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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

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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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
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Best Diets to Help you Lose Weight

Tips and Diets to Help You Lose Weight Dieting and diets! We hear about them all the time.  Everyone wants to lose weight these days. And modern eating habits enable us to readily pack on the extra kilos – especially over the holiday period. There are literally hundreds of thousands of different eating plans out […]

December 1st, 2019
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Man Boobs – Do You need Male Breast Reduction?

Man Boobs – Male Breast Reduction Surgery? Gynaecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction Surgery) is a popular surgery for men who want a flatter, smoother looking chest contour.  This is the SECOND part of a 2-part blog series on male breast reduction surgery for Gynaecomastia by Dr Geoff Barnett, Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Melbourne. Man Boobs […]

August 12th, 2019
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Flabby Upper Arms? All About Upper Arm Lift and Arm Liposuction Surgery

“Got Wings?” This is the advertising campaign used by the Red Bull energy drinks company. However, some people have what’s commonly called “bat wings,” “bingo wings” or “tuck-shop arms.” Fortunately, upper arm lift surgery by Dr Geoff Barnett of Melbourne, can help you get your arm skin to a more comfortable level. In our blog […]

May 10th, 2019
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Wobbly Arms: Upper Arm Skin Surgery

At a certain time of life, you may find yourself with wobbly upper arm skin along your triceps. Arm girth expansion and drooping skin on the upper arms is part of skin ageing changes It can also occur after surgery for weight loss Upper Arm Skin Drooping Is Not A Concern For Most People However, […]

February 20th, 2019

Asian Breast Augmentation and Reduced Scarring

Asian Breast Augmentation patients and people with darker skin (more pigment) may be more prone to excessive scar tissue formation after surgery. Sometimes scars also appear more visible on darker skin, including olive, tan, brown, black and other melanin-rich skin tones than they appear on skin that has less melanin or less pigmentation. Visibility is different on […]

September 5th, 2017
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Do I need a Breast Lift?

How Do I Know If It’s Time for a Breast Lift? Sadly gravity will impact breast tissue over time for men as well as women. Women generally require a breast lift while men usually require a male breast reduction. These procedures address the effects of passing time, long-term gravity, hormonal changes related to ageing and […]

November 11th, 2016