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Featured Article 20 Jun 2024 | CAPS Clinic

Kaila’s Dermal Science Degree – Part 5

What were the most recent subjects about? This is officially my last year of study, which is extremely exciting! The first unit I started was my independent project and group research. Over the course of the year, we conduct two rounds of resea...

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14 May 2024 | Post

How to keep your glow this winter

As winter settles in, the Canberra climate brings forth unique challenges for skincare, with heaters and cold air leading to increased dryness. The colder temperatures can also disrupt the filaggrin protein in the skin, potentially triggering conditions such as derma...

12 Apr 2024 | Post

Types of scars and treatment options

Today most people have scars, whether c-section, chicken pox or trauma induced. Scars are made up of a type of collagen called collagen type III. As clinicians, when we are trying to work on a scar, we look at different aliments that are pr...

08 Mar 2024 | Post

Kaila’s Dermal Science Degree – Part 4

What were the most recent subjects about? At the end of 2023, I finished my last two subjects for the year which were my Dermal Skills 2 and Dermal Clinic 2. In all the skills units we learn a range of new dermal science, therapy skills and tec...

15 Feb 2024 | Post

The Science of Laser Hair Removal

Laser technology has come a long way over the last decade. As the years have gone by research has brought upon the development of new laser devices to the market and laser hair removal has become the norm today. As these treatments have become more available and affo...

16 Jan 2024 | Post

Let’s talk Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion

Most of us have heard of the blanket term ‘’peels and microdermabrasion,’’ but do you know what they do and how they work on the skin. Yes, they make the skin glow, feel soft and smooth and are generally nice to have done but a lot of us do not know how we achieve th...

12 Dec 2023 | Post

New year = New you! Plan your treatments for 2024

It’s that time of year again, the Christmas break is nearly upon us, sun/holidays/lots of scrumptious food and a little indulgence! January comes and we start thinking what we want to do for ourselves once again. I thought this month’s blog we would discuss what seas...

02 Nov 2023 | Post

Kaila’s Dermal Science Degree – Part 3

What were the most recent subjects about? I recently completed my last dermal science unit 4 and started my skin management unit. Dermal Sciences 4 explored the concepts of ageing in our integumentary system and our craniofacial anatomy. We exa...

06 Oct 2023 | Post

Body contouring the non-invasive way!

Body contouring is at the forefront of the aesthetic industry to date and a lot of people are opting for non-surgical methods to achieve the body they are after. As a clinician performing these treatments the consultation process at the CAPS Clinic is in depth and...

19 Sep 2023 | Post

Internal links to skin health

There is more to the skin than what we see on the surface. Being the body's largest organ, it covers the entire outer surface. The skin is a window to a person's health, and in skin clinics today, it is crucial to consider this when treating patients. This blog will ...

11 Aug 2023 | Post

Kaila’s Dermal Science Degree – Part 2

What were the most recent subjects about? Recently I was in Melbourne for two weeks to undergo my first practical components at Victoria University. I completed two practical parts for two different units. Before heading down to Melbourne, I compl...

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