The healing power of phototherapy

Light has been known to help heal various skin conditions. Research scientist have been able to select therapeutic specific wavelength and eliminate damaging once in the management of various skin conditions. Phototherapy is the use of these therapeutic raise to…

Botulinum Toxin, better known as Botox

 Botulinum toxin The use of Botox neurotoxin as an anti-wrinkle agent is increasing at a rapid rate. In the Australian aesthetic market $350 million was spent in 2018 and it is reported to be growing 20 % per year. It…
Hair loss: Alopecia Areata | Skindoc

Understanding Alopecia

The recent Will Smith / Chris Rock fiasco at the Oscars has brought alopecia to worldwide attention. Jada Pinkett Smith, who suffers from alopecia areata, attended the event with a shaved head, due to the condition causing her hair to…

Coronavirus Update

A current look at COVID-19 by A/Prof Paul Griffin - Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist. Dr Jennifer Yip recently watched a Webcast by the internationally acclaimed and respected infectious diseases expert, A/Prof Paul Griffin, and gained an insight into…

Do men care about their physical appearance?

Men have the same goals as women. They want to look their best. They are increasingly researching aesthetic procedures and cosmeceutical products to maintain their youthful appearance or to improve their physical appearance. Improvements in healthcare across the world mean…
Skin Cancer - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Skin Cancer Action Week

When it comes to skin cancer, the job is not done until we are all safe in the sun. 21-27 November is Skin Cancer Action Week. Dr Jennifer Yip supports the Cancer Council's message, and recommend that we all remember…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Covid-19 Vaccine Updates

Latest updates on COVID vaccines: 5 August 2021 A/Prof Paul Griffin Director of Infectious Diseases, MaterMedical Director and Principal Investigator, Nucleus NetworkDirector and Scientific Advisory Board Member, Immunisation Coalition Comparison of Leading Vaccines Efficacy against severe COVID19 infection: Pfizer >90%Astra…
Acne Scarring

Acne Scarring

Scarring due to acne is very common and affects up to 95% of young people living with acne. The scarring can occur early, and the degree of scarring depends of the duration of the acne, and the severity. Acne scarring…

Acne Information – What we need to know.

How prevalent is acne? Acne is common and burdensome. Global prevalence is 9.4%. It is the second highest global cause of disability from skin diseases. $1.2 billion US dollars is spent in the USA alone. Acne occurs in at least…
Skin Cancer - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Summer is approaching, and we need to take extra care of our skin.

Some common problems and tips are: Acne Breakouts - Pores can become clogged when sweat mixes with bacteria and skin oils.  Blot sweat from you skin with a clean towel/cloth and wash clothes, headbands, towels etc. before using again.  Use…