Skin Centre is a globally acknowledged expert in the field of Mohs surgery, but that doesn’t mean we underestimate the personal experience of having any minor or major surgical procedure. This blog piece is our opportunity to allay any concerns you may have, plus tell you ...
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Dermal Fillers

October 8, 2017
Like every medical speciality, appearance medicine experiences constant change, the result of extensive research from medical professionals. If you're a risk-averse person who’s been reluctant to try out dermal fillers or other cosmetic treatments, then you can breathe eas...
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Tauranga’s Skin Centre is a world-class dermatology institute, and they're all about people. Their expertly qualified team never lose sight of what’s important; that’s you - the patients they care for every day. Skin Centre doesn’t want to see a different ‘you'. In...
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Botox at the Skin Centre

September 15, 2017
Read Skin Centre’s journey so far, and you’ll be able to rest assured that we have your best interests at heart. It’s not our intention to change your appearance, but we appreciate that you have the right to look your best, as you see fit. We don’t view appearance me...
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There’s been a lot of talk about a recent piece of dermatological ingenuity, the V2 Injector Gun. That’s for an excellent reason - let's break it down and tell you know what all the fuss is about. You may know hyaluronic acid plays an essential part in skin hydratio...
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When you speak to someone for barely half an hour, and you manage to cover everything from a nursing stint in Capetown to a secret desire to explore underwater caves in Mexico, you know you’re in good hands. Suffice to say, Clare Rodwell is ridiculously pleasant to talk to...
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With her big wide smile and calm demeanour, it probably won't surprise you that Dr Nicola Abbott, FACD, MBChB, BSc, was attracted to medicine for as long as she can remember. A true Bay Of Plenty indigene, she was born and bred in Tauranga, living there until she left colleg...
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Leisa McGill, Appearance Medicine Nurse at Skin Centre, tells me that one of the most common observations made about her is the frequent laughter heard coming from her clinic room. It took less than five minutes in her company to see why. I'm unsure whether it was her ready ...
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Paul arrived seven minutes early for our meeting at a local cafe. I wasn’t surprised, but I was thankful I was early by eight. Not because I'm competitive you understand, let’s just say I may have been a bit nervous about interviewing the well-regarded founder of the est...
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Julie and I met at a local cafe, both of us eager for our daily caffeine hit, and struck up an easy chat in seconds. It's not by chance that Julie McMillin, Registered Nurse, holds the highly responsible Clinical Team Leader position at the Skin Centre. She has worked there ...
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