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Considering Male Breast Reduction?

What Benefits Does This Procedure Offer? Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, can be a big problem for many men. This condition can cause embarrassment and lower your self esteem. Statistics show that roughly half of all men experience enlarged breasts. This can be caused by genetics, certain medications, and even muscle loss and weakness as you age. Gynecomastia can be mild, moderate, or severe, and this will determine the right method to reduce male breasts and give you a more masculine chest. You will benefit from flatter breasts and a ...
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What to Know: The Pros and Cons of Breast Surgery

What Important Factors Should I Consider Before Deciding to Have Breast Augmentation Surgery? Before you make any decision to have breast augmentation surgery there are many important factors that need to be considered and weighed carefully. An experienced Sydney cosmetic surgeon can help you weigh the pros and cons of this type of surgery, so that you can make an informed decision and get the best possible results. Some important factors that you need to think about before you even go to the initial consultation include: Size– The size of ...
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What Type of Breast Implants are Right for Me?

Which Breast Implant Type Should I Choose? What are the Pros and Cons of Each Type? Breast implants can change the way you look and the way you feel about your body. Which type of breast implant is right for your breast augmentation though? What pros and cons do each type of implant have? Should you have a breast lift along with the breast augmentation for the best possible results? These are all common questions that should be discussed with your Sydney plastic surgeon during your consultation. Breast Implant Types ...
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What to Know About Gender Transition Top Surgery

When is Gender Transition Top Surgery Recommended and What are These Procedures? Top surgery is becoming more common as more people decide to undergo gender transition in order to be more comfortable in their own bodies. Top surgery involves either breast reduction or bilateral mastectomy if you are transitioning from female to male, or breast augmentation using breast implants if you are transitioning from male to female. The right Sydney plastic surgeon can help you achieve the desired results while treating you with the dignity and confidentiality that you deserve. ...
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How does the No Drain Technique Differ From Traditional Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction may be sought if you have breasts that are overly large or heavy. If your breasts cause you discomfort, they make you uncomfortable with your appearance, or they have a negative impact on other areas of your life then you may want to reduce the size of your breasts. There are a number of techniques that may be used to do this, including traditional breast reduction surgery and the no drain breast reduction procedure. The Sydney cosmetic surgeon who will perform the procedure will explain which technique will ...
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Breast Implants or Breast Lift? What is the difference?

If you are not happy with the way that your breasts appear and you want to enhance this area there are some options available. Two of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures for the bust line include breast augmentation, or breast implants, and breast lift. What is the difference between the two though? And how can you determine if one or even both of these procedures will benefit you? A Sydney plastic surgeon can help you evaluate your cosmetic goals and the different breast options that you can choose from. ...
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10 Tips for Getting a Perfect Breast Augmentation

You might decide to have breast augmentation because you are unhappy about the size of your breasts. Or it could be that after pregnancy and breast-feeding you’re just not happy about the way your breasts look. Breast surgery today is relatively straightforward and whatever your circumstances, these 10 tips will help you make sure you get the results you want. 1. Make sure you are doing this for you and you only. Breast Augmentation should be something you should do for yourself. Don’t consider breast surgery if you are doing ...
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Feel Fabulous with a Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation surgery is performed to increase the size of your breasts or restore the volume lost due to weight loss or after pregnancy. Augmentation is done through the use of implants. Breast augmentation surgery will improve the appearance of your figure, making it more balanced, adds projection and fullness to the breasts, and can restore self-confidence. The plastic surgeons at Pure Aesthetics will guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have, helping you to decide on the best procedure for your needs. Breast Augmentation with ...
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Asymmetric Breasts FAQ: What it is and How it is Fixed

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Women’s breasts are never be completely identical. One is usually slightly bigger than the other, they may sit at slightly different angles and have different traits. This is completely normal. We aren’t made to be perfectly symmetrical in every way. For some women, however, breast symmetry is so far from the norm that it may affect self esteem and day to day life. This is what is called “breast asymmetry” – when one breast is significantly different in shape, size and/or positioning, and may need to surgically corrected to adjust ...
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Breast Augmentation FAQs

Breast augmentation involves the placement of plastic surgery implants in your breast tissue. This requires a qualified plastic surgeon and is not usually performed as an outpatient procedure. In many cases a general anesthesia is used during this operation, and you may be required to stay overnight in the hospital in some cases. Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten explains what to expect in detail with his patients, and it is always recommended that you have someone with you for the first 24 hours when you come home from the ...
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