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Silicone Or Saline Breast Implants – Which Is Better?

26th June 2019

Some surgeons recommend silicone breast implants because they feel that they are “more modern”.  However, in the case of breast implants, “more modern” does not mean better.  In fact many of the latest, most modern,…

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Breast Explant Surgery

24th May 2019

One of the commonest operations performed by plastic surgeons today is breast explant surgery. This refers to the removal of breast implants. Many different types of breast implants have been used in Australia over the…

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Proposed Medicare Funding for Fat Transfer to the Breast

29th April 2019

The Department of Health is currently conducting a consultation survey regarding Autologous Fat Grafting to the breast specifically for the treatment of defects arising from breast surgery from the treatment and prevention of breast cancer…

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Breast Implant Screen Service

23rd April 2019

Avenue Plastic Surgery is proud to participate in an initiative established by the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). This initiative is designed to help women who have concerns about their existing breast implants. Any…

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Regulation of Breast Implants

17th April 2019

Health authorities in France and Canada have imposed bans on certain types of breast implants that are associated with an elevated risk of a rare form of cancer. This ban relates to macro textured Natrelle…

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Breast implants and Breast Implant Associated Illness

05th April 2019

Removal of breast implants is now one of the commonest operations performed by plastic surgeons. The word is out that not only can certain types of textured breast implants cause a rare form of lymphatic cancer…

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Breast Implant Illness

26th March 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration are conducting an enquiry into adverse patient reactions to materials and medical devices, including breast implants. They have advised that they will consider patient responses to the silicone contained…

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Revision Rhinoplasty

05th March 2019

Revision Rhinoplasty Having performed several thousand Rhinoplasty procedures, I am often asked: “What happens if I am not happy with the result?” In capable hands, complications are rare following Rhinoplasty surgery. However, because the nose…

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Our Patients Benefit From Our Knowledge in the Advancements in Science

12th December 2018

As the Practice Nurse at Avenue Plastic Surgery, I have to be an expert in all aspects of wound healing.  Although my day to day work involves managing surgical wounds which have been beautifully sutured,…

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Class Action Against The Cosmetic Institute (TCI)

12th December 2018

The Supreme Court has recently announced that up to a thousand women have been given approval for a class action against The Cosmetic Institute (TCI). These are women believe they have been harmed as a…

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