Category Archives: Cosmetic Medicine

How long does it take to see results from skin-care?

Now, more than ever, we want everything immediately. Whether it be streaming a new movie or seeing results from new skin-care products, many have become intolerant of waiting. However, not everything may be sped up!  When it comes to introducing new products to your skin-care regime, it typically takes about a month to see results. […]

Cosmetic Medicine and Dark Skin Types

There is a misconception that lasers absolutely may not be used for dark skin tones (particularly with regard to hypo- or hyperpigmentation).  This was certainly the case a few years ago; but, technology has evolved and many lasers are able to safely address concerns affecting all skin colours. Having said that, it is certainly the […]

Safety of Cosmetic Treatment Devices: Know the risks

Safety, efficacy, and predictability (reproducibility) of treatments are very important considerations. At Ignite Medispa®, we have avoided treatments that are questionable. Fibroblast: The perfect example of a questionable treatment We encourage all of our patients to be engaged with the treatment process and to do their research, but here’s an example of something we do […]

5 STEPS TO A YOUNGER FACE WITH NON-SURGICAL FACIAL REJUVENATION (ANTI-AGING AND ANTI-WRINKLE COSMETIC TREATMENTS)

Anti-Aging! Anti-Wrinkle! Looking younger is in! Are you starting to notice fine lines and wrinkles? Does your skin look drab, spotty, and lack the vibrancy of youth? If so, non-surgical facial rejuvenation may be for you! Many things take a toll on your appearance; aging, sun, genetics, and skin disorders can all cause spots, fine […]

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MICRONEEDLING

When you are young (in your 20s and 30s) your skin rapidly makes collagen and elastin. Your face is plump and smooth. In your 40s and 50s, your body slows its collagen and elastin production, especially following menopause if you are a woman. Your skin thins, sags, and fine lines develop. You no longer have […]

TOP FIVE TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SURGEON FOR COSMETIC, GENERAL, PLASTIC (RECONSTRUCTIVE) COSMETIC SURGERY

Cosmetic Surgery, in common with all medical procedures, has a number of risks and known potential complications. Choosing the correct cosmetic surgeon is important, so make sure you do your research. Choosing A Cosmetic Surgeon – Tip 1 – The Surgeon’s Experience Has your surgeon got the general skills and training, as well as the […]

BREAST AUGMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS BY DR. NIRO

When having elective surgery, it’s paramount each patient does their homework beforehand. In this article, Ignite Medispa’s® Medical Director, Dr. Niro Sivathasan, lays out what to consider before going under the knife. It’s Dr. Niro’s goal that you come to an informed and educated decision about breast augmentation. It’s Just Not About Breast Size When […]

WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE HAVING ANY COSMETIC PROCEDURE OR SURGERY

Ignite Medispa in Wollongong, at the Wollongong Private Hospital presents the interview below with Dr. Niro Sivathasan, medical director, founder and visionary of Ignite Medispa. It goes in-depth on what you should seriously consider before doing cosmetic surgery or any procedure. There are many things to consider beyond having a procedure done. From physical to […]

5 MOST EFFECTIVE ANTI AGING ANTI WRINKLE COSMETIC TREATMENTS NOW AVAILABLE IN WOLLONGONG NSW

Are you ready to turn back the hands of time? Embrace the options that will lead you to the Beauty, Anti Aging and Anti Wrinkle changes you seek. As each of us ages, the subcutaneous fat layers in the face and neck dissolve leading to the development of fine lines and wrinkles. Fortunately, there are […]

DERMAL FILLERS ARE YOUR ANSWERS TO SAGGING, SINKING, SQUINTING, AND SKINNY!

Is your face sagging? Do you feel like your cheeks have taken on a sunken appearance? Are your lips thinner and have fine lines? Sadly, these are all-natural parts of the aging process, but you can restore your facial plumpness with fillers.  Fillers are injectable solutions that fill out the contours of your face. They […]