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Refresh Your Look for Summer

Did you know that not all cosmetic procedures are based around surgery? It is possible to refresh your appearance and deal with wrinkles, blemishes and the natural loss of volume around the face using non-surgical procedures such as soft-tissue fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. These procedures are popular with both men and women. Soft-tissue fillers Also referred to as dermal fillers, soft-tissue fillers help to fill out or enhance contours in a way that will improve your appearance. They ‘plump up’ thin lips, remove fine lines and reduce the appearance of ...
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Soft Tissue Fillers: What They Are and How They Work

Soft tissue fillers, also called dermal fillers, are one of the top requests that cosmetic surgeons see according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr Steve Merten. Cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery is on the rise as more people want to look younger or change certain parts of their appearance. Soft tissue fillers are not invasive the way that traditional plastic surgery is or as expensive, and there is little or no recovery time needed. Most patients do not experience any serious side effects or complications with dermal fillers and they can ...
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Trending Brows: What Makes the Perfect Brow?

Your eyebrows are a very visible and vital part of your appearance, and even small flaws, lines, or visible signs of aging in this area can make you look older or less appealing. A perfect brow can help frame your eyes and elevate the other facial components of your appearance. The right brow shape and fullness can even help eliminate years from your appearance and hide your true biological age. Tweezing your brow is not enough as you age in many cases but there are also cosmetic procedures which can ...
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Summer Faces Are Made in Spring

Great skin that is young, fresh, and gorgeous does not happen overnight, and if you want to have your best summer face ready for the season you need to start in the spring. You want to start summer with skin that is clear, glowing, and vibrant. Skin that is dull, lifeless, wrinkled, rough, or patchy can cause you to spend this summer indoors and out of the social spotlight. Planning ahead and taking steps in the spring to achieve healthy and fabulous looking skin will help you get a summer ...
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What Is a Non-surgical Facelift?

A non-surgical facelift, or liquid facelift, is a less invasive alternative to the traditional facelift procedure. In a non-surgical facelift, cosmetic injectables are utilised in various areas of the face to provide a rejuvenated, more youthful appearance. Our Cosmetic Physician, Dr Noela Ferch, employs different techniques to address the face as a whole to help patients reach their aesthetic goals without the need for surgery. At Pure Aesthetics we offer anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers for those desiring subtle lifting and tightening of their facial appearance. Both injectable options address ...
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Are Cosmetic Injectables Right for Me?

Our team at Pure Aesthetics offers cosmetic injectables as a non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatment. Although surgery is often required to reach optimal results, many people can achieve their aesthetic goals through less invasive procedures, like anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. The different types of injectables are used for varying indications. Anti-wrinkle injections, for example, help relax the muscles which over time result in permanent wrinkles. This option can improve the appearance of wrinkles and slow down their progression. Fillers, on the other hand, create or restore volume in areas that ...
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How Much Younger Will I Look After a Facelift?

How much younger can you look after a facelift? Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten explains that a facelift can minimize any sagging, wrinkles, and folds in your face and chin, and this can often give a more youthful appearance because the skin is repositioned and any extra skin has been trimmed off. As you age your skin tissues change in elasticity, and once firm skin may start to wrinkle and sag as a result. A qualified plastic surgeon can evaluate whether you are a good candidate for this type ...
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What do I Need to Know Before Getting Muscle Relaxant Injections?

Muscle relaxant injections are one of the most common minimally invasive cosmetic procedures requested according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr Steve Merten, but there are a number of things that you should know before scheduling an appointment to have these injections performed. It is important to understand the benefits, risks, costs, and possible results that are involved. The right cosmetic physician will go over everything with you during the initial consultation for muscle relaxant injections. It is important to choose a qualified and experienced professional that you trust for any ...
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Facelift vs. Non-Surgical Procedures for Facial Rejuvenation

When I see a new patient who wants facial rejuvenation in order to look younger, there are a number of factors that I will examine and go over with the patient. The extent and severity of the signs of aging that the patient displays will help determine the best methods and techniques. I discuss all of the possible treatments and explain what the patient can expect from each. In many cases cosmetic procedures including dermal fillers, muscle relaxant injections, and skin treatments can give excellent results. Other times, a facelift ...
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Should I Have Plastic Surgery Or Use Cosmetic Procedures Instead?

If you are not happy with your appearance then cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery may be able to help. Which of these methods is the best choice though? Before you decide whether to undergo an invasive plastic surgery you need to determine if there are less invasive methods and less expensive cosmetic procedures that may be able to provide similar results. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr Steve Merten there are many factors involved in this decision, and the right cosmetic specialist can help you make the right decision for ...
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