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


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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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CoolSculpting – bringing the cool factor to everybody

December 4, 2023

When it comes to non-invasive cosmetic procedures, CoolSculpting lives up to its ‘cool’ name for more than one reason. Not everyone seeking greater body contouring and body sculpting is willing to undergo an invasive cosmetic surgery procedure, such as liposuction, nor can everyone lock in the recovery downtime. CoolSculpting, or cryolipolysis, is the sought-after lunchtime procedure and non-invasive alternative that continues its rise in popularity, permanently destroying fat cells from the outside in, and gently sculpting and contouring the body.

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maximising rejuvenation – gaining the most from appearance medicine procedures

November 10, 2023

The rise of non-invasive appearance medicine treatments has been exponential this past decade. This year, ASPS, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, revealed a 73% increase in Botox injections and a 77% increase in non-invasive fat reduction treatments from 2019 to 2022, in its annual report. With the ease of many lunchtime treatments, and no need for anaesthesia or downtime, it's little wonder non-invasive cosmetic treatments continue to soar in popularity.

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Da Vinci & Southern Cross

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