More and more people are choosing to use cosmetic injectables to fight the ageing process and also as an anti-ageing treatment to stop the development of wrinkles and loss of skin volume.  Cosmetic injections may include anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, skin needling, Factor4, or injections for chin sculpturing.

Factor4 is a new age treatment that uses biostimulation from your own autologous serum to generate new collagen and elastin to maintain your skin volume.

For those that have already developed deep wrinkles and loss of skin volume, it is never too late.  A combination of dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections can be used to help re-contour the face and fill in deep wrinkles.

At ACM is our philosophy to make cosmetic injectable treatments as natural looking as possible, so that people would not even recognise that you have had a cosmetic injectable procedure performed.

Read on for more information and we look forward to your visit.

Dr R.Targett

"Trust Your Face to a Doctor Trained in Dermatology and Cosmetic Medicine"

Dr Targett is qualified in Primary Care Dermatology with a special interest in Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Medicine.

She is a natural results advocate, facial shaping artist, ambassador of elegance, leader in her field, and the mother of two children.

Dermal Fillers (or Liquid Face Lift) are temporary and non-surgical and can result in a younger, refreshed and revitalised appearance.

Anti Wrinkle Injections are the world’s top-rated, facial cosmetic, non-surgical treatment to help combat the ageing process.

Factor4 uses your own autologous serum that is specially prepared to increase the concentration of growth factors.  This serum is needled into the skin using a special needling device.  Four treatments are usually performed over a period of eight weeks.

Skin needling creates micro injuries to the skin.  Healing occurs which helps stimulate production of elastin and collagen to plump the skin.

Lip enhancement involved cosmetic injections of specially designed lip fillers made from natural product (term forbidden by TGA).  The placement and volume injected is important to achieve the look you are seeking.  The doctor will consult with you regarding the look you are trying to achieve.

We are not all born with perfectly formed noses.  Often a hook or a bump on the nose bridge can easily be corrected by using cosmetic injections of a small amount of dermal filler to disguise the bump.

Surprisingly, anti wrinkle injections have also been found to be an effective treatment for those that suffer from excessive and often embarrassing sweating. The treatment is not permanent and top ups will be required every three to four months.

Chin sculpting involves cosmetic injections of a special drug which dissolves the fat cells of the chin.  This has been proven to be an effective treatment for those that wish to get rid of their double chins.


Cosmetic Injectables – What Are They and How Do They Work?

More and more patients are now deciding to enhance, recontour and fill in their facial volume loss by choosing dermal fillers in conjunction with anti-wrinkle injections.

Dr Rahma Targett has a special interest in Cosmetic Medicine as Dermal Fillers and anti-wrinkle injections are both compounds found in nature and have been used safely in Aesthetic Medicine for over thirty years.  The fact that they have stood the test of time is a testament to how good the results are by using with these products. It is important for the patient to understand the difference between these products and understand what they do. Dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections are both cosmetic injectables, however, they work in very different ways.

What Are Anti Wrinkle Injections?

Anti wrinkle injections are cosmetic injectables that employ the use of (Term Forbidden by TGA), which is basically a muscle relaxant which helps to reduce the movement of your facial muscles.  Since the skin is attached to the muscles below, reducing muscle movements helps to prevent dynamic and static wrinkles.  Not only this it helps to prevent dynamic wrinkles from going on to become static wrinkles.  It also helps prevent static wrinkles from becoming deeper and more ingrained.  The goal of using anti wrinkle injections is NOT to paralyse the muscle completely so that our face is frozen and incapable of facial expression.  The goal is just to reduce their full movement so that we can still engage others with our smiles and expression.

Where Can Anti Wrinkle Injections Be Used On My Face?

Anti Wrinkle injections are mostly used on the upper face to treat lines of facial expression.  These wrinkles include: forehead creases, frown lines between the eyes, crows feet of the outer eye, and nose bunny lines.

What Are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic injectables that employ the use of natural product (term forbidden by TGA).  Natural Product (term forbidden by TGA) is found naturally in our body and acts to attract water molecules.  As we get older fat deposits and collagen which make up the structure of our skin, begin to diminish. This lead to a hollow and sunken appearance to the face.  Dermal fillers work by binding to water molecules, effectively increasing the skin volume.

Dermal fillers are most often used for filling sunken cheeks, nasolabial folds, filling deep wrinkles, lip enhancement and non-surgical rhinoplasty.

Non Surgical Facelift

A non-surgical facelift is often the first option when considering facial rejuvenation. By opting for the non-surgical route you avoid the complications associated with a facelift and surgery, results look more natural and downtime after the procedure is significantly less. A non-surgical facelift uses a combination of anti-wrinkle injections as well as dermal fillers to achieve the best result. They are injected under the skin to help tighten the skin as well as fill areas of lost volume. The result is a smoother, plumper and more youthful appearing skin.

This treatment is suitable for both men and women and should ideally be performed by a doctor trained in aesthetic medicine, like Dr Targett.

Other Types Of Cosmetic Injectables Used At Advanced Cosmetic Medicine

  • Factor4 – Uses a skin Needling Technique in combination with Autologous Serum known as Factor 4. The healing mechanism rejuvenates the skin and creates volume by stimulating the production of the body’s own collagen and elastin.
  • Fat Dissolving Injections – Used for dissolving fat for double chins reduction.
  • Jaw Slimming Injections – Uses (Term Forbidden by TGA) to atrophy the jaw muscles to create a slimmer more feminine jawline.

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Our Location

Advanced Cosmetic Medicine

Unit 58/41-47 Melbourne St

North Adelaide

SA. 5006

Ph: 0403 690 031


Opening Times

Dr Targett will be away on annual leave from 24th Dec 2019 until 17th Jan 2020.  When she returns, she will be available at Unit 58, 41-47 Melbourne Street at the following times;

Monday10:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday10:30am to 6:00pm
Wednesday10:30am to 6.00pm
Thursday10:30pm to 6:00pm
Friday9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday9:00am to 2:00pm


acm parking

Free car park is available on Dunn St or free on street parking on Melbourne St if available.

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