What is botulinum toxin?

Botulinum toxin is a purified protein widely used as an anti-wrinkle agent by relaxing the muscles of facial expression and thereby diminishing their pull on the overlying skin, creating a smoother and more youthful appearance. Many changes associated with facial aging can be caused by over activity of the underlying muscles. With time, these muscles […]

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Fat grafting and breast

Fat grafting or fat transfer is a technique used by many cosmetic surgeons for enhancing the outcomes of aesthetic surgery. It involves harvesting fat from areas where it is present in excess (such as abdomen and thighs) and injecting to another area. Fat grafting had proved very efficient for facial rejuvenation and in treating small […]

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What are the main types of breast implants used in Australia?

There are two main types of breast implant used in Australia: saline and silicone. Saline-filled implants have silicone outer shells, but there is no silicone material inside the implant. Saline is entirely physiologic which gives an advantage when the saline implant ruptures, the saline is simply absorbed into the body with no health risk. However, […]

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Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation (breast enlargement, breast enhancement or breast implant surgery) is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed today. There are various reasons why women may choose to receive breast augmentation – some women have developed breasts in which they do not match in either shape or size; others have underdeveloped breasts; and […]

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