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Susan’s Breast Explant with Dr Patrick Tansley

Foreword by Dr Patrick Tansley In 2000, Susan, a 55 year old lady who breast fed 4 children, underwent bilateral breast augmentation using round silicone implants placed on top of the muscle through access incisions underneath the breasts. Since 2011, she suffered...

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Breaking Down the Cost of Plastic Surgery Procedures

Given the complexity of plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures and the various professionals involved in making it happen, it should come as no surprise as to why there are several things to consider when it comes to the costs involved. We spoke to Dr Patrick Briggs...

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Lycogel: Breathable Coverage Powered by Science

Lycogel is not your run-of-the-mill foundation. Designed to provide corrective benefits, it aids in the healing process of damaged and/or post-procedural skin. It was first developed to be applied after undergoing aesthetic procedures however it was soon realised that...

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My chat with Oculoplastic Surgeon Dr Benjamin Burt

Ocuploplasty is the speciality of working with eyes, and Dr Benjamin Burt from Cosmetic Surgery for Women is one of the best. Working with Cosmetic Surgery for Women in Victoria, Dr Burt gives us some great information about eye surgery, or blepharoplasty, and why...

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Belkyra launch at North Coast Medispa!

We’re excited to announce that North Coast Medispa, located on the Far North Coast of NSW with clinics in Ballina, Lismore and Yamba, are adding Belkyra to their treatment menu and are taking bookings now! In case you hadn’t been paying...

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Spring Specials to Smile About

It’s time to emerge out of hibernation and embrace the fact that we’re in Spring! That means Summer is around the corner and it’s time to address our dry, unloved winter skin. We’ve discovered an awesome deal to get you motivated. Margot...

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Belly Button Surgery – Baring Your Belly with Confidence

Australia is the land of the sun and showing off our bodies is a part of our lifestyle. Come the summer time we’re all hoping to look our best and show off our new pair of bikinis or tops that show a little (or big!) glimpse of our bellies! However, there are quite a...

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Truth or Dare

Always seeking improved standards: I’ve written about this subject before as it’s something that requires urgent attention so, I’m going to keep writing about it until something is done to improve standards pertaining to the cosmetic tattooing industry. It’s...

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Get Your Glow On! – with Pico Genesis

Whether you are planning to tie the knot in the not-so distant future, or you just want to look fresh and pretty in time for the arrival of spring, great skin that glows with health is a must-have. A flawless complexion guarantees that you will look wonderful...

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Transgender reassignment surgery from female-to-male

One of the main issues facing people seeking gender reassignment from female-to-male is breast surgery. There is a lot of discussion between patients in a fairly close community, so there is a common knowledge about the different types of surgeries that can be...

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Talking to Dr Paul Nassif, star of “Botched”

It’s not often I get starstruck, and I’ve met some pretty amazing people through the Plastic Surgery Hub over the last few years, but when I interviewed Dr Paul Nassif when he attended the Masters Symposium on Blepharoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation in Sydney on the...

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Beauty salon owner dies after breast procedure

The terrible news of the beauty salon owner who went into cardiac arrest after an overdose of anaesthesia and painkillers was administered intravenously while undergoing a procedure to augment her breasts with fillers last week highlights the importance of choosing a...

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Podcast with Dr Jayson Oates on the S-Lift

The S-Lift is like a mini face lift, a popular procedure for those not quite ready for the full facelift. Dr Jayson Oates gives us some great insights into the S-Lift (mini face lift) procedure, who and when it’s suitable for, what’s involved with the recovery and a...

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Motiva Breast Implants Address BIA-ALCL

There’s been a fair bit of media attention on breast implants and BIA-ALCL lately but there are some breast implant companies who are are already way in front when it comes to research and designing their implants to reduce chances of breast implant bacterial...

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Nose Surgery Success – Danielle’s Rhinoplasty

Danielle has some really awesome results from her nose surgery and she was happy to share them with us. We asked her some questions about her rhinoplasty surgery, her surgeon Dr William Mooney, and what advice she’d give anyone looking to have a nose job. PSH: What...

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Corrective Breast Surgery

From time to time as surgeons we perform corrective breast surgery using breast implants. This could be for our own patients or patients that have had surgery performed elsewhere. As surgeons we have to apply certain techniques in order to get the best results. In...

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Dangers of Overseas Surgery

Despite the horror stories and increased awareness, many tourists are still flying to other countries for a nip and tuck, nose job or the most popular, a breast augmentation. These patients are looking for cheap cosmetic surgery and are often lured by the idea of a...

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The link between breast implants and cancer

Some women with breast implants are being diagnosed with the rare form of lymphoma, breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), and the spotlight on implants is shining brighter than ever before. BIA-ALCL is NOT breast cancer, and if detected...

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Plastics Practice Managers Conference 2017

While the spotlight is often on the surgeons, this weekend just gone at the Sofitel in Melbourne it was all about the Practice Managers and other amazing staff who run the clinics and practices behind the scenes. The Plastics Practice Managers (PPM) Conference is not...

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Loose Skin Removal after Massive Weight Loss

Deflated balloon, melted candle, saggy elephant… these are just some of the descriptions patients use to describe themselves after they lose a large amount of weight. The reason being is that in most people their skin doesn’t bounce back and tighten around their new...

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Calf Implants – Contouring your lower leg

Calf implants help enhance, reshape and better define the contours of the lower leg. Also known as calf augmentation, it is a cosmetic surgical procedure that improves the size and shape of the legs as well as enhance and define the contours of the calves. Although...

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Fat grafts to the Mid-Face

When patients are considering facelift surgery we need to firstly ascertain whether the problem is only with the Mid Face being from the temple down to the jawline or Full Face which also includes the neck. In many younger patients the mid face is the main issue as...

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I need a boob job, can Medicare help?

UPDATED: The rules have changed. Breast augmentation is no longer covered by Medicare except in very specific circumstances. The only time a boob job is covered by Medicare is when it is part of a reconstruction after a mastectomy or other breast cancer treatments....

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The 3 Questions You Must Ask Before Having Injectables

Trish: Great, well I'm here today with Dr. Niamh Corduff. Dr Corduff is actually a plastic reconstructive surgeon. She's based in Geelong, and Dr Corduff only does non-surgical procedures nowadays. I know we've been getting lots of questions about, "How do we know...

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The treatment with the WOW Factor – Factor 4

Factor 4 has got to be one of the THE hottest non-surgical treatments on the market right now. I recently met with Shaun, the face of Factor 4 (check out my interview with him here), but I wanted to find out more about why clinics all over the country are jumping to...

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Which Breast Implants are available in Australia?

It’s a question we are asked on a regular basis, “which breast implants are available in Australia?” So, if you’re considering a breast augmentation with implants you might want to know a little bit about the implants your surgeon is offering, or you may wish to...

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