If there's one thing that anti-wrinkle injections, laser treatments, tattoo removal and chemical peels have in common, it's that you wouldn't want to put your faith in the wrong hands. We've searched the city to bring you the most reputable and bang-for-buck cosmetics clinics in Melbourne – now all you have to do is make an appointment.
Melbourne's best cosmetic clinics
These sites in Berwick and Templestowe offer a range of conditional treatments, such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels and laser skin treatments. With ten different varieties of laser treatments, you’re bound to find something tailored just for you.
Best for: Laser treatments
With clinics in Melbourne’s CBD and Beaumaris, Vitruvius provides nonsurgical treatments to maintain and improve the appearance of the skin. Here you'll find many advanced cosmetic procedures, such as the dermaPEN and the 3DEEP® Fractional Skin Resurfacing treatment, which allow you to stroll in and complete your treatment within the hour.
Best for: A lunchtime pep-up
Your initial consultation here is free – and you can expect expert analysis. Treatments include laser tattoo removal, skin needling, lilt therapy and photo rejuvenation. With six locations in Brighton,Ringwood, Moonee Ponds, South Yarra, Endeavour Hills and Thomastown, there’s bound to be one near you.
Best for: Laser hair removal
Get ready to work it – this centre offers the advanced Isogei muscle exercise treatment which targets facial muscles individually, to restore and lift muscle fibre and decrease those lines and wrinkles. It is also a popular treatment for strengthening breast muscles, buttocks and tightening inner thighs. Additionally the centre provides tattoo removal, plasma and fat treatments.
Best for: Firming up
Specialising in facials, acne treatments and sclerotherapy, this clinic provides expert advice and fast results throughout its procedures. Other options include Muscle Banding Facial and Enzyme Therapy, dermal rolling, electrolysis, and laser alternatives including low-level laser.
Best for: Skin complaints
Here you can have everything from leg vein treatment to fractional resurfacing. Using either photo modulation or collagen induced therapy, you can target those pesky wrinkles, minimise hyper-pigmentation, reduce stretch marks, and heal those acne scars and large pores.
Best for: Skin rejuvenation
Provides facial and rejuvenation treatments from lip enhancement to chin and cheek augmentation. They also specialise in the repair of sun damaged skin through the use of the pearl laser, YAG laser and laser genesis. Depending on your needs, you can find laser treatments to minimise skin redness, reduce brown spots and diminish the appearance of tiny veins.
Best for: Treating sun-damaged skin
A range of procedures to improve the appearance of birthmarks, broken capillaries and rosacea, as well as offering hand and neck rejuvenation. If you feel your eye area drooping, you can also invest in a brow lift, courtesy of anti-wrinkle injections.
Best for: The Fraxel laser system in the treatment of acne
Offers a variety of skin treatments including laser hair removal, wrinkle and line reduction, dermal filler, medical skin peels and an exciting anti-sweat procedure involving injections to reduce excessive underarm sweating. The clinic is conveniently located opposite Moonee Ponds railway station.
Best for: Banishing sweat patches.