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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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Ruptured Silicone Gel Breast Implant

10th December 2018

Another operating session, another ruptured silicone gel breast implant. Today I performed a procedure which has become the most common operation performed by plastic surgeons – removal of leaking breast implants. On this occasion my…

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Removal of Implants and Replacement with Fat

04th December 2018

It is remarkable these days how many women are asking to have their silicone breast implants removed and replaced.  Sometimes they have had complications such as hardening or rippling, sometimes the implants are leaking, sometimes…

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Facelift, surgical or non-surgical which is better?

19th November 2018

In recent years there has been a major shift from surgical to non-surgical procedures for facial rejuvenation. Non-surgical procedures, such as thread lifts, fillers, muscle relaxation therapies and laser skin tightening, can have dramatic results…

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En Bloc Removal Of Silicone Breast Implants

31st October 2018

Sometimes it is necessary to perform an En Bloc removal of silicone breast implants and their entire capsule. This case involves a woman in her early 50’s who had breast implants inserted 17 years previously. …

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Removal of Breast Implants. New Rules for Medicare Rebates

31st October 2018

Medicare has advised that from the 1/11/2018 new rules will apply to the procedure of removal and replacement of breast implants. Medicare will continue to allow use of an Item Number for removal of breast…

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Rhinoplasty – What to Expect

31st October 2018

At Avenue Plastic Surgery we have over 30 years’ experience with rhinoplasty surgery and are privileged to have helped many thousands of people to overcome self-consciousness about their nose. This self-consciousness often begins in adolescence…

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