Skin Conditions

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...

13 Jul 2023 | Post

What is Atopic Dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis (AD) often referred to as eczema, is an inflammatory skin condition in which patients have underlying skin barrier defects and a heightened immune response to irritants and allergens. AD is suffered by many children and adults alike worldwide [3]. ...

11 Apr 2023 | Post

We all apply sunscreen, but do we know what we are using?

What is sunscreen? Sunscreen is a topical product that should be applied daily, whether the sun is out or not. Finding the right sunscreen has become more complex and confusing for everyone due to the variety of sunscreens in the cosmeceutical wor...

24 Feb 2023 | Post

The Benefits of Skin Needling

Skin needling aka ‘collagen induction therapy’ is a popular skin treatment being performed in clinics across the globe. The benefit of this treatment is well documented among research and there is no wonder this treatment is well sort after. We all age differently an...

07 Oct 2022 | Post

Sunshine and Skin Damage

‘Photodamage’ aka sun damage, is something that a lot of us encounter here in Australia. Years ago, solariums and sun baking on the beach with coconut oils were a normal thing to do and being tanned was trendy. These days solariums are now banned here in Australia du...

09 Sep 2022 | Post

Unmasking Melasma

What is Melasma? Melasma, previously referred to as chloasma, is a pigment condition that affects both females and males, although its occurrence is more frequently seen in females. This skin condition is characterized by irregular brown spots of skin that ...

08 Aug 2022 | Post

Acne: How it Forms and How to Treat it

  Acne is an inflammatory condition of the skin that affects pilosebaceous units in the skin. It presents in the form of pustules, nodules, cysts, inflammatory papules, and blackheads. This common skin condition can be caused by several factors which include ...

08 Jul 2022 | Post

The Aging Process Unravelled

  Due to the prolonged lifespans being seen today, the aging population is growing. It is more desirable than ever to maintain a youthful appearance. Whether it's sun damage or fine lines and wrinkles, the complaint of aging related...

09 Jun 2022 | Post

A Deep Dive into Rosacea

This month we are going to delve deeper into an inflammatory skin condition that we see a lot of in our clinic in Canberra: Rosacea.   Rosacea presents itself in different ways and affects people generally after the age of 30. The chronic skin disorder usu...

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