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Let’s talk about Collagen with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Collagen with Dr Holmes

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 also found in...

Let’s talk about Dermal Filler Specials

Let’s talk about Dermal Filler Specials

I saw a Facebook ad this week for a cosmetic injector in town who was offering deals on dermal fillers - so much for 1ml, savings on 2ml and more savings for 3 mls. Firstly, it’s illegal to offer specials on dermal fillers as they are prescription items. Secondly, we...

Have you heard of Nutrient Therapies?

Have you heard the term “inflamageing”? This refers to the contribution of inflammatory effects in the body on the ageing process - and all the associated health issues. This is well described in medical literature. And we are learning more and more about the way...

Let’s talk about Post Treatment with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Post Treatment with Dr Holmes

It is confusing in Australia that non-medical clinicians can do treatments that in other countries can only be performed by medical staff but that doesn’t change this fact. For example, these may be using prescription drugs (dermal fillers and antiwrinkle medication...

Let’s talk about Menopause with Dr Holmes

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...

What happens when something goes wrong?

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,...

Makeup Tips

Do you find sometimes you get stuck following trends you see in the media, or just repeating ways of doing makeup that you have done for many years? Well let me suggest a few things to think about. 1/ EYEBROWS The trend has been thick, dark, perfectly defined brows....

COVID Hair loss with Dr Holmes

I have been hearing from clients who have had COVID in this latest Omicron wave about hair loss - both from their head and their lashes and brows. It is not uncommon for stressful events in our lives, or serious illness to result in hair loss several months later....

Let’s talk about Milia with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Milia with Dr Holmes

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...

Let’s talk about Puffy eyes with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Puffy eyes with Dr Holmes

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 easy...

Bruising after treatments?

Bruising after injectable treatments like anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, and PRP is annoying but a potential adverse event. I’ve had a few clients recently who have had injectable treatments, which resulted in bruising when they hadn’t had that outcome...

Let’s talk about Hyalase with Dr Holmes

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 hyaluronic...

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