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Hidden risks posed by cosmetic surgeons

Mandatory Cosmetic Surgery labelling similar to mandatory ‘added sugar’ labelling will safeguard patient lives

State and Federal Food Ministers from Australia and New Zealand announced on Monday a review of the Health Star Rating System to consider mandatory “added …

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Abdominoplasty

Is a Tummy Tuck the right procedure for me?

Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) Member, Dr Alastair Taylor from the CAPS Clinic in Canberra says while pregnancy and motherhood are beautiful experiences …

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Keeping Australians safe

ASAPS Supports the TGA’s Operation Antlia

At the recent Non-Surgical Symposium (NSS), the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) invited the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) along to discuss the important …

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Textured breast implant ban by TGA

Are Breast Implants Safe?

There has been a groundswell of media coverage about Breast Implant Illness (BII) and Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) leaving many who have …

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breast reconstruction

Options for breast reconstruction following breast cancer

Dr John Newton, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) Secretary, explains some of the options for women who are looking …

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Is there such a thing as too much dermal fillers

What happens when you get too much filler in your face?

Dr Tim Papadopoulos, Specialist Plastic Surgeon, past president of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and now Board Director of the International Society …

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Labiaplasty

Restoring form and function biggest driver for labiaplasty

There are many more serious reasons for women to seek labiaplasty surgery that doesn’t include wanting a ‘designer vagina’ writes Dr Laith Barnouti, Specialist Plastic …

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Woman considering cosmetic surgery

How plastic surgery changes lives every day

Dr Robert Sheen, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) Vice President writes plastic surgery can make a profound impact on …

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Trends and pitfalls in 2019 for cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery trends and pitfalls in 2019

Dr David Sharp, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and ASAPS Member shared his thoughts for the trends and pitfalls of having cosmetic surgery in 2019. Why did …

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Breast implant operation

Specialist Plastic Surgeons Aware and Alert about Breast Implant Illness

As lead author in a recently published international collaboration, Associate Professor Mark Magnusson writes, we have published our paper on Breast Implant Illness in the …

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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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