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UPF 50+ Rated Muslin Cotton Covers to protect babies’ skin this Summer.

UPF 50+ Rated Muslin Cotton Covers to protect babies’ skin this Summer. The summer of 2017 was dubbed the ‘angry summer’ by climate scientists. Heat broke 205 records and more extreme weather is anticipated for 2018, Climate Council of Australia reports. Dr. Alice Rudd from Skindepth Dermatology says -it is important for all parents to… View Article
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Say goodbye to ageing skin, fast

If you look in the mirror and see loose, sagging and wrinkled skin, it’s probably making you look older than you actually are. The good news? There’s plenty of ways to turn back the clock! The skincare specialists at Platinum Dermatology offer a wide range of quick, ‘no-fuss’ treatments that can have you looking good… View Article
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A day in the life of a dermatologist: Part 2

Dermatology is a versatile and demanding job – whether it’s dealing with ageing skin and acne, or treating various skin cancers. We walk a day in the shoes of one of the principals of Platinum Dermatology, Dr Ritu Gupta to find out what it takes to be a specialist dermatologist. Q What does a typical… View Article
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Perfect your pout

Lips exude sensuality and personality and while we may be able to dress them up with colour and gloss, there’s no disguising a thin lip. Read our guide to the latest treatments to perfect your pout. For those who want to gently enhance their lips or replace volume that might have been lost with age,… View Article
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The treatment you need this winter

Kick-start your winter skin prep and combat dry, sensitive and irritated skin. Now’s the time to replenish, rehydrate and promote healthy skin turnover. As the temperatures drops, it becomes essential to amp up your skincare regimen in order to bolster it against the nasty effects of dehydration. Winter is a time to focus on nourishing… View Article
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Kick-start your New Year with CLATUU

Guilty of indulging a bit too much over Christmas? The holiday season can be a trying time and those big meals, second helpings of dessert and never-ending glasses of champagne can leave you with a bit of extra weight. Get back to where you were before the holiday season (or better!) with a non-invasive fat… View Article
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Skin 101: Treating pigmentation

Whether it’s freckles, brown spots or age spots, many of us suffer some sort of pigmentation. In its various forms, hyperpigmentation affects more than 80 percent of women over the age of 25 and is the number two skin concern besides facial wrinkling. Pigmentation is a complex skin condition, and with such a wide range… View Article
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Microneedling with Dermapen (medical grade) for new levels of skin rejuvenation

Most of us are seeking more natural ways to improve our skin from the inside out, and there’s no better way than by increasing your body’s own production of collagen and elastin with microneedling. Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin-rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of a device that contains fine needles. The needles pierce… View Article
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A day in the life of a dermatologist

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in one of the most diverse specialties in medicine? From treating and preventing skin, nail and hair disease, to helping reverse the signs of premature ageing, a specialist dermatologist is the go-to expert for all your skincare needs. We chat to one of the principals of… View Article
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Skin 101: Managing rosacea

While rosacea is not life threatening, it can often ruin confidence and self-esteem. When in an active stage, rosacea outbreaks can be severe enough to disrupt the sufferer’s life. We take a look at the causes of facial redness, the known triggers and how Platinum Dermatology Skin Specialists can help you to successfully manage it…. View Article
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Skin 101: The structure of the skin

It’s important to have an impression of the underlying facial structure, and how this structure functions and alters with age, before understanding how facial rejuvenation works. The face is composed of 14 bones under a puzzle of 20 key muscles, fat and skin that are stretched taut over the bone structure like a rubber band…. View Article
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Non-invasive body sculpting – what can you expect?

Sometimes no matter how much diet and exercise you do, there will be stubborn pockets of fat that just won’t budge. However all is not lost – welcome to the era of non-surgical body contouring. With the advancements in non-invasive technologies, removing these pockets of unwanted fat can be achieved in a quick and effective… View Article
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Hair removal options for smooth summer skin

With winter officially behind us, the thought of slipping into a bikini can be daunting. When you’re covered in layers it’s easy to neglect hair removal, but it’s not so easy to hide when it’s time to hit the beach. Today, a variety of light-based devices can be used to reduce hair growth in unwanted… View Article
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Management of sun-damaged skin and skin cancers

Each summer, we’re reminded of the importance of applying sunscreen every day – and for good reason. According to the Medical Journal of Australia, two out of three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. Not to mention that sitting in sunlight without sunscreen is one of the easiest ways… View Article
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Dr Ritu Gupta, specialist dermatologist in demand

In addition to running a successful dermatology clinic, Dr Ritu Gupta is a sought-after expert in the dermatology field. Her dedication to educating medical practitioners about skin and cosmetic dermatology has made her a popular speaker at conferences, where she regularly addresses up to 1,300 participants. Annual Women’s Health Update – HealthEd On August 27th,… View Article
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Extrinsic vs. intrinsic ageing – what’s the difference?

