‘Magic’ injections?

Many of us fear going to the dentist. Thinking about that shiny metallic syringe heading towards the mouth can worry even the bravest of people. Thankfully, some clever people have designed a machine called ‘The Wand’. This is a machine … Continued

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures resilient to economic times

A recent survey performed by the American Society of Plastic surgeons has found the impending recession to have caused people to delay plastic surgery and consider non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, and laser skin treatments. The … Continued

Pro-bono work and charities

The Victorian Cosmetic Institute regularly performs pro-bono work on people who have particular disfigurements that are congenital or acquired. Examples include facial birthmarks and facial tattoo removal with our lasers. We also support a number of charities including; The Cancer … Continued

Photodynamic therapy advances

Photodynamic therapy is relatively new procedure used for the treatment of acne or pre-cancerous and cancerous skin lesions. It works on the principle that those cells that cause the above problems are metabolically more active and produce large amounts of … Continued

Laser tattoo removal demonstration

Dr. Gavin Chan discusses laser tattoo removal, and gives a demonstration on the process. https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/laser-tattoo-removal/index.php

Water that stops sweating?

Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common problem that affects 3% of the worlds population. In some cases, there may be an underlying problem causing the condition, such as hyperthyroidism. In most cases, there will be no underlying cause for … Continued

Chin enhancement video

We have posted a new video on chin enhancement showing Dr. Jenny Kimmins of The Victorian Cosmetic Institute performing a live demonstration of the procedure. To see the Chin Enhancement Video video, click here. Chin enhancement can help to balance … Continued

TCA cross for acne scarring

TCA cross stands for trichloroacetic acid chemical reconstruction of skin scars. It was a technique that was first studied in Korea by Dr. Jung Bock Lee for the treatment of atrophic (indented) acne scarring. The method involves applying high concentrations … Continued

Osmosis skin care arrives at The Victorian Cosmetic Institute

Osmosis skin care is now available at The Victorian Cosmetic Institute. Osmosis skin care was founded by Dr. Ben Johnson who states that ‘Our philosophy begins with the understanding that aging and most skin condition issues occur primarily in the … Continued