Tijion Esho

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Tijion Esho
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Born
Oluwafemi Esho

(1981-10-23) October 23, 1981 (age 37)[1]
ResidenceLondon and Newcastle upon Tyne
NationalityBritish
EducationUniversity of Leicester Medical School
OccupationDoctor, Television Personality
TelevisionBody Fixers and Bodyshockers

Tijion Esho is a British cosmetic doctor[2] known for aesthetic medicine and non-surgical procedures, and is the founder of The ESHO Clinic.[3] He is the resident cosmetic doctor on the E4 reality show; Body Fixers.[4]

Early and personal life[edit]

Esho was born and grew up in North London[5] and is of Nigerian descent. During his youth he attended Edmonton County Secondary School, and initially wanted to become an artist but due to his conservative African up-bringing he was encouraged not to follow this career option. In 2000, Esho started his education at Leicester Medical School,[6] and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Medicine (MBCHB). In 2007 he completed his foundation year and the following year Esho completed his MRCS, then after completing junior (core training) surgical rotation training, Esho moved to the vocational training scheme (General Practice training scheme).[7]

Career[edit]

Esho started his career at the NHS as a surgical trainee, completing his junior training before training as a GP, and shortly after that he founded the Le Beau Ideal Lifestyle Clinic and then in 2013 "rebranded" to The ESHO clinic with locations in London and Newcastle upon Tyne.[8] In early 2016, Esho launched Midas By Esho,[9] a lip augmentation tool to help practitioners sculpt and position lips whilst making augmentations. Apart from the development of Midas, Esho has been involved in pioneering new techniques and methods in laser skin rejuvenation, lip augmentation with the Nano Droplet technique[10], Cupid’s Bow Lift and leading a Botox revolution with Robot Botox.[11]In autumn 2017, Esho launched the ESHO product range in collaboration with beauty company Deciem.[12][13][14] He has also advocated for stricter UK legislation when it comes to safety protocols for cosmetic surgery.[15] He is not a surgeon however and is not trained to operate cosmetically.

In 2018 Esho coined the phrase "Snapchat dysmorphia" - the phenomenon of people requesting procedures to resemble their digital image.[16]

Television[edit]

In 2016, Esho was cast as the resident cosmetic doctor on E4’s non-scripted reality show; Body Fixers, a spin off from the hit show; Tattoo Fixers. Body Fixers was produced by Studio Lambert[17] and first aired in September 2016, and in February 2017 it was announced that the show would run for a second season.[18] Prior to Body Fixers, Esho had made guest appearances on Channel 4’s Bodyshockers.[19]

The ESHO Initiative[edit]

In October 2016, Esho launched The ESHO Initiative[20] in collaboration with Church Pharmacy and Cosmetronic. The main objective of the initiative is to provide corrective treatment free of charge, to patients who have been the victims of botched cosmetic procedures, those who have been born with congenital deformities and those who have experienced severe scarring or disfigurement, due to a life changing incident.[21]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Good Surgeon Guide, Best Cosmetic Doctor (2014/2015)[22]
  • 4T Medical, Avant Garde Award for achievement in Aesthetics (2015)[23]
  • Safety in Beauty Awards, Highly commended doctor of the year (2016)[24]
  • Best clinic NE 2018 Award, Cosmetic Clinic of the Year [25]
  • Listed in the Ultimate 100 Global practitioner list for aesthetics - MyFaceMyBody Awards[26]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E4's Body Fixers' Doctor Esho offers FREE charity surgery to botched bodies victims". The Mirror News. October 23, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "The doctor who tweaks the faces of millennials". The Times. July 9, 2017. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "The rise of non-surgical beauty: 'My mum said my lip looked like a rubber dinghy'". The Guardian. July 9, 2017. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "'Lack of regulation' causing botched lip fillers, says Body Fixers doctor". BBC News. August 2, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "DR TIJION ESHO". Being Me Campaigne. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Lip Service in your Lunch Break". Leicester Medical Society. December 12, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  7. ^ "Dr Tijion Esho". Aesthetics Journal. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  8. ^ "The rise of non-surgical beauty: Protox: The surprising reason lawyers and politicians are turning to Botox". The Guardian. March 9, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  9. ^ "The cosmetic doctor behind Charlotte Crosby's pout reveals what goes on behind the scenes". OK Magazine. March 13, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  10. ^ "Watch this video of a lip filler "cyst" being popped and try not to cry". Cosmopolitan. July 9, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  11. ^ "WHY EVERYONE'S ASKING FOR 'ROBOT BOTOX'". Harpers Bazaar. June 27, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  12. ^ "These Just-Launched Lip Products From Deciem Will Give You The Perfect Pout". Refinery29. September 26, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "THE DR BEHIND EVERYONE'S A-LIST POUTS LAUNCHES LIP PLUMPING PRODUCTS". Look Magazine. September 26, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  14. ^ Jude Edginton (April 8, 2017). "The doctor who tweaks the faces of millennials". The Times.
  15. ^ Victoria Hall (November 8, 2017). "Why this doctor is calling for Jeremy Hunt to change cosmetic procedure regulations". The Telegraph.
  16. ^ Hunt, Elle (January 23, 2019). "Faking it: how selfie dysmorphia is driving people to seek surgery". The Guardian. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  17. ^ "E4 takes smash hit Tattoo Fixers On Holiday and extends to body fixing". Channel 4. February 3, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  18. ^ "Body Fixers returns to E4". Channel 4. July 26, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  19. ^ "Feeling lippy over makeup fad Victoria Coren Mitchell". The Guardian. March 8, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  20. ^ "E4's Body Fixers' Doctor Esho offers FREE charity surgery to botched bodies victims". Mirror. October 23, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  21. ^ "Body Fixers lines up its most dramatic makeovers ever for Stephen Bear and others". Digital Spy. July 26, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  22. ^ "TWO ARTISTS – TWO WORLDS – ONE OBSESSION". House of Coco. September 24, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  23. ^ "Winner of Avant-Garde Award for Aesthetics Announced". 4T Medical. May 20, 2015. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  24. ^ "The Safety in Beauty Campaign Diamond Award Winners 2016". Safety In Beauty. July 5, 2016. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  25. ^ Duke, Simon (September 26, 2018). "Fierce competition at first ever North East Beauty Industry Awards". nechronicle. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  26. ^ Hyland, Lynne (May 20, 2018). "What you really need to know about lip fillers, revealed by "Lip King" doctor". Mirror. Retrieved January 19, 2019.