26 College Hill Freemans Bay
Sapphire Appearance Medicine Clinic is Auckland's leading non-surgical cosmetic clinic specialising in bringing out the beauty in your skin. We are particularly well known for our specialised Botox®
( Botulinum Toxin Type A or Onabotulinumtoxin A ) treatments for lower facial contouring,
sweat treatment (hyperhidrosis), chronic migraine treatment, hair transplantation and hair implantation with Hairstetics, fat freezing, fat dissolving now using Belkyra®, as well as catering for the popular anti-wrinkle properties of Botox® used for frown lines and crows feet. Dr Garsing Wong is the first New Zealand born and New Zealand trained physician to offer hair transplantation in New Zealand. The New Zealand Hair Transplantation Institute is co-located in Sapphire. To book your Hair Consultation, please call 09 360 1250. The exclusive purpose built surgical suite is located above Cafe 28 in Auckland Central Medical and Health Centre.
We often combine our Botox® with hyalurone dermal fillers such as Restylane® Perlane rebranded to Restylane Lyft®, Teoxane Teosyal Ultimate®, Global Action®, Ultra Deep® and Redensity II®, and collagen stimulating therapies such as Sculptra® and PRP ( Platelet Rich Plasma therapy or so called Dracula Therapy) and Light Based Therapies such as Laser and Intense Pulse Light Therapy and the Venus Viva® Radiofrequency Treatment thereby giving our patients a comprehensive range of non-invasive techniques to give you natural looking results to beat the signs of aging skin. We have imported the first Cooltech® Cocoon Cryolipolysis Fat Freezing Device in New Zealand, which can target small areas of fat removal with 6 different sized probes.
Meet The Team
Dr Garsing Wong
DR. Garsing WONG, Registered medical practitioner in New Zealand, United Kingdom and Switzerland. Born in Auckland, graduated from the University of Auckland with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 1991, Bachelor of Human Biology 1987, Advanced Certificate in the Principles and Practices of Radiochemistry 1987 and the Diploma in Community Emergency Medicine 1996 as well as completing the Laser Training Course, University of Queensland 2005. The first New Zealand born and trained physician to offer hair transplantation.
Member of the World FUE Institute - Hair Transplantation Institute, Belgium.
Associate Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Chicago, USA.
Honorary Clinical Lecturer - Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.
Fellow of the New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine, Fellow of the College of Urgent Care Physicians (formerly known as the Accident and Medical Practitioners Association), Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society. Registered with New Zealand Medical Council and the General Medical Council, United Kingdom.
Examiner for the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care Physicians - Urgent Care Physicians Exam since 2006
Committee Member of the Clinical Effectiveness Group, Auckland Primary Health Organisation since 2017
Former Censor for the New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine 2012-2013
Former Secretary and Treasurer of the New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine 2010-2012
Former Chairman of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care Physicians (prev. known as The Accident and Medical Practitioners Association)
Former Medical Director of West Auckland White Cross Accident and Medical Clinic, Henderson, Auckland.
Former Professional Member of the International Association for Organotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation, Switzerland
Former Member of the Primary Care Advisory Group - Ministry of Social Development New Zealand 2007-2012
Former Member of the Network Lipolysis
Former Associate Member of the Australasian College of Phlebology
Former Medical Director of the White Cross West Auckland Accident and Medical Clinic 1996-1999
Worked in Worthing, Southlands, Orpington and Medway Hospital in England, United Kingdom. General Surgery and General Medicine in Regionalspital Thun, Switzerland.
Languages spoken: English, German, Cantonese, Mandarin.
(Margaret) Wen-Pei CHEN, Born in Taiwan, graduated from the University of Auckland with Bachelor of Science 1993, and Doctor of Medicine 1999 from The Peking Union Medical College, Beijing. Thesis completed on Malaria Vaccine Research. Laser Training Course, University of Queensland 2005. Member of the New Zealand Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association trading as Cosmetic New Zealand.
Past Position: Former Professional Member of the International Association for Organotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation, Switzerland. Former Executive Member of the New Zealand Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association trading as Cosmetic New Zealand.
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese.
Margaret regularly attends international cosmetic and appearance medicine conferences together with Dr Garsing Wong. Margaret Chen is the first person in New Zealand to gain experience in treating acne scarring, skin resurfacing and wrinkle reduction using the Palomar Non-Ablative Fractional 1540nM Erbium:Glass laser and the first to offer the innovative Venus Viva Nanofractional Ablative Radiofrequency device together with the Venus Viva Diamond Polar skin tightening device. Together with Dr Garsing Wong, Margaret Chen has given workshops for Dermatologist and Plastic Surgeons at the 6th Anti-Aging Symposium in Taiwan, October 2007.
Margaret has formulated her own advanced skin care range Monalinda which is showcased in her new Fat Freezing Clinic - Coolbody, assisted by Yvonne Marvin, personal trainer.
Updated 25th January 2022.