Treatment of acne scarring with a novel fractionated, dual‐wavelength, picosecond‐domain laser incorporating a novel holographic beam‐splitter

Laser‐induced optical breakdown (LIOB) of tissue has been used in ophthalmology since the early 1980s, where the lack of light absorption by many structures of the eye requires optical breakdown to elicit a laser treatment effect, as opposed to thermal breakdown by selective absorption of energy by chromophores within tissue. Click below to read the […]

Syneron Candela’s PicoWay picosecond laser now with three wavelengths and resolve fractional

PicoWay® picosecond laser received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a new ultra-short 785 nm wavelength, making it the third FDA cleared wavelength for PicoWay. The new ultra-short 785nm wavelength is the first of its kind in the aesthetic market, utilizing a titanium sapphire laser for the removal of blue and green inks. […]

Laser Tattoo Removal: A Clinical Update

Techniques for tattoo removal have evolved significantly over the years. The commonly used Quality-switched (QS) ruby, alexandrite, and Nd:YAG lasers are the traditional workhorses for tattoo removal. Newer strategies using combination laser treatments, multi-pass treatments, and picosecond lasers offer promising results. Click on the link below to see the full article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4411606/  

PicoWay®:Transform your skin!

PicoWay® is an advanced ultra-short, picosecond, laser treatment for acne scars, wrinkles, dark spots (also known as pigmentation or benign pigmented lesions) and tattoo removal that can transform your skin. Because PicoWay uses a photoacoustic effect that reaches under the top layer of skin, rather than working by heating the skin, PicoWay, patients have low […]

The Effects of Sun on the Skin

UVC radiation has the shortest wavelength and is almost completely absorbed by the ozone layer. As such, it doesn’t really affect the skin. However, UVC radiation can be found from such artificial sources as mercury arc lamps and germicidal lamps. UVB radiation affects the outermost layer of skin (epidermis) and is the primary cause of […]

​Is There a Cure for Melasma?

Melasma is a skin condition that affects thousands of people all over the world. It is sometimes called chloasma or the “mask of pregnancy” and is most prevalent in women. In it’s most common form, melasma occurs on the face in the form of dark pigmented patches and discolorations. These dark areas are usually flat […]

Benefits of using Botulinum Neurotoxin

Botox and other botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) products are widely known for their use in treating facial wrinkles–but they can also be used to treat a wide range of non-cosmetic problems. Eight conditions with good evidence of effective treatment with BoNT are identified in a special review in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, […]

The Pap test has changed: More Accurate. Less Often.

Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years. The test […]

Diabetes: Are you at Risk? (Type 2)

While there is no single cause of type 2 diabetes, there are well-established risk factors. Some risk factors can be controlled and others you are born with. An estimated 2 million Australians are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and there are also large numbers of people with silent, undiagnosed type 2 diabetes […]