April 11, 2024

Dr Tim Pearce Aesthetics eLearning

A new opportunity is emerging for medical aesthetic practitioners, and you are going to be key drivers in the shift from traditional aesthetic procedures towards longevity and cellular ageing. With a readiness to adopt new practices, aesthetic clinicians have a rightful place to embrace this new practice within the private sector because aesthetic patients ARE also longevity patients and need guidance from someone they can trust.

Dr Tim Pearce is at the forefront of this movement. In this blog, he shares a story that is very personal to him and has driven his passion to further understand the concept of longevity, explaining why he is on a mission to help other aesthetic medical clinicians bring the best science forward to help prevent disease and ageing so that we make our patients younger from the inside, and not just beautiful on the outside.

If you want to learn how to introduce longevity into your clinic and become an anti-ageing specialist, sign up to be the first to receive updates on the launch at the end of May 2024.

Dr Tim Pearce: why I want to focus on longevity and understanding cellular ageing to prevent disease

The story that Dr Tim wants to share started before he got into medical school. He was on holiday in France with his family and so keen was he to pursue his future career path that he took a medical textbook with him. At the time, his mother was experiencing some minor health issues which did not raise undue concern or worry, but a curious Tim took to reading his textbook to attempt to establish a cause or diagnosis for her ailments, and sadly realised an awful truth.

Whilst all walking back to their accommodation one evening, he kept looking back and wondering why it was taking his mother so long to walk up the hill, to the point that he was frustrated with her slowness on their walk. Walking alongside Miranda, now his wife, he looked back down the long hill and saw his mother’s silhouette in the pavement shadows slightly stooped over and shuffling. After having his head in his medical textbook all week, he knew immediately that she had Parkinson’s disease. Not wanting to upset his mother or the rest of his family, none of whom were aware, he realised that he could not say anything.

With a family history of Parkinson’s, he also knew what was to come, and how bad it would get – Dr Tim had watched the decline of his grandmother over five years as a child and helped his mother care for her. The expectation that the same would happen to his mother meant that he did not want her to know any sooner than she needed to because there was little to be done with a Parkinson’s diagnosis. They continued to enjoy their family holiday.

Dr Tim goes on to explain that the situation continued to unravel over the next 20 years, during which time he did as many things as he could to help his mother enjoy her life and have fulfilment and time with her family, including marrying Miranda a little sooner and starting a family so his mother could enjoy being a grandmother.

Sadly, Parkinson’s was not the only problem, a combination with osteoporosis meant that she frequently broke bones and was wheelchair-bound on many occasions, including breaking her pelvis whilst on the dancefloor at their wedding. Watching his mother, who had always been the biggest energy in his life slowly dismantle in front of his eyes from two debilitating diseases was devastating for Dr Tim.

When he was approximately 35 years old, the deterioration rapidly increased. She declined very suddenly, at which point the gravity of the situation and the impact on him, and his family truly began to sink in. Dr Tim realised that bad things do not just happen to other people, life is a very precious thing that we all enjoy so much, but it is fleeting, and you are out of control of a huge amount of it. Dr Tim’s mother died at 67 years old.

For many years before his mother’s death, he had a note on his to-do list to find out how to prevent Parkinson’s disease. He would occasionally research online to see if anything new came up that might impact lifestyle choices, from considering bacterial causes and getting Helicobacter pylori tests, to considering the impact of food and pesticides, which are difficult to avoid when only eating organic is often impractical.

It became something of a preoccupation, but in 2015, when his mother was declining severely, he suffered from a significant anxiety attack realising that he was also vulnerable to Parkinson’s.

One day, whilst injecting, he saw a little shake. He had always known he had a steady hand and was a very stable injector, having been told by many other colleagues; yet a fear began to build inside that he could be going down the same route, which sent him into a negative mindset. With two very young children at the time, at a very vulnerable time in his life, and no available test for Parkinson’s, he worried tremendously and suffered from a severe bought of anxiety for six months, whilst trying to carry on as normal. The stress and anxiety caused various physical symptoms including burning in his chest, heart palpitations, a burning sensation in his arm, and tinnitus caused by the constant worry.

anti-ageing procedures

Coming to terms with his vulnerability and trying to regain control, started the journey to discover what could be done to prevent this process, to stop himself, his family, and other people from becoming victims of such horrible diseases, like Parkinson’s. He struggled to find a solid answer until he discovered this new revolution in medical thinking called longevity, which he believes we should all be focusing our attention on.

Modern medicine and an increased understanding of cellular ageing are showing that there are things we can do to resist and prevent disease, including early onset, alongside tests that can validate the effect of supplements or lifestyle changes and activities in making a difference to health. There is a growing body of knowledge and evidence that is informing clinicians that impacting longevity is possible.

