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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.
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.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] Top tips for incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice”
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.
Continue reading “[3 min watch] How to manage acne patients”
As a primary care or skin cancer doctor looking to offer aesthetic services in your practice, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to begin. In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King talks about the top mistakes to avoid and the main things she wishes she had done differently when starting out in the field. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Mistakes to avoid when starting out in aesthetic medicine”
Do you see patients with dry, sun damaged or acne-prone skin? Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear (GP, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor) speaks about the benefits of adding chemical peels to the services you already offer in your primary care or skin cancer practice. Continue reading “[1 min watch] Benefits of offering chemical peels in primary care”
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”
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?”
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”
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”
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”