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Medicare approves tummy tuck to treat post-partum pain and discomfort

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For young mums who have had their first, second, or even third child, the tummy area can be a source of discomfort. Post-pregnancy tummies come in all shapes and sizes, but some women are left with weak muscles and loose skin around their bellies after giving birth. Some women also experience abdominal and back pain after pregnancy due to abdominal muscle separation, a condition called ‘rectus diastasis’. The good news is that a new Medicare-approved tummy tuck procedure (‘abdominoplasty’) will become available for eligible patients on July 1st 2022. The ...
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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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Dr Merten Receives RealSelf 100 Honor

Our specialist plastic surgeon Dr Steve Merten, FRACS was recently recognised as one of the top 100 doctors in the world on RealSelf, and the only Australian plastic surgeon to be given this honor. RealSelf is the largest online community worldwide dedicated to educating the public about cosmetic treatments and connecting them with aesthetic doctors. The “RealSelf 100” list is compiled annually to recognise board-certified doctors from around the world who have shown their commitment to informing consumers and helping them make smart decisions. The RealSelf 100 award is presented ...
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Pure Aesthetics Doctors Among Top Breast Surgeons in the Sydney CBD

You’ve been contemplating your procedure for a while now, but who do you choose to do it? Finding a skilled, reliable and trustworthy plastic surgeon whose visions align with your own can be difficult, yet necessary. At Pure Aesthetics, our aim is to create the most natural-looking results by working closely with each patient and getting to know their wants and needs. We don’t see you as another number, we see you as an individual who is different to every single patient we have had through our doors. Time is ...
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MyFaceMyBody Awards Finalist!

Pure Aesthetics is a proud finalist in the 2016 MyFaceMyBody Awards for Best Plastic Surgery Practice and Best Practice Website in Australasia. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Saturday, November 26th at the 5 star Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney. Thank you for supporting Pure Aesthetics!...
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Dr. Merten Featured in Body Contouring Article

Loosing a dramatic amount of weight is quite the accomplishment, but for many people this is not the end of their journey. Regardless of how the weight was lost, excessive amounts of skin can still lead to self-consciousness and health problems. Fortunately, body contouring procedures are available to help eliminate extra skin. Read the article below, published in The Sunday Morning Herald, for a first hand view of how people used these procedures to help complete their life changing transformation and what Dr. Merten has to say about the process....
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