Why Skin Technique?

  The experience of growing into the role of an Aesthetic Physician has been extremely rewarding and professionally satisfying to me. I could never have predicted that after 8 years of medical training in some of the busiest hospitals in South Africa that I would be focussing on Cosmetic Medicine.   I have been most…

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Top medical aesthetic treatments Dr Pavlou

“It” treatments for 2018

2017 was a pivotal year for medical aesthetics as awareness of non-surgical and minimally invasive procedures skyrocketed. Treatments that were once hush hush chatter amongst the wealthy elite are now everyday conversations.   I saw a dramatic rise in younger patients who are acting now to prevent rather than repair in the future. One of…

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Facial Fillers Vancouver

The Magical Liquid Lift

We live in a world where a client comes in for a treatment on Tuesday and expects to take a stunning selfie by Friday night. This does not leave much time for a costly surgical procedure with significant bruising and swelling and time off work. The current pace is a fast one. The cosmetic consumer…

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Fillers and Botox Vancouver

Fill ‘er up

A question I get asked on a daily basis is “what filler do I need for here, and there, and here..?” Thanks to good marketing by different aesthetic companies specializing in neuromodulators and fillers, like Allergan for example, and increased social media awareness, my patients are becoming more aware of the different options available when…

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Show your face.

Beauty.   Sought after. Revered. Respected. Earned. Desired. Natural. Enhanced.   Cosmetic procedures.   Sought after. Revered. Respected. Earned. Desired. Natural. Enhanced.   The same adjectives can be used to describe both themes, yet conversations among those who receive cosmetic treatments are still a whisper.   Why is that? An unfortunate trend exists today that…

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Lip Fillers Vancouver

Don’t get lippy

“I don’t want to look like one of those women…..”   This is one of the most common opening statements I hear from patients. This is ironic since one of the most sought after treatments I get requested to perform is the lip enhancement. Yet, despite the desire to have fuller lips, which is shared by a…

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Botox for a Slimmer Jawline

500 years ago Leonardo Da Vinci commented that the facial shape was the most important determinant of youthful attractiveness when drawing facial portraits. One of the many effective uses of BOTOX is to slim the jawline, an increasingly popular treatment in my aesthetic practice. A wide jawline can often be attributed to oversized masseter muscles,…

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