Ageing of the skin is not solely chronological, because there are several other contributing factors. These fall into either intrinsic or extrinsic categories. What is intrinsic ageing? Intrinsic, or chronological ageing, is the inevitable genetically determined process that naturally occurs. Intrinsic ageing is determined by each person’s individual genetic clock and is affected by the… View Article
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The seven signs of ageing

Beautiful skin is a greater signifier of youth than being free of lines and wrinkles. However, the skin is quick to show the visible signs of ageing, commonly known as the Seven Signs of Ageing. While some of the skin-related factors can be reined in with healthy lifestyle choices and a good skincare regime, many… View Article
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Summer skin health

For many of us, summer means endless days at the beach in shorts, skirts and bathing suits – and with that comes a very real threat of skin damage and an increased likelihood of skin cancers. According to the Medical Journal of Australia, two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the… View Article
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Tighten sagging skin on the face and neck with Ultraformer III

Have you fallen victim to loose skin around your eyes or sagging, sun-damaged skin on your face and neck? Ultraformer III may be the answer for you. Ultraformer III is the latest technology offering both face and neck tightening without the downtime and complications associated with surgery. How does Ultraformer III work? Using a form… View Article
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Remove unwanted fat with CLATUU

Are you struggling to get rid of pesky love handles, bra-strap bulges or lower belly fat in time for summer? Unwanted fat can cause a whole lot of frustration, especially with the warmer months around the corner. Finally there is a simple and effective solution that doesn’t involve lengthy downtime or discomfort. CLATUU is the… View Article
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How to look your best at any age

With tailored skin treatments and some subtle cosmetic intervention, you can look your best at every age – and be one step ahead of the ageing game. With age, the accumulated effects of free radical damage and the normal wear and tear of cellular life begin to take their toll. Dermatologists are expertly equipped to… View Article
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Myth Busters: The Truth about Wrinkle Causes & Treatments

Are all wrinkles the same? Which treatment is right for you? In this article, the skincare specialist dermatologists at Platinum Dermatology give you the facts about wrinkles and what you can do to get rid of deep and fine lines that are ageing your face.
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In Your Face: Dermal Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation

If you want a natural looking lift and immediate results, then dermal fillers will give you a fast, affordable treatment that will make your face look years younger, without any downtime this article will give you the facts about facial rejuvenation with dermal fillers.
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Rosacea Flare-Ups: Are YOU Pulling the Trigger?

The specialist dermatologists at Platinum Dermatology take great pleasure in providing a wide range of cosmetic facial rejuvenation options to men and women who want to refresh their appearance. Not everyone who visits our practice is there for cosmetic reasons, however. Many come in the hopes that our trained dermatologists can help them with troublesome skin diseases.
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Dermatologists agree: your skin needs retinol

The skin specialists at Platinum Dermatology often have lively debates about the best skincare treatments. They argue the most effective way to help our clients enjoy the pleasures of glowing skin and discuss innovative ways to help them achieve a dewy, fresh-faced appearance. The goal: to provide customised skincare solutions to people who visit our practice.
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Kissable Lips at Any Age

Don’t let your lips tell the secret of your age! Dr Gupta, an expert injector at Platinum Dermatology uses dermal fillers to enhance your lips by restoring volume and creating a well-defined lip line in an elegant and subtle way.
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Re-Volumising Injections for Sunken Cheeks at Platinum Dermatology

Dr Ritu Gupta, specialist dermatologist at Platinum Dermatology is excited to share information about a different way that dermal fillers – focused almost exclusively for wrinkles – are being used at our practice in Ultimo and around the world.
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Winter and Skin

Winter and dry skin come hand in hand. Multi B Serum by Aspect Dr – a must have to promote healthy skin this winter. Ring and book you skin care consultation with our Registered Nurse to discuss.
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Welcome to 2014!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2014. We have now purchased a Sciton laser and are currently taking appointments.
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