Fractional Lasers in the treatment of burns

11th June 2012

Fractional laser treatments can help treat burns, according to a study presented in Florida recently. Approximately 1 million Americans survive serious burns each year, but many are left severely disfigured. It has been found that Fractional…

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The Safety of Day Surgery Compared to Hospital Surgery

07th June 2012

A recent article appeared in the United States discussing the competition between hospitals and Day Surgery Centres, with the debate focusing on safety. Officials of Day Surgery Centres states that they provided personal care in…

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Cosmetic Surgery Risks

27th May 2012

There is no such thing as “minor surgery” or a “minor procedure”.  All procedures carry risk and your aim as a prospective patient should always be to minimize that risk. What happens when a person…

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Chin Augmentation and the use of Chin Implants

19th May 2012

Did you know that the fastest growing trend in plastic surgery in the United States among men and women is chin augmentation – otherwise known as chin implants.  The popularity of chin implants rose by…

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PIP Breast Implants – What Actually Happened?

17th May 2012

In 1991 a company called PIP (Poly Implants Prostheses) was founded in France.  The company announced that they had developed firm silicone and they promoted lifelong durability of this product. In 1997 the company obtained…

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Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

14th May 2012

Avenue Plastic Surgery, as part of its service, provides a skin cancer clinic in Melbourne Australia. Following referral from your General Practitioner or Dermatologist, it is usually possible to treat the skin cancer immediately following…

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Dermapen Treatment for Acne Scars in Melbourne

05th April 2012

At Avenue Plastic Surgery in Melbourne, Australia we see many people who are concerned by the appearance of their acne scars. We have extensive experience with acne scar treatment and removal. Dermapen is a non invasive treatment which improves…

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Skin Care – Laser Hair removal in Melbourne

28th March 2012

At Avenue Plastic Surgery in Melbourne, Australia we see many men and women who are concerned by the appearance of excessive body hair. Laser hair removal works by using a high intensity light beam that is selectively…

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Update on PIP Breast Implants

26th March 2012

Following public statements made by Mr Allan Kalus of Avenue Plastic Surgery regarding the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to assess the integrity of silicone breast implants, the Australian Government has provided a Medicare…

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The latest news on PIP Implants

17th February 2012

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Advisory Bureau (TGA) has been closely monitoring local and international developments regarding the safety of PIP breast implants. Although the TGA initially stated that there was no evidence for an increased…

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