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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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Getting a Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

Rhinoplasty, also known as a “nose job,” is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. It’s also an incredibly challenging procedure with a high demand for revision surgeries, i.e., a high percentage of patients undergoing rhinoplasty seek revision due to unwanted cosmetic/ function results. As such, patients seeking rhinoplasties must consult highly-trained, reliable, and experienced specialist plastic surgeons with a proven track record.  This article provides an overview of rhinoplasty, including its goals, preparation guidelines, and the post-treatment recovery process.  What are the reasons to undergo rhinoplasty?  Rhinoplasty is a ...
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Gender Affirming Surgery

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Gender affirmation surgery, often referred to as gender affirming surgery or sex reassignment is a collective term that encompasses numerous surgical procedures performed on transgender men, women, and gender-nonconforming individuals. The goal is to make the individual’s outward appearance reflect their innate gender identity.  This article provides an overview of the various components of gender reassignment, including FTM top surgery, MTF top surgery, and facial feminization.  Gender Affirming Surgery – Female to Male Top Surgery  FTM top surgery, short for “female-to-male top surgery,” refers to surgeries that transform feminine breasts ...
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Facelift Surgery Guide: What to Expect, Procedures, Recovery

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As you grow older, your skin and facial muscles undergo various changes that make you look old, tired, and upset. The skin on your face starts sagging, leading to nasolabial folds, jowls in the cheeks and jaws, and loose folds of skin and fat. The loss of fat may also lead to a sunken and hollow appearance. This article provides a comprehensive overview of facelift surgery, preparatory guidelines, and the post-treatment recovery process. While everyone eventually undergoes the aging process, the signs of aging can appear earlier due to smoking, ...
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Gynecomastia Surgery Guide: Procedure, Preparation, and Recovery

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition wherein men develop breast tissues due to genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, weight gains, or certain medications. While gynecomastia isn’t dangerous, it can cause self-consciousness and emotional problems. Men with gynecomastia often avoid situations that involve disrobing, such as going to beaches or physical intimacy with a partner, which can affect their overall quality of life. This article describes how gynecomastia surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, can help you achieve a chiseled chest. What is gynecomastia surgery? Gynecomastia surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a ...
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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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How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon

Why is the Sydney Plastic Surgeon I Choose so Important and What Should I Look For? Your choice of a Sydney plastic surgeon, whether you are looking for minor cosmetic procedures or more traditional plastic surgery, is one of the most important decisions that you will make. Why is it so important though, and what should you look for when you are evaluating and comparing medical professionals? This is the individual who will be performing your procedure and you want the best experience and optimal results. Some things to look ...
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What to ask a Potential Plastic Surgeon to Make the Right Choice?

What should I ask a potential plastic surgeon before choosing one? Before you choose the right Sydney plastic surgeon for your plastic surgery needs it is important to compare and evaluate a number of medical professionals. There are some questions that you should ask during the initial consultation which can help make your final decision easier and ensure that you get the best possible results. How much experience do you have with my plastic surgery procedure? You need someone who is very familiar and experienced with the plastic surgery procedure ...
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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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Top Plastics and Cosmetic Procedures in Sydney and Macquarie

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As one of the founders of Macquarie University’s Department of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery, Pure Aesthetics surgeon Dr Merten provides a wealth of state-of- the-art plastic and cosmetic procedures to patients spanning Sydney City and works directly with Macquarie Hospital. Dr Merten and our team of world class surgeons are at the height of plastics providing everything from face, body, and breasts to post-pregnancy and gynecomastia surgery. Our patients come to us with specific needs for their ever-changing bodies and we provide them with top notch surgeries and non-invasive topical ...
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