Brisbane Skin works compassionately with a wide range of patients struggling with acne in its active state, and an equal number who are eager to reduce acne scarring. For the latter group, the visible scars on their faces can be just as traumatic as a face full of pimples.
Brisbane Skin works compassionately with a wide range of patients struggling with acne in its active state, and an equal number who are eager to reduce acne scarring. For the latter group, the visible scars on their faces can be just as traumatic as a face full of pimples. Find out more about our approach to acne scar treatment.
Scars can cause significant emotional and psychological impact on many people, may even cause problems with interpersonal relationships and also professionally for some people. Fortunately these days, there are a number of treatments available to be able to significantly improve most scars.
Often called the "mask of pregnancy", melasma may be a relatively common disorder especially in easily tanning, olive or asian skin. Even though predominantly seen in women, melasma can occasionally affect men and can have a significant psychological impact on patients.
Brisbane Skin treats all aspects of excessive sweating, including Sweat Free injections and miraDry for axillary hyperhidrosis.
Rosacea and acne rosacea are common inflammatory skin disorders that affect the face. Rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory condition usually affecting the face, but occasionally extending to areas such as the neck and chest. Thankfully there are rosacea treatment options to help!
Brisbane Skin doctors use advanced laser technology for the removal of both vascular and pigmented birthmarks. The clinic places a special emphasis on birthmark treatment. The most effective method for removing a particular birthmark is dependent on its type, its location, the age of the patient, and other factors. Our dermatologists can recommend the most appropriate treatment.
Psoriasis is a very common skin condition affecting more than 1 million Australians that is often visible as inflammation and silvery scale and has both internal and external triggers and effects.
The terms eczema and dermatitis encompass a range of medical conditions that present as inflamed skin. These are very common conditions that affect up to 20% of children to various degrees, and many adults.
There is an epidemic of skin cancer in Australia, where it occurs at two to three times the rates in Canada, the US and the UK. According to research from the Cancer Council Australia, our national enthusiasm for spending time in the sun has had some serious consequences:
Lips are a very common location for skin cancer in Australia, especially for farmers and others who work outdoors. It is often underestimated, but lip cancer can have the potential to be quite disfiguring when not treated early. This can have considerable impacts on a person’s self esteem and social interactions.
Rhinophyma is a condition most commonly found in men over the age of 50. It is a thickening of the nose caused by rosacea which can have significant social and emotional impacts on those suffering from this condition.
Vitiligo causes the loss of skin colour in blotches. The extent and rate of colour loss from vitiligo is unpredictable. It can affect the skin on any part of your body. Talk to us about a vitiligo treatment plan for you.
Mouths are the centrepiece of the face and are used constantly throughout your day. Smokers lines, deep wrinkles and jowls are all tell tale signs of ageing - did you know that in most cases, it only requires one treatment with Dr Manoharan to remove these lines?!
Patients that consult with us at Brisbane Skin frequently complain that exaggerated tear troughs or dark circles make them look old and tired. This is understandable, as one of the hallmarks of an ageing face is the area around the eyes.
Cosmetic injectables are advertised by many names and are available in a range of strengths and formulations. When it comes to basics, however, there are really just two categories of cosmetic injectables: dermal fillers and anti wrinkle injections.
Pigmentation is a common problem associated with ageing, sun exposure, genetics and hormones. Pigmentation manifests in a range of forms from brown spots or increased freckling to melasma. Another form of pigmentation is post-inflammatory pigmentation caused by trauma to the skin.
Cellulite is a condition in which the skin has a dimpled, lumpy appearance. It usually affects the buttocks and thighs but can also occur in other areas. Cellulite occurs when fat deposits push through the connective tissue beneath the skin.
We understand that unwanted hair can lower self-esteem, causing people to be self-conscious and embarrassed. It doesn’t have to be that way. Laser hair removal is a great option that’s precise, fast and permanent. We treat all types of hair including underarm, leg, facial and sensitive areas.
