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breast reduction

Will Medicare and your health fund help with the cost of a 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 ...
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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 ...
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Zoom Liposuction Boom

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 ...
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Breast lift surgery

Breast Lift After Pregnancy or Weight Loss

By Dr Johnny Kwei  After breast feeding or losing significant weight, a woman can lose the volume to her breasts which would result in the ...
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Why choose a specialist plastic surgeon?

By Dr Sam Cunneen (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “Specialist plastic surgeons have had training through the College of Surgeons for many years. They generally have associations ...
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How long does a brow lift last?

By Dr Warwick Nettle (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “Brow lifting surgery essentially is permanent. The techniques that we’re talking about – the in-office brow lift ...
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What is the 14-point plan?

By Dr Richard Zinn (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “The 14-point plan is a couple of techniques that have been combined to reduce the risk of implant ...
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What should a patient do if something is not right with their breast implants?

By Dr Raymond Goh (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “If a patient feels like things aren’t right with their breast implants after an operation, and this can ...
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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 ...
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What advice would you give to a patient when deciding between surgeons?

By Dr John Newton, OAM (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “Firstly, if a patient looks at any promotional material that a plastic surgeon has, they should ...
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Facial Rejuvenation Cosmetic Surgery Australia

Plastic Surgeons Notice a Surge in Cosmetic Surgery Complications

Cosmetic Surgery is more popular than ever, but with the rise in popularity has also been a rise in complications.  Dr Naveen Somia, Specialist Plastic ...
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Are terms like ‘Mummy Makeover’ helpful?

  By Dr Natalie Ngan (FRACS Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “I personally do not favour the use of the term ‘Mummy Makeover’. It can have connotations ...
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Why is ongoing education important for a surgeon?

  By Dr Warwick Nettle (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “Ongoing education obviously is extremely important in surgery, as it is in all fields of life. ...
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How important is it for patients to have realistic expectations?

 By Dr Eddie Cheng (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “I certainly think it’s very important (for clients) to have realistic expectations. It does take a bit of ...
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How do you decide where to place the breast implant?

  By Dr Craig Layt (FRACS, Specialist Plastic Surgeon) “We have multiple different options open to us. We’re blessed by the fact that we have all ...
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Hooded Upper Eyelids – Causes, Treatment and Benefits

By Dr Naveen Somia Hooded eyelid is a term that is used to describe the appearance seen when a large amount of skin forms a ...
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Can I combine cosmetic surgeries

Can I combine cosmetic surgery procedures?

It may seem daunting to combine multiple plastic surgery procedures into one operation. Yet, under the supervision of an experienced Specialist Plastic Surgeon, it can ...
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ASAPS receives confirmation about restriction of surgeon title

Rogue and unregistered doctors are set to face tougher regulatory oversight with Australia’s Health Ministers agreeing to pass new legislative amendments to the Health Practitioner ...
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Skin cancer or melanoma

How to protect yourself from skin cancer and premature ageing

Skin cancer and premature ageing are very real risks from too much sun exposure. With Summer just around the corner, now is an excellent time ...
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Fake surgeons

Fake Surgeons Are Hard to Spot

Dr Naveen Somia, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) President writes the evidence is mounting for urgent action to ban fabricated titles, such as ...
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