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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

    Patients Alert, Cosmetic myths

    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.

    a needle and Cannula used for dermal fillers treatment

    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

    Patients Alert, Cosmetic myths

    Cosmetic Mythbusters By Dr Christopher Leat

    ASIANS AGE BETTER THAN CAUCASIANS Asian races tend to age better than Caucasian races for a few reasons. Firstly their skin is darker and therefore is better protected from sun damage. Secondly they have thicker skin, and lastly they have a wider face shape. This increases their facial volume and means that they suffer less from the facial shape changes

    Before and After Melasma Treatment by Envisage Clinic

    Melasma – What Is It and How Do I Get Rid of It?

    WHAT IS MELASMA Melasma is a pigment problem on the face. It causes patches of dark pigmentation often on the forehead, nose, cheeks and top lip. These patches often look like a blotchy uneven coffee or tea coloured stain and may vary from very pale to quite dark. Melasma almost universally only affects females. Melasma is more common in darker

    double chin treatment

    Get Your Jawline Back & Get Selfie Ready!

    Does your cheek appear to blend into your neck without a jawline to define it? Do you hate the double chin or the pouch of fat under your neck? Do you dislike the way you look from the side or always take a selfie from above your head whilst you are looking up to get a good angle? If any

    Patients Alert, Cosmetic myths

    You’re a patient at Envisage, not a client! Why this matters . . . .

    Doctors have patients, not clients. Other businesses and professionals have clients. But what’s in a name? And does it really matter? Well, I think it does, now maybe more than ever. When I started in cosmetic medicine, back in 1995 or so, I always thought of those that I treated as “patients”. Then drug and laser company representatives came in

    double chin treatment - before and after

    New treatment for chin fat removal

    Almost daily I get asked “Are there any new treatments available for Chin Fat Removal?” Being an honest bloke, I generally answer. “No. Not particularly”. But now there is! If you find yourself looking up to take a selfie because of your chin fat or feel there is just too much volume under your chin, this is the treatment you


    Nowadays in Cosmetic Medicine it appears that everyone is an expert. Look up practitioners on the internet and everyone is a “key opinion leader” a “leader in the field” who has trained widely and who’s “opinions are sought by other doctors and practitioners”. The funny thing is that I have been doing Cosmetic Medicine on the Gold Coast for over

    Chin Fat

    Many of you would have seen the piece that aired on ACA last night about a new treatment for “Chin Fat”. For those of you that have not it is archived here This is a “new” treatment called Kybella. Kybella is an injectable treatment that contains the active ingredient deoxycholic acid, the body’s natural fat metabolising enzyme. What many do

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