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Anti ageing melbourne

The thread lift: is it worth it?

August 12 2017

Getting a thread lift (also known as a mini facelift or a suture lift) is a quick way to tighten and rejuvenate your facial profile, but it’s not for everyone. The general gist of it is that a thread lift is that it is a smaller, far less invasive procedure than a regular surgical facelift, […]

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Dermal Filler Melbourne

Crosslinked hyaluronic acid dermal fillers found to improve skin barrier function

August 12 2017

A 2016 study has found that crosslinked hyaluronic acid (not yet the kind typically used in most dermal filler applications at your local friendly cosmetic dermatologist) improve the skin’s barrier function among other extra benefits besides anti-ageing. What is the barrier function of the skin? The skin has one job: keep your insides inside and […]

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Liposuction emotional recovery Melbourne

Tips for your (emotional) liposuction recovery period

August 12 2017

You are likely to feel a range of emotions after your liposuction surgery, including – yes possibly! – a pang of regret amidst your happiness. Your post-op journey will be unique to you. We can’t always predict how we are going to feel – there is a great deal of emotion tied up in our […]

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Navigating the emotional journey of liposuction

August 12 2017

We are complex creatures with a lot going on when it comes to our appearance and sense of self. This means getting cosmetic surgery of any kind, but in particular liposuction, can be a really emotional time – there are a web of feelings that come with any kind of change, but especially to lasting […]

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Dermatological treatments of acne fulminans

August 12 2017

Acne fulminans, also known as ulcerative acne or acne conglobate, is a severe variant of inflammatory acne. There are limited dermatological treatments of acne fulminans, but the challenge can be in finding adequate dermatological treatments for the severe acne scars it can leave. While acne fulminans is relatively rare, having proper classifications and dermatological treatments […]

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Fat transfers as an anti-ageing treatment

August 12 2017

Recent statistics show that fat grafting (also known as fat transfers) are an increasingly popular cosmetic treatment, particularly in the anti-ageing treatments space. Fat is associated with a more youthful appearance, and transfers in the right place can work (sort of natural) wonders for your facial profile. We offer some fat transfer services at our […]

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Cosmetic tattooing for nipples – a new trend with a uncertain future

August 12 2017

Nipple tattooing is the latest cosmetic procedure to appear in the UK, with semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing pigments and techniques used to darken, enlarge and define the nipples and areolas. The new treatment is being dubbed ‘tittooing’, with the techniques taken directly from breast reconstruction procedures. Women can now augment the appearance of the nipple and […]

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Lip fillers: how we get the best out of lips

August 12 2017

There have been ongoing improvements in lip injections with lip/dermal filler over several decades, with the substances used for lip fillers now very safe and effective. A new study that looked at over 400 people who received lip fillers has offered new insights into injection techniques to avoid excess swelling, using this extra time to […]

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Dermatologists tell: the truth about cleansing wipes

August 12 2017

Cleansing wipes seem extremely useful, particularly for removing makeup and cleansing the face quickly – even the most seasoned dermatologist knows this. Having a wet, cleansing towelette in your handbag or bathroom is convenient, since plain water alone will not get rid of most make-up; having a little help from a cleansing wipe can be […]

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How does wrinkle freezing measure up?

August 12 2017

The new solution to anti-wrinkle injections may be a new treatment called wrinkle freezing, which works on sort of the same principles as anti-wrinkle injections. That is, causing the nerve to stop transmitting a signal to the area, thus reducing wear and tear on skin as it crinkles with our facial movements. Anti-wrinkle injections work […]

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Anti-wrinkle injections Melbourne

What is an ‘electric facial’?

August 3 2017

A new kid on the old anti-wrinkle injection block is the electric facial, whereby a microcurrent is sent through inactive muscles to provide more plump to the face. One of the pitfalls of anti-wrinkle injections is that they can cause muscles to become inactive in some parts of the face, which results in those muscles becoming […]

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Venus Dimples Liposuction Melbourne

What are ‘venus dimples’ and should I get some?

