Team

Dr. Ivona Igerc is a distinguished expert with over twenty years of experience in regenerative anti-ageing and aesthetic medicine. She is based in London and teaches in South East Asia and Europe and is a visiting lecturer at University of Beijing, and a highly sought-after aesthetic industry Educator and Key Opinion Leader. In addition to this, an award winner of the prestigious Innovation award at university of south Korea in stem cell research.

Dr Ivona Igerc has pioneered a highly sought-after treatment for non-surgical rhinoplasty and “killer Jaw” trough filler treatments using non-invasive technique to naturally correct imperfection. Specific use of pioneering treatment in calf and shoulder reshaping with Botulin toxin.
Licenced treatment of Botox in migraine temporomandibular disorders gummy smiles bruxism.

She lectured at a number of international conferences and organized workshops and seminars to train medical professionals in the field of anti-ageing and aesthetic medicine. She published a book “Face” and has authored book chapters and many scientific papers and her research is published in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks, developed a face cream IvyNano and as an opinion leader worked on development of several medical devices. She is also involved in aesthetic applications with adipose-derived stem cells. Member of expert panels across the world.

Dr Ivona Igerc is passionate about education and safe aesthetic treatments and founded the Face Design Academy (FDA) in 2017 to improve training standards in Aesthetic Medicine. Former president Asia for American Academy of Facial aesthetics.

She is an invited speaker at international conferences and travels the world educating surgeons and aesthetic practitioners in her innovative, minimally invasive and state of the art techniques. Recent countries visited include Turkey, China, Croatia, Hong Kong, India, Philippines etc.

Bernita Shelley is an experienced Dental Hygienist with a keen interest in facial rejuvenation. As a dental hygienist, Bernita has extensive knowledge of the head and neck anatomy and has worked in a pioneering Cosmetic dental practice for many years. Bernita regularly provides non-surgical treatments and injections in the oral cavity and has subsequently branched out to offer a complete facial aesthetic service to include Teeth Whitening, Anti-ageing injections (Botox®) and Dermal Fillers. All Botox® treatments are carried out under the prescription of a Dentist. Bernita has undertaken extensive and advanced training to qualify as an Aesthetics Practitioner.

Mervyn Druian, B.D.S.(Rand), D.G.D.P RCS

Dr Mervyn Druian qualified at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1969. After working In the U.K for two years he returned to South Africa for his military service in the medical corps achieving the rank of Captain. Following release from the army Mervyn set up practice in Cape Town and served as a member of the board of the Cape Western Branch of the South African Dental Association.

Mervyn and his family emigrated to the U.K in 1983 and he immediately became involved with the Central and Northern Branch of the B.D.A serving as Honorary Secretary. Mervyn has been active within the Metropolitan Branch of the B.D.A serving as President in 1993 and then chairing the Branch Council for almost 10 years.

In 2007 Dr Mervyn Druian’s work received one of the highest accolades when he was placed on the distinguished American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) Presidents Honour Role.

Mervyn has been Honorary Secretary/Treasurer of the British Dental Editors Forum for the past 20 years. He is also a Governor of Tel Aviv University and is on the advisory board of FMC Publications.

In 2014 Mervyn was honoured by the American Society of Dental Aesthetics with a Fellowship.

Mervyn was a founder member of the Cape Town Chapter of Alpha Omega in 1976. After attending an Alpha Omega convention in Tampa, Florida in 1995 Mervyn became actively involved with The London Chapter of Alpha Omega. He has served the chapter twice as Chairman and has been on the Chapter Council for many years and is a trustee of The London Charitable Trust of Alpha Omega. Mervyn has served on the International Board of AO for many years and is the current International President.