead Thread Master course 15th February

iLead Thread Master course 15th February


Our Master Class course will focus on Dr. Jacques Otto Face Lift Technique using iLead Cogs Threads. The course will explore more advanced techniques for practitioners in this field.

Please note this is not suitable for beginners, and an in-depth knowledge of facial anatomy is essential prior to attending this course.

This class will cover a Full Face Lift, Eyebrow Lift and Neck Lift using 30 x 6D Barbed Cannula Cogs only.

The course consists of an hour and a half of supervised hands-on practice.


MBChB, MPharmMed, MPhilMedLaw, MpraxMed, DipForMed, DipSedation

Dr Jacques Otto is a highly qualified Medical Doctor (MBChB) he graduated in 1981 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He also completed a Masters Degrees in Family Doctor Practice (Pretoria), Medical Pharmacology (Pretoria) and Philosophy in Medical Law (Glasgow) as well as postgraduate diplomas in Member of the Faculty of General Practitioners (CMSA), Forensic Medicine (CMSA) and Sedation and Pain Control (Stellenbosch). Dr Otto has given several lectures and conducted masterclass live demonstrations at major international conferences. He has also participated in international clinical trials as Principal Investigator for the EU’s CE-Mark including for (1) the Ultrashape non-invasive focused ultrasound lipolysis device (2005) and (2) he recently completed in 2015 the Lumenis Ltd SlimMe non-invasive parallel ultrasound lipolysis device clinical study.

His main interests consist of researching new anti-ageing and non-invasive cosmetic products and he has been an advisor/consultant/trainer for Isolagen Europe Ltd, Cosmesis Ltd, UltraShape Inc, Aesthera Inc. and MyCells PRP Laboratories. He introduced the cosmetic indication of platelet-rich plasma to the UK in 2006. At the beginning of 2014, Dr Otto introduced the use of absorbable multi-directional barbed (COG) PDO threads in the UK and he has since trained thousands of practitioners in the UK and internationally.

Important Information:

Astomed Finland is only responsible for the "iLead" threads supplied by us and not other threads used by practitioners after training.