[4 min read] How can a GP get started providing cosmetic services in primary care?

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Most primary care doctors work in an environment adequate for minimally invasive cosmetic treatments. They also possess the fundamental medical knowledge necessary to expand their range of services in this direction.
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[5 min watch] Lower face applications of Botulinum toxin

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Learn more about lower face applications of Botulinum toxin from Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Jenny Kimmins. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Lower face applications of Botulinum toxin”

[4 min read] How to classify skin types

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Performing aesthetic treatments in primary care requires a basic knowledge of facial anatomy. Only with the proper understanding of all the anatomic features that make the skin and the structures beneath a doctor can ensure the safety and efficacy of cosmetic procedures. The accurate recognition of skin types is a fundamental skill for anyone practising aesthetic medicine.
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[6 min read] Considerations for the safe practice of dermal fillers

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Dermal fillers are a potent rejuvenation tool in aesthetic medicine. The materials used are of different origins, but their purpose is the same – soft tissue augmentation. The main goal is adding volume to skin or subcutaneous fat. Practitioners in primary care may use dermal fillers for the following indications:
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INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof David Wilkinson

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Professor David Wilkinson warmly invites you to attend the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, to be held on 21-24 July 2022 in Brisbane. Continue reading “INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof David Wilkinson”

[Lecture] Incorporating aesthetic medicine into general practice

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In this lecture, Dr Dianne King outlines the steps she took to integrate aesthetic services into her general and skin cancer practice, providing practical tips for other GPs interested in starting out in the field.
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[Podcast] Managing adverse events & improving safety in aesthetic medicine

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In this latest podcast, Elena Currie (Co-founder, Aesthetic MET) discusses the results of a recent aesthetics safety survey exploring adverse events experienced by practitioners performing cosmetic procedures, and highlights how these results can help improve safety standards in medical aesthetics.
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[7 min read] Managing complications in aesthetic medicine

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Complications exist in any line of work, and aesthetic medicine is no exception. They usually develop as an outcome of a doctor’s mistake or due to: Continue reading “[7 min read] Managing complications in aesthetic medicine”

INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof Giuseppe Argenziano

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Professor Giuseppe Argenziano warmly invites you to attend the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, to be held on 21-24 July 2022 in Brisbane. Continue reading “INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof Giuseppe Argenziano”

[6 min read] Topical skin treatments in primary care

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Topical skin treatments are the least invasive group of procedures in aesthetic medicine. They are also the simplest to conduct, with a low risk of complications. Therefore, primary care providers can include them in their services with minimum additional training and investment.
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