Medical Treatments Information
Some concerns are outside of the scope of practise of our therapists and require medical intervention. **Medicare rebates are applicable in some cases. Rebates are always at the doctor’s discretion.**
Indicate for: Skin health and aesthetic concerns
Consults cover cosmetic concerns through to skin cancer diagnosis and management. Consults are required before any procedure can be booked. To book an appointment to see Dr. Gianoulis, please call Chrysalis Medispa reception on 47792886. Fees apply to Dr. Gianoulis’s consults.
Indicated for: Telangiectasia, Rosacea, Spider Veins, Venous Lakes, Poikiloderma of Civatte, Haemangiomas, & Port Wine Stains
Complex vascular conditions will require medical clearance prior to treatment. Vascular conditions often require a course of treatments in order to produce a safe and effective outcome.
Indicated for: Benign Lesions, Solar Keratoses, Skin Tags, Solar Lentigines (Brown Spots) & Naevii
Cosmetically undesirable skin lesions can often by quickly and safely removed by laser. In most cases, a topical or local anaesthetic will be used to ensure the procedure is as comfortable as possible.
Indicated for: Premature Ageing, Scarring, Texture Concerns, & Pigmentation
Specific preparation and aftercare must be strictly adhered to to ensure a safe and effective outcome. Pearl & Pearl Fractional ablative laser procedures are at the forefront of non-surgical skin rejuvenation. Resurfacing laser creates a controlled injury of various depths that stimulated a natural healing process. This process manufactures new collagen to regenerate skin that is prescribed as a course of three or performed as a once-only procedure. For full face procedures, social downtime is 5-10 days.
Indicated for: Vaginal Atrophy & Hormonal Dryness
As a normal part of the ageing process, the walls of the vagina become thinner and the natural elasticity and blood supply reduced. The protective mucosa of the vagina can lose hydration and thickness, causing a loss of lubrication. They symptoms of this can be a vaginal dryness or itchiness; burning or irritation; and vaginal pain. These symptoms of vaginal ageing and atrophy can have physical and emotional impacts. Mona Lisa Touch is a quick and simple laser procedure which utilises fractional laster resurfacing to stimulate hydration, strengthen mucous membrane and improve blood supply to the vaginal walls.
PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY – REJUVENATION
Indicated for: Solar Keratosis & Generalised Sun Damage
Photodynamic therapy is a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment for sun damaged and some superficial skin cancers. A topical product is applied to the treatment area and selectively absorbed by the damaged cells. A light source is subsequently applied, activating the ingredient within those cells. This causes damage only to the abnormal tissue. Expected healing time for photodynamic therapy is 3-7 days.
PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY – ACNE
Indicated for: Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris
Photodynamic therapy is an advance solution for acne which is recalcitrant to other treatments. A topical product is applied to the treatment area and selectively absorbed by inflamed skin and sebaceous glands. A light source is subsequently applied, activating the ingredient within those cells and helping to kill acne bacteria. This significantly reduces inflammatory acne lesions. Expected healing time for photodynamic therapy for acne varies within individuals, but can be up to two weeks.
Indicated for: Premature Ageing, Acne Scarring, Pigmentation, & Texture Concerns
Specific preparation and aftercare much be strictly adhered to to ensure a safe and effective outcome. Some skin conditions warrant a deeper level of resurfacing and therefore stronger chemical peeling agents are needed to achieve that affect. Physician-only peel preparations call elicit a more aggressive skin response, which can often lead to faster results. Downtime for deeper peels can be up to ten days.