Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery / Skin Cancer Specialists / Appearance Medicine


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Why prioritising the ‘real’ in a plastic surgery journey has never been more important

June 17, 2024

TikTok, Facebook, Instagram – the list goes on – are powerful social media advertising tools. But, when it comes to influencing cosmetic surgery procedures, edited and filtered images can contribute to unrealistic expectations. Which is why consulting with a qualified plastic surgeon above all else is essential to achieving safe and individualised results, with realistic expectations on the frontline.

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Are you seeking a little more lift in the breast department?

May 6, 2024

Ageing, weight loss, pregnancy and genetics can all impact breasts’ shape, size and volume. For those wanting to restore youthful, perky breasts, there could be more than one reason impacting your decision-making. But, just like any cosmetic surgery procedure, a breast lift, or mastopexy, should be tailored to your individual goals and needs, and performed by a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon with specific training in the field of breasts.

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Abdominoplasty - Taking the stretch and stress out of Diastasis Recti

April 8, 2024

Diastasis recti – a term that may sound unfamiliar, but a condition that affects many people, in particular, women post-pregnancy. This common issue, occurs when the abdominal muscles separate down the mid-stomach, causing back pain, hernias, and stress incontinence. For new mothers the additional stress and physical discomfort of diastasis recti can impact life, all while navigating the challenges of a new baby. Fortunately, it is not a condition to face alone.

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Are you armed with contour, shape and form? Lift up with Brachioplasty

March 4, 2024

Summertime sees many of us turning to shorts, singlets and sandals. However, less clothing means more reveal in the upper arm department – an area not all of us are happy to showcase, especially as we age. The dreaded ‘batwings’ or upper arm jiggle is common for many people, as the years, genetics and sun damage contribute to lose of muscle and skin elasticity, and an increase our overall body fat mass. It can feel like a lose-lose battle in the arm department. Fortunately, brachioplasty, or an upper arm lift, can restore form and shape in this troublesome area.

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When in Winter . . . Aim for Abs and Greater Lift

February 1, 2024

Aiming for tummy confidence and greater boost in the breast department this year? Winter hones great advantages on the cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery frontline. Why? Because controlled temperatures, additional clothing layers and less sun exposure all aid post-surgical recovery. So, if you have body goals in the pipeline, in sync with the cooler months and action body contouring and breast procedures.

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Revise and rewind – Can you undo plastic surgery procedures?

January 15, 2024

Cosmetic surgery procedures continue to rise in popularity, from top to toe. From the buttock lift – which saw a whooping 87% increase in numbers in 2022 compared to 2019, reports the latest American Society of Plastic Surgery findings – to the ever-popular breast lift or facelift, cosmetic surgeries show no signs of slowing. However, what happens if you want to reverse a plastic surgery procedure? And, can you?

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Da Vinci & Southern Cross

If you are insured with Southern Cross, you’ll be glad to know that Mr Adam Bialostocki and Mr Brandon Adams are affiliated providers. For patients who are insured with Southern Cross Medical Society the process couldn't be any simpler.We handle it all for you.