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Getting Rid of Fat without surgery – Body Contouring

Unwanted fat that persists despite dietary changes and exercising is a common concern for many of us. Whether it comes in the form of a persistent stomach “pooch” after pregnancy, or excess fat around our thighs that refuses to budge - even droopy “bat wing” arms are...

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Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss

It's only a very fortunate few of us who go through life never giving a second thought about our weight. While some people struggle to gain weight, for most it’s a constant battle to keep it off. For those who actually finally do lose the weight, the journey is often...

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The Science of Dermatology – A Lesson on your Skin

How many of you know what the largest organ in the body is? Brain? Stomach? Liver? Wrong, wrong, and wrong! If you said skin, give yourself a pat on the back. In 2016 an estimated 60% of all cosmetic procedures targeted the skin, making it also our most commonly...

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The Year of Skin Needling

Last year it was all about fat freezing, but 2017 is the year of skin needling. We’re calling it early, but everywhere we look there’s patients and practitioners raving about results from skin needling, otherwise known as dermal or micro needling. It’s said to provide...

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Why Investing in Beauty Can Add Years To Your Life

“If we can give you the gift of beauty and the gift of longevity, we will indeed have added life to your years and years to your life, with the health and self-esteem which are the hallmarks of happiness." Dr Mark McGovern, VIE Institute While many people consider...

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Justine’s Multiple Procedures after Massive Weight Loss

Today we are sharing Justine’s story - she’s had bariatric surgery, had a massive weightloss, then started on her plastics journey to ‘fix things’ as she says. Justine thought about travelling overseas and did heaps of research. She gets down to the nitty gritty and...

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Dr Jayson Oates on Blepharoplasty, or Eye Surgery

Trish Hammond: Hey, I'm here today with Dr Jayson Oates who's a Facial Plastic Surgeon. Dr Oates is actually based in Western Australian in Subiaco and he also has a clinic in Crows Nest in Sydney. We're going to be talking about eyelid surgery for improving headaches...

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Swapping Breast Implants to Fat Implants

Breast augmentation is still one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures on the planet. Bigger, shapely boobs are always going to be desirable for many women. However, a trend that Dr Allan Kalus from Avenue Plastic Surgery in Windsor Victoria is noticing, is...

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Does Medicare Cover Plastic Surgery?

UPDATED: One of the most common things people ask when thinking about or planning a plastic or cosmetic surgery procedure is “Will I be covered by Medicare?” This is not an easy question to answer as there are so many variables and can vary from patient to patient....

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Plastic Surgery Congress 2017

One of the most anticipated gatherings on the Plastic Surgery conference circuit is happening this weekend - Plastic Surgery Congress 2017 from 1 - 4 June at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Plastic Surgery Congress, organised by the Australian...

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Dr Mark Levi talks about Teeth Whitening

Trish Hammond: Well I'm here today with Dr Mark Levi, who is based in Sydney CBD and we've got some amazing, amazing information to share with you today. So, thank you for taking the time today Dr Levi. Dr Mark Levi: Trish, great to spend some time this afternoon...

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Dr Mark Levi from the Sleep Clinic in Sydney talks Sleep

Trish: Hi Dr. Levi, how are you? Dr. Mark Levi: Good, Trish. Now we're sitting here at my desk in my clinic. Dr. Mark Levi, Sleep Clinic, in Sydney CBD, and on the Central Coast in Sydney, and I've chosen, I'm going to interview you Trish, in relation to your sleep,...

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Manscaping – Lasering through the Terrain

According to the ASPS, a staggering 1 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2014, accounting for roughly 11% of all cosmetic procedures performed. While all manner of procedures and treatments exist for men to improve their health and self-image,...

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Fight The Effects Of Vaginal Atrophy with MonaLisa Touch

I want to revisit the revolutionary Mona Lisa Touch treatment that is helping thousands of women regain control. I initially wrote about the Mona Lisa Touch in August 2015 when I had the treatment myself. It's a bit scary putting that sort of information out there for...

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The Difference Between Open and Closed Rhinoplasty

There are two established ways to go about a rhinoplasty procedure – the open and closed methods. The main difference between each quite simply is the location in which the incision to access the nasal bones and cartilages to be modified is made. In the older, open...

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Ways to Keep Your Edge Over the Cooler Months

The cooler weather is upon us again, and everybody is feeling the pinch when it comes to looking and feeling our best. Between warm, hearty meals and the shorter, chillier days, motivation to exercise is way down while the numbers on the scale creep up. Our skin dries...

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The Stigma of Plastic Surgery

Every day we're seeing incredible new advancements in the world of plastic surgery, but even as revolutionary new treatments continue to change people's lives for the better, patients continue to deal with the stigma that comes with having cosmetic work done. Although...

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You Can’t Hide Your Eyes

You can’t hide your eyes. You can cover up a lot of things but not your eyes. They are a focal point for all social interaction; their shape can change the way your whole face looks, not to mention they are an extremely important part of seeing your way through life....

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Next Generation in breast implants is here – Motiva

One of our most commonly performed procedures is breast augmentation, also known as bilateral augmentation mammoplasty, or a “BAM”, dare I say, a “boob job”. This is one procedure I see, hear and read about most; who is doing it, how much it costs and where to get it...

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Nipple Areola Reconstruction by Medical Cosmetic Tattoo

For many breast cancer survivors tattooing may be the final step in their breast reconstruction journey. This often involves creating the illusion of protrusion through the skilful design and application of colour performed by an experienced medical cosmetic...

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How can you get rid of stretchmarks?

Stretch marks are usually caused by rapid stretching of the skin.This can happen during puberty, pregnancy, weight gain and weight loss. The stretching causes fine lines to form on certain areas of the body, and although most of us have a few of them in various sizes...

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NorthEast Plastic Surgery Launch Non-Surgical MediClinic

NorthEast Plastic Surgery are known for their superlative service, highly trained and experienced surgeons and practitioners, and they have recently also launched the NorthEast MediClinic offering the latest and most effective non-surgical cosmetic treatments....

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Getting Your Mojo Back – Profiling Dr Anh Nguyen

So many women aren’t happy with what they see when they look into the mirror, me included! Plastic Surgeon, Dr Anh Nguyen, used to be one of those women as well. Dr Anh said she grew up extremely insecure with her appearance. Her journey to self-acceptance has been a...

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