August 3 2017

Venus dimples are the two dimple points on the lower backs of both women and men where the pelvic bones connect, which are more prominent on women. Not everyone’s venus dimples are as prominent as others, which is why some women are paying up to AU$10,000 for their very own set of venus dimples. The […]

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Fat Grafting Dermal Filler Melbourne

Fat stem cells as facelifts?

August 3 2017

Stem cell injections are fast becoming a staple addition to cosmetic lifting procedures because they add a layer of vitality that promotes new growth and healthy skin. These nonsurgical facelifts are performed using our own fat cells, which contain ‘prefat’ cells – stem cells – that can multiply into fat, bone, or other tissue in the same way […]

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Varicose Veins Treatments Melbourne

New treatment for varicose veins

August 2 2017

New treatments for varicose veins are emerging, with less invasive techniques providing other options to sclerotherapy. Endovenous laser ablation This technique for removing varicose veins takes about an hour, performed under local anaesthetic in an office. This treatment aims to destroy veins from the inside, and the procedure can treat a whole varicose vein of up to […]

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Scrotox Scrotum Lift Melbourne

Are Scrotox and scrotum lifts for men for real?

August 2 2017

Two new procedures just for men are emerging as odd additions to the anti-wrinkle keep-everything-tight movement. The first procedure is called Scrotox, and involves the injection of anti-wrinkle substances into the scrotum to make it smooth and unwrinkled, much like you would into the forehead to stop frown lines. The term Scrotox became famous after a Saturday […]

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Gynaecomastia treatments Melbourne

Does marijuana cause ‘man-boobs’?

August 2 2017

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests men who smoke marijuana have a greater tendency towards developing breast tissue (gynaecomastia) than men who do not smoke. The first scientific paper discussing the impact of THC on hormone systems was published way back in 1972 in the New England Journal of Medicine. This study […]

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The perfect pout lip reductions Melbourne

What a lip reduction involves

August 2 2017

Lip reductions in Australia may seem like a ridiculous notion because most Australian women are Caucasian (over 90 per cent), and are more interested in a puffy pout than reducing their (already often meagre) lip volumes, but this isn’t the case for all women. Women (and some men) who are opting for lip reductions are […]

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Stretch marks Melbourne

Dealing with pregnancy stretch marks

August 2 2017

Stretch marks have been a feature of women’s bodies for as long as bursting out of our skin has been the way puberty welcomes us into adulthood. Breasts, hips, bellies, arms and thighs can end up with scuttering lines across them that turn from red to purple to, if we’re lucky, more like our natural […]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture Melbourne

What is cosmetic acupuncture and does it work?

August 2 2017

Cosmetic acupuncture is one of those treatments that leaves you pondering: can acupuncture actually make me look better? The answer is both yes and no, and it depends on your expectations of ‘looking better’. Acupuncture has been recognised as having impacts on the body in a therapeutic way for a multitude of health conditions. We […]

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Needle free cosmetic treatments Melbourne

Hate needles? Korean invention may change your life

August 2 2017

A new laser device designed by Korean scientists could be the solution to painful injections via needles in the not-too-distant future. The laser treatments are currently being used in aesthetic skin treatments, however a painless injection is now being developed that could possibly replace the needle. The researchers, from the Seoul National University in South Korea, […]

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The Loub Job – feet injections and liposuction for perfect party feet

August 2 2017

There are reports flying around the internet regarding women getting what is being called the Loub Job, whereby the feet are treated with a personalised combination of liposuction, dermal filler injections and muscle and nerve relaxant injections so one can walk all day and party all night. Some women are choosing liposuction and other foot […]

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Neck rejuvenation Melbourne

Do you have Tinder neck?

