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Top 5 most common misconceptions about liposuction

Even though liposuction is extremely popular and most people are aware of it as an effective treatment, there are several common misconceptions that still exist regarding liposuction. In this blog post we’ll run you through some of these misconceptions, so you can focus on the facts and make an informed decision about liposuction yourself.

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Winter Aesthetic Offer

Don’t miss our very special offer this month!

Receive an Aspect Dr Starter Kit absolutely FREE when you purchase a series of Laser or IPL treatments this month.

Valued at $130, the Aspect Dr Starter Kit is a new direction in active, clinical grade skincare, a cosmeceutical formulation, with bioactive ingredients proven to have anti-ageing qualities.

Stocks are limited so get in touch today!

 

While many cosmetic treatments like BOTOX and fillers can be done at any time of year, treatments involving laser and intense pulsed light are best done when the skin is less tanned and exposure to the sun is limited. This makes Winter the perfect time of year to book in your Light therapy to reduce pigmentation and rosacea, or your laser therapy to stimulate your skin’s natural processes and promote the softening of fine lines and wrinkles. As always, we make it look natural, so talk to us about Light and Laser therapies today!

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How to Maintain Your Liposuction Results

Undergoing liposuction can work wonders for one’s appearance, body contour, and even self-esteem. However, most people have a common misconception that once you undergo the procedure, nothing is required on your part to maintain and keep your liposuction results. On the contrary, you must adopt certain lifestyle choices to ensure your liposuction results are maintained.

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Treat Your Varicose Veins over Autumn and Winter

Autumn and winter are the best seasons to get varicose veins treatment. Not only is compression hosiery (which you must wear after treatment) most tolerable in the cooler months, it can also take a few months for legs to look their best for spring and summer. At Palm Clinic, our vein care treatments are focused on comfort and confidence for your every step, and as our experts recommend, that means taking the time now to treat your legs and be ready for the warmer days to come.

Let’s explore your vein care treatment options here at Palm Clinic and why it’s best to start treatment during the cooler seasons.

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What You Should Look for in a Good Cosmeceutical and Why It's Important

As 2019 kicks into high gear, we’re focusing on preserving the health and youth of skin through good cosmeceutical skincare. If you’re familiar with beauty therapy in Auckland, you’ve likely heard the term “cosmeceuticals” tossed around. They’ve been around since the 80s, but cosmetic skincare products with pharmaceutical benefits are rapidly gaining popularity among Auckland skin clinics.

But what do you know about your cosmeceutical skincare product? Cosmeceuticals are not regulated as thoroughly as other medical products and thus are not required to back up their medicinal claims with rigorous testing. So, is your cosmeceutical skincare product delivering the goods? Read on to learn why good cosmeceutical skincare is so important.

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Dealing with Acne Scars? Here’s How Dermapen Microneedling Can Help

Are you seeking a safe and affordable solution to your acne scars? If you are, then you’ve probably become aware of the benefits of Dermapen Microneedling procedures. If you’re struggling with acne now or have struggled in the past and have the scars to prove it, it should comfort you to know that non-invasive cosmetic procedures are available at your local Medical cosmetic clinic. Microneedling offers you the chance to heal imperfections in your skin naturally and without breaking the bank.

Is Dermapen Microneedling right for you? Continue reading to learn more about the procedure and whether it can help relieve you of bothersome acne scars.

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Varicose Veins Versus Spider Veins: What’s The Difference?

Varicose veins and spider veins may seem like interchangeable terms for the same thing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s the low-down on the causes, symptoms and treatments for both varicose veins and spider veins. Spider veins are the less serious of the two and are seen as small discoloured veins that have a spider-web like appearance typically on the legs. These veins rarely cause problems with pain and can be left untreated. In contrast, varicose veins occur due to faulty values in veins of the legs. Blood is able to therefore flow in the wrong direction causing bulging veins, which appear blue and purple. These veins can cause problems of pain, numbness in the legs and in some cases, leg ulcers.

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Laser hair removal facts, efficacy and results

Are you tired of waking up earlier in the morning than you have to, so you can groom your unwanted hair woes? If you are looking for a more efficient solution for this, laser hair removal could be for you. We perform all types of body hair removal, bikini line, facial hair, under arm and back, and this is suitable for both women and men.

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Appearance medicine clinic ahead with DAA accreditation

As a Registered nurse responsible initially for working as a theatre nurse and laser nurse specialist, I have branched out and learned the role of quality improvement. This role has snowballed from completing the occasional audit and data entry for Dr Barrett some 7-8 years ago, to completing the first full accreditation process in 2011.

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Why choose Palm Clinic?

Palm Clinic is a centre of excellence
for Veins, Botox, Dermal Fillers,
Laser Treatments, Cosmetic Surgery,
Liposuction, and Beauty Therapy.

Please note that individual results may vary from patient to patient, and the information provided on our website is only a guidance to the possible results.