Cosmetic Dermatology

Why choose a NZDSI Cosmetic Dermatologist?

Dermatologists (skin specialists) are the experts in the diagnosis, treatment and surgical management of conditions affecting the skin, hair, nails and underlying fat. As a result, Dermatologists (skin specialists) are uniquely positioned to accurately diagnose cosmetic concerns and provide both medical and surgical cosmetic treatments. Dermatologists (skin specialists) have helped to pioneer many of the most popular cosmetic treatments including Botulinum toxin therapy, laser treatments such as laser hair removal, and cosmetic surgery techniques such as tumescent liposuction. Cosmetic Dermatologists (Skin specialists) pride themselves in the effectiveness and safety of the techniques and surgical procedures that they perform, and this is backed by a large body of peer reviewed scientific literature.

What treatments do Cosmetic Dermatologists perform?

NZDSI Cosmetic Dermatologists (skin specialists) perform a wide range of cosmetic treatments. These include popular minimally invasive treatments such as Botulinum toxin therapy, Filler injections, Chemical Peels, and Energy Based Device treatments. Many NZDSI dermatologists (skin specialists) provide a wide range of advanced laser technologies including laser hair removal, vascular lasers, q-switched lasers and fractional resurfacing lasers.

A number of NZDSI Cosmetic Dermatologists (skin specialists) also perform advanced cosmetic surgical procedures including liposuction and liposculpture, fat transfer, facelift surgery, and blepharoplasty.

Cosmetic Dermatology within the NZDSI

NZDSI Cosmetic Dermatologists (skin specialists) who provide more invasive cosmetic surgery procedures, such as liposuction and liposculpture, fat transfer, facelift surgery, and blepharoplasty are members of the New Zealand Cosmetic Dermatological Surgery Group. This group maintains a formal program of additional cosmetic specific peer review, audits of cosmetic clinical practice and continuing professional development to help its members provide the highest standards of surgical care to their patients.

Some NZDSI dermatologists (skin specialists) are members of the New Zealand chapter of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatology (ASCD) . The aim of the ASCD is to to provide advocacy, and to foster, equalise access and improve training in cosmetic dermatology.