Question about Treatment-tools: my 87 year old mother has a rare skin disorder q189

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

My 87 year old mother has a rare skin disorder called lipodenratosclerosis. It is flaring up and threatening her general health. I believe that ultrasound and some drugs are successful. She needs to see a dermatologist urgently to access these treatments. Where can she go in Melbourne or Gippsland?

Answer:

Do you mean lipodermatosclerosis affecting the legs? this is not usually treated with a dermatologist. You need to see a phlebologist. Dr. Lou Louizou in Narre warren would be a good dr to see. His website is www.veinsolutions.com.au

Dr. Gavin Chan
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