News & Surgeon Blog

Do I need a Dermal Therapist or Specialist Plastic Surgeon?

First, let’s be sure we’re clear on the difference between the two. A Specialist Plastic Surgeon is a medical doctor with years of extensive surgical training; a Dermal Therapist is a skin care specialist with clinical training in cosmetic dermal science. Both can analyse your skin condition and provide advice and treatment. The difference lies… Read more »

Medik8 Micellar Mousse

We are proud to stock the luxurious new Medik8 Micellar Mousse – a gentle, yet effective, hydrating facial cleanser that is formulated to effortlessly dissolve dirt and make-up. Unlike traditional supermarket-brand micellar waters, this medical-grade cleanser uses Olive Oil-infused Micelles (spheres made up of tiny cleansing agents called surfactants), combined with key ingredients of Moringa Extract and Glycerin, to… Read more »

Dispelling Myths About Cosmetic Surgery

We all have a world of information at our fingertips thanks to the Internet however, unfortunately not all that information is accurate – especially when it comes to cosmetic surgery. There are many misconceptions that surround cosmetic surgery, from Specialist Plastic Surgeons and ‘cosmetic surgeons’* being the same, to cosmetic surgery only being for women…. Read more »

Choose Your Surgeon Wisely

When it comes to considering cosmetic surgery in Perth, the most important first step all patients should make is to choose their surgeon wisely. This includes: Checking the training and qualifications of the surgeon Seeking recommendations from other patients Asking to see before and after photos Ensuring the surgeon is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon (not… Read more »

Medicare Item Number Changes from 1 November

From 1 November 2018, some Medicare item numbers changed for plastic surgery procedures, as the Australian Government wishes to ensure Medicare item numbers are only used for patients’ functional needs and not for ‘cosmetic’ purposes. Included in these changes are: Adjustments to some Medicare rebates and health fund coverage Cessation of some item numbers Stricter… Read more »