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Episode 57: Aesthetic Medicine’s Impact on Mental Health with Michael Lim

Episode 57: Aesthetic Medicine’s Impact on Mental Health with Michael Lim

Exploring the Intersection of Aesthetics and Mental Wellness

In this episode of Anti-Aging Insights, Dr. Fisher welcomes special guest Michael Lim, a psychiatric nurse and aesthetic nurse injector. The conversation delves into the intriguing overlap between mental health and aesthetic medicine. Michael shares his unique journey, from psychiatric nursing to helping individuals through transformative aesthetic procedures. The episode explores the emotional impact of treatments, the importance of building trust, and the delicate balance practitioners must strike in addressing mental health considerations. From considerations in treating transgender individuals to the artistry of aesthetics, this episode provides valuable insights into the holistic approach of beauty and well-being. Connect with Michael on Instagram @nurseinjector_mike. Join Dr. Fisher on this insightful exploration at the intersection of aesthetics and mental wellness.

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Today’s Guest

Michael Lim

Michael, an experienced nurse injector and educator, began his career as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse at SPH before exploring different clinical and tertiary environments. Intrigued by aesthetics, he transitioned his passion into a profession, deriving fulfillment from assisting patients in enhancing their natural beauty and overall well-being. Michael’s interest in injectables stems from the intricate blend of science and artistry involved in achieving facial harmony. He is driven by continual learning, mastering cutting-edge techniques, and cherishes the collaborative aspect of his work with fellow injectors.

Key Takeaways

  • The link between aesthetics and mental health is evident as our appearance affects how we feel.
  • Michael’s background in psychiatric health enhances his understanding of how improving physical appearance can profoundly affect mental health.
  • Many individuals seek aesthetic treatments during significant life changes or simply for personal gratification.
  • Aesthetic procedures can alleviate depression by triggering dopamine release and providing immediate pleasure.
  • Following treatments, patients frequently report increased confidence and happiness in their lives.
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About the Show

Anti-Aging Insights Podcast

Join renowned Anti-Aging, Aesthetic, and Sport & Exercise physician, Dr. Teri Fisher, as he explores the latest news, treatments, technologies, research and developments in non-surgical cosmetic and anti-aging medicine. Throughout each episode, Dr. Fisher is your guide to help you understand what you can do to look and feel amazing, and to improve the quality of your life today and tomorrow. He breaks down the medical evidence to determine what works (and what doesn’t) to help you better understand the world of aesthetic medicine. Dr. Fisher interviews experts and leading practitioners in the field to discuss the latest strategies and techniques for maintaining health and wellness as we age. Whether you’re looking to improve your physical appearance or overall well-being, this podcast has something for anyone who is interested in maintaining their health, youth, and vitality as they get older.

Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your qualified healthcare provider before starting any treatment.

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Dr. Teri Fisher

Dr. Teri Fisher is an Aesthetic and Sport Medicine Physician, and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. He has been a podcast host for over 10 years and is particularly known for his approachable, thoughtful, and friendly manner. It is through his aesthetic medicine practise that Dr. Fisher combines his passions for art, science, and technology. For more information about Dr Fisher, please click here.

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