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February 12, 2024

Understanding the Risks & Benefits of Plastic Surgery

In the world of plastic surgery, careful consideration of both the risks and benefits is important to making informed decisions. At Southern Aesthetic, we consult with all our patients, and…
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February 12, 2024

Does Insurance Extend Coverage to Post-Pregnancy Body Contouring Surgery?

We have some great news for those seeking post-pregnancy body contouring surgery. In 2022, Medicare reinstated coverage for specific procedures, recognising the challenges women face after childbirth. At Southern Aesthetic,…
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February 12, 2024

Exploring Minimally Invasive Techniques in Plastic Surgery

In recent years, the field of plastic surgery has witnessed a revolutionary shift towards minimally invasive techniques. This change provides a non-surgical avenue for individuals with mild to moderate cosmetic…
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February 12, 2024

Combining Mindfulness with Body Contouring: Fostering a Positive Relationship with the Body

In a world that constantly bombards us with images of the "perfect" body, it's no wonder that many people find themselves contemplating plastic surgery to align their physical appearance with…
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November 21, 2023

The Role of Exercise and Lifestyle in Maintaining Breast Lift Results

Many people seek to enhance their quality of life by sculpting their bodies into more natural and aesthetically pleasing shapes. Whether the procedure removes loose skin or repositions the breasts…
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November 21, 2023

Precision Mapping: How Mohs Surgery Achieves High Cure Rates

When it comes to battling skin cancer, precision is paramount. Enter Mohs Surgery, a groundbreaking technique that combines immediate microscopic analysis with immediate reconstruction, revolutionising the approach to skin cancer…
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November 10, 2023

Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention

At Southern Aesthetic, ensuring our patients understand the importance of protecting their skin is one of our biggest priorities. As spring arrives and the days grow longer and sunnier, the…
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November 10, 2023

Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery

The decision to undergo breast reduction surgery is a life-changing one, offering relief from physical discomfort and enhancing self-esteem. However, for some, concerns about the potential impact of the surgery…
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October 19, 2023

A Day in the Life of Plastic Surgeons

The Morning The alarm rings, and the day begins for plastic surgeons and husband and wife, Dr. Amira Sanki, and Dr. Illias Kotronakis. Negotiating the morning routine involves a discussion…
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October 19, 2023

The rising trend of traveling for plastic surgery

In recent years, a unique trend has been gaining momentum in the realm of cosmetic surgery—traveling abroad for aesthetic enhancements. Cosmetic tourism, as it's commonly known, is the practice of…
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October 6, 2023

Recovery and Aftercare: Tips for a Smooth Breast Lift Journey

Undergoing a breast lift procedure is an exciting step towards achieving the desired appearance and boosting self-confidence. To ensure a smooth and predictable recovery, it is essential to follow the…
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October 6, 2023

Choosing the Right Surgeon: Essential Considerations for Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a popular cosmetic procedure that enhances the size and shape of the breasts, boosts self-confidence, and improves body proportions. However, when it comes to undergoing such a…
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October 6, 2023

Understanding Mohs Surgery

Skin cancer is a prevalent and potentially life-threatening condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While there are various treatment options available, Mohs surgery has emerged as a game-changer in…
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October 6, 2023

Long-term Results: Maintaining the Effects of a Breast Lift

Many women experience drooping breasts due to factors such as pregnancy, weight loss, or natural aging. To address this concern, a breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical…
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June 20, 2023

The Psychological Impact of Body Contouring Surgery: Understanding the Emotional Effects

Body contouring surgery, a procedure designed to enhance and improve the shape and appearance of various areas of the body, has gained significant popularity in recent years. Many individuals who…
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June 20, 2023

Choosing the Right Breast Implant: A Guide

When it comes to breast augmentation, one of the most significant decisions you'll need to make is choosing the right breast implant. With a variety of options available, it can…
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May 29, 2023

How to decide if you need a breast augmentation or breast lift

You and your surgeon will work out together whether a breast augmentation or breast lift can help meet your goals and concerns. A breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that…
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May 29, 2023

What you need to know about arm lifts

Arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to remove excess skin and fat from the upper arms. This can result in improved shape and arm…
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May 29, 2023

The Recovery Process for Body Contouring Surgery: Tips and Tricks for a Smooth Recovery

Body contouring surgery can be an excellent way to sculpt your body and achieve the look you’ve always wanted. However, it’s important to remember that it’s not just about the…
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May 29, 2023

Preparing for Mohs Surgery: What You Need to Do Before the Procedure

Mohs surgery is a highly effective procedure for treating skin cancer. It involves the removal of skin cancer cells layer by layer until all cancerous cells have been removed. This…
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May 22, 2023

Breast Reduction Surgery Techniques: Which One is Right for You?

Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to reduce the size of the breasts. This is done by removing excess fat, glandular tissue,…
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May 22, 2023

What to Expect During Your Body Contouring Surgery Consultation: Tips for a Successful Appointment

Body contouring surgery is an excellent option for those who want to achieve their desired body shape after massive weight loss. Medical studies have shown that this can boost your…
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March 7, 2023

Signs you need a breast implant revision

Although patients expect that they will need to replace their breast implants after 10 to 20 years, there are various reasons why they may need to be replaced sooner. If…
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March 7, 2023

How to know if you’re a candidate for body contouring surgery?

The number of Australians undergoing body contouring surgery has significantly increased over the past decade. Patients may consider surgery for a number of reasons, for example, they may have undergone…