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We are visual creatures, and most of us like to She believes it’s been too easy for salon operators draw attention to ourselves for positive, rather to offer laser treatments, knowing little about the than negative reasons. technology and the risk of injury to clients. Nothing can destroy conﬁdence faster than With minimal training available here, Ms feeling let down by our own bodies. Yet one of the Denwick has looked overseas for educational positives of the technological era is the increased opportunities. Ms Denwick will be attending the control we can have over our appearance. American Society for Laser and Medicine Meeting in Washington DC in April . One of the most profound and useful innovations of the past few years has been the adaption of “Having a background in women’s health has lasers for hair removal. been invaluable, although a growing number of men are seeking help too” says Ms Denwick As recently as August 2008, the international body for research into hormone-related conditions, The “40 per cent of clients come to me with facial hair Endocrine Society, recommended lasers as “ﬁrst problems which require a great deal of empathy,” line therapy” for excess hair growth. she says. “It can be caused by underlying hormonal conditions such as menopause and Compared with traditional methods of long-term poly-cystic ovary syndrome, or even some hair removal such as electrolysis, lasers were medications.” “more efﬁcient, less painful…and associated with less scarring”, the society reported in The Journal After a free, private consultation, Ms Denwick of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. says treatment is offered using a Light Sheer Diode Laser, clinically proven to be the most The report coincides with a call for industry efﬁcient machine, purpose-designed for hair regulation across Australia, following a number removal. Not to be confused with Intense Pulse of cases of scarring and burning by beauty salon Light (IPL). operators. Trained nurse, Veronica Denwick, says it’s vital to introduce controls. After working with lasers for Please call 8295 7070 many years in a clinical environment, Ms Denwick has pre-empted regulation by making sure her 10 Moseley Street, Glenelg business complies with standards already in place Email: email@example.com in Queensland and overseas.
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