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Fat Bulges

Fat may accumulate in certain areas of the body. Fat bulges (including subcutaneous abdominal fat, love handles, back fat, inner thighs and double chin) that are resistant to diet and …

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Vaginal Atrophy

Falling hormone levels due to age (menopause), surgery, chemotherapy or breast-feeding may lead to a deterioration in the thickness and resilience of vaginal and surrounding tissues as well as necessary …

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Broken Capillaries (Telangiectasia)

Broken capillaries on the face is a common result of prior sun exposure. They can also be caused by chronic skin conditions (rosacea, irritation, long-term use of steroid creams and …

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Melasma

Melasma is a common form of pigmentation usually affecting women. It may be superficial or deep and may also contain, and be stimulated by, some dilated small blood vessels which …

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Birthmarks

There are many different types of birthmarks, which one you have will determine what type of treatment you need. Red & Blue Birthmarks Port wine stains, spider naevi, venous malformations …

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Tattoos

Decorative and cosmetic tattoos (e.g. eyebrow and eyeliner tattoos) may be regretted sooner or later. They may be removed by using the PicoWay® laser. A local anaesthetic injection, anaesthetic cream or …

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Pilonidal Sinus

A pilonidal sinus is a sinus tract which commonly contains hairs. It occurs usually between the buttocks. It often requires surgery, sometimes multiple times, and this is more successful if …

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Unwanted hair

Unwanted hair growth can occur for reasons such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, having high levels of androgens, genetic predisposition, or as a result of using certain medications which may alter …

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin condition that can lead to pimples, bumps, redness, flushing and broken blood vessels on the face. These signs are usually maximal in the central face. …

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Freckles

Freckles are flat spots, usually brown in colour. The spots are frequently numerous, concentrating on areas such as the nose and cheeks. Most freckled persons typically have a fair complexion. …

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Post Breast Reconstruction

Your doctor may suggest some non-surgical finishing touches such as introducing colour to the nipple and/or its surrounds, modifying the breast shape with fat reduction techniques, improving scar tissue or …

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Crepey Skin

As we age the skin starts to lose its elasticity and many may notice crepiness and wrinkles forming. Sun exposure, poor diet, and smoking are just a few of the …

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Sun Damage

Sun damage can include freckles, pigmentation, telangiectasia, texture change, pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions. Some of these conditions may be treatable with laser procedures, IPL (Intense Pulse Light therapy) or photodynamic therapy. …

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Skin Cancer

There are different types of skin cancer lesions including basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and melanoma. The primary cause of skin cancer is sun exposure however other …

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Moles

Moles are growths on the skin that may be non-pigmented, brown or black and can appear anywhere on the body. Moles may darken after being exposed in the sun. Moles …

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Open Pores

Most open or enlarged pores are caused by age, sun damage, genetics or oily skin. Some acne scars can also appear as widened pores. Usually an excess production of oil …

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Acne

Acne is a variable, hormonal, inflammatory condition that can be distressing and sometimes disfiguring. It affects a large percentage of teenagers and other age groups as well. Acne can greatly …

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Scarring

Scars occur when damage is caused through to the deepest layer of the skin. The type of scar will depend on the nature and location of the injury. Some insults …

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Lax Skin

As we age the skin loses its elasticity. The effect of environmental stress (sun exposure, diet and pollution to name a few) can cause a breakdown in the collagen fibers …

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Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, affects 1% of the population. This is usually noticed in the armpits and palms. Although antiperspirants can help most people control wetness in these areas, for …

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Fine Lines, Wrinkles & Contouring

Many facial depressions can be elevated to make the skin surface smoother. Lines and wrinkles, folds and some scars can be improved. Horizontal forehead lines, frown lines between the brows, …

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Facial Hollows

Sunken facial hollows are mostly caused as a result of aging or illness. As we age, the skin loses elasticity and collagen and we lose volume from our subcutaneous tissues …

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