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How Vaginoplasty Supports Gender Affirmation in Australia

Gender Affirming Surgery - Vaginoplasty

Gender reassignment surgery is a complex set of procedures, generally, broken into top and bottom surgery. A vaginoplasty is one of the gender-affirming procedures that make up bottom surgery. It is a procedure that transgender women have as part of their gender affirmation in Australia. So, what is a vaginoplasty? Vaginoplasty: What is it? During a vaginoplasty, your surgeon reshapes the scrotum, penis and testicles into a vulva and vaginal canal. They may also use different parts of the body and lower intestine if needed. There is also a technique ...
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The Role of Liposuction in Breast Lifts Australia

Liposuction in Breast Lifts Australia

Are you thinking of having a breast lift and want to know what options are available? If so, read this article for insight into what is possible. A Breast Lift with Liposuction When your specialist plastic surgeon believes you will benefit, they will recommend having liposuction at the same time as a breast lift (mastopexy). This removes the excess fat from the upper armpit area and from the sides of your breasts. Doing liposuction at the same time as breast lift surgery Sydney gives your breasts better definition and reduces ...
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Traditions and Transformations: Cultural Factors in Gender Affirmation Surgery

gender affirmation surgery

While it is not the goal of all trans people, many to undergo gender affirmation surgery to realise their true identity and improve their quality of life and wellbeing. For trans men and women this can mean various surgical procedures, including “top” and “bottom” surgery. The diversity in gender affirmation surgery can mean that people may also opt for facial specialist plastic surgery so they appear more feminine or masculine. Trans people are so much more than their physical looks. If they can access an experienced specialist plastic surgeon, it ...
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Partner Perspectives: Supporting Your Spouse Through Post-Pregnancy Surgery

Post-Pregnancy Surgery

After your partner finishes having children, she may want post-pregnancy surgery. While what procedures she undergoes depends on how pregnancy impacted her body, your role as her partner throughout the journey has a big impact on its success. No matter why she wants specialist plastic surgery, she needs your support. She may want surgery to help her feel more empowered and confident, or for physical reasons, such as to restore her body to pre-pregnancy days or to enhance some of her natural features. Here are some tips for partners of ...
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The Rise of Male Plastic Surgery: Trends and Procedures for Men

Male Plastic Surgery

There was a time that plastic surgery was more common for women than for men. Over the years this has been changing Today, plastic surgery is becoming more popular among men—after all, they want to also maintain their looks and have issues they want to correct. There are many male plastic surgery options available for all parts of the body. In this article we look at a few. Common Types of Male Plastic Surgery Men may consider plastic surgery for many reasons. From correcting facial abnormalities to wanting a nose ...
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Common Myths and Facts about Facelift Surgery in Australia

Facelift Surgery in Australia

Facelifts are a common procedure in Australia. As common as it is, there are many facelift surgery misconceptions and myths surrounding that can lead to unrealistic expectations You may be thinking of having a facelift and may have some preconceived ideas. Here are some facelift myths and facts to give you a better understanding of the facelift procedure Australia. Myth 1. A Facelift gives you an Unnatural Appearance Sadly, this myth occurs after patients have results that appear unnatural and stiff. This occurs when a surgeon does not have the ...
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Behind the Success of Breast Surgeries: Meet Sydney’s Top Plastic Surgeon

Top Plastic Surgeon

Breast surgery is common in Australia. So you are not alone if you have breast surgery on your mind. It can improve sagging breasts when you get older, and after changes in weight and pregnancy. You may also want breast surgery to reduce or increase the size of your breasts, or for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Finding the best breast surgery specialist in Sydney can be challenging. The most important thing is to find an experienced specialist plastic surgeon who can give you the right advice and perform surgery ...
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Customised Breast Implants: The Next Frontier in Augmentation

Breast Implants

There may soon be another option for women who do not want standard silicone breast implants after a mastectomy. The use of groundbreaking technology to create custom breast implants is becoming a reality. After years of research, trials of 3D printed breast implants are showing promise as an alternative to silicone or saline implants in breast reconstruction surgery. This exciting future is on the horizon and women could have the choice of 3D breast implants that allow the growing of natural tissue over time. What are 3D Breast Implants? A ...
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The Role of AI and Machine Learning in Breast Surgery Planning

breast surgery planning

With artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) used more and more in different areas, is it also useful in personalised breast procedure planning? The short answer is yes but there is a need for much more research into the subject. Ways Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will Change the Future of Breast Surgery AI and ML are the latest buzzwords in breast surgery research, with a number of successful trials. ML refers to using large datasets to create algorithms that imitate the way the brain thinks. While AI and ...
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What are the Options for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy or Injury?

Breast Reconstruction

Surgery to remove a breast or both breasts to prevent or treat breast cancer, or after an injury can leave you feeling sad, anxious and you may even develop low self-esteem. If you find yourself in this situation, you can choose to have reconstructive breast surgery. There are different breast augmentation choices in Sydney so it is important to talk to a specialist plastic surgeon. Breast Reconstruction Options After consulting a specialist plastic surgeon, you may have the choice between having breast implants or of using autologous tissue from another part ...
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