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The Cost of Beauty – What Cosmetic Procedures Really Cost

One of the most common questions prospective patients have regarding cosmetic surgery and other aesthetic enhancement treatments is, “What is it going to cost?” It’s an excellent question, because a complete and thorough understanding of the financial commitment associated with cosmetic enhancement is part of the recipe for a successful outcome. Average Costs of Top… Read more »

A Lay Person’s Guide to the Language of Facial Plastic Surgery

Some people say the cosmetic surgery industry has its own language, medical and scientific jargon that can leave patients dazed and confused when trying to get information about aesthetic enhancement. In the hope of empowering our readers, we are providing this quick glossary of some terms you are likely to encounter when speaking to an… Read more »

Skin Care: Back to Basics

It’s natural to want to look vital and youthful for as long as possible. Science and medicine have been very helpful creating anti-ageing products and procedures to nip, tuck, zap, and laser away visible signs of time’s passage. When it comes to skincare, however, going back to basics is the first step in having a… Read more »

What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

Today’s rhinoplasty patient has a sophisticated sense of nasal aesthetics and the factors (size, shape, balance) that go into successful nasal surgery. The delivery of poor surgical results and elevated expectations has resulted in an increase in the number of revision rhinoplasty procedures being performed today. There are several reasons why rhinoplasty can fail. The… Read more »

Revision Rhinoplasty: Timing Is Everything

The goal of revision rhinoplasty is a natural-looking, fully functional nose that is a good fit for a person’s face. Rhinoplasties are very difficult, even in primary cases, and therefore require excellent analysis and planning. All rhinoplasty surgeons are aware of the changes that occur with time to a nose, and do their best to… Read more »

Feeling No Pain: Blepharoplasty Anaesthesia

Blepharoplasty, the umbrella term for both upper and lower eyelid surgeries, is a procedure that requires some form of anaesthesia. There are three types of anaesthesia – local, sedative and general anaesthesia.  Why would a surgeon choose one type of anaesthesia over another? Do some forms of sedation cause more problems than others? These are… Read more »

5 Questions for Your First Face Lift Consultation

Are you considering facelift surgery and trying to identify the best possible surgeon, and feeling a little stuck? That’s natural. If you’ve never had a facelift or cosmetic enhancement, you may have no idea what questions to ask. Or you may feel that asking questions about a surgeon’s background or credentials is inappropriate. You should… Read more »

Revision Rhinoplasty: Will a Different Surgeon Get Different Results?

Rhinoplasty has one of the highest revision rates of all cosmetic surgery procedures. It’s estimated that 15-20% of patients opt for revision nose surgery, also known as secondary rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty. The two main reasons people cite are Dissatisfaction with the way their nose looks Dissatisfaction with the way it functions The goal of… Read more »

Body Dysmorphic Disorder – Can You Trust Your Eyes?

“If a patient thinks about their appearance a hundred times a day, that needs to be looked at as a possible red flag.” – Dr. Jonathan Sykes, Professor and Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California/Davis Do you like what you see when you look in the mirror? Many people don’t and… Read more »

Age Appropriate: Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Thanks to non-invasive treatments, the audience for cosmetic enhancement is now significantly younger than it was when cosmetic surgery mostly meant facelifts for seniors. When it comes to maintaining youth and beauty with the help of cosmetic enhancement, however, timing is everything. Men and women who want to look the age they feel, need to… Read more »

Rhinoplasty Recovery Timetable

You did your research. You made your plan. You found an experienced surgeon to reshape your nose with artistry and expertise. It’s only natural that you want to see how your new nose looks and feels right way. Keep in mind, however, that rhinoplasty is major surgery and you’ve got some healing to do. Each… Read more »

Face Lift Recovery Timetable

You did your research. You made your plan. You found an experienced surgeon that performed your facelift with artistry and expertise. It’s only natural that you want to see how your new face looks and feels right way. Keep in mind, however, that you’ve undergone a major surgical procedure. Healing and recovery after a facelift… Read more »

Dr. Joanne Rimmer

Dr Joanne Rimmer is an ENT surgeon with fellowship training in rhinology, facial plastic surgery and anterior skull base..

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Dr. Roland von Marburg

Roland von Marburg is a Medical Practitioner based in Albury. He is a full time Ear, Nose and Throat and Head and Neck..

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Dr. George Marcells

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Dr Marcells is an ENT, Facial Plastic Surgeon based in Bondi Junction in Sydney. He is the President of the AAFPS (Aust..

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