General

Are you Sun Safe At Work?

No Hat No Play

In a recent survey conducted by Lotus Dermatology, it was found that close to 70% of all participants were unaware of any policy put in place by their employer regarding sun safe practices. Whilst many places of work may not be exposing their employees to direct sun, this was an alarming statistic. There have been sun safe…

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A Thank You To Our Staff

At Lotus Dermatology we realise that our greatest asset is our employees and our successful growth is a direct result of our valued team members. We would like to send a congratulations to Tania and Christine on their recent 10 years of service achievement, and a huge thanks for all their hard work with the…

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Pityriasis Versicolor

Pityriasis Versicolor Rash

Pityriasis means a type of fine skin scaling, and versicolor means changing colour. This colourful name, also referred to as tinea versicolor is given to a common and harmless rash that occurs due to the overgrowth of yeasts that live on everyone’s skin and is not infectious. These yeasts, called Malassezia, are not related to yeast in food or to those that…

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Warts

Treating Warts at Lotus Dermatology

Warts are small growths caused by viruses which result in a keratin substance, which is a hard protein on the top layer of the skin, to grow rapidly. They resemble a solid blister or a small cauliflower. There are various types of warts and many of them disappear on their own and do not need to…

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International Nurses Day 2016

International Nurses Day 2016

We would like to wish our nursing team, and all the nurses in our local hospitals and all around the world a Happy International Nurses Day! The registered nurses at Lotus Dermatology play a crucial role in our clinic assisting the Dermatologists and helping to ensure that our appointment list runs smoothly during our very busy days. The nurses…

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Total Body Photography Update

Total Body Photography - Moles

We have been talking a lot about Total Body Photography (TBP) in recent posts. This new service is proving to be a very valuable tool in the clinic as well as at home with many of our patients for monitoring their skin and the appearance of any new moles. Dr Sally de Zwaan talks about…

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NEW Quick Access Clinics

Dermatologists are in short supply in Newcastle and waiting times for an appointment can be very long. At Lotus Dermatology we are addressing this problem by creating brand new acne, psoriasis and hyperhidrosis clinics with short waiting times for patients with these distressing problems. We are lucky to have Dr Tom Barrett joining our medical team…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Lotus Dermatology would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Please note our clinic will be open and trading as normal on the 4th January. If you have any urgent medical enquiries, please contact your local hospital. 4 interesting things to about 2016: 04/04/2016 is Monday 06/06/2016 is Monday 08/08/2016 is Monday 10/10/2015…

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Have you been missing out on Mineral Make-up?

Mineral Make-up

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mineral make-up has been around for thousands of years. From indigenous body art to Cleopatra applying black kohl eye liner and red pigment to her lips. Over time mineral make-up has become a huge business world wide and there are many reasons why this is so. What is Mineral Make-Up? Mineral make-up is created from finely ground,…

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Sonos and Great Music!

Sonos music system

As you may be aware, Lotus Dermatology has been settling in to a new clinic located on Scott St in the Newcastle CBD. With a large amount of new space, it has taken some getting used to with new operating systems and this product is one worth sharing with you as it has made life much more groovy. If APRA is beating down on…

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