Welcome to the Skin Clinic, experts in cosmetic care. The Clinic offers a variety of treatments including dermal fillers, lip fillers, anti wrinkle injections, cheek fillers, tear trough fillers, Aqualyx fat dissolving injections, jawline sculpting, chemical peels and MicroNeedling. These treatments together with our range of skin care creams can transform the appearance of your skin.
The Clinic is the creation of Dr Sarah Parkes (DC). She is an expert in her field being an Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Prescriber. She has performed thousands of treatments safely with fantastic results.
The Clinic operates from three locations Neath, Bridgend and Ross-On-Wye, all easily accessible with ample parking. The headquarters is based in Neath.
Anti-wrinkle treatments are a proven and safe and have been in use for over 20 years. They work by paralysing the small muscles for a period lasting a few months. If the muscles can not move, wrinkles are prevented, as they are a direct results of contracting forehead, eye and mouth muscles. The brief video below shows Dr Sarah (DC) administering anti wrinkle injections. Read More
Lip fillers aim to enhance the natural beauty of your lips by increasing the fullness and volume. Getting the perfect lips requires a skilled physician and a high quality lip filler. Sarah only uses Restylane or Juvederm.The difference between the lip fillers and the skin fillers is the number of cross-linked molecules per ml. In lip fillers, the number of molecules is 2-3 times higher allowing a more fluid look, which prevents lumps and uneven points. Read more
Dermal fillers help fill in facial wrinkles, thereby restoring a smoother appearance. Dermal fillers are an injectable solution that fills the soft tissue under the skin. The solution containes hyaluronic acid, which is slowly absorbed over time, as the molecules mimic natural compounds found within the collagen in the skin. To see the amazing difference dermal fillers can make see the before and after dermal filler pictures Click here
The tear trough (under eye area) is the area between your cheek and lower eyelid. As we age, we lose volume in this area sometimes causing under-eye dark circles to appear.Even when well rested the under eyes can give the appearance of tiredness and bags. Tear trough filler can help reduce the appearance of under eye bags. Administering tear trough filler requires experience and expertise and Dr Sarah (DC) is well know for achieving excellent results. Click here to see the before and after pictures. You will be amazed and the difference tear trough filler can make. Click here
Microneedling is a skin rejuvenation procedure that regenerates skin by stimulating the production of new collagen and elastin. The entire process takes about 20-30 minutes and the result is smoother, firmer, more even-looking skin. MicroNeedling is ideal for reducing acne scarring or smoothing wrinkles. Within a couple of days of a SkinPen MicroNeedling treatment your skin will be feel soft and rejuvenated. Read More
Chemical peels work by deeply exfoliating the surface layers of the skin, forcing your body to quickly replenish it with new cells. When peels are performed regularly, the skin gets used to this process and begins to rejuvenate itself like younger skin. The Skin Clinic offers a range of different peels of varying strenghtens to suit all skin types. Read More
Profhilo® is an effective and natural looking non-surgical facelift treatment. It is a new discovery in facial ageing addressing skin laxity, not just filling lines and wrinkles. Made of 100% Hyaluronic Acid (HA), it nourishes dermal cells and restores firmness of the skin. This treatment will hydrate your skin from the inside out, getting rid of any 'crepey' skin. Read More
Dr Sarah's bespoke treatment consists of 29 injections and has proved very effective in reducing the occurrence of migraines.. These injections are with a very fine needles and relatively painless. Also being a Doctor of Chiropractic medicine gives me real insight into the muscular issues that may be causing the problem and thereby allowing me to provide the best possible treatment. Read more
Botox has been found to be very effective in reducing excessive sweating. Excessive sweating (i.e. out of proportion to what is required to regulate body temperature), is known as hyperhidrosis. Read more
Aqualyx fat dissolving injections are highly effective at contouring the body by dissolving pockets of fat. Aqualyx is ideal for double chins and those stubborn areas of fat that no matter what you do never seem to go. Aqualyx injections are a targeted alternative to liposuction, which is much cheaper and much less invasive. Read more
Thread veins or spider veins are permanently dilated capillaries. They have very thin walls which constantly dilate and constrict. Medically called ‘telangiectasia’, thread veins are very small blood vessels within the living layer of the skin (the dermis) that have become dilated and visible. As we age, these vessels lose elasticity and become permanently dilated. Read more
Skin tags are a common skin condition resembling a small piece of soft, hanging skin. Derived from skin cells and composed of loose fibrous tissue they can present as either single or multiple. Their often hyper-pigmented colour makes them more obvious and although they are harmless they can be irritating and cosmetically unattractive. Read more
Milia (the plural of ‘milium’) are small white or yellowish raised cysts, bumps or spots on the skin. They are normally found around the eye area and cheeks, but can appear anywhere on the face or body. Unlike a pimple or spot, milia feel quite hard, almost like a small piece of grit under the skin, and do not have any redness or inflammation as you might expect with whiteheads or acne-related spots. Read more