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Dr Merten Receives RealSelf 100 Honor

Our specialist plastic surgeon Dr Steve Merten, FRACS was recently recognised as one of the top 100 doctors in the world on RealSelf, and the only Australian plastic surgeon to be given this honor. RealSelf is the largest online community worldwide dedicated to educating the public about cosmetic treatments and connecting them with aesthetic doctors. The “RealSelf 100” list is compiled annually to recognise board-certified doctors from around the world who have shown their commitment to informing consumers and helping them make smart decisions. The RealSelf 100 award is presented ...
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How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon

Why is the Sydney Plastic Surgeon I Choose so Important and What Should I Look For? Your choice of a Sydney plastic surgeon, whether you are looking for minor cosmetic procedures or more traditional plastic surgery, is one of the most important decisions that you will make. Why is it so important though, and what should you look for when you are evaluating and comparing medical professionals? This is the individual who will be performing your procedure and you want the best experience and optimal results. Some things to look ...
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When is Abdominoplasty Recommended and Why?

Abdominoplasty, also called a tummy tuck, is a very common type of plastic surgery. After pregnancy or major weight loss the skin and muscles of your abdomen can become stretched out, sag, and affect how you look and feel about your body. Excess fat may also be stored in the abdomen as a result of aging, and these muscles weaken as you get older. The result can be a pouch, or folds of skin and fat that hang. An experienced Sydney plastic surgeon can help you get a flatter, firmer, ...
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What to ask a Potential Plastic Surgeon to Make the Right Choice?

What should I ask a potential plastic surgeon before choosing one? Before you choose the right Sydney plastic surgeon for your plastic surgery needs it is important to compare and evaluate a number of medical professionals. There are some questions that you should ask during the initial consultation which can help make your final decision easier and ensure that you get the best possible results. How much experience do you have with my plastic surgery procedure? You need someone who is very familiar and experienced with the plastic surgery procedure ...
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What is the Difference Between Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures?

What is the Difference Between Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures? Which One is Better? If you are unhappy with your appearance in some way then there are cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery techniques that can help you look younger or give you a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. This can boost your self esteem and confidence while also helping you get the results that you are hoping for. What is the difference between plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures though? Is one better than the other? Which is right for you? Cosmetic ...
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The No Drain Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

How is the No Drain Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) Technique Different From the Traditional Tummy Tuck Surgery? A no drain tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty according to any medical professional, uses a different technique than the traditional plastic surgery method that was used in the past. Weight loss, pregnancy, and even aging can cause sagging skin, loose skin that is stretched out, and even abdominal bulges that can make you self conscious or unhappy with your appearance. During a tummy tuck procedure the Sydney plastic surgeon will use sutures to tighten up ...
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7 Tips for Getting Fit for Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery

Planning some plastic or cosmetic surgery this year? Read our 7 top tips for getting into the best possible shape for recovery. 1. Plan ahead Make sure you have plenty of time to plan for your surgery so you can prepare yourself properly. It’s important to have all the facts about the procedure you’re undertaking – including the potential risks and complications. Carefully follow your surgeon’s advice pre-surgery, and ensure that you have stocked up on all the things you’ll need at home to assist with recovery; things such as ...
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Pure Aesthetics Doctors Among Top Breast Surgeons in the Sydney CBD

You’ve been contemplating your procedure for a while now, but who do you choose to do it? Finding a skilled, reliable and trustworthy plastic surgeon whose visions align with your own can be difficult, yet necessary. At Pure Aesthetics, our aim is to create the most natural-looking results by working closely with each patient and getting to know their wants and needs. We don’t see you as another number, we see you as an individual who is different to every single patient we have had through our doors. Time is ...
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MyFaceMyBody Awards Finalist!

Pure Aesthetics is a proud finalist in the 2016 MyFaceMyBody Awards for Best Plastic Surgery Practice and Best Practice Website in Australasia. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Saturday, November 26th at the 5 star Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney. Thank you for supporting Pure Aesthetics!...
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5 Tips for Successful Recovery from Plastic Surgery

Most patients head into plastic surgery in anticipation of the results to come. However, those results do not appear right away – most surgical procedures involve a recovery process to allow the body to heal before results become evident. The success of your procedure will depend in part on the success of your recovery. To ensure you do everything in your power to achieve the best possible outcome, follow these tips for a safe and successful recovery period. Practice Healthy Habits Recovery from plastic surgery actually begins before the procedure ...
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