Why Choose Palm Clinic?
Palm Clinic is one of the longest standing cosmetic medicine Clinics in New Zealand with a huge reputation for safe, natural results by experienced doctors in their field.
With a non surgical emphasis Palm Clinic has one of the largest ranges of non surgical treatments from enhanced and integrated Beauty Therapy through to modern laser treatments, Botox and fillers plus a special type of liposuction called liposculpture. As well as this Palm Clinic is one of the busiest vein clinics in the country offering varicose vein, spider vein and facial vein treatments, all without requiring surgery.
Palm Clinic is an Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society for varicose vein assessment and treatment. Medical necessity criteria apply. Palm Clinic also has a preferred provider agreement with NIB (formerly Tower) for varicose veins and is also covered by other insurers such as Unimed and Sovereign.
Palm Clinic is a team of four expert doctors, four sonographers and five nurses who are leaders in their fields of Varicose Veins, Liposuction, Cosmetic Medicine, Botox Cosmetic, and Dermal Fillers. Our friendly reception staff start the experience with a warm welcome and our patients appreciate the professional but relaxed atmosphere. Our two highly experienced beauty therapists complete the team.
Dr John Barrett formed Palm Clinic in 1996 to bring patients safer, easier ways to treat varicose veins and improve their skin, using injections instead of surgery. As one of the first doctors in New Zealand to offer treatments like Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy and Botox, Dr Barrett saw how patients loved these effective, less invasive treatments and Palm Clinic's philosophy was born: improve people's lives by providing non surgical treatments in a friendly, efficient and safe way.
Since then, Dr Sam Dunn has acquired Palm Clinic which continues to grow with like-minded people; caring, down-to-earth doctors and nurses, committed to providing the highest quality care. Palm Clinic now stands as one of the longest established clinics of it's kind in New Zealand and has a reputation for safe, natural results.
Our staff are leaders in their fields, constantly updating their skills at international conferences, and in demand to educate their colleagues. You can be sure you will get a top quality experience at Palm Clinic.
- Dr Sam Dunn holds a diploma of Procedural Phlebology (varicose veins).
- Ms. Alison Hayes is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons.
- Dr Robyn Baker and Dr Sam Dunn are Members of the Australasian College of Phlebology.
- Dr Sam Dunn ia a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine.
Our rooms are internationally accredited by DAA for day stay surgery.
More than 3000 laser treatments and more than ten thousand treatments of UGS performed for varicose veins.Tens of thousands of Botox and filler treatments. Over one thousand liposuction cases. Thousands of facial laser procedures.
A range of five lasers available including Fraxel Dual laser, ELOS IPL, Coolglide and Cooltouch. Ultrasound and laser for varicose veins treatments. Surgitron for skin growth and mole removal.
We respect your uniqueness and desire to look natural. Our cosmetic treatments will help you look younger in an appropriate balanced way. That comes from our experience.
Our mission is to give you the safest, most effective, non surgical treatments in a professional and caring manner.
Botox and Dysport are Prescription Medicines containing 100 units of clostridium botulinum Type A toxin complex for injection. It is used for the treatment of severe frown lines of the face. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Arrange a consultation to discuss the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Cautions: people with defective neuromuscular transmission disorders, presence of infection at site of injection, glaucoma, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects include headaches, pain, burning or redness at injection site, local muscle weakness including drooping eyelids, lack of feeling and nausea. If you have side effects or concerns speak to a doctor. A charge applies. Note: Botox and Dysport treatment lasts about 4 months and after this time further courses of treatment could be necessary. Arrange a consultation to discuss your own situation.
1 Benedetto A. The Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum toxin type A. Int J Dermatol 1999, 38:6641.655