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Stem Cell Facelifts – Not Ready for Primetime

Stem cells have revolutionised medicine, allowing doctors to generate tissue to help heal conditions from heart disease to spinal cord injury. For increasingly popular aesthetic treatments like the stem cell facelift, the source of these stem cells is normally adipose tissue, otherwise known as fat. But is it really stem cells that are being harvested?… Read more »

Vampire Facelift – A Financial Bloodsucker

Movies like the Twilight series depict the undead as ancient, but with forever-young skin. Now a blood-based cosmetic treatment to fill in wrinkles and plump up hollow cheeks for the living is being marketed as a “vampire” face-lift. This treatment was first introduced in 2009 and has since been mentioned on nearly a quarter of… Read more »

Cosmetex – Discounted Registration Still Available

If you’ve been on the fence about attending Cosmetex 2014, it’s not too late to register. The Asia-Pacific’s largest and most significant meeting devoted to Cosmetic Medical Practice will be held Thursday, May 1st through Saturday, May 3rd at the Royal Pines Resort, Queensland, and you can still reserve a spot at a special reduced… Read more »

3D Imaging Helps Doctors Fine-Tune Cosmetic Injection Results

Cosmetic filler treatments have surged in popularity over the past decade. Each year, at least ten million people around the world get injections to soften creases, plump their lips, or fill out wrinkles. During the treatment, a gel-like solution is injected into the patient’s face to increase skin volume. This technique is used to plump… Read more »

8th international ‘biennale milano masterclass’

The 8th International Milano Masterclass is to be held on March 20-24, 2015 in Milan, Italy. The masterclass will cover – 1. Sinonasal, Skull Base & Orbit Endoscopic Surgery 2. Rhinoplasty: The Matrix Reloaded Directors: Paolo Castelnuovo & Pietro Palma For more information – Email: Website: MiMa 2015_Front

2013 Cosmetic Surgery Statistics: Which Procedures Are Rising in Popularity?

Have you ever wondered which cosmetic procedures are rising in popularity, and which are falling out of favour? The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) recently released a summary of their 2013 cosmetic surgery statistics, revealing some interesting data about which cosmetic procedures are becoming more popular. In the U.K., more than 50,000 cosmetic… Read more »

Facial Plastic Surgeons: Sharpen Your Skills at Symposiums

Facial Plastic surgery is becoming increasingly popular around the world. As a developing field, continuing education is especially important. It is crucial for doctors and surgeons to be fully knowledgeable about the latest developments in the field, including patient care and the newest surgical techniques. Symposia like the upcoming American Academy of Facial and Reconstructive… Read more »


If you’re not heading to New York for the 11th International Symposium/50th Anniversary of the AAFPRS, then why not head to Switzerland. The Swiss European Congress of Longevity, Aesthetic & Regenerative Medicine (SSLARM) in conjunction with European Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (ESAAM) are holding a conference in Geneva, Switzerland on 29-31 May, 2014. For more… Read more »


Cosmetex is approaching fast and they’re still offering discounted registration to all AAFPS members. AAFPS members speaking at the conference on Friday 2 May from 0900 include Dr Angelo Tsribas, Dr Benjamin Burt and Dr George Marcells on periorbital surgery.  This will be followed a facelift panel chaired by Dr George Marcells and will include talks… Read more »

Understanding the Dangers of Medical Tourism

Every year, thousands of Australians travel overseas for a variety of medical procedures, including cosmetic surgery. Many are attracted by lower surgical costs available in countries with a lower cost of living. However, this plan can present serious difficulties. Before traveling overseas to go under the knife, do your research and carefully assess all the… Read more »

. Jason Rockey

Mr Jason Rockey MBBCh MRCS England FRCS(ORL-HNS) FRACS) is an ENT & Facial Plastic surgeon who specialises in Surgery in..

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Dr. Brent Skippen

Dr Skippen is a highly trained specialist in plastic and cosmetic surgery around the eyes, practicing in Wagga Wagga. Dr..

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Dr. June Choo

Dr. Choo is a surgeon at the surgery Dr June Choo based in Victoria.

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Dr. Christopher Chahoud

Dr Christopher Chahoud is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Chris qualified in Medicine from the University o..

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