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Cosmetic Vs Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Cosmetic Vs Specialist Plastic Surgeon

10 May 202114 May 2021

Understand the important distinction between specialist Plastic Surgeons, Cosmetic Surgeons and non-specialist Plastic Surgeons. Undergoing surgery at any time is a serious thing.  Often it is necessary surgery. Often it is elective surgery. This means that the medical necessity of the surgery is less urgent and may in fact be completely surgery of choice. Examples...

Pregnancy, Politics and Plastic Surgery

Pregnancy, Politics and Plastic Surgery

8 February 202121 May 2021

In this article, we’ll be discussing the postpartum abdominoplasty and Medicare issue. Or more specifically, why this procedure should be reinstated as rebatable after being reclassified in 2016. “Mummy Tuck” and “Tummy Tuck” – are these just cosmetic operations to get your figure back to the way it looked before children? Well, yes, they may...

Inverted Nipples

Inverted Nipples

Inverted Nipples, or Retrused Nipples, are nipples which do not stick out far enough. This can be an embarrassment for a woman and can make breast- feeding difficult. Inverted nipples are caused by tightness or shortness of the ducts which run from the breast gland forward to the nipple itself. This holds the nipple back...

Tummy Tucks

Tummy Tucks

2 June 202027 April 2021

What is a Tummy Tuck? Firstly, I think the phrase “Tummy Tuck” is perhaps a fun description but I do believe that it underrates the operation. It might be appropriate for very simple procedures but I am not sure that it conveys the seriousness of the more major procedures involved in reconstruction of the abdomen....

Lymphoma

Lymphoma

2 June 202029 April 2021

WILL MY IMPLANTS RUPTURE? These days implants are very resilient, and the leak/rupture rate is very low. It is not zero, however. To be honest it is unpredictable how long an implant will last. Most companies give “lifetime warranties” on their implants. This is not however a guarantee. I have seen implants last 30-40 years...