Our skin doctor – Dr David Ballantyne, consults for a range of cosmetic dermatology and chronic inflammatory skin conditions. You do not need a referral to see Dr Ballantyne. There is a charge for our medical skin doctor consultations based on the time it takes for the appointment.
Skin Doctor Consultation Fees
Most skin condition consultations are between around 30 minutes and Cost $80. This can be claimed against any treatments you proceed with within the week.
What is Cosmetic Dermatology?
Cosmetic dermatology is a medical field for the treatment of a skin condition that impacts your cosmetic appearance. (Also known as aesthetic dermatology). It comes under the realm of a cosmetic doctor or skin specialist ( Dermatologist). Dr David can provide cosmetic medicine specialist care, but sometimes he will need to refer you to a Dermatologist.
What Skin Conditions Do We Treat At Pearl?
Our skin doctor covers acne, acne scarring, rosacea treatment, psoriasis, adult eczema and melasma treatment. All of these impact the cosmetic appearance and hence fall into the cosmetic dermatology realm. Our Naturopath Courtney specialises in the naturopathic treatment of skin conditions.
Dr David understands the importance of the psychological impact these skin conditions have on his clients. He takes a holistic approach to skin conditions, including appropriate preventative, dietary and natural alternative approaches (if appropriate). If required, Dr David can organise a referral to a Dermatologist skin specialist or our naturopath.
Skin Analysis for a broad range of skin concerns.
If you are concerned about any skin condition, book an initial consultation with Dr David at $80. He can provide a broad range of diagnosis and consult on general skin analysis to exclude treatment contraindications. You can also book a free skin analysis and skin product advice consult with our therapists.