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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Non-Surgical Injectables Used To Fight The Signs Of Ageing

Anti-wrinkle injections and cosmetic fillers
Our faces are the signpost for how we are feeling.  As we age, those signs tend to stay put by way of wrinkles, writes Dr Steven Liew, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons member. We stress.  We squint.  We concentrate.  Combine these with the normal ageing process and for some, they […]
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Friday, 16 March 2018

Recovery Time After Face And Nose Cosmetic Surgery

Recovery time after cosmetic surgery
Whilst I can understand why people want to race out and show off their new features following cosmetic surgery, a big part of achieve the best result is giving your body the appropriate amount of time to heal properly writes Dr Warwick Nettle, Specialist Plastic Surgeon from Silkwood Medical and member of the Australasian Society […]
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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Breastfeeding After Breast Augmentation

Breastfeeding after a breast augmentation
Dr Amira Sanki, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons’ Board Member and Plastic Surgeon at Southern Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, says a common question she is asked by patients who have not yet had children when they are considering breast augmentation, is whether or not they’ll be able to breastfeed. Can you breastfeed after a breast […]
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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Liposuction: What To Expect And The Potential Complications

When you’ve committed to a healthier lifestyle in order to get in shape, sometimes you still need a little extra help to shift stubborn fat from areas around the abdomen or hips. Dr Tim Papadopoulos, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Immediate Past President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), explains how body sculpting […]
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Monday, 12 February 2018

Let’s Face It, Anti-Wrinkle Injectables And Fillers Are Here To Stay

Anti wrinkle injectables (botox) and fillers
Let’s face it, we live in a world that is ruled by image, and it’s well documented that your personal presentation can either help or hinder the opportunities that are available to you, writes Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) Board member and Non-Surgical Symposium (NSS) Australia Scientific Convenor, Dr Tim Papadopoulos. There is […]
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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

The Baby Body Can Be Fixed With A Mummy Makeover

Mummy makeover - post pregnancy plastic surgery
So you’ve had your babies and now want a mummy makeover to get your body back.  Dr Terrence Scamp, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and member of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons explains why you need to be kind to yourself and what help is available to you when the time is right. For many […]
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Women don’t have to suffer when it comes to their ‘downstairs’ region

Labiaplasty and vagina rejuvenation
Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons President, Dr Mark Magnusson says women endure a lot of change in their bodies over their lifetime.  From the developments that take place during puberty, to those changes experienced by women who have children, and then the roller-coaster that can be menopause, wreaking havoc on their emotions and their […]
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Monday, 22 January 2018

Tips for choosing a Private Health Fund

Forms for private health insurance
Some cosmetic procedures, if deemed medically necessary, may be covered by you private health fund, making a big difference to the cost explains Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Member and Specialist Plastic Surgeon based in Newcastle, Dr Nicholas Moncrieff. Procedures such as a breast reduction, tummy tucks, or skin removal following bariatric surgery are […]
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Monday, 15 January 2018

Are your eyelids making you look tired and older than you are?

Blepharoplasty / eyelid surgery being performed by Naveen Somia
If you’ve noticed your eyelids are not what they used to be making you look tired and wondered what you can do about it, Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery might be right for you.  Dr Naveen Somia, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Vice President explains in more detail. The area around the eyes is the […]
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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Five things to consider before rushing into cosmetic surgery

Everyone at some point in their life has looked into the mirror and not been happy with what was staring back at them.  Be it sun damage, the early signs of ageing, an ever expanding waistline or the remnants of childbearing, let’s be honest, there’s always something we wouldn’t mind improving upon. Now a days, […]
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