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Introduction to Cosmetic Medicine
- Chemical Peels, Dermal fillers, Botulinum Toxin A for facial wrinkles

RACGP QI & CPD accredited logo

This activity is accredited 40 category 1 points as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2014-2016 Triennium. Activity number pending.

It is also approved by the Australian College of Aesthetic Medicine and has been allocated 120 CPD points


Dr Sharron Phillipson B.Med. FRACGP. Dip. Dermatology
Dr Lesleigh Brown MB.BS. Dip Dermatology





  • The Classification of skin Types and Levels of Photodamage
  • Assessment
  • Dyschromias
  • Wrinkles

Dr Sharron Phillipson

What are Skin Peels

  • Classification of Peel Depths
  • Peeling Agents
  • Toxicity

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Reversal of Photodamage with Chemical Non-peel Techniques

  • Sun Avoidance
  • Retinoic Acid
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids
  • Combination Therapy
  • Other Non-peel methods

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Basic Concepts in Skin Peeling

  • Pharmaceutical considerations
  • Priming
  • Wound healing
  • Regional Peels
  • Repeeling
  • Anaesthesia
  • The difference between Facial and Non-facial skin peels

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Patient Information

  • Photographs
  • Checklists
  • Consent Forms
  • Instructions

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Jessner Peels

  • Jessners solution
  • Performing the peel
  • Complications

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Glycolic Acid Peels

  • Neutralisation
  • Glycolic acid strength and pH
  • Performing the peel
  • Complications

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Trichloroacetic Acid Peels

  • Trichloroacetic Acid Solutions and Basic Pharmacy
  • Performing the peel
  • Non-facial Peels with Trichloroacetic Acid

Dr Sharron Phillipson


  • Tears dripping on the neck
  • Premature peeling
  • Infection
  • acneform eruptions
  • Ecchymoses
  • Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Allergic reactions
  • Persistent Erythema
  • Scarring

Dr Sharron Phillipson

Patient selection

  • Initial Consultation
  • Treatment Programs

Dr Sharron Phillipson



Botox® in the Treatment of facial wrinkles

  • Where can Botox ® be used?
  • Complications
  • Mechanism of action

Botox® in the Treatment of Hyperhidrosis

  • Mechanism of Action
  • Injection Technique


Effective Facial Nerve Blocks

  • Pharmacology and mechanism of action of xylocaine
  • Relevant anatomy for facial nerve blocks
  • Management of toxicity


Dermal Fillers

  • Review a dermal fillers available
  • Indications of the face which can be treated effectively with dermal filler
  • Injection technique to treat the different indications of the face
  • Potential Complications
  • Management of Potential Complications
  • Post Treatment Protocols
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Peri-orbital Lines
  • Peri-oral Lines
  • Oral Commissures
  • Scar Revisions (optional)
  • Fines lines and deep wrinkles


12:00PM Lunch

12:30 - 4:30 PM WORKSHOP 
Demonstration: Peels
  • Glycolic Acid Peel
  • Jessner Peel
  • Trichloroacetic Acid Peel

Dr Sharron Phillipson


Demonstration: Dermal Fillers and Botox® Injections

  • Botox Injection for rhytids
  • Botox Injection for Hyperhidrosis
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Peri-orbital Lines
  • Peri-oral Lines
  • Oral Commissures
  • Scar Revisions (optional)
  • Fines lines and deep wrinkles


The certificate of procedural phlebology

Click here to learn more about about the certificate

Click here to download the introductory course registration form

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