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Dr Merten Discusses Plastic Surgery for Various Ages in Q&A Interview

Our fellowship-trained plastic surgeon, Dr Steve Merten, recently provided a look inside the plastic surgery field, answering questions regarding how age ties into the type of surgical procedure patients often receive. With his extensive background in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Merten discusses the details of which age groups tend to get certain procedures. See below for his interview questions and answers. Should you have any questions, we encourage you to contact us to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting you! Q: Generally speaking, what do you find ...
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Five Questions to Ask Before Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon!

Sydney Plastic Surgeon

Before you choose any plastic surgeon for your plastic or cosmetic surgery, there are some very important questions that you need to ask in order to choose the best plastic surgeon for your specific needs. These questions should cover many things, like how much specialist plastic surgery training the professional has, and how many times the plastic surgeon has performed the procedure that you want to have done. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten you should also always inquire about what will happen if you are not happy with the ...
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How Long Does It Take To Recover From Cosmetic Procedures?

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Recovering from cosmetic procedures can be a matter of hours or it could take weeks or even months. The specific types of plastic surgery or cosmetic treatments that are done will play a role in the recovery period needed according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten. Invasive techniques that create considerable tissue damage, such as Rhinoplasty, will take much longer to recover from than non invasive techniques, such as dermal fillers or anti-wrinkle injections will. Cosmetic Procedures Versus Traditional Plastic Surgery What are cosmetic procedures, and how do they differ ...
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Anaesthesia Safety: The Risks and Reassurance of General Anaesthetics

Sometimes the greatest concern for cosmetic plastic surgery patients isn’t the surgery or the recovery, but  rather the whole process of “going under”. In recent years, general anaesthesia has taken great comfort and safety strides, reassuring patients that they will have a safe and comfortable surgery. Modern anaesthetics are also much less likely to cause nausea, and pain management is better and safer than ever before. While general anesthetics have improved significantly over the years, there are still some concerns to address with any surgeon prior to going under the ...
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5 Common Mistakes Made When Choosing Breast Implants!

Breast Augmentation

One of the most common plastic and cosmetic surgery options is breast enlargement, and there are some common mistakes that should be avoided if you plan on having this procedure. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten, these mistakes can impact how happy you are with the final results. Consulting a fully qualified plastic surgeon can help you get the best possible results and minimize the need for a breast implant revision, with breasts that you will be proud of. The most common mistakes with breast implants made typically ...
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Minimizing the Risks of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

As one of the most common surgical procedures in the world today, cosmetic plastic surgery also offers some of the safest, most complication-free operations available. However, it is important to keep in mind that not all procedures are created equal, and that risk factors are still sometimes prevalent depending upon your health history and medical past, whether you are getting a Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck or any other cosmetic procedure. Of course, there are a number of ways to reduce the risks commonly associated with plastic surgery. These are not ...
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Pure Aesthetics Announces Release of Cutting Edge Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Animated Videos for Patients

Sydney Plastic Surgeon

Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten has launched a series of videos using short animations to inform and educate patients.  September 23, 2013, Sydney Australia – Dr. Steve Merten from Pure Aesthetics, one of the most established cosmetic plastic surgery practices in Sydney, Australia, is now leading the way in the usage of animated videos to educate his cosmetic plastic surgery patients.  These videos carefully explain procedures while showcasing visuals that reveal the surgical methods.  Today, the company announced that these animations are available to the public. Pure Aesthetics began ...
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5 Common Mistakes Made When Choosing A Cosmetic Surgeon!

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Choosing the right cosmetic or cosmetic plastic surgeon is very important, both for your safety and in order to get the desired results that you want. There are a number of factors that you need to consider when choosing a cosmetic plastic surgeon, whether it be for Breast Augmentation, Facelift or any other Cosmetic procedure, and these include: 1. The Credentials Of The Cosmetic Or Plastic Surgeon Are Critical. One of the biggest mistakes that you can make when you choose a cosmetic or plastic surgeon is not using due ...
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Are My Plastic Surgery Expectations Realistic?

Having realistic expectations about plastic surgery is very important, and this is true no matter what cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery methods you are having done, from anti-wrinkle injections to a Tummy Tuck. A cosmetic plastic surgeon cannot make your marriage good again, prevent divorce, or make you look like a top model when you are in your 70s. Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten counsels his patients on what they should realistically expect after any plastic surgery or cosmetic procedures. Plastic surgery before and after photos can help you ...
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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men on the Rise!

A decade ago a trip to the plastic surgeon, for a nip here and a tuck there, was almost exclusively only taken by women, but more and more men are following suit, signing up for procedures to look better and boost their confidence. They are not hiding the fact either, with  recent figures from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery showing that since 1997 there has been a 106% increase in cosmetic surgery procedures performed on men in the US. The 2012 figures show that Rhinoplasty and Eyelid Surgery ...
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