August 2 2017

Using your mobile phone constantly could be giving you more than just a neck ache and bad posture – it could be causing you to develop wrinkles you might not normally have developed (or developed so soon) on your neck. Tablets and mobile phone use – yes Tinder obsessives, this means you – requires us […]

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Anti-ageing treatments Melbourne

How sugar contributes to wrinkles

August 2 2017

The first reason most of us get wrinkles is because we are in the sun too much, which causes cellular damage if we are not protected. Over time, this causes a breakdown in the skin’s proper structure, leaving us with wrinkled skin. The next reason is because we all get old, right? Maybe wrong. It […]

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Treatment options for kids with early-onset acne

August 1 2017

Due to possibly earlier and earlier puberty onset, more cases of hormone-related acne are developing in the Western world. A growing area of dermatology is now paediatric acne, with recommendations appearing for effective acne treatments from expert dermatologists. A newly-published paper for paediatric acne guidelines has been presented at a dermatology conference, offering dermatologists insights into […]

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Some sunscreens are directly causing male infertility (in vitro) – what sunscreen are you using?

August 1 2017

There is evidence that some sunscreen ingredients are endocrine disruptors that are directly interfering with human sperm cells, at least in test tubes. It is understood that around half the ingredients in commonly-used sunscreen that block UV light mimic the female hormone progesterone, stopping sperm cells from functioning normally on contact. UV filters are rapidly […]

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Is sun damage reversible?

August 1 2017

A team of University researchers is trying to figure out if we are able to undo or at least mitigate the damage to our skin caused by UV rays. The cellular damage caused by UV rays contribute to fine lines and wrinkles, along with increases in skin cancer risks. (We can manage and improve the […]

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Dermatological eczema treatments Melbourne

Eczema is more than just skin deep

July 28 2017

Research is starting to point towards eczema (atopic dermatitis) being a condition that doesn’t just affect the skin, either indirectly or directly. It could involve multiple organs, which is more than previously believed. This might be due to the eczema causing other problems that are indirectly related – sleep problems, mental health problems, and overuse of […]

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Should I get liposuction Melbourne

Should I get liposuction? – Quick Quiz

July 11 2017

Cosmetic body shaping treatments are incredibly personal, and nobody can make the decision to go ahead with liposuction but you. The amount of information out there can be overwhelming, so deciding if you really want to change your body shape in a long-term way may not be clear. That means talking to your cosmetic doctor […]

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Liposuction breast reduction in Melbourne

The cost of a liposuction breast reduction

July 11 2017

When it comes to cosmetic and elective medical treatments, cost is an important factor. This is no less so when it comes to breast reduction surgery, which is usually the result of many years of discomfort. A breast reduction is a big decision and all costs – including recovery time and money– must be taken […]

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Perfect Lip Injections Melbourne

Finding the perfect aesthetic for female lips

July 11 2017

The average ‘ideal’ Caucasian lips are usually in a 1:2 ratio: the lower lip is twice as big as the upper lip, with lip injections typically increasing total lip surface area by 50 per cent. In practice, however, lips come in a variety of ratios that fit in with the face they are on, and […]

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Best facelifts Melbourne

Want a facelift? Stop smoking first

July 11 2017

Veronica Simons figured she was pretty healthy – she shopped at the local organic store in her Melbourne suburb, ran 10km every day, and did mindfulness exercises throughout the day. She was well, in her body and her mind. Except for the packed of Benson and Hedges she smoked every day, and had done since […]

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Dermal Filler Injections Melbourne

Common side-effects of dermal filler injections

July 11 2017

The most common dermal filler we use at ENRICH is called hyaluronic acid (HA), a molecule found naturally in connective tissue, including about half the body’s HA being found in the skin. It’s the loss of this molecule researchers believe is responsible for the visible signs of ageing, since HA holds about a thousand times […]

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Anti-wrinkle injections Melbourne

Trends in cosmetic surgery – anti-wrinkle injections top list– ENRICH Clinic

July 11 2017

The annual statistics of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have revealed some emerging trends in cosmetic dermatology and surgery. Breast augmentation is up by a whopping 72 per cent on the prior year, with labiaplasty now a growing area of surgery, and facelifts listed as one of the top five cosmetic surgeries performed […]

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Back Acne Scar Treatments Melbourne

New addition to laser treatments for teenagers with back acne

July 11 2017

A new study has found that adding a topical photoparticle before non-ablative laser treatments for back acne has resulted in a marked reduction in inflammatory acne on the back. This could prove an excellent way to help prevent acne scarring and the use of extensive acne scar treatments. One of the biggest challenges in treating […]

