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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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Cheap Overseas Surgery: Discounted Cosmetic Surgery Is No Bargain

It sounds too good to be true. A holiday and getting the cosmetic plastic surgery you’ve been longing for may seem a good plan, initially. But as you no doubt hear regularly in the media, many people end up discovering that cheap overseas surgery or overseas medical tourism is not the bargain they hoped for. […]

August 5th, 2019
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Will Medicare cover Abdominoplasty and Skin Reduction Surgery?

Medicare Benefits Schedule (also known as MBS) Item Codes, Definitions and also Criteria for Plastic Surgery changed as of November 2018. The changes affect your rebate eligibility, for skin reduction surgery (after weight loss) or Bariatric Surgery. Brachioplasty, Abdominoplasty or Belt Lipectomy and Revision Rhinoplasty patients may have also been impacted.   The government previously […]

September 28th, 2018
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Liposuction Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast Reduction by Liposuction  Liposuction Breast Reduction Surgery is usually performed under general anaesthetic. Once you are completely sedated, your surgeon will create an incision around the areola, down the front of the breast and into the fold. Excess breast tissue and skin will now be removed and the nipple and areola will be repositioned. […]

July 6th, 2018
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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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Surprising Benefits Of Breast Augmentation Surgery

If you’re like a lot of women, the thought of getting breast implants can be both scary and exciting. These feelings are perfectly natural, of course. Surgery is not a minor decision, and you’ll be changing your body shape and the way you look. However, 95 to 98% of women say the results of breast […]

November 23rd, 2016
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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