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Upper Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Went to a clinical meeting last night where I presented a de-identified audit  of my upper lid surgery cases to my surgical peers from the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. There was much discussion about our various surgical techniques and preferences. Techniques may vary a little but outcomes for this type of minimally invasive surgery are very pleasing….

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Self-Injecting and the importation of suspect cosmetic injectables

Incredible to contemplate but reported to be true. A number of non-medically qualified people have seen it fit to import (and even inject into clients) very suspect cosmetic fillers and wrinkle-reducing injections into this country. This has made the news and underscores a big warning to patients to avoid the temptation of seeking out impossibly cheap treatments…

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Excessive Armpit Sweating (Axillary Hyperhidrosis)

Know as “Axillary Hyperhidrosis” excessive sweating in the armpit region is a distressing problem that is not controlled by antiperspirants. Botulinum injection treatment is an outstanding advance in controlling the problem and can last for some 6 months per treatment. However as an extension of our liposuction work we have been performing a technique called…

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Advances in Facial Filler Injections-The Blunt Cannula Needle

A great recent advance in facial filler injections has been the adoption of the fine blunt cannula instead of sharp needles to inject the filler into the desired area (eg Cheeks, Lips, Nose, Brow Temporal hollows). The patient experience is much less painful and bleeding/bruising is significantly reduced as vascular structures are generally nudged out of the way…

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The New Era of Minimally-Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

We have entered a new era of minimally-invasive cosmetic surgery. Statistics from the USA indicate that radical surgical techniques are fading as an option for enhancing appearance. http://www.network-aestheticmeso.com/index.php?id=972&tx_mininews_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=1045&cHash=dad49a389chttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18520867 We have established a reputation at our Castle Hill clinic founded on the achievement of aesthetic enhancement with natural results. Furthermore every patient is treated as an individual. There are no…

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