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What causes rhinophyma?

19 May, 2016

The cause of rhinophyma is not fully understood. Theories include: Enlarged blood vessels may predispose to skin thickening. Vascular instability may lead to leakage of fluid into the tissues. This subsequently triggers inflammation and scarring. Rhinophyma predominantly affects men. The male-to-female ratio in patients with rhinophyma ranges from 5:1 to 30:1. This is possibly due […]

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Recovery from the suture lift

18 May, 2016

Recovery from the suture lift There may be some initial minimal bruising and swelling. Most patients experience some initial tightness, which may feel uncomfortable or painful to varying degrees. This usually occurs in the scalp or behind the ears. Patients are prescribed pain relief for comfort and medication to help them sleep if there is […]

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Skin Glow Program FAQs

18 May, 2016

Men and women alike can benefit greatly from our Skin Glow Program. Anyone interested in improving their skin and reducing the visible signs of ageing, scars, or skin damage or simply maintaining a youthful look is a great candidate for the Skin Glow Program.  The most popular areas that respond very well include: Face Under […]

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Subcision, Punch Excision, Punch Elevation and Punch Grafting for acne scarring

18 May, 2016

A combination of treatments are often used in conjunction with our acne scar-removal treatments. What is subcision, punch excision, punch elevation and punch grafting? Subcision is beneficial when acne scarring has left ‘depressions’ or ‘divots’ on the skin’s surface. The procedure involves breaking up the fibrous tissue under the scar which pulls the skin downwards. Punch […]

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