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Podcast with Dr Jayson Oates on the S-Lift

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

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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Implant Safety – Is Your Surgeon Using The 14 Point Plan?

Implant Safety – Is Your Surgeon Using The 14 Point Plan?

If you’ve been following the implants safety issue in the media lately you might have read about the 14 point plan that has been referred to as one of the best ways for your surgeon to minimise any chance of infection around breast implants. This plan combines proven...

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Nose Surgery Success – Danielle’s Rhinoplasty

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

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

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

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

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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At the hub we’ve compiled lots of information describing the various cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures and the risks that can be involved. This information is designed to help you with your decision making.

We believe that surgery is a serious matter that shouldn’t be entered into lightly. We definitely do not think that a decision to have surgery should be influenced by a cheap procedure or the lure of an overseas holiday. It simply makes no sense to increase your risks.

Now, you might be very surprised to know that in Australia any doctor is allowed to perform plastic surgery… such as a breast augment, or a facelift… I don’t know about you, but for me this would be totally unacceptable.

If I’m going to have a procedure as prominent as a facelift or a boob job, then I want to make sure that the doctor is a qualified surgeon, with specialised training in plastic surgery. Nothing less would do.

The single most important advice that I can give you is to make sure that your doctor is a trained surgeon.

If you decide to proceed and go ahead with the surgery we’d love to hear about your experience, and I’m sure many other readers that are contemplating similar surgery and are having similar concerns and experiences would love to hear about it too.

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