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Beauty – Five Factors of Aesthetic Appeal

Beauty: Five Factors of Aesthetic Appeal – What makes someone attractive? Beauty is not always specific or easy to define – and we find people attractive for many different reasons. We choose our partners based on a multitude of factors. The reasons for finding someone attractive or not DO vary tremendously from person to person. Additionally, […]

September 10th, 2020

Can You Tighten Loose Skin?

Can loose skin be tightened?- Yes! With skin reduction surgery. What is skin reduction surgery? Excess skin removal or skin reduction surgery for men & women who have lost a significant amount of weight is often referred to as Body Contouring or Body Lift Surgery.  There are a variety of procedures available to tighten loose skin and […]

September 10th, 2020
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Benefits of a Tummy Tuck to Treat Loose Skin

Loose skin is an issue for most women who have had children or lost weight. You can’t always exercise away excess skin, stretched skin and stubborn pockets of residual fat – especially after pregnancy or weight loss.  But if you have loose skin, a tummy tuck with liposuction, rather than liposuction on its own, may be […]

August 4th, 2020
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Will Medicare Pay for Extended Abdominoplasty?

Will Medicare Cover Extended Abdominoplasty After Weight Loss? After significant weight loss or weight loss surgery, you may require an abdominoplasty or extended tummy tuck to remove excess skin or repair weakened abdominal muscles. While this operation is usually done for cosmetic reasons after pregnancy, it is often integral for patients to correct excess skin […]

July 23rd, 2020
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Eating After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

How Will a Gastric Sleeve Affect Your Eating Habits? Many Australians are having Weight Loss Surgery or Gastric Sleeve Surgery to overcome obesity issues and lose weight. This article covers tips for eating after Gastric Sleeve Surgery.   Why some people need a Gastric Band or Gastric Sleeve Surgery Some people with certain genes and […]

July 1st, 2020
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Thigh Surgery vs Liposuction

The stubborn fat on your thighs is refractory to most traditional weight loss techniques. It is no surprise that a lot of individuals opt for plastic surgery procedures. This is especially the case for those who have lost large amounts of weight.  Many people can’t achieve well-toned, firmer-looking thighs with exercise and weight loss alone. […]

June 8th, 2020
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How Many People are Getting Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery?

Obesity is an epidemic. According to the world health organisation, obesity has nearly tripled in the last 45years (since 1975) affecting around 13% of adults (aged 18 and over). In addition, 39% of adults around the world are classified as overweight. With so many people suffering from obesity it’s no wonder Bariatric surgery has become […]

June 7th, 2020
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Is No Scar Arm Lift Surgery Possible?

‘No Scar’ Arm Lift Surgery technique for saggy arms How Plastic Surgeon Dr Geoff Barnett helps to minimise your arm lift scars (no visible scar arm lift) after Brachioplasty surgery Is a No Scar Arm Lift Surgery Possible? Well no, all surgery leads to some type of scarring. The incision lines of bilateral arm reduction […]

June 6th, 2020
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What Happens After Losing Weight?

Losing weight is high on New Year’s Resolution lists. But for many people who suffer a gym membership and better nutrition may not enough. A number of individuals with long-term obesity end up with few options other surgery or a highly regimented nutrition and exercise program. Recent statistics indicate that lap band surgeries are amongst […]

February 24th, 2020
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Best Tips on How To Lose Weight Before Plastic Surgery

Sometimes you might be planning on a plastic surgery or cosmetic procedure, only to discover that you will need to adjust your weight before you can have surgery. Losing weight can even be required before having Bariatric Surgery or Liposuction. Why is that? If you are too far over your ideal weight before any form of body surgery, or […]

January 4th, 2020