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Gastric bypass surgery reduces psoriasis in some people

July 6 2017

A new study took a closer look at the effect of gastric bypass surgery on those suffering with psoriasis. Incredibly, gastric bypass surgery was associated with more than a 50 per cent drop in psoriasis symptoms, with a 70 per cent decrease in the incidence of psoriatic arthritis. Gastric banding did not have the same impact, […]

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Daylight Treatment for Acne Melbourne

Daylight could be used for new acne treatment

July 6 2017

A new approach to treating skin is appearing in Europe, whereby a photosensitising agent is applied to the skin, then the skin is exposed to daylight. This is a new approach to photodynamic therapy (PDT). Conventional PDT is performed in a carefully controlled clinic setting and is painful, but effective. The benefits of daylight PDT are […]

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Treatment and prevention of simple hand rashes

July 6 2017

If you are suffering from hand rashes, there may be a few key things you can do to help prevent them. Winter is a time when hand rashes can crop up mysteriously, with the cause perhaps a new hand soap, dry skin, or something else going on from the inside out. Hand rashes often occur […]

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An accidental discovery of why we go grey and lose our hair

July 6 2017

A rare genetic disease may have paved the way to the discovery of greying hair and balding, with researchers unintentionally discovering the mechanisms involved in both processes at once. The rare genetic disease they were studying is called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), which causes tumours to grow on nerves. The study aimed to find the […]

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Carbs and sugar linked to acne

July 6 2017

A study of 64 New Yorkers with has looked at the link between the amount of carbs and sugar we eat and how much acne we have. Studies have shown that there is a low incidence of acne in non-developed countries, which points the finger pretty squarely onto one of the things that is quite different […]

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Female hair loss treatments - Melbourne

PRP for hair loss in women

July 6 2017

Women lose their hair too, but it’s not talked about the same way men’s hair loss is. This is because it can be harder to see in women, but also because the causes and treatments are less well known. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an emerging treatment for hair loss in both genders, with some great […]

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Actinic (solar) elastosis – understanding and treatment

July 6 2017

Actinic elastosis is a skin condition caused by solar radiation that results in a form of dermatitis. Skin looks rough, thickened and wrinkled (leathery), with a yellowish hue, and possibly papules or discolouration. This condition most often appears in an elderly or middle-aged person with a history of long-term sun exposure, but anyone exposed to […]

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Psoriasis and diet changes treatments Melbourne

Diets that offer best results in psoriasis

July 6 2017

A study has looked deeper into the dietary habits of people with psoriasis to see if any particular diet was associated with better outcomes. The favourites were the diet laid out by Dr John Pagano, vegan and paleo diets, according to the survey. This is one of the first studies to report the dietary behaviours […]

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Ocular rosacea – an eye problem or a skin problem?

July 6 2017

Ocular rosacea is inflammation of the eyes that causes burning, itching and redness. It develops in people with rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition that causes redness and papules, often on the face. Sometimes getting ocular (eye) rosacea can be a sign that you will get regular rosacea. Treatments for regular rosacea don’t treat ocular rosacea, […]

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Acne drugs and depression – what’s the link?

July 6 2017

A study has taken a closer look at the relationship between strong acne drugs and depression, and found no significant association. In fact, treating acne was associated with an improvement in symptoms of depression. The association of one particular prescription-only acne drug and depression has been ongoing since 1983, with many studies failing to find […]

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Xanthelasma treatments Melbourne

Laser treatments for xanthelasma successful

July 6 2017

Xanthelasma is a skin condition whereby yellowish plaques occur near the inner eyelid, usually more so on the upper eyelid than the lower. Xanthelasma palpebrarum is the most common type of xanthoma of the skin. These yellow lesions appear most often on both sides of the face, with possibly all four eyelids involved. These skin […]

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Treating lichen planus

July 6 2017

Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that results in thickened patches of skin. Lichen planus comes in several forms, but comes under the umbrella of the skin conditions known as lichenoid conditions. Lichenoid conditions affect about one in every hundred people globally, with the group most affected being those over the age of 40. […]

