Double chin reduction injections with lasting benefits

28 Jun 2017

The accumulation of fat under the chin also known as a double chin can give an unflattering and ageing contour.  Newly approved deoxycholic acid injections permanently destroy and remove these fat cells. This is injected into the area beneath the chin to trigger adipocytolysis, the destruction of adipocytes or fat cells. Long term studies ...

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Combination Cosmetic Treatments for Treating the Chest or décolletage

28 Jun 2017

Australia’s outdoor lifestyle often leads to disproportionate photo-damage to the décolletage area. This leads to a combination of age spots, uneven colour and skin tone along with wrinkling. The skin in this area is also relatively thin and relatively delicate compared to the face for example. This necessitates a different approac...

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New treatment for facial redness, flushing and rosacea (Nordlys by Ellipse)

20 Jan 2016

The Nordlys (Danish for Aurora Borealis ‘Dawn of the North’) has brought new capabilities to laser and light treatments by allowing the delivery of high energy light in sub-millisecond pulses. This was approved for therapeutic use in Australia mid 2015. The treatment of skin redness and flushing due to rosacea, broken capillaries an...

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Quill and V-Loc Knotless Barbed Sutures

19 Dec 2015

Improved wound closure involves minimizing skin trauma as well as carefully bringing together deeper layers to minimize tension for the surface layer after skin surgery. Throughout the history a wide variety of materials have been used to close wounds including wires of gold, silver, iron, and steel; dried gut; silk; animal hairs; tree bark and...

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Nicotinamide reduces non-melanoma skin cancer formation

25 Nov 2015

Nicotinamide is a B3 group vitamin. This has previously been shown to enhance skin DNA repair after UV exposure and help reduce the immune suppressive effects of sunlight on the skin. In a recently reported phase III study people who have had 2 or more non-melanoma skin cancers in the last 5 years were studied for subsequent skin cancer develop...

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