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ASAPS supports Member and Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Peter Laniewski on public stance against patient testimonials.⁠

 

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The Non-Surgical Symposium 2022 has come to a glorious close.

    We hope all attendees enjoyed this year’s NSS at the Gold Coast. ⁠⁠We can’t wait to welcome you back in 2023. 🙌🏼⁠

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The Saline Courier – How Do You Choose a Plastic Surgeon? Gold Coast Doctor Craig Layt, MBBS Offers Advice

Craig Layt, MBBS, FRACS, a Gold Coast plastic surgeon and the head of The Layt Clinic, explains what individuals should look for when considering the …

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Yahoo! News Article on Botched Fox Eye Thread Lift Procedures

An Australian woman ended up with horn-like protrusions on the sides of her forehead after undergoing a fox eye thread lift. Gym receptionist Jessie Carr, …

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SMH Article – Top doctors back calls for crackdown on cosmetic surgery ‘cowboys’

Dozens of the country’s top doctors have backed calls for a crackdown on the scandal-tainted cosmetic surgery industry, with hundreds of submissions to the national …

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When Social Media Viral Trends go Wrong

In a recent article on news.com.au, Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr Naveen Somia, PhD., FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon explains how the easily accessible viral content on …

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Thinking of having Cosmetic Surgery overseas? Know your risks.

By Dr Naveen Somia, PhD., FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon Thinking of having cosmetic surgery overseas? Know your risks. Cosmetic surgery overseas is a part of …

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News.com Interview with Dr Rob Sheen on Botched Liposuction Surgeries

Dr Rob Sheen, FRACS, President of the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), says the situation is critical. “There is a current crisis within …

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Mamamia Interview with Dr Naveen Somia on Baby Botox

What is Baby Botox? “All of us are very familiar with Botox and what Botox is capable of doing. Now Baby Botox is a concept …

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Breast Buzzwords: How to spot Marketing Gimmicks in Cosmetic Breast Surgery

By Dr. Philip Richardson Cosmetic breast surgery including breast augmentation using breast implants, breast reduction and breast lifts are elective procedures that help address aesthetic …

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Why am I so Bloated after Plastic Surgery?

By Dr Nicholas Moncrieff Have you just had a plastic surgery procedure and now feel so bloated even your most stretchy pants feel tight? Australasian …

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Herald Sun Article – ‘Cosmetic surgery ought never to be a gamble’

By Dr Robert Sheen IMAGINE a country where rogue doctors call themselves cosmetic “surgeons”, without being appropriately qualified to perform cosmetic surgery. It’s a place …

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The Sydney Morning Herald Article – ‘Profit over patient safety’: Health regulator launches review into Cosmetic Surgery Industry

The national medical regulator has announced a sweeping review of the multibillion-dollar cosmetic surgery industry, acknowledging that a profit-driven culture had led to dangerous practices …

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Mamamia Article on the Exploitation of Surgery/Patients on Social Media

Plastic surgery has become entertainment. Here’s why it’s worrying. Scroll through social media and you’ll find yourself sitting front-row in an operating room, watching a …

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The Sydney Morning Herald Article on Why the Cosmetic Surgery Industry Needs more than a Tummy Tuck

Why is cosmetic surgery treated so differently from other forms of surgery? One reason is the trivialisation of the procedures – the language of “tummy …

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The Sydney Morning Herald Article on Laws against Rogue Cosmetic Surgeons have Waited Three Years

Dr Robert Sheen, a specialist plastic surgeon and president of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, said short of protecting the title of cosmetic …

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ABC’s The Drum on Cosmetic Surgery Titling

By Dr Naveen Somia “Surgeon title transparency is the key to patient safety, The title ‘cosmetic surgeon’ is not an AHPRA approved title for a …

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Why the title ‘Cosmetic Surgeon’ Needs to be Policed

By Dr Naveen Somia Policing the use of the title ‘cosmetic surgeon’ will prevent doctors from holding out as specialists and improve patient safety. We …

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ASAPS reschedules annual Non-surgical Symposium for ‘bigger and better’ event in June 2022

In light of COVID-19 travel and safety restrictions the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has postponed its annual symposium until 2022, where it will …

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Mamamia Interview with Dr Naveen Somia on Eyelid Lifts

What is an eyelid lift procedure? “An eyelid lift, or ‘eyelift‘ is a marketing term referring to a plastic surgery procedure, or a combination of procedures …

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