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Sclerotherapy Treatments Varicose Veins Melbourne

Top 10 things to know about varicose veins and sclerotherapy

July 5 2017

What is sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is the treatment we use at our Melbourne clinic for spider veins and varicose veins. Sterile solution is injected into spider veins or varicose veins using a very fine needle, with the solution – over a few days – irritating the vein, causing the vein to close over and disappear. We […]

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Blaming everything under the sun: wrinkles and UV light

July 5 2017

Young and middle-aged women are often mystified about what is causing their wrinkles to appear particularly when they present themselves to their cosmetic dermatologist for skin rejuvenation techniques. The truth is, their skin is almost always damaged from years of UV rays. Women are blaming their kids, their diet, and the stress of daily living, […]

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Skin cancer and mole checks: should I see a doctor or a skin cancer clinic?

July 5 2017

If you have noticed a suspicious mole, you might be wondering where the best place to be checked is – a skin cancer clinic, your doctor, or a dermatologist? There isn’t just one answer to this, since all three options have standards in place for detecting skin cancers, however each destination has its own benefits. […]

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Nonsurgical rhinoplasty: what you need to know

July 5 2017

Nonsurgical rhinoplasty has many great features compared with traditional surgical rhinoplasty. Nonsurgical rhinoplasty is less drastic, but can have just as dramatic results. A nonsurgical rhinoplasty lasts between six and 18 months, and best of all, downtime is minimal after your procedure. Your nose can be reshaped in less than an hour with long-lasting results. […]

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Alopecia Areata Hair Loss Treatments Melbourne

Treating alopecia areata (autoimmune hair loss)

July 4 2017

Alopecia areata simply means ‘hair loss’, and is a condition whereby hair is lost from any area on the body, typically in bald patches. This condition might also be called autoimmune alopecia, since it is believed to be an autoimmune condition. Alopecia areata can affect hair anywhere on the body, including the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes […]

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Understanding rough nails (trachyonychia)

July 4 2017

Rough nails are associated with a handful of dermatological conditions, and thus diagnosing the cause requires some good investigative skills on the part of your dermatologist. The first thing you may have been treated for is a fungal nail infection, but antifungals may not have resolved the issue. This brings on the next phase of […]

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Dermatological Treatments Melbourne

Having skin surgery? Skincare guide for before and after

July 4 2017

Whether you are having a biopsy, surgical excision or another type of skin surgery, preparing your skin and caring for it afterwards can really improve outcomes. Your dermatologist will advise you for your particular surgery, however here are some extra tips for caring for skin for best outcomes. The goal Speed healing and minimise opportunities […]

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Understanding an inflammatory tattoo reaction

July 4 2017

Most tattoos are done on purpose – insoluble pigment is needled into the dermis in a pattern of our choosing (decoration, cosmetic tattoos, reconstructive tattoos) – but this isn’t the only form of tattoo there is. Other tattoos can be caused by trauma, for example dirt or gravel tattoos that cause the implantation of dirt […]

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Grey hair and ageing

July 4 2017

We associate grey hair with getting older (despite the trend currently for young people to dye their hair silver or grey). But why do we go grey in the first place, and is there a way to stop it? Medical researchers have identified the elements our hair shaft matrix comes from, which appear to be […]

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Why women want labiaplasty – a researcher digs deeper

July 4 2017

A researcher has looked deeper into patient perspectives on labia reduction surgery (labiaplasty), with the most common reason for women wanting a labiaplasty was the labia minora tugging during sex and discomfort wearing tight pants. Fifty patients aged between 17 and 51 entering consultations for labiaplasty filled out a questionnaire, with the following key findings: Almost […]

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Where the term ‘vaginal rejuvenation’ actually comes from

July 4 2017

The word ‘vaginal rejuvenation’ was popularised by cosmetic gynaecologist Dr David Matlock, and the term refers to – or used to refer – a quite extensive remodelling of the vagina. The term has been repurposed by the cosmetic industry as more procedures have been developed for the vagina and vulva. It is used as a […]

