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Laser skin resurfacing is an aesthetic procedure that rejuvenates the skin and treats various superficial irregularities, such as: Continue reading “[4 min read] Laser skin resurfacing”
Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers are routinely used in aesthetic medicine today. They are the most popular non-surgical, minimally invasive treatment for the lack of skin volume and the resulting aesthetic issues, such as: Continue reading “[6 min read] Application of Hyaluronidase in aesthetic medicine”
In this latest podcast, Elena Currie (Co-founder, Aesthetic MET) talks about aesthetic consultations and how to manage the problem of psychological conditions and body dysmorphia among your patients.
Continue reading “[Podcast] Aesthetic consultations: Psychological conditions & body dysmorphia”
Minimally invasive procedures have revolutionised aesthetic medicine in recent decades. Treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal filler injections have significantly reduced the need for surgery. They also made it possible for practitioners in primary care to provide anti-ageing services. Continue reading “[7 min read] Performing a thread lift in primary care”
In this insightful podcast, Elena Currie (Co-founder, Aesthetic MET) talks about cosmetic injectables, adverse reactions, and how medical practitioners can get support with managing complications. Continue reading “[Podcast] Cosmetic injectables, adverse reactions & practitioners support”
Hyaluronic acid fillers are emerging as a possible treatment for the rejuvenation of skin beyond just the face. Horizontal skin lines on the neck are among the most obvious signs of ageing. Wrinkling, loss of moisture and thinning of the skin, coupled with a weakening of the neck muscles, result in vertical or horizontal bands that are a common complaint from patients. Current treatments include radiofrequency to ‘blur out’ skin lines, or surgery to tighten the muscles and remove sagging skin.
Korean researchers are seeking less invasive methods. Since fillers like hyaluronic acid are common for treating wrinkles or jowls in the face, a 2017 study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology looked at the possibility of using the injectable treatment to fill out horizontal neck lines too.
What kind of conditions can you expect to treat if you incorporate more aesthetic services into your day-to-day work? What sort of patients might you meet? In this short video, GP, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Isabelle Jonsson-Lear shares her own experiences in the field of aesthetic medicine, including the common conditions and patients she sees in her practice. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Common conditions and patients seen in aesthetic medicine”
What are some of the enjoyable aspects you can look forward to about working in aesthetic medicine? In this short video, Dr Dianne King (Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor) chats about what she loves most about her work! Continue reading “[2 min watch] Most enjoyable aspects of aesthetic medicine work”
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”
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”