Breast Reduction Complications

06th February 2012

Although for many patients breast reduction can be a positive and even life changing experience, all surgery carries certain risks. The results of breast reduction are not completely predictable and will be affected by the nature of…

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Breast Reduction: Cost & your Surgeon

11th January 2012

What is the cost of breast reduction surgery? In most cases, breast reduction surgery does attract a rebate from Medicare and, if you are insured, from your health insurance organization. This rebate will help considerably…

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PIP Implants Update

05th January 2012

During the last week we have received many calls from patients requesting confirmation that they do not have breast implants manufactured by the French company Poly Implants Prostheses (or PIP). All of our patients can…

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Risks of a facelift

29th December 2011

The following is a list of possible complications of which you should be aware and which may occur despite the surgeon’s best efforts. In most cases they can be managed, with a  satisfactory outcome. However,…

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PIP Breast Implants

23rd December 2011

This morning there was an article in the Melbourne press reporting about the concern for many woman around the world who have had PIP silicone breast implants inserted.  There are believed to be 30,000 women…

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A Natural Facelift in Melbourne

13th December 2011

How is a facelift performed? At Avenue Plastic Surgery, facelift surgery is usually performed as a Day Case. This means that you have the surgery in the morning and able to return home in the afternoon.  Of…

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Facial rejuvenation

07th December 2011

Avenue Plastic Surgery together with Avenue Advanced Skin Care are excited to announce the launch of the new App, Natural Look: Beautiful at any age. The Natural Look App is a free App that helps you…

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Facelift Surgery: Costs & your Surgeon

01st December 2011

What is the cost of facelift surgery? When facelift surgery is performed for acne scarring or for other medical conditions such as facial nerve palsy, then at least part of the cost will be recoverable…

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Day Surgery safer than an overnight hospital stay

26th November 2011

Many plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures such as breast implant surgery, breast reduction, nose surgery, facelift surgery, eyelid surgery liposuction and tummy tuck surgery are now done as Day Surgery. This means that patients arrive…

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Types of Tummy Tuck surgery

22nd November 2011

Yes, there are basically 2 different types of tummy tuck surgery.  The most commonly performed is the radical abdominoplasty where all the skin and fat between the umbilicus (belly button) and the pubic crease are removed.  The…

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