COVID-19 – What you need to know

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COVID-19 – What you need to know

Originally published on FriendlyCare Pharmacy website By Madeline Calfas WHAT IS IT A Coronavirus is a type of virus that affects birds, mammals and humans. It affects the respiratory tract and is usually associated with the common cold, pneumonia, bronchitis and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Covid-19 is a new…

How To Boost Your Health While Social Distancing

Article by Isabella Bull. Contributed to by Madeline Calfas And it's all from your own home. To be clear, the only way to halt the spread of coronavirus is by practising social distancing. So why not take the opportunity to turn your at-home stay into your own self-improvement retreat? smoothfm spoke…

Top ingredients for glowing skin – Haven Magazine

Glowing, youthful skin doesn’t have to feel like a distant memory – there are a few key ingredients that can help you gain (and maintain) the glow, all year ‘round. by Madeline Calfas from GMC Cosmedical. Published by havenmagazine.com.au With Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Naturopathy, advanced diplomas in Naturopathy,…

Women can get better sex and a stronger vagina with an ‘EVA’ treatment – Whim.com.au

Women can get better sex and a stronger vagina with an 'EVA' treatment by Madeline Calfas from GMC Cosmedical. Published by Whim.com.au. EVA is a pain-free treatment that allows women with vaginal health difficulties to enjoy intimacy again. When it comes to ageing, it's (unfortunately) not just our faces that feel the…

How to fall asleep: 5 common foods that affect sleeping patterns – news.com.au

Sugary food

Experts have revealed the five main reasons why people struggle to sleep and how many hours before bed you should stop eating. by Shireen Khalil  from news.com.au Contributed by Madeline Calfas There’s plenty of people who dread sleep time. Why? Simply because they struggle to get a decent shut-eye. In…

Trouble sleeping? The foods keeping you up at night

There's plenty of people who dread sleep time. Why? Simply because they struggle to get decent shut eye. by Shireen Khalil from news.com.au. Contributed by Madeline Calfas For some, it comes down to a sleep disorder like insomnia, but for many others it's because of lifestyle choices, such as certain…

What Does It Mean To Be Sober Curious And Should You Try It?

As the health-risks associated with alcohol increase, sober curious is the latest movement gaining traction. by Lucy Cocoran from Whim.com.au. Contributed by Madeline Calfas During the Christmas break, I nursed some pretty brutal hangovers. I’m no stranger to the hellish moment you wake up at midday, only to discover an assortment…

7 Easy Ways To Start Eating A More Plant-Based Diet – elle.com.au

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By  Sukriti Wahi for elle.com.au with contribution from Madeline Calfas Better for you, better for the planet. When it comes to the science, the message is pretty clear: switching to a plant-based diet is one of the best things you can do for both your health and the environment. In fact, reducing…

My Face My Body

VOTE FOR US HERE GMC COSMEDICAL DR GEORGE CALFAS              Case Study - Erbium Laser Resurface  This case presentation is of a sixty-eight-year-old female, Mrs. S, who presented to our Cosmetic Clinic requesting a “new face”. She had lost thirty kilos through stress and her…

Beyond the vampire facial – ANMJ

The use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has the potential for so much more than skin rejuvenation for cosmetic and aesthetic purposes, says RN, nutritionist and naturopath, Madeline Calfas. by Natalie Drago from Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. Contributed by Madeline Calfas Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections are a relatively new medical…

Beat Mother Nature at the Weight Game

Did you know that our bodies are engineered to gain weight? It hardly seems fair that weight gain is hardwired as a survival mode to ensure we pack away the spare calories in the good times so when times get lean we ensure our survival with energy stored as fat.…

The ultimate hookup… with yourself

Some days we just feel run down. When we are low in energy it affects how we manage in our day to day lives. To compensate we often give ourselves a ‘pick me up’, be it edible or something like a facial, but that only perks you up for a…

A lip lift that fits your style

What I love about living in 2017 is that fashion trends are not just limited to what you wear. With cosmetic treatments like microblading for eyebrows and lip vamp lifts for lips, you can wake up with your personal style already in place! But let’s talk about lips. Back in the mid…

Are your eyelids smudging your makeup?

I thought that smudged eyeshadow was just a fact of getting older. You know, when your eye makeup looks perfect when you first apply it but, wait ten minutes and it's smeared like a windscreen after one of those windscreen cleaner guys at the lights has taken to it with…

Don’t sweat it this summer

Embarrassing sweat marks, particularly under our arms, can knock the confidence of the best of us. Picture this – you’re in a meeting and raise your hand, only to catch a glimpse of dark circles under your arms. You immediately put your hand down, now red-faced, thinking of the fastest way…

Spotlight on sun spots

Close up of skin showing sun damage

Summer is just around the corner. Maybe it's the thought of baring our shoulders again but it's definitely the time of year when we get loads questions about sun spots, freckles and general sun damage. The Australian sun is both a blessing (think, long warm days and beautiful sunshine) and…

The non-surgical nose job

A nose job (what’s referred to as ‘rhinoplasty’ in the surgical world) used to involve going under the knife of a plastic surgeon. The downsides to surgery include cost, recovery time and any associated risk with having a surgical procedure. We have a technique that we’ve been using for many…

Fighting fat genetics with Lipolysis

By Madeline Calfas Today I want to lament the fit and healthy troupers who eat well, exercise regularly and know that good things take time, and a healthy figure is about a lifestyle change, not a diet. Eating well and keeping active also reap the rewards of keeping you sane,…

A facelift in a syringe

by Madeline Calfas Ageing is a subtle thing that can sneak up on us seemingly overnight! We see the obvious signs of ageing – namely wrinkles, but there are other, less obvious signs that influence just how old we look, thanks to biology. While wrinkles can feel like they appeared…

The inside scoop on anti-wrinkle injectables

by Madeline Calfas I was talking with a client last week who was having her first anti-wrinkle injectables treatment. Though she called it the ‘B’ word, I told her we actually use a different brand, but it’s the same idea. Kind of like inline skates versus Rollerblades. Or is it?…

The art of the facial resurface

by Madeline Calfas We’re often asked what the difference is between a laser peel versus a laser resurface. Although we use the same laser for both, it’s not what you use, it’s how you use it! A laser peel is a great way to freshen up your face and give it…

Tired of looking tired?

Do your eyes look tired even when you're not? Are you hiding dark circles under your make-up? Do your eyes appear Puffy" or have "bags under them" Did you know there is a safe, effective, long lasting solution to these problems? Age is no barrier It's not only age that…

5 Reasons why GMC is your clinic

 1: We CARE about: You Your needs Your concerns Your treatment Your results As a family owned and operated cosmetic/medical clinic our caring, family values are at the core of GMC. This truly sets us apart. 2: You’re in safe hands We understand that cosmetic treatments may seem a little…

Is your skin summer ready?

The warmer months call for fresh faces, strappy dresses and bare legs.  Give your skin the rejuvenation it needs through GMC Cosmedical’s skin peel options. Hot days, strapless dresses, bare legs yep, summer is here Get your skin summer ready with GMC Cosmedical's chemical peel and laser treatments Our chemical face…

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    Narellan, NSW, 2567
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