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Will a Facelift Make Me Look Youthful Again?

Who doesn’t want to look younger? But it’s also a reality that we all grow old at some point, and sometimes, the signs of ageing show even before we expect it. Fine lines and wrinkles are just two of the most common changes that you might notice first as you grow older. Unfortunately, more often than not, you cannot get rid of them just by applying regular skincare products. Good thing; there’s face lift surgery. But will this cosmetic procedure help you look youthful again? What is face lift surgery? ...
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What is a ‘Mummy Makeover’?

The journey from pregnancy to motherhood is one of the best experiences that any woman can go through. But with the joy of becoming a mum also comes the many changes that you will go through physically, and it might affect not only how you look but also how you feel about yourself. A lot of mothers look at themselves in the mirror and see sagging breasts, some extra baby fat, and stretch marks, all of which can affect their confidence. But, if you experience any or all of this, ...
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How Does a Brow Lift Make You Look Younger?

Do you ever look at yourself in the mirror and wish you didn’t have those wrinkles and sagging in your forehead? Unfortunately, the truth is: you are not alone; millions of women feel the same. Premature ageing is, in fact, one of the most common worries for women in their early adulthood years, and it’s something that even the most expensive creams can’t solve. But then there’s a brow lift, a procedure that promises to lift your brows and forehead and make you look and feel younger. So, what exactly ...
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How to Get Rid of Jowls

Jowls are characterised by sagging skin and tissue that extend below your chin or jawline. This cosmetic concern will happen to virtually everyone as they age, due to the skin gradually thinning and losing its elasticity. While some people may have minimal jowling as they get older, others may find they have noticeable sagging in the lower face as young as their 40s. Factors such as genetics, excess sun exposure, and lifestyle habits like smoking can all contribute to the development of prominent jowls. For those unhappy with mild jowling, ...
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5 Common Liposuction Misconceptions

Many men and women struggle with unwanted fat pockets around their body, whether on their flanks, thighs, abdomen, or arms. When diet and exercise aren’t enough to contour these trouble areas, liposuction can often be a beneficial way to achieve a more toned-looking figure. Learn more about the benefits and limitations of liposuction by reading through some of the most common myths about the popular procedure. Liposuction is a short cut for weight loss. Although liposuction targets fat cells, the procedure is not intended for weight loss. The surgery is ...
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Are My Post-Pregnancy Body Changes Permanent?

A woman’s body undergoes a variety of physical changes throughout the course of their pregnancy. While many of these return to their pre-pregnancy shape with time, there are certain body areas that may not look the same after having a child. Diet and exercise can often help women shed excess weight from pregnancy, but other treatments may be needed for those wanting to reverse lasting changes caused by one or more previous pregnancies. For those wanting to enhance their figure after having children, our specialist plastic surgeons at Pure Aesthetics ...
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Medical Alert: COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019)

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a virus closely related to SARS virus. All visits to our practice are by appointment only. It is essential to consider the community, our patients and staff by calling ahead to our practice on 9252 9262. Please let our reception staff know if you have any concerns or symptoms as below, so that our staff can triage and advise you. Please do not bring any non-essential companions to your consultation. They will be ...
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Dr Merten Wins 2019 PRS Best Paper Award

Our team at Pure Aesthetics is proud to announce that Dr Steve Merten was recently named a 2019 PRS Best Paper Award recipient for co-authoring a paper last year in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Merten won “BEST EMERGING AUTHOR PAPER,” which is awarded to those who have authored fewer than five papers for PRS. Dr Merten believes peer education and collaboration through publications like PRS is invaluable for the betterment of aesthetic medicine. He says being recognised by such ...
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What Will My Breasts Look Like After Implant Removal?

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgical procedures every year, helping numerous women achieve the fuller bust they desire. Despite it being one of the top procedures, some women eventually choose to have their breast implants removed. Common reasons for this type of breast revision surgery are typically related to cosmetic concerns, wanting to address a complication, or hoping to prevent certain health conditions. For those considering breast implant removal (also known as explantation), there is the concern of what the breasts will look like after surgery. ...
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What is Vaginal Rejuvenation? 5 Cosmetic Procedures Covered by this Term!

There are 5 main cosmetic procedures that may be performed by a Sydney cosmetic surgeon as part of vaginal rejuvenation. These are: 1. labiaplasty 2. clitoral hood reduction 3. labia majoraplasty 4. monsplasty 5. vaginoplasty 1. Labiaplasty During labiaplasty the excess skin and tissue of your labia minora are trimmed, and the incisions are sutured. This type of cosmetic surgery can relieve any discomfort or embarrassment caused by labia minora which droop and sag below the lips of the labia majora. The procedure may be performed with local anesthesia and ...
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