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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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How a skin therapy specialist achieves visible results

After working in advertising for nearly twenty years I decided to make a change by packing in a highly successful career and going back to University. After studying a few podiatry papers I realised a more “hands-on” approach with people was for me and sought to find a career with more of a feel-good factor. This led me into holistic therapies and after studying for another two years I started working as a beauty therapist in a Spa environment. 

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Are acne scars destroying your confidence?

Scars can be detrimental to confidence at any age. However, help is at hand in the form of laser and dermal techniques. Palm Clinic has Fraxel Laser Dual, which means we have two different Fraxel laser types, which treat different conditions, at different depths and intensities.  The Fraxel Dual includes both the Fraxel Restore and Fraxel Refine.

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Dermal fillers help to turn back the clock

Dermal fillers are a brilliant tool in the world of appearance medicine. These gel-like substances are injected into the skin to defy lines, soften folds and balance any asymmetries in the face. At Palm Clinic, we have a range of dermal fillers available; our most popular being Juvederm. Both are non-animal hyaluron fillers made up of the same hyaluronic acid that naturally occurs in our skin. These are the safest forms of dermal fillers and an ideal choice for skin rejuvenation.

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All you need to know about varicose veins treatment

Having a procedure done can be a daunting process. To alleviate that stress and anticipation, the team at Palm Clinic have created a video to ease your woes. Featuring Dr Sam Dunn, as well as the ultrasound team, it provides great insight into the questions someone suffering from varicose vein issues may have. We have taken all the gems of knowledge from that video and transferred it into this post for easy written reference.

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Meet the new members of the Palm Clinic team

Change, as they say, is a good thing and we agree. It leads to new beginnings and that couldn’t be more true for our new members at Palm Clinic. We are very pleased to welcome and introduce them. Bonnie Morrow - Cosmetic Medicine Nurse.

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Improve broken face veins and rosacea by 70 to 80%

Fine, red lines on the face are one of the many skin changes we may begin to notice with age. Although tiny, these broken blood vessels or capillaries are visible beneath the skin’s surface and their prominence can often be distressing for those who suffer from them.

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Skin pigmentation causes and treatments clarified

Here in New Zealand we love the sun and the bright, joyful vibrancy that summer brings. However with the warm, hazy enjoyment of summer vacations comes a darker side and that side is often branded across our faces in the form of pigmentation. Pigmentation problems are common in New Zealand, often caused by our love of the sun and New Zealand’s overall high UV rates. Sun exposure can cause a number of cosmetic concerns, namely fine lines and wrinkles as well as pigmentation. However, with pigmentation other factors can come into play to form a range of concerns from sun spots, melasma, age spots, seborrhoiec keratosis and pigmented birth marks.

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How tumescent liposuction can improve your appearance

Appearance is one facet of life where we can exert some control – our style of hair, makeup and clothing, size and shape of our bodies. Diet and exercise can help us to shed kilos and look better in our clothing; however it’s not always that easy and we can and do experience troublesome, problem areas. Troubled by your tummy’s appearance? The abdomen or tummy area is a problem spot for many women, particularly after childbirth. No matter how restrictive the diet or how many crunches one does, the fat deposits do not seem to budge. Fortunately, the abdomen is an area of the body that responds extremely well to liposuction.

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