News & Surgeon Blog

Unregulated Cosmetic ‘Cowboy Doctor’

Featured on Channel 9’s A Current Affair recently was a worrying story highlighting the impact Australia’s lax regulations are having on some breast augmentation and cosmetic surgery patients. Sydney’s Dr Les Blackstock is a GP performing cosmetic procedures on women and leaving a trail of devastation in his wake. Read more…

Surgery Safety for Patients

Recent media reports in the Eastern States highlight ‘legal loopholes’ that still exist in Australia due to the unregulated nature of ‘cosmetic surgeons’ – who, unlike ‘specialist plastic surgeons’, do not have the proper training, experience and accreditation to perform cosmetic surgery procedures. Read about our industry’s push for tighter regulations and safety for patients…

NEW Double Chin Reduction Injections

Improve the tone and contour of your neckline with double chin reduction injections – advanced and safe, this fat-dissolving treatment can dramatically enhance the profile of your neck and jawline. Find out more…

Meet Skin Rejuvenation Expert, Anna

Meet Anna Matic, a fully-qualified and experienced dermal therapist providing non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments at Assure. She tells us why dermapen medical skin needling is her favourite treatment and what makes her day when she comes to work. Read our interview with Anna here…

Breast Augmentation Guide

View our new Assure Cosmetic Centre breast augmentation guide here. Read about the surgical process, the Top 10 FAQs about breast implant surgery, plus view a photo gallery of before and after patient photos. Read the magazine online or download a copy.

Cosmetic vs Plastic Surgeon

There is a significant difference between a ‘cosmetic surgeon’ and a ‘plastic surgeon’ in terms of education, specialist training and experience. Knowing this difference is important when considering any type of cosmetic surgery, as your choice of doctor is the most important decision you will make.