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TGA moves to finalise the decision on the sale of textured implants in Australia

As the preeminent body representing Specialist Plastic Surgeons who specialise in cosmetic surgery, the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) supports any move by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) made in the name of patient safety. The TGA announced on Thursday (11 July 2019) that it had completed its…


Banff Breast and Body Workshop

Dr Carmen travelled to Banff to attend the 3 Day Banff Breast and Body Workshop, hosted by Dr Elizabeth Hall-Findlay. Dr Elizabeth is the pioneer of the Hall-Findlay technique for breast reduction. Dr Carmen found the workshop to be excellent and has come home with renewed enthusiasm for one of…


Breast Implant Associated – Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons recommend women with breast implants to monitor for any changes or swelling in their breasts and if it occurs to contact their doctor. Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a rare cancer that can be effectively treated if detected early. There may…


The 21st Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop

The 21st Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop Last week, many international and national plastic surgeons including Dr Carmen Munteanu, gathered for the 21st Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop at The Crown down in Melbourne. The central focus of this year's workshop was The Ageing Face - New Horizons, discussing many…


How to choose your plastic surgeon

A title of Cosmetic Surgeon does not sanction the practitioner to practice surgery as a qualified Plastic Surgeon. A Plastic Surgeon can only practice aesthetic surgery after obtaining extensive experience and expertise in trauma and reconstructive surgery, including cosmetic surgery. You should always look for credentials of your surgeon: only…


Want an easy treatment for removing fat?

Coolsculpting can contour your body by freezing unwanted fat If you are looking for a minimally invasive treatment with no downtime and tried and tested results, Coolsculpting could be the treatment for you. This treatment has gained popularity in the last 5 years as more and more people realise just…


What is LED light therapy, and what are the benefits?

This light therapy is a non-invasive treatment for rejuvenating healthy skin The desire for minimally invasive treatments is on the rise with more than a billion dollars spent internationally since 2010. As social platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat have increased in popularity, celebrities are sharing snaps of themselves undergoing…

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TGA moves to finalise the decision on the sale of textured implants in Australia

As the preeminent body representing Specialist Plastic Surgeons who specialise…

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Banff Breast and Body Workshop

Dr Carmen travelled to Banff to attend the 3 Day…

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Breast Implant Associated – Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons recommend women with breast…

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