[3 min watch] Benefits of PRP and how to integrate it into your practice

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What are the benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy for you and your patients, and how can you get started integrating PRP into your practice? In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King speaks about the benefits of adding PRP treatments into your primary care practice, and how you can start out with this low-cost and simple treatment. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Benefits of PRP and how to integrate it into your practice”

[2 min read] How does sunscreen prevent photoageing?

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Sun damage is a common skin concern seen in primary care – from sunburns to pigmentation, sun spots, wrinkles and skin cancers. Research Review‘s latest educational series focuses on sunscreen and photoageing, with expert commentary by dermatologists. It explores the mechanisms of skin photoageing and the role of sunscreen as an adjunctive sun protection measure in the prevention of photoaeging. Continue reading “[2 min read] How does sunscreen prevent photoageing?”

[21 min watch] How to deliver an aesthetic skin consultation

Patient consultations are an important first step in any medical or cosmetic skin procedure. The consultation sets the tone for the patient’s whole experience and the level of trust they develop with you, and even influences whether they chose to put their needs into your hands. Additionally, the consultation provides you with patient history and other essential information that determines how you move forward with managing that patient’s concerns. So, how can deliver a great skin consultation? Continue reading “[21 min watch] How to deliver an aesthetic skin consultation”

[7 min watch] Platelet-rich plasma therapy in your practice

Over time, the body loses its ability to produce growth factors, which can cause visible signs of ageing. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a way of introducing growth factors directly back into the patient’s skin to increase volume, tightness and elasticity. Watch a demonstration of the procedure below. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Platelet-rich plasma therapy in your practice”

[4 min read] “Influencer injectors” in aesthetic medicine

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Medical aesthetic practitioners have raised concerns over social media “influencers” with no medical background undergoing brief training in injectable procedures to then perform the treatments themselves – stirring up a host of safety and regulatory issues.

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of influencers (minor celebrities and people with tens of thousands of social media followers) who do not have a medical background but who have undertaken short training courses in aesthetic procedures such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. Continue reading “[4 min read] “Influencer injectors” in aesthetic medicine”

[5 min read] Why offer anti-ageing services in your practice?

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Medical aesthetics is a booming industry, with Australians now spending 40 per cent more per capita than Americans on cosmetic treatments every year (and growing!). Anti-ageing injections such as Botulinum toxin are one of the most popular treatments, driven by an emerging market of Millenials (people born in the 1980s and 90s) hoping to maintain a more youthful appearance. Continue reading “[5 min read] Why offer anti-ageing services in your practice?”

[4 min read] Huge growth in anti-ageing services

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The global market for anti-ageing services is expected to grow by US$13 billion in the next six years, according to the latest market report. So how is the market changing? Continue reading “[4 min read] Huge growth in anti-ageing services”

[4 min read] Offering thread lifts in your practice

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Cosmetic services are an ever-expanding market for medical practitioners, with Australians now spending over $1 billion on aesthetic procedures every year. Increasingly more patients are seeking skin repair and rejuvenation services and skilled practitioners to deliver them. Continue reading “[4 min read] Offering thread lifts in your practice”

[WEBINAR] How I introduced cosmetic services into my practice

In this webinar, Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear outlined the steps she took to integrate aesthetic services into her general and skin cancer practice, including set-up, marketing, staff and equipment. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] How I introduced cosmetic services into my practice”

[5 min read] Treating varicose veins in primary care with sclerotherapy

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Varicose veins are common among Australian women, especially affecting the elderly and pregnant populations. However, the condition is also often seen in men, with up to 30 per cent of Australian men suffering from varicose veins in their lifetime. Continue reading “[5 min read] Treating varicose veins in primary care with sclerotherapy”