Pigeon toes

Intoeing, or ‘pigeon toes’, is a common problem in children. Children with pigeon toes have feet that point inwards (instead

Port wine stains

Port wine stains, or capillary vascular malformations, are birthmarks made up of tiny blood vessels. They are relatively common, occurring

Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the condition of excessive sweating. Sweating is your body's normal mechanism to cool itself, but


What are warts? Warts are among the most common skin complaints. Warts are caused by the human papilloma viruses (HPV),

Health Diary: National Skin Cancer Action Week

More than 2000 people in Australia die from skin cancer every year. Of the 3 types of skin cancer, melanoma

Compression stockings

Many people are prescribed compression stockings, also known as support stockings, for a variety of conditions. Compression stockings help improve

Skin biology and structure

The skin is the human body’s largest organ, with a range of functions that support survival. A view through the

Foot health and ageing

Ageing is a fact of life. After your feet have carried you millions of kilometres through your life, they can

Laser therapy

Laser therapy is becoming increasingly used in Australia for a wide range of skin and cosmetic conditions. The word laser

Botox injections

Many people think of botulinum toxin type A (known by the brand names Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) as just a

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