About AFD

About AFD

Internationally acclaimed aesthetics trainer Dr Ivona Igerc will oversea each training session benefitting each participant with her in-depth knowledge of facial structure.

The Academy of Face Design offers CPD accredited foundation and advanced training in facial aesthetics for medical and dental professionals.

Our hands-on courses will equip you with knowledge and skills for a successful aesthetic practice. All participants are trained by an expert trainer with international experience, Dr Ivona Igerc.

By the end of the course you will have knowledge and skills to start administering Botulinum toxin type A and dermal fillers and will have access to post-course support and consultation for up to six months following the course.



Since graduating from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in 2000, Dr. Ivona has been working in the dental and aesthetic medical fields – Croatia, Slovenia, India, S.Korea and China. Dr. Ivona has also spoken at many international conferences, published two books and organised workshops and seminars to train medical professionals in the field of anti-aging and aesthetic medicine. Additionally, Ivona has a keen interest in stem cells and their regenerative properties and is currently involved in therapeutic applications derived from adipose cells.

Dr. Ivona is a member of the renowned Medical Board of Bioscience Institute San Marino/UAE/ Hong Kong and she is recognized as an official trainer of regenerative medicine andstem cell anti-aging. She is president and founder of AFD (Academy of Face Design) London and former president of AAFE (American Academy of Facial Esthetics) Hong Kong / China

Dr. Ivona Igerc


President and founder of Academy of Face Design (AFD) London, UK

President of American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) HK / China

Official trainer and developer (R&D) for Bioscience Institute Regenerative Medicine &

Published book:”Face Enhancement and Rejuvenation
(Publisher: Europa Press Holding)
A reference book detailing aesthetic protocols combining dermal fillers, botulinum toxin, PRP
and pioneering stem cells in skin health. These protocols can be used to deliver tailor made
treatment plans in clinic depending on a patient’s needs. Other topics covered in the book
include dental anti-ageing as well as the Hollywood smile makeover.

Published Book “Lice-Mathematics and Geometry of Aesthetics
(Publisher: Europa Press Holding)
Understanding facial anatomy and how measurements such as the ogee curve and gonial angle
can help practitioners to deliver optimum treatment results within the parameters of a patient’s bone structure. In turn this helps practitioners manage patient expectations and

Global speaker at conferences including IMCAS, ITCAM, MEVOS, etc.

KOL (key opinion leader) for various medical devices:
– Fotona lasers – Back space, China
– Venus concept – Hong-Kong, UK
– Croma Pharma – Austria (dermal fillers since 2008)
– Bloomage biotech – China, the largest producer of HA in the world
– Biotech healthcare group – India
– Jalore dermal filler
– Bioscience, R&D stem cells

Research, development and improvement of medical devices in clinical trials

Official trainer, speaker and R&D (Research and Development) for Biotech Bloomage, China

Official trainer of Jalor dermal filler, Gloderm dermal filler

Regenerative medicine and stem cells for anti-aging, facial aesthetics and sport performance enhancement. Ongoing experience in treating patients from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds


4 years Can Am Medical Center, China, Shanghai, Guangzho appointed as the official DDS for
UK embassy and consulate general in China

Working in various countries China, Hongkong, Indonesia, India Aesthetic experience with patients with different ethnic backgrounds and skin types – crucial in terms of anatomical knowledge and variances between patients from the East and West

Pioneering the liquid face–lift, non-surgical nose job and PDO threading (ongoing), as well as
stem cell treatments

Working in the field of minimally invasive facial aesthetics in Asia and Europe collaborating with
medical spa centers and hospitals.

Designing new treatments, treatment plans and, experience in consulting start up businesses in
the field of aesthetic medicine, educating and training medical professionals – ongoing.


Continuous education in stem cells and regenerative medicine Singapore, USA, Korea

Continuous education in aesthetic practice and anti- aging Italy, USA and Chinese military
hospital, S. Korea

University of Zagreb, postgraduate studies
Master in periodontology and periodontal surgery-Italy

Medical University of Rijeka, Croatia, School of Dental Medicine DMD


– American Academy of Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine
– Korean stem cell association
– Asian Collage of Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine SIME
– Italian Association for Aesthetic Medicine President of European MI4A
– Tutorials, workshops, hands on courses and long-term education Croatia | Slovenia | Austria | Italy | UK | South East Asia


Catholic University South Korea, School of Medicine – Seoul, South Korea
Adipose Derived Stem Cell Therapeutic and Aesthetic Implications


Launch of the book “FACE” Book, India, New Delhi

Organizer, speaker and moderator – FIRST EUROPEAN PUBLIC FORUM ON STEM CELLS

Launch of the Book “LICE” Zagreb, Croatia

Appointed as KOL Croma Pharma Austria in the territory of China / Hong Kong.

Official trainer for PRP – Regenerative Medicine Consulter for Cosmetics, Italy Official Trainer of Croma Pharma Austria, medical device – dermal filler Coordinator of congresses and seminars, tutorials and hands on workshops in aesthetic and regenerative medicine, publishing in medical journals and writing for aesthetic and anti-aging magazines, treating celebrities.