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Thursday, 26 November 2020

Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 Reimagined

NSS 2.0
This year’s Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined is nothing like you’ve ever seen before. Thanks to COVID-19, we’ve had to reinvent this ASAPS event which, in its new avatar, is now a virtual reimagining of the traditional Non-Surgical Symposium live event. On Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 November, the Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined will be hosted […]
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Friday, 13 November 2020

A Different Approach to Neck Lift – Direct Excision Neck Lift

Direct Excision neck lift
By Dr Andre Safvat What is a Direct Excision Neck Lift? A direct excision neck lift improves the appearance of the neck by tightening the neck muscles and removing the excess fat and skin. It is particularly effective in getting rid of the so-called double chin that many people are concerned about. Overall, it gives […]
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Thursday, 22 October 2020

Why is BMI so important for Abdominoplasty?

abdominoplasty BMI
By Craig Layt Are you considering the possibility of undergoing an abdominoplasty after having children or losing weight, but are still carrying a few extra kilos? If this is you, it is important to understand that your Body Mass Index (BMI) and your plastic surgery results are intricately linked. Read on to learn more about […]
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Friday, 2 October 2020

What’s involved in Asian Blepharoplasty?

Asian eyelid surgery
By Dr Chris Ahn Double eyelid surgery, or Asian blepharoplasty, is a unique procedure used to create or enhance an upper eyelid fold in those who lack the fold from birth or who have weak or uneven folds. Common in people with Asian ethnicity, the absence of an eyelid fold is due to an anatomical […]
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Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Closed vs. Open Rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty open vs closed
By Allan Kalus If you are self-conscious about your nose, it most probably commenced in your teen years when someone made a teasing, unkind comment. It is amazing how some things stay with us and can affect our self-esteem years later.  Most people start their journey by doing some research on Google. They soon discover […]
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Thursday, 17 September 2020

The Benefits of Post-pregnancy Abdominoplasty

tummy tuck
The arrival of a new baby often leaves a woman with stretched skin that cannot retract, and even abdominal muscles have separated in the middle (called ‘divarication’), a sagging or bulging stomach that no amount of exercise can counter.  In 2016, it was decided that Medicare would no longer cover the abdominoplasty procedure following pregnancy. […]
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Monday, 14 September 2020

What’s a Non-Surgical Double Chin Reduction?

neck fat
By Dr Johnny Kwei  Did you know that the stubborn fatty area under the chin can now be treated non-surgically with an effective fat dissolving treatment. This is that fat pad that sits behind the chin and adds volume to the ‘turkey neck’ area, giving a fullness to your neck and making you lose the […]
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Monday, 27 July 2020

Will Medicare and your health fund help with the cost of a breast reduction?

breast reduction
By Dr Nicholas Moncrieff Many women suffering under the weight of heavy, large breasts ask me if they can claim some of the cost from Medicare and their health fund. The answer for the vast majority is yes! The Medicare rebate for breast reductions To qualify for a Medicare rebate, you must meet strict conditions […]
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Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Are cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery different practices?

By Dr Michael Miroshnik (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “I believe really sincerely that you need to first master reconstructive surgery before you can become a good aesthetic or cosmetic surgeon. And the reason is, they’re not two different things. They’re actually a linked entity. A lot of cosmetic surgeons becomes reconstructive surgeons. For example breast […]
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Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Zoom Liposuction Boom

chin liposuction
By Dr Laith Barnouti COVID-19 has certainly a big impact on plastic surgery. However, we are now entering an era of post-COVID “Zoom Body Image Conscious Phenomenon”. Over the last three weeks, I have had more than 10 people enquiring about neck liposuction as they are conscious about their neck and double chin area. They all […]
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