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What’s the difference between dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections?
Although both dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections have been around for many years I still get asked this question regularly. They are very different treatments Why the confusing names? In Australia these injectable treatments are all categorised as S4 drugs. This means that they are on a doctor’s prescription only and cannot by law be advertised to the public. I
Risks of Cosmetic Procedures – Dr Christopher Leat Responds to Channel Seven Report
You may have seen the story featured on Channel Seven’s Sunrise Program this morning about the risks of Cosmetic Procedures. Dr Christopher Leat Medical Director of Envisage Skin Clinic responds to the story: “This is a well-balanced look at the industry. Of course we don’t actually know how many procedures are performed in Australia as there is no mandatory reporting.
Needle or Cannula for Dermal Fillers?
There are two main techniques for placing dermal fillers – needles and cannulas. In this issue I want to try to talk about the differences between them and their relative pros and cons, and also explain why we may be using one method over another. WHAT IS A NEEDLE AND WHAT IS A CANNULA A needle has a sharp bevelled