Frown lines between the eyebrows are due to contraction of the corrugator and procerus muscles. This contraction can occur when we are angry or concentrating or sometimes for no good reason at all, purely out of habit. Over time deep frown creases can develop, making you look permanently grumpy even when you are not. The […]
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Wrinkle relaxers can be used effectively for brow lifts. Saggy eyelids and hooded eyes can be subtly elevated by injecting wrinkle relaxers into the muscle responsible for pulling down the eyebrow. Relaxing this muscle allows the forehead muscles to elevate, opening up the eyes and creating the effect of a ’brow lift’ to diminish the […]
Face Slimming can occur by injecting the masseter muscles of the jaw wrinkle relaxers can be used to treat bruxism and slim the face, enhancing the appearance of the cheekbones. The masseters are the muscles along the jaw that enable us to clench and grind our teeth. These muscles can increase in size as we […]
Neck bands are areas of increased muscle tension within the muscles of the neck and can also appear when smiling ruining many an otherwise lovely photo! These can be easily reduced by the virtually painless injection of wrinkle relaxers into the band to reduce muscle tension.
Wrinkle relaxers can be used effectively to eliminate the appearance of ‘popply’ or dimply chins. For this treatment wrinkle relaxers are injected into the mentalis muscle, which is responsible for the popply, orange peel appearance of the chin. This treatment also reduces the appearance of the horizontal chin crease and reduces the mass of the […]
The ultimate in non-invasive skin resurfacing, this state-of-the-art resurfacing procedure gently removes blemishes and imperfections, revealing a softer and more glowing complexion. A sterile diamond tipped wand is used to gently abrade the top layer of skin, while vacuuming off the skin debris; dirt and dead skin build up. Benefits of treatment also include diminished […]
[toggle title_open=”About” title_closed=”About” hide=”no” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”yes”] Do you suffer from dull tired looking skin, pigmentation, enlarged pores or facial blemishes? These are very common issues, and the great news is that they are easily treatable with a course of peels at Vice! As we age our skin cell turnover […]
Why do Broken Capillaries Occur? There are a number of factors that can lead to broken capillaries; the medical term for which is telangiectasia rosacea. Just beneath our skin there are large numbers of tiny, very delicate capillaries. Damage to these fragile vessels may cause them to dilate and “break”. Once broken, the capillaries remain […]
Poikiloderma of Civatte was first described in 1923 by a French dermatologist and is caused by a combination of skin thinning, broken capillaries and pigmentation. Poikiloderma of Civatte is the result of chronic sun damage and affects both men and women with excessive sun exposure. It is often found on the cheeks, the sides of […]
Angiomas are benign tumours that are made up of small blood vessels or lymph vessels that usually appear at or near the surface of the skin. The Candela Vbeam Perfecta® is a very effective treatment for angiomas. How does the Candela VBeam Perfecta® work? What to expect during your Candela Vbeam Perfecta® treatment
Nearly all the traits we associate with skin aging are actually the result of long-term sun exposure. Sun damage, which we acquire not only from being outside at the beach, but also from driving in our cars, significantly ages our sun- exposed skin. The five main signs of sun damage are: Broken capillaries (including spider […]
The Candela Vbeam Perfecta® can effectively treat pigmented lesions on the face and body. How does the Candela VBeam Perfecta® work? What to expect during your Candela Vbeam Perfecta® treatment
Following trauma to the skin, whether it be from acne, an injury or stretching, the skin can often have persistent redness that can last up to 12 months in some patients. Post-acne redness is a condition that affects many patients. While there are many treatments for active acne and post-acne scarring, the post-inflammatory redness of […]
Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that typically occurs in fair-skinned people of northern and eastern European origin. It usually starts between the ages of 30 and 50 and while rosacea is more common in women it can present more severely in men. Early rosacea starts with generalised facial redness and flushing. As it […]
WHAT IS VYCROSS™ TECHNOLOGY? The three latest fillers from Allergan which were just launched on the 1st of August this year all utilise this latest technology.They are formulated with a 90% low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid and only 10% high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid (HMWHA). Most fillers are 100% High moleular weight hyaluronic acid. What does this mean? The […]
This month I am very fortunate to have been invited to attend the Master Class in Anatomy: Advanced Aesthetic Injecting Techniques Cadaver workshop with two of Australia’s leading plastic surgeons Peter Callan and Howard Webster at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Melbourne! Unfortunately this does mean there won’t be any appointments available for […]
We are very excited to announce that as of April 2013 Vice is the proud owner of the Candela Vbeam Perfecta laser. The Vbeam Perfecta is internationally recognised as the gold standard in vascular lasers and treats a wide variety of conditions including broken capillaries on the nose, cheeks and chin, spider veins, neck and […]
Chest lines in the décolletage can form as a result of lying on the side when sleeping, sun damage, ageing & gravity. Décolleté pads were developed after the healing properties of silicone on scar tissue were observed. They prevent chest muscles and skin from forming wrinkly chest skin while sleeping, as well as smoothing existing […]
Dr Rowick will be attending the IMCAS Congress in beautiful Paris in January 2013 and looks forward to being able to share all the latest tips and techniques from Europe with all of her patients when she returns! For further information on the Congress please visit: http://www.imcas.com/en/imcas2013/congress
This year Vice is supporting the Redsky Ride and has made a significant donation to the ride to assist the raising of much needed funds for the SolarisCare Foundation Cancer Support Centres (www.solariscare.com.au) Solariscare was founded for the specific purpose of providing supportive care for people with cancer, their families and their carers in WA. […]