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Facial Sculpting Melbourne

Individual and ethnic variations in the face

July 3 2017

Our eyes, nose, mouth and face shapes vary dramatically and besides identical twins (who are the best matches we have), no two people look the same. Ethnic origin plays a huge part in the way our faces appear, but not as much as we tend to think – for example, skin colour is far less […]

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Anti-ageing Melbourne

How our faces change as we age

July 3 2017

The proportions of our faces change with age. Younger faces in both males and females are basically the same; a baby girl and a baby boy look the same and children are really only identifiable due to the clothes they wear and how their hair is cut. Hormones change the way our bones and tissue […]

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Treating dandruff in the dermatology clinic

July 3 2017

Dandruff – a flaky, itchy scalp – is a bit of a mystery to the medical community, with the exact cause unknown. Just about everyone agrees, however, that dandruff is not caused by being unclean. We do know a few things about dandruff, with the causes and some management strategies all part of the puzzle. […]

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Laser microdermabrasion Melbourne

Microdermabrasion: you asked we answered

June 29 2017

Who gets the most out of laser microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive skin treatment that leaves your skin smoother in both texture and tone. Microdermabrasion can be used as a stand-alone treatment for a skin condition (such as acne) or in conjunction with other skin-beautifying procedures. Microdermabrasion works best on skin that could use a […]

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Low vitamin D not related to increase in asthma or dermatitis

June 29 2017

Findings of research previously conducted have suggested that low vitamin D levels may increase the levels of asthma, dermatitis and some allergies, however new genetic research does not support this, at least in part. A new study has examined the outcomes of those with genetic predispositions to vitamin D deficiency, finding that there is not an increased […]

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Exfoliating Skin Resurfacing Treatments Melbourne

How to exfoliate correctly

June 29 2017

Exfoliating is a controversial activity. We can be led to believe that forcibly removing dead skin cells leaves skin fresh and radiant, but this isn’t always true. In fact, when exfoliating is not done correctly, it can cause your skin to become dry, itchy, and then, extra greasy. This is because your skin reacts to […]

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How to stop skin itching

June 29 2017

Chronically itchy skin is possibly one of the most uncomfortable feelings us humans have to endure, especially if the itch is unresolvable – think itchy skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema or hives or the humble but severe itch of a mosquito bite. Here dermatologists offer you some tried and true way to help keep the […]

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How to prevent toenail fungus – yes, this means you

June 29 2017

Toenail fungus can creep up on you. Sweaty feet, public showers and long toenails can all contribute to fungal nail infections, and they start slow without you noticing. We all like to think this doesn’t apply to us. Only other people get toenail fungus. But that person could be you unless you are following the […]

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Women, wine and rosacea

June 29 2017

White wine and liquor have both been linked to a higher risk of rosacea in women, research reveals. The study looked into the different effects alcohol can have on the skin, with greater amounts of alcohol also linked with other skin disorders like psoriasis and acne. The study authors looked at data collected from almost […]

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Male hair loss Melbourne

Huge study looks into male hair loss and genes

June 29 2017

The largest scientific study into male hair loss ever conducted has revealed over 250 gene locations and the genetic variants involved in male baldness. The study also identified some cross-links with serious illness. Soon researchers hope to be able to predict a person’s chances of hair loss. Male baldness (also known as androgenetic alopecia or […]

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Does sunscreen cause vitamin D deficiency?

June 29 2017

A new study looked into whether sunscreen is giving us vitamin-D deficiency, and the answer is a resounding yes. Researchers found that sunscreen reduces the body’s production of vitamin D3 by 99 per cent, which consequently results in a deficiency when sunscreen is used all the time. Considering most Victorians are vitamin-D deficient, we may have […]

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Non-surgical rhinoplasty of Asian noses

June 29 2017

Rhinoplasty is the second most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in Asia, coming in only after blepharoplasty eyelid surgery. The advent of the nonsurgical rhinoplasty using dermal fillers offers another tool in the toolbox for altering the appearance of the nose in a temporary fashion, which Asian Australians are taking up in increasing numbers. A study published in […]

