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Should you trust online reviews about surgeons?

Dr Scott Turner, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Board member said it is important for patients looking to undergo cosmetic …

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Surgery options to correct nipples

Are your nipples letting your breasts down?

Nipples come in all shapes, sizes and colours. While the majority of us won’t have spent much time pondering them, according to Specialist Plastic Surgeon, …

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Financial consent for plastic surgery

Financial Consent Clear and Upfront in Plastic Surgery

It takes a rocket scientist to understand the financial aspects of our health care system writes Dr Amira Sanki, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Australasian Society …

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Credentials check

Check it before you regret it!

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) is reminding patients of the need to do their homework and ensure that their treating medical practitioner is …

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Breast reduction before your wedding

Wedding day planning? When is the best time to fit in a breast reduction?

If you want to have a breast reduction before your wedding day, it’s crucial that you are prepared well ahead of time to ensure you are properly …

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What you need to know about cosmetic surgery

Summer is the peak time for people having cosmetic surgery

Here’s what you need to know before agreeing to surgery. Changing the way you look through cosmetic surgery is a big decision. It takes time …

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Common questions about cosmetic surgery

Plastic surgery myths and what you need to know

Many myths surround cosmetic surgery writes Dr John Kippen, Specialist Plastic Surgeon operating in Mona Vale and member of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic …

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Liposuction, Love handles, fat deposits

Liposuction, is it the panacea for weight loss?

Liposuction, a cosmetic procedure can help shift those love handles and help you get you Summer beach body in shape says Australasian Society of Aesthetic …

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Is cosmetic surgery safe, choosing the best cosmetic surgeon

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, will anyone calling themselves a surgeon do?

Choose wisely when it comes to having cosmetic surgery says Dr Mark Doyle, Specialist Plastic Surgeon from Gold Coast Plastic Surgery Australia and Australasian Society of …

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ISAPS Board Member

Dr Tim Papadopoulos appointed to ISAPS Board

Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Dr Naveen Somia, on behalf of the ASAPS Board, congratulates Dr Tim Papadopoulos, Past President of ASAPS (2014-2016) for …

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Mummy Makeover Surgery

Are you wondering what a Mummy Makeover involves?

Have you heard the term ‘Mummy Makeover’ but wondered what does it entail?  Dr Laith Barnouti, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Member of the Australasian Society …

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Rhinoplasty Nose Jobs

Rhinoplasty, otherwise known as a nose jobs has benefits both in function and form

There are many reasons why someone would want a rhinoplasty, colloquially named a nose job, writes Dr Peter Callan, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and member of …

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Body image issues and solutions

Plastic Surgeons not solely to blame for body image issues writes Dr Anh Nguyen

The solution to body image issues is quite simple, argues Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons member and Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Anh Nguyen in …

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Body image issues

Specialist Plastic Surgeons on the front line against body image issues

Dr Naveen Somia PhD., FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) writes the phenomenal growth and universal …

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Cosmetic Surgery Tourism Warning

Why having your cosmetic surgery performed on home soil is worth the wait

People who go overseas for cosmetic surgery are at risk of being left with disfigurement, disabilities, deformities or death due to botched procedures, Australasian Society …

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Specialist Plastic Surgeons - ASAPS

The Meaning Behind the Title Specialist Plastic Surgeon Explained

A Specialist Plastic Surgeon is a Surgeon who has a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery [FRACS (Plast)]. The distinction …

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Breast Implants Risks

Breast Implant Illness – fact or fiction?

You may have heard the term ‘breast implant illness’ and wondered how prevalent it is, writes Associate Professor Mark Magnusson, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and President of …

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Body contouring surgery options

Body contouring procedures explained

Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr John Newton from Cosmetic Plastic Surgery and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Board Secretary explains the range of options available …

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Conflicts of Interests to be declared at all ASAPS Events

Associate Professor Mark Magnusson, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), is proud of the moves the Society …

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Medicare funded tummy tuck

Millions of mothers suffering back pain and incontinence could benefit from Medicare funded Tummy Tuck

The ‘Tummy Tuck’ (abdominoplasty) operation can greatly reduce back pain and incontinence for postpartum women, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons President and Specialist Plastic …

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