Dr Tim believes that this is where the future lies and the specialty of medical aesthetics is ripe to take the lead on this change in thinking and practice. Most governments and nationalised healthcare systems do not believe that ageing is part of disease. However, with a huge network of medical aesthetic clinicians who are willing and able to focus upon and drive new learning, go on a journey with their existing patients, conduct relevant tests, provide them with the right information about ageing and their health, and recommend interventions, the private aesthetic medical sector can move this forward and proactively seek to reduce the risk of disease, whilst primary care continues to simply react to disease for at least another decade to come.

Longevity aesthetics futureThis is a tremendously exciting time, and Dr Tim is committed to spending the rest of his life trying to help other clinicians bring the best science forward to help prevent disease and ageing so that we can make our patients younger from the inside. The revolution is already here, but most people do not know about it. He would love to play a role in helping to bring this information to his audience, and the rest of the world, so that we can all start to implement changes that will prevent people from getting these life-ruining diseases.

Having spoken to peers, colleagues, friends, and family alike, they are excited to learn more too. Some are already taking supplements, they are already trying to look after their health, and they are already aware of some of the things they can do, but the problem is we do not have people we can trust to teach at the forefront of the subject, hence there are too many people sending mixed messages. Dr Tim wants to contribute to demystifying the concept of longevity – exploring the evidence-base that will allow you to intervene in a way that is minimal risk and maximum benefit for your patients, using supplements and advice that you believe will work rather than them trying ever-changing fads, trends, and advice.

If you want to be involved in the first wave of learning about longevity, sign up to be part of the revolution. Remember, you can find Dr Tim Pearce on Instagram if you have any questions.

Aesthetics Mastery Show

Why I’m moving on from just aesthetics. Revealing one of the hardest times of my life

Dr Tim says:

“There is a new opportunity emerging for aesthetic practitioners. Medical aesthetics professionals are going to be key in driving the shift from traditional aesthetics procedures to longevity and cellular aging. Given our readiness to adopt new practices, our place in the private sector and the fact that aesthetics patients ARE longevity patients too, they just need guidance from someone they can trust.

“My mission is to help clinicians bring the best science forward to help prevent disease and aging so that we make our patients younger from the inside, not just the outside. If you want to learn how to introduce longevity into your clinic and become an anti aging specialist, sign up here for something BIG I’m launching at the end of May: https://shorturl.at/bhBFH

Watch the full Aesthetics Mastery Show here.

The video has over 12k views so far and over 600 comments from subscribers and viewers expressing their thoughts on Tim’s moving story, such as:

@Yerovs07

“I got my masters in aesthetics soon after discovering your channel by mere coincidence, I’ve been following you for more than a year and I’m very thankful for your teachings, your patience, your humanity. I’m deeply sorry about your mom passing, we will all meet the same destiny, sooner or later, mortality is what makes our existence so precious in this vast universe. May you find peace and comfort along your grieving process Dr. Tim. I would love to keep learning from you, and I think LONGEVITY is in fact the perfect complement for aesthetics. Count me in.”

@lashcultgoddess8397

“First of all my heart goes out to you losing your mother I understand your pain and I commend you for turning a tragedy into a positivity to help others. Dr. Tim you of all people will be an asset in the Longevity Medical intervention .You changed Internationally the aesthetic medical field so quickly and educated so many professionals for the better.”

@katyb8533

“Dr Tim, I am a nurse injector/aesthetic provider, and you have been so influential in my practice and I am so thankful. Your knowledge sharing has been incredibly helpful to me personally and I am excited to follow you on this new journey!”

@elizabethbrooks40

“Longevity! I’ve been a part of it for some time and quite agree it’s the way of the future.”

@crystalcook6851

“I lost my Mom too early too! Count me in, I’m already learning about this and try to educate my clients as well. We need to share our stories and learn from each other.”

@DrTimPearce replied to say:

“Hello everyone! I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude for your generous words and for taking an interest. Your response has truly overwhelmed me. It’s going to be a bit challenging to individually share the link with everyone, so here it is for your convenience: https://shorturl.at/xBEN5. Thank you again for your support.”

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Dr Tim Pearce eLearning

Dr Tim Pearce MBChB BSc (Hons) MRCGP founded his eLearning concept in 2016 in order to provide readily accessible BOTOX® and dermal filler online courses for fellow Medical Aesthetics practitioners. His objective was to raise standards within the industry – a principle which remains just as relevant today.

Our exclusive video-led courses are designed to build confidence, knowledge and technique at every stage, working from foundation level to advanced treatments and management of complications.

Thousands of delegates have benefited from the courses and we’re highly rated on Trustpilot. For more information or to discuss which course is right for you, please get in touch with our friendly team.

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