[2 min watch] How to fill your appointment book with cosmetic patients

cosmetic patients

If you are just starting out in aesthetic medicine – or perhaps experiencing a lull in patients booking these services at your practice – there are a few ways to achieve a boost in your booking numbers. In this short video, GP and Aesthetic Doctor Isabelle Jonsson-Lear gives practical tips for filling your appointment book with cosmetic patients. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to fill your appointment book with cosmetic patients”

[2 min watch] Choosing the right support staff for your aesthetic practice

aesthetic practice

If you are considering starting up an cosmetic practice or implementing aesthetic services into your existing general practice or skin cancer clinic, you might wonder how best to choose the support staff who will work alongside you. Do you hire new staff or re-train your existing team? When is the right time to recruit a Skin Therapist or do you even need one at all? Continue reading “[2 min watch] Choosing the right support staff for your aesthetic practice”

[2 min watch] Starting out in aesthetic medicine: How to get your colleagues’ support

When you start implementing aesthetic services into your general practice or skin cancer clinic, you might initially find it challenging to get your colleagues’ support. In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor Dianne King shares her experiences with starting out in aesthetic medicine and offers some advice for gaining the support of your team.

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[4 min read] Top tips for safe cosmetic injecting

sterile injectables

Hyaluronic acid fillers and anti-wrinkle injections have become so commonplace that patients have a huge choice of practitioners and locations to receive these treatments. Whether it be their GP, plastic or cosmetic surgeon, dermatologist or nurse practitioner, it seems everyone is “injecting” these days. Crucial to being a trusted injector is safety, sterility and planning.

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[2 min read] What are micro-injectables?

micro-injectables

Have you heard of “micro-injectables” – the latest trend in aesthetics?

For many doctors practising cosmetic medicine, the focus has always been on achieving a natural look for their patients. So when it comes to anti-wrinkle injections, the so-called micro-injectables method has actually been the norm for a while. Continue reading “[2 min read] What are micro-injectables?”

[2 min read] Ruddiness, rosacea and redness

Do you see patients who suffer from a ruddy complexion, redness, rosacea, visible veins, or skin that flushes easily? They might struggle to find ways to improve their symptoms, especially during warm weather, pregnancy, and as they get older. Continue reading “[2 min read] Ruddiness, rosacea and redness”

[6 min read] Rosacea triggers and treatments

rosacea

Around the ages of 30 to 50, many patients notice a persisting red flush across their nose and cheeks. It can look like acne, with redness, bumps, and slight swelling. This is most likely a skin condition called rosacea. Continue reading “[6 min read] Rosacea triggers and treatments”

[5 min read] How to prevent bruising after injectable procedures

bruising

One of the downsides of cosmetic injectables is the temporary discolouration and swelling that forms around the treatment site. These side effects are common and expected, but unfortunately can increase downtime and delay patients from enjoying their results. Continue reading “[5 min read] How to prevent bruising after injectable procedures”

[WEBINAR] LED phototherapy in skin cancer, general dermatology and aesthetic medicine

LED

Do you use LED phototherapy in your practice, or do you wish to utilise its full potential in treating a range of skin concerns? In this webinar, Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King shares how light emitting diode (LED) can be used to treat a range of common dermatological presentations, including acne, superficial skin lesions, and wound healing. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] LED phototherapy in skin cancer, general dermatology and aesthetic medicine”

[4 min read] Vitamin A for treating acne

vitamin A

Vitamin A is a game-changing ingredient in the treatment of acne. Used since the 1970s, vitamin A and its derivatives are used to clear impurities, rejuvenate skin, and increase overall skin health in both the treatment room and at home.

Vitamin A improves acne by reducing the production of excessive oil in the skin. As a capsule supplement or oral isotretinoin, vitamin A is a potent antioxidant that minimises the free radicals which inhibit the skin’s ability to regenerate and purge impurities. Continue reading “[4 min read] Vitamin A for treating acne”