Author: Mayah Team

Ever wondered what the little white bumps in your skin are? They might be Milia, often mistaken for whiteheads. They are actually keratin filled cysts that form under the skin. Nick-named “milk- spots” because they are often seen in newborns, they occur regularly in children and...

As anyone who has entered upon the menopause journey knows, one of the many joyful changes we experience is “the Great Thickening”. That flat stomach and slim waistline suddenly disappears. Lowered estrogen levels result in our bodies redistributing fat - even storing more fat. This...

What happens when something goes wrong after a treatment? Remember that any active treatment comes with risks of potential side effects or complications. These are uncommon but do occasionally happen. As a Cosmetic Physician I am trained in dealing with these issues, unlike a local GP...

How can I fix my puffy eyes, I’ve tried everything! I often hear patients tell me, they have been to many skin therapists about their puffy eyes and been given creams and treatments and nothing has worked. It is hard sometimes to tell a patient, there’s nothing...

Will Hyalase dissolve my face? Ok, I’m sure some of you are thinking, what is Hyalase anyway? Well, if you get dermal fillers, you need to know what this is because you are likely to need it sometime. Hyalase, or hyaluronidase, is an enzyme that breaks down...

What is Collagen? - and how do we get more of it in our skin? Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is one of the major building blocks in tendons, ligaments, muscle, strengthens bones and provides skin with strength and structure. it is...

All Melasma is not the same. We had 4 new patients one day last week. All of them presented with Melasma but each one was different. The first person had early melasma - recently developed in a localised area, and otherwise they had lovely healthy skin. The second...

First it was Covid mask acne, now its mould rashes! If you think you haven't got mould in your house recently, and you live in eastern NSW you are probably just not looking hard enough. With days of higher than 90% humidity (my friend and...

The Cosmetic medicine industry is not as regulated as it should be in Australia. In fact, regulations are different from state to state for certain treatments. This may be putting patients at risk. But every now and then we hear of something that does get...

Ageing is something we all must experience. It brings challenges - mental and physical. While we are used to thinking of this as a process that begins in our middle age, in fact skin ageing starts much sooner. Often people will be aware of more...