[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”

[3 min watch] Enjoyable differences between general practice and aesthetic medicine

Differences between general practice and aesthetic medicine

Transitioning from a busy general practice to a different field, such as skin cancer or aesthetic medicine, often comes with many changes. In this short video, Aesthetics Doctor Jenny Kimmins shares the differences she personally enjoys as she refers to her own transition from general practice to aesthetic medicine.

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[3 min read] Using facial shape to plan injectable treatments

facial shape

A common request among patients seeking aesthetic injectable treatments is that they want to look “more beautiful”. Facial beauty is not objective or easily definable, yet it is frequently sought. So how can doctors assess a patient’s needs and propose a treatment plan that will both rejuvenate and beautify the patient’s appearance while also maintaining a natural look? Continue reading “[3 min read] Using facial shape to plan injectable treatments”

[3 min watch] Managing aesthetic and skin cancer work in a busy general practice

In a busy general practice offering a new range of services often comes with several new associated factors, including booking and managing consultations. In this short video, Aesthetic Doctor Jenny Kimmins shares her advice on managing aesthetic and skin cancer consultations in a busy general practice; starting with having separate consulting times.

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[1 min watch] The importance of a comprehensive aesthetic approach

Cosmetic injectables are the most frequently requested skin rejuvenation treatment. Neurotoxin injections and dermal fillers help with dynamic and static lines, but they will not always improve a patient’s overall appearance.

In this short video, Aesthetic Doctor Jenny Kimmins discusses why it is important to have a comprehensive approach in aesthetic medicine, and why explaining to her patients that sometimes you need a “fresh canvas” to start with can help achieve better long-term results. That would include addressing other skin concerns in addition to treating the wrinkles, such as treating sun damage, discolouration or redness.

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[3 min watch] Adding and growing aesthetic services in general practice

Are you thinking of incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice? Or maybe you already have and would like to grow your range of aesthetic services? Before diving in too quickly, have you considered your demographic, what your patients can afford or what equipment you need?

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[WEBINAR] Introduction to dermatology: Facial skin conditions

facial skin conditions

With the shift to wearing face masks in many states and areas of Australia, skin conditions affecting the face are increasing in prevalence, particularly acne, rosacea and facial dermatitis. In this interactive webinar, specialist Dermatologist Dr Niyati Sharma presents on skin conditions affecting the face. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] Introduction to dermatology: Facial skin conditions”

[2 min watch] Conditions to treat with ultrasound and radiofrequency devices

If you have considered adding ultrasound and radiofrequency treatments to your range of cosmetic services, learn more about the conditions these devices can address and if they are worth the investment.

In this short video, Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Doctor Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear shares her experience on how these treatments are utilised in her clinic to manage patients with acne, skin rejuvenation, pigmentation, enlarged pores and fine lines as well as for dehydration, a common condition in Australia given the climate.

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[2 min watch] Top tips for incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice

Have you ever considered incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice? Before doing so, make sure you are not jumping in too quickly and spending money on unnecessary equipment. In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor Dianne King shares her advice and must-haves for primary care practitioners getting started.
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[3 min watch] How to manage acne patients

acne

Acne is one of the most common skin concerns presented in general practice and can have long-term effects on a patient’s physical appearance and mental health. In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King shares how to manage acne patients in the primary care setting.
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