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Dr Teresa Cattin

  • Past-President of the New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine
  • Physician trainer for Allergan, the company which makes BOTOX® and Juvéderm®
  • Member of the BOTOX® Advisory Board and the Juvéderm® Advisory Board (Australasia)

Introducing - Dr Teresa Cattin


Highly trained and experienced cosmetic physician, Dr Teresa Cattin is one of New Zealand’s leading experts in the use of Botox® and Juvéderm®.

As Allergan’s physician trainer, Dr Cattin has been teaching appearance medicine techniques using Botox® and Juvéderm® to other doctors in New Zealand, Australia and Asia for over 14 years. Teresa personally favours the subtle French rejuvenation techniques that aim to enhance natural beauty rather than attempt to completely erase facial lines and wrinkles.

Dr Cattin regularly attends conferences and workshops in Europe to keep abreast of the latest non-surgical rejuvenation techniques and has worked with some of France’s top cosmetic surgeons.

Dr Cattin is the past President of the New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine (NZCAM) and also has an interest in the therapeutic role of Botox® in breast surgery having published several papers on this topic.

The Development of the FaceWorks Skincare Range

Dr Teresa Cattin understands the frustration and disappointment that many women experience when using beauty p_6.jpgproducts and skincare treatments.  The fact is, despite bold claims and promises, most over-the-counter skincare products do little more than deplete your wallet.

Dr Cattin realized that the reason many cosmeceutical products failed to deliver was because they were missing a vital ingredient - an in-depth medical knowledge about the skin’s ageing process.  It was clear that cosmetic companies were lagging behind modern medicine with regard to skincare treatment. Using her extensive medical background and scientific knowledge, Dr Cattin decided to go back to basics and develop a unique range of skincare products based on sound medical understanding.

The result was the FaceWorks’ skin treatment programme, a comprehensive range combining proven, cutting-edge ingredients designed especially for the harsh climatic conditions of New Zealand and Australia.