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Are Breast Implants Worth The Risk? Is There A Better Way?

06th December 2017

Breast implants have been used for around 50 years to increase size of the bust (breast augmentation). While the result has been satisfactory for many people, the FDA in the United States has produced the…

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What to Look Out for When Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon

17th November 2017

Did you know that in Australia, it’s legal for any qualified doctor to perform surgery? Given that almost anyone could be performing your next surgery, it’s crucial you choose a specialist plastic surgeon who not…

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Is there an association between breast implants & autoimmune disease?

12th November 2017

When asking plastic surgeons this question, the general consensus is.. “There is no proven association between breast cancer and arthritis”. As my practice includes many women who hare having their implants removed and their breast…

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What’s New With Breast Augmentation

08th November 2017

At our recent Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference in Melbourne, we had a presentation from a surgeon who works in Dallas in the US.  He spoke about what was new with breast augmentation and it was interesting…

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An Update on Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

04th November 2017

At the recent meeting of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons an update was provided on this disease which can occur in women who have textured breast implants. To date we have had over…

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Thinking About Breast Augmentation by Fat Transfer? Here’s What You Need to Know

19th October 2017

While plastic surgeons have been transferring fat into the face and other parts of the body for more than 20 years, breast augmentation by fat transfer is a relatively new procedure. This is because advances…

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Textured Breast Implants – Can They Cause Cancer?

12th September 2017

Once again we have had a great deal of media publicity about textured implants causing cancer.  Some Journalists even stated that “cheap” breast implants were associated with cancer.  As a result of this publicity, plastic…

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A Benefit of Removal and Replacement of Implants with Fat Transfer

02nd September 2017

Recovery from Rheumatoid Arthritis following Removal of Silicone Breast Implants and Autlogous Fat Transfer In July 2012 a patient was referred to me who had had silicone gel breast implants inserted 27 years previously (in…

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The Truth Behind Negative Plastic Surgeon Reviews

20th August 2017

All surgeons can expect to have some “negative reviews”.  When one investigates these reviews, they are generally triggered by a real complication such as serious excessive blood loss or a post-operative infection. The reviews are…

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Breast Augmentation – is there another way?

03rd August 2017

Before a Breast Augmentation you MUST do your homework... We are approaching 50 years since implants manufactured from Silicone were first used to augment the female breast.  In that time, hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of women…

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