Plastic Surgery

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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 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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Are Cosmetic Injectables Right for Me?

Our team at Pure Aesthetics offers cosmetic injectables as a non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatment. Although surgery is often required to reach optimal results, many people can achieve their aesthetic goals through less invasive procedures, like anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. The different types of injectables are used for varying indications. Anti-wrinkle injections, for example, help relax the muscles which over time result in permanent wrinkles. This option can improve the appearance of wrinkles and slow down their progression. Fillers, on the other hand, create or restore volume in areas 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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What do I Need to Know Before Getting Muscle Relaxant Injections?

Muscle relaxant injections are one of the most common minimally invasive cosmetic procedures requested according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr Steve Merten, but there are a number of things that you should know before scheduling an appointment to have these injections performed. It is important to understand the benefits, risks, costs, and possible results that are involved. The right cosmetic physician will go over everything with you during the initial consultation for muscle relaxant injections. It is important to choose a qualified and experienced professional that you trust for any ...
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Facelift vs. Non-Surgical Procedures for Facial Rejuvenation

When I see a new patient who wants facial rejuvenation in order to look younger, there are a number of factors that I will examine and go over with the patient. The extent and severity of the signs of aging that the patient displays will help determine the best methods and techniques. I discuss all of the possible treatments and explain what the patient can expect from each. In many cases cosmetic procedures including dermal fillers, muscle relaxant injections, and skin treatments can give excellent results. Other times, a facelift ...
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Should I Have Plastic Surgery Or Use Cosmetic Procedures Instead?

If you are not happy with your appearance then cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery may be able to help. Which of these methods is the best choice though? Before you decide whether to undergo an invasive plastic surgery you need to determine if there are less invasive methods and less expensive cosmetic procedures that may be able to provide similar results. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten there are many factors involved in this decision, and the right cosmetic specialist can help you make the right decision for ...
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Can I Eliminate Signs of Aging Without Plastic Surgery?

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I am getting older, and I am starting to notice signs of aging. Do I need to use traditional plastic surgery methods like a facelift, or can I eliminate these signs of aging in another way instead? Cosmetic procedures and a number of newer products on the market may be able to help you look fresher without the invasive techniques or risks that are involved with plastic surgery procedures. According to Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steve Merten there are a number of ways that you can improve your appearance without ...
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What Cosmetic Procedures and Plastic Surgery Options are Available for Men?

Cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery are no longer just for women, today many men also take advantage of these options in order to look and feel better as well. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten cosmetic surgeries on men has increased dramatically in the last decade, and today many men consider plastic surgery or minimally invasive cosmetic procedures to boost self esteem and look better at any age. Today men are far less hesitant about consulting a plastic surgeon. If you are a man who has concerns with ...
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I Am Starting To Notice Wrinkles And Other Signs Of Aging. What Can I Do?

As you age you may start to notice wrinkles, lines, thinner skin tissues, and a loss of moisture and elasticity in your face and other areas of your body. In the past traditional plastic surgery was the only option available but today there are many cosmetic procedures that can also eliminate these signs of aging without using highly invasive techniques or requiring long recovery times. Anti-Wrinkle Injections, dermal fillers, laser techniques, and other treatments can help you turn back the hands of time, and take years off of your appearance ...
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