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Are My Plastic Surgery Expectations Realistic?

Having realistic expectations about plastic surgery is very important, and this is true no matter what cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery methods you are having done, from anti-wrinkle injections to a Tummy Tuck. A cosmetic plastic surgeon cannot make your marriage good again, prevent divorce, or make you look like a top model when you are in your 70s. Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten counsels his patients on what they should realistically expect after any plastic surgery or cosmetic procedures. Plastic surgery before and after photos can help you ...
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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men on the Rise!

A decade ago a trip to the plastic surgeon, for a nip here and a tuck there, was almost exclusively only taken by women, but more and more men are following suit, signing up for procedures to look better and boost their confidence. They are not hiding the fact either, with  recent figures from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery showing that since 1997 there has been a 106% increase in cosmetic surgery procedures performed on men in the US. The 2012 figures show that Rhinoplasty and Eyelid Surgery ...
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Is Addiction To Plastic Surgery A Real Possibility?

A plastic surgery addiction is a real possibility, and some individuals actually suffer from this problem. Cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery techniques make many changes in appearance possible, and these help a large number of people improve their appearances and their confidence levels. If you have psychological issues or you are trying to attain a perfect figure and appearance then you may be disappointed no matter how well these treatments may turn out. Our Plastic Surgeon in Sydney, Dr. Steve Merten is aware of the plastic surgery addiction problem, and he ...
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What Should I Look For In A Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon?

Rhinoplasty

If you are thinking about having a cosmetic procedure or some type of plastic surgery then it is important to know what you should look for in a plastic surgeon before you go any further. The right choice of a plastic surgeon can mean the difference between great results and a procedure that has one too many complications and less than desirable results. In Australia, the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons is the peak body for Specialist Plastic Surgeons. Membership indicates that the plastic surgeon meets the highest standards, both ...
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Dr. Steve Merten Provides a Brief Rhinoplasty Consultation Overview

Nose surgery can help you alleviate breathing difficulties and improve the overall aesthetics of your face. In response to the popularity of this cosmetic surgery, we recently sat down with Dr. Steve Merten, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, to discuss his pre-surgical approach to rhinoplasty procedures at his Sydney plastic surgery practice. Below is our Q&A with Dr. Merten providing a brief insight into how he conducts his nose reshaping consultations, as well as what type of questions patients should ask when considering a nose job. ...
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Tips for Recovery After Cosmetic Surgery

There are a wide variety of different types of cosmetic surgeries available to individuals. These procedures, whether rhinoplasty, Breast Enlargement or a facelift, are done on a day-to-day basis. Research and precision in the medical field has made cosmetic procedures safe as well as practical; and while Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr. Merten only uses the safest and most natural approaches to cosmetic surgery, it is still important to keeps these tips in mind for recovery after cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic procedures begin with a thorough consultation and evaluation where Dr. Merten ...
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