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Our Signature Secret Weapon

Did you know that SkinCentre has its very own secret weapon for one of our most stubborn skin complaints? Complex K is a custom-made, all-in-one topical application that treats pigmentation, and it's unlike any other in its class. Leading dermatologist and...

FRAXEL – Almost Too Good To Be True

FRAXEL – Almost Too Good To Be True

Around the age of 40, the passage of time makes itself truly comfortable on our skin, which also makes it much harder to ignore. A good night’s sleep and a quality concealer are no longer an easy-fix for pesky pigmentation, lack of elasticity, dullness, scarring and...

Bring out your inner beauty – V2 Beauty Booster

Have you tried V2 Beauty Booster? This treatment will give you a glowing hydrated and youthful look, perfect for refreshing your face and dealing with dehydrated skin and fine lines. As we age, and certainly more noticeable in our mid 30’s, our skin becomes thinner...

A few things you didn’t know about Dr Junie Wong

It’s a safe bet that any of Skin Centre’s dermatologists would have a resume packed to the brim with impressive accomplishments. Dr Junie Wong is no exception. Joining the team in October 2018, Junie’s C.V. is overflowing with credentials; including multiple...

THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT THE BAD NEWS: Mohs Micrographic Surgery

If you’re up to speed with the previous chapters in Skin Centre’s 6-part blog series on Skin Cancer, then you’ve heard the bad news. You’ll know that New Zealanders can’t afford to be complacent, with an ever-increasing risk of developing a skin cancer of some sort...

THOUGHT YOU KNEW ENOUGH ABOUT MELANOMA?

If you live in New Zealand, there’s every chance you’ll know we have high rates of melanoma. You may even be sick of hearing about it. Unfortunately, not everyone’s listening, because our statistics are alarming. In March 2016, New Zealand was shown to overtake...

Let’s get serious about squamous cell carcinoma

Let’s get serious about squamous cell carcinoma

Did you know that 20,000 more New Zealanders will develop non-melanoma cancers this year than they did in 2006.? It’s time to get serious about skin cancer. Here’s the low-down on squamous cell carcinoma - New Zealand’s second most dangerous skin cancer. In a recent...

Are you turning a blind eye to basal cell carcinoma?

Are you turning a blind eye to basal cell carcinoma?

If you’ve had a chance to read other posts in our six-part skin cancer blog series, you’ll know there are three main types of skin cancers: melanoma(blog), squamous cell carcinoma(blog) (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC); listed from most to least life-threatening....

Beware of Black Salve

Beware of Black Salve

The idea of a home remedy that can cure skin cancer may sound appealing, but dermatologists will tell you it’s too good to be true. According to new research published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the vast majority of...

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