If you’re suffering from tattoo regret you’ll be pleased to know there are safe and reliable options for tattoo removal. Laser tattoo removal permits the removal of most tattoo inks. The newest system – Q-switched lasers, are particularly advanced in the removal of dark blue, black and red inks.
We work hard with you to achieve the results that you are looking for. We therefore want you to use makeup that will not harm your skin!
CO2 laser resurfacing involves a few different laser opportunities of a family of lasers known as ablative lasers – either the CO2 laser or the Erbium:YAG.
Fraxel is the leading brand of non-ablative fractional lasers for cosmetic rejuvenation. Fraxel Dual is by far the most requested fractional non-ablative laser procedures today.
Address the visible signs of ageing in just minutes with the Thermage FLX system. Thermage FLX is the very latest in Thermage technology and offers great results in just one treatment. Talk to the team at Brisbane Skin to find out whether Thermage FLX skin tightening is suitable for you.
The enlighten III Picosecond Laser is the latest technology and industry leading laser for the treatment of pigmentation. It features both nanosecond (2 nanoseconds) and picosecond (750/660 picoseconds) pulse durations and an optimal combination of the parameters that matter: wavelengths, spot sizes and energy levels.
Clear + Brilliant treatments can help fight and prevent the signs of ageing. If you don’t need much correction, have always taken the basic steps to keep your skin looking its best, and you like the way you look now, Clear + Brilliant can help maintain your skin’s youthful appearance and prevent the early signs of ageing.
Are you unhappy with facial redness? Broken capillaries? Are you self-conscious about Rosacea? Is a skin problem robbing you of your confidence and self-esteem? Do you have skin care questions that need answers?
As the most advanced radio frequency skin needling technology on the market, Endymed works by emitting heat into the dermis, triggering the skin’s natural healing process, and rejuvenating the look and feel of skin.
Derma Pen micro needling provides an unparalleled response through the segmented delivery of microneedles, creating micro injuries to the epidermis (outer layer of skin) and dermis (the inner layer of skin). As a result, the micro injuries encourage the body’s innate ability to repair itself.
Kleresca® Acne Light Treatment offers you a non-invasive biophotonic treatment using fluorescent light energy to stimulate your skin’s own repair mechanisms.
LED light treatments involve the use of a lower level of light to treat sun-damaged skin. It has less dramatic outcomes compared to many other rejuvenation approaches, but it's comfortable and requires no recovery time. We can assess your skin at Brisbane Skin to see how you may benefit from LED light treatments.
Facial peels produce similar results to dermabrasion, but the mechanics are different. Facial peels use a chemical solution to treat the same facial ageing problems.
The Cosmelan Peel is a 4-phase treatment to de-pigment, and it works at the cellular level. It blocks the enzyme responsible for hyperpigmentation, tyrosinase, from forming. That means the Cosmelan Peel not only helps to reduce current melasma, but it can prevent future melasma breakouts. Technically, the Cosmelan Peel is still a chemical peel but it’s not like any you’ve experienced before.
Also referred to as light therapy, phototherapy is a treatment for skin conditions that involves exposing the skin to certain kinds of light on a regular basis, under medical supervision.
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is emerging as a leading solution for superficial skin cancers and pre-cancerous solar keratoses. When compared with other surgical and non-surgical approaches, it is valued for its minimally invasive technique, minimal risk of scarring and pigment changes, and quick recovery.
miraDry is the only noninvasive treatment that will free you from the bothersome problems of underarm sweat. By eliminating the sweat and odour glands, you can feel confident that your underarms will remain dry in any situation.
CoolSculpting is an innovative and advanced treatment to reduce excess fat. It is a fat freezing procedure that destroys unwanted subcutaneous fat cells in different parts of the body. This technology involves no surgery and minimum expected downtime after the treatment. CoolSculpting is becoming hugely popular with more than 7 million treatment cycles performed around the globe.
Meet Dr. Shobhan Manoharan
Laser and Aesthetic Dermatologist and regular contributor for Vogue, Marie Claire, and many other publications …