About Geelong Veins Skin & Laser
About the Clinic
The Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser (formerly Geelong Cosmetic & Laser Medical Centre) has been established since 1991. Centrally located on the fringe of the Geelong City Centre, in McKillop Street, the heritage listed rooms are readily accessible. There is the convenience of ample nearby street parking. All consultations are carried out in a thoroughly professional environment with great consideration shown towards patient privacy.
Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser specialises in non-surgical skin, vein and cosmetic procedures. All procedures are performed in our rooms without requiring general anaesthetics, hospitalisation, or cutting of the skin. The latest procedures and techniques are used to achieve maximal results with minimal downtime. For the majority of procedures patients can resume work and normal activity on the same day as treatment.
Our friendly staff are able to answer any queries and provide you with any information that you may need about our services. They can also help you make an appointment with one of our experienced practitioners. There is no need for a referral from a general practitioner to come to the clinic.
Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser aims to provide patients with the highest level of care possible. Every doctor working at Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser has undertaken extensive postgraduate training in laser medicine and cosmetic medicine, and all of our cosmetic nurses and dermal therapists have University qualifications and many years of experience in the skincare industry.
The centre is open 6 days a week including early evenings and Saturdays.
Meet Our Team
The Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser provides an experienced team of medical professionals. Here you can find out more about our senior staff:
Dr Barbra Ward
MBBS (Monash) FRACGP
Dr Ward has a special interest in Phlebology and Leg vein disorders including Doppler Ultrasound based assessment and sclerotherapy treatments. She has developed a great expertise at treating surface and spider veins over the past 6 years at Geelong Veins, Skin & Laser. She is Geelong’s expert in treating Spider veins.
Dr Ward is experienced in facial rejuvenation and enhancement techniques such as the use of wrinkle injections to treat frown lines, crows feet, worry lines and bunny lines; and the use of dermal fillers for the treatment of deeper lines, wrinkles and folds as well as augmentation of the lip, cheek and lower face.
Dr Ward is also experienced in skin dermoscopy and offers medical skin cancer checks and excisions. She is also able to treat birthmarks, vascular skin lesions and fungal nail infections with the latest laser techniques.
Dr Lucy Mckinnon
MBBS FRACGP DCH
With over 17 years experience both overseas and in rural, remote and urban Australia Dr Mckinnon brings a broad range of skills and knowledge to Geelong Veins, Skin and Laser.
After completing specialist training in General Practice, Dr Mckinnon has had a diverse range of medical experience. She enjoys working in geographically and medically challenging conditions having worked in rural and remote general practice and emergency and as doctor for American TV show Survivor. She currently also works in public and private emergency departments.
Dr Mckinnon has completed certificates in dermoscopy and skin cancer medicine and surgery, and performs skin cancer checks and excisions. She is also available to book for leg vein assessments and surface schlerotherapy treatments.
Dr Lucy McKinnon has completed studies with the Australasian College of Phlebology to become a certified sclerotherapist.
Dr Patrick Lyons
MBBS (Melb) FRACS
Dr. Lyons focuses especially on treating venous diseases such as varicose vein disorders. He has extensive experience in duplex ultrasound scanning techniques for the assessment of venous disease.
Beauty Therapist. Currently studying Bachelor of Dermal Sciences, Victoria University.
She offers brow and lash tinting, and brow shaping treatments with a keen eye for symmetry and beauty. Charlotte can treat difficult hair problems that are unsuitable for laser hair removal with electrolysis, including fair hair and facial areas. As a trained laser therapist Charlotte also performs laser hair removal for all hair areas.
Charlotte has a special interest in assessing skin conditions and preparing an individualised plan for clients to achieve their skin needs and resolve skin problems including acne, scarring, stretchmarks and signs of ageing. Treatments you can book with Charlotte include facials, microdermabrasion, skin needling, BBL (Broad Band Light) and photorejuvenation.
Laser & Beauty Therapist. Holds a Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Graduate Certificate in Laser Hair Removal
She’s passionate about all things skin and is driven by her clients results. Keely aims to work side by side with you to set achievable goals.
EN / ME
Kenlyn is a qualified Nurse who has been working in the cosmetic industry for over 25 years. Originally training as a Beauty Therapist, Kenlyn’s passion for Cosmetic Nursing was sparked while she worked in Medi-spas alongside Doctors and Nurses. Kenlyn continues to further her qualifications and ensures she remains up to date with the latest techniques and products. She regularly attends conferences and workshops with leading Australian and overseas specialists in the field.
Kenlyn’s sharp aesthetic eye combined with her experience enables her to deliver the best cosmetic results for each unique face and individual client need.
Originally from Canada, Louise is now residing in Australia bringing with her a world of knowledge of all things including makeup artistry and esthetics. Having worked within the industry since 2005 as a qualified esthetician and makeup artist, it was only natural for Louise to move forward onto more permanent forms of beauty techniques and procedures as technology has advanced.
Louise has completed her training with some of the country’s most prestigious trainers on the West Coast of Australia including Rita Porecca, Andrea Darby and Melbourne CCT. Louise takes pride in keeping up to date on the latest industry trends and most current techniques.
Book an appointment with Louise for permanent eyebrows, eyeliner and lip makeup and all your cosmetic tattooing needs!
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