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Dermal Fillers in Melbourne

Top 10 uses of dermal fillers

June 28 2017

Cheek dermal fillers – Melbourne clinic Cheeks are the number one area that people have treated with dermal filler, particularly as we age, since the cheeks start to lose volume. The benefits are that the cheeks – particularly when there is sufficient fat and volume – make us look more youthful. The cheeks tend to […]

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Abnormal Sweating Hyperhidrosis Melbourne

7 reasons you might be sweating too much

June 27 2017

Sweating is our body’s way of letting off steam, so to speak, releasing heat into the universe and away from our skin. Temperature control, however, is just one reason why we sweat. Sweating is a complex set of interactions that involves multiple systems within us. We use the skin, glands, and the nervous system, plus […]

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Laser hair removal Melbourne

Pros and cons of laser hair removal

June 26 2017

Laser hair removal is not for everyone, and there are some very good reasons for that. You should be fully informed before you get started on your hair removal adventure at our Melbourne clinic. There are a few options for hair removal, some temporary and some longer-lasting. You’ve probably graduated from shaving to the various […]

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Laser tattoo removal Melbourne

How to get the most out of your laser tattoo removal

June 25 2017

Laser tattoo removal is an imperfect process, but it’s getting faster, less painful and more effective as each new tattoo removal laser appears on the market. At ENRICH, we use the PiQ04 laser, which is the best tattoo removal laser available. It’s twice as fast as other machines, and far more comfortable. How does laser […]

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How safe is liposuction Melbourne

How safe is liposuction?

June 23 2017

Liposuction treatments have a tumultuous past. Techniques have been developed from the ground up, and they were not always very successful. As with most cosmetic treatments, liposuction treatments had a very humble beginning as a fat removal technique, and has now progressed to being a very safe, effective procedure, and in the right hands, liposuction […]

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The benefits of liposuction

June 22 2017

If you are considering long-lasting body contouring treatments such as liposuction surgery, being fully informed is key to a successful outcome – managing your expectations is as important as wearing your compression garments. Liposuction surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments being performed in Australia and overseas, and offers many benefits to those […]

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Best dermal filler injections Melbourne

What to know before getting your lips done

June 21 2017

Undergoing lip augmentation with dermal lip filler can make a huge difference to the size, volume and shape of the lips. Having a great practitioner with an artful eye is critical when getting lip augmentation, so do your homework and don’t skimp on skills and experience. (At ENRICH in Melbourne, only skilled, experienced cosmetic doctors […]

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Anti-wrinkle Injections in Melbourne

Muscle relaxant anti-wrinkle injections in medicine

June 20 2017

Muscle relaxing anti-wrinkle injections have been used as an anti-wrinkle treatment for many years now, gaining in popularity every year as an anti-ageing strategy. These anti-wrinkle injections cause the tiny muscles they are injected into to fully or partially relax, eliminating one of the causes of wrinkle development and progression on the face. Muscle relaxant […]

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Cosmetic Tattooing Melbourne

June 20 2017

A cosmetic tattooist specialises in creating natural-looking eyebrows, eyeliner and lash enhancements that save time and daily make-up application. Brow Tattoos Eyebrow tattoos can restore years of thinning due to overplucking, hair loss, lack of definition, the after-effects of chemotherapy or scarring. Brow tattoos can also aid those who have eyesight complications. Eyeliner and Eye […]

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Treating Acne Scarring in Melbourne

What’s new in treating acne scars

June 19 2017

Precise categorisation of acne scars is still under some debate in the dermatological community, but there are three main types: icepick (more deep than wide), boxcar (wider than deep with distinct edges), and rolling scars (if stretched, become smooth). Rolling atrophic acne scars are the most common and are likely caused by a process of […]

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Using liposuction to remove lipomas

June 18 2017

Lipomas are benign soft tissue tumours that appear due to a genetic predisposition for improper fat metabolism. They are painless, grow slowly, and can move around a bit. Sometimes there is no treatment necessary for lipomas, but some people find them uncomfortable, they may get infected, or can be displeasing to look at. In these […]

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