A full range of services are available at the Bentleigh East GP practice to address the medical and cosmetic issues of area residents. The professionals at Mackie Road Clinic understand how difficult it can be to schedule appointments around home and work obligations, offering flexible hours that extend into the evening, on weekends and even during some public holidays.
The clinic has been serving the needs of children and adults for more than 50 years with a hands-on approach coupled with modern technology. Lab tests often hold the key to identifying a particular problem. Multiple pathology services are available and patients have access to other tests that include lung function, blood pressure monitoring and ECGs, along with cholesterol, glucose and triglycerides.
In a world of global travel, vaccines are an integral component of health and wellness. Patients can obtain a comprehensive array of vaccinations, along with advice on specific immunisations to provide protection at their travel destination. International disease outbreaks and potential threats are monitored closely by clinicians.
Chronic diseases are an ongoing concern for patients and practitioners. Chronic care coordination provides continuity of treatment for a myriad of conditions, diseases and syndromes. In-home visits can be arranged for patients that are unable to come to the clinic if they live within a 5 kilometer radius of the practice.
Integrative medical services are offered to complement traditional treatments to assist patients with pain, illness and disease. Clients are treated with a whole body approach that addresses the underlying cause of problems rather than the symptoms. The services of the clinic’s dietician provide patients with dietary advice and help with specialized dietary needs.
Gender specific clinics are conducted regularly to address the problems and issues affecting men and women. Skin cancer clinics are also held to identify cancer in its earliest stages, develop a strategy for treatment and create an ongoing management plan.
One of the most popular options offered at the clinic are anti-wrinkle injections that give individuals a more youthful appearance. Clients can see visible results in just 15 minutes. The minimally invasive process minimizes lines, wrinkles and crevices that are responsible for making people appear up to 10 years older than their chronological age.
The clinic’s podiatrist addresses conditions related to chronic disease, infections of the foot and nail problems. Custom orthotic devices relieve pain, address dysfunction and provide support. Clinicians also provide extended health checks and perform minor surgical procedures.