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Neck or Facelift? The Differences in Facial Rejuvenation

The goal of facial rejuvenation is to give you a younger and more attractive appearance, but should you do this with a facelift, a neck lift, or some other method instead? It is possible to minimise or even get rid of visible signs of aging like wrinkles, turkey neck, sagging skin, drooping, and fat loss. It is not possible to stop time and prevent aging but you can stay younger looking and maintain a more attractive appearance with facial rejuvenation methods like a facelift or a neck lift. The specific ...
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Can I Afford Rhinoplasty?

If you’re considering rhinoplasty (also known as a nose job), a big question you may have is how much the procedure will cost. Since several factors can influence this number, you will need to consult with a plastic surgeon to obtain a more accurate estimate of your potential cost. When you come to Pure Aesthetics for a surgical consultation, Dr Steve Merten will perform a physical examination and listen to what you hope to achieve through surgery to determine how much you can expect to pay. In general, the out-of-pocket ...
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Which Parts of the Nose Can Be Addressed with Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, can correct a wide range of concerns related to the structure of the nose. The procedure is designed to improve the size and/or shape of your nose to correct any functional or cosmetic problems you may be having. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your nose, or are experiencing breathing issues, rhinoplasty may be a good solution for you. Depending on your unique needs, Dr Steve Merten can address any of the parts described below: Nasal bridge: The bridge can be straightened ...
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Summer Faces Are Made in Spring

Great skin that is young, fresh, and gorgeous does not happen overnight, and if you want to have your best summer face ready for the season you need to start in the spring. You want to start summer with skin that is clear, glowing, and vibrant. Skin that is dull, lifeless, wrinkled, rough, or patchy can cause you to spend this summer indoors and out of the social spotlight. Planning ahead and taking steps in the spring to achieve healthy and fabulous looking skin will help you get a summer ...
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What to Expect During Facelift Recovery

When you decide to undergo a procedure like the facelift, your comfort is our priority. Dr Steve Merten will educate you on the specifics of what you can expect following your surgery, as well as provide you with post-operative care instructions to ensure the healing process goes smoothly. Immediately after your procedure, dressings will be placed around your cheeks and neck, which will include compression bandages. A drainage tube is typically used for the first couple days to remove excess fluid, but this is taken out soon after. It is ...
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Am I a Good Candidate for Facelift Surgery?

Facelift surgery can be a highly beneficial procedure for the right candidate. At Pure Aesthetics, we offer different variations of this popular procedure to address each patient’s specific problem areas. Whether you need a mini, mid, or full facelift, Dr Steve Merten will determine your candidacy during the consultation process. If you are unhappy with the effects ageing has had on your facial appearance and are in generally good health, you may be a good candidate for facelift surgery. At the time of your consultation, Dr Merten will assess your ...
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What Is a Non-surgical Facelift?

A non-surgical facelift, or liquid facelift, is a less invasive alternative to the traditional facelift procedure. In a non-surgical facelift, cosmetic injectables are utilised in various areas of the face to provide a rejuvenated, more youthful appearance. Our Cosmetic Physician, Dr Noela Ferch, employs different techniques to address the face as a whole to help patients reach their aesthetic goals without the need for surgery. At Pure Aesthetics we offer anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers for those desiring subtle lifting and tightening of their facial appearance. Both injectable options address ...
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Will Rhinoplasty Surgery Help Me Get a Perfect Nose?

Rhinoplasty, frequently called a nose job, is a common request that Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten gets on a regular basis. Many people are unhappy with the appearance or size of their nose, and rhinoplasty may be able to give you a more shapely nose that is better suited to your other facial features. It is important to remember that cosmetic plastic surgery does not come with any guarantees, and consulting a plastic surgeon or plastic surgery clinic will give you a better idea of the possible changes that ...
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How Much Younger Will I Look After a Facelift?

How much younger can you look after a facelift? Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten explains that a facelift can minimize any sagging, wrinkles, and folds in your face and chin, and this can often give a more youthful appearance because the skin is repositioned and any extra skin has been trimmed off. As you age your skin tissues change in elasticity, and once firm skin may start to wrinkle and sag as a result. A qualified plastic surgeon can evaluate whether you are a good candidate for this type ...
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My Eyes Always Look Tired. Will a Brow Lift Help?

Can a brow lift help with tired eyes? Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten explains that there are a number of cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery techniques that may be able to make your eyes appear younger and more refreshed. A consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon can help you decide on the right cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery techniques for your circumstances and situation, ensuring the best results. What is a Brow Lift? A brow lift, also commonly called a forehead lift, is one of the types of surgery ...
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