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Featured on the ABC’s website recently was an alarming story on low-cost breast implant surgeries being performed by ‘cosmetic surgeons’ and the complications that can occur following surgery.

The story further highlights the impact Australia’s lack of regulations has surrounding ‘cosmetic surgeons’ and their unofficial title, which misleads patients and can jeopardise their health.

All Assure Cosmetic Centre doctors are fully-accredited Specialist Plastic Surgeons, with 12+ years of medical training and experience. They are members of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS Plast).

To be confident you’re in safe hands, it is important to choose the right type of doctor.

You can check the official register of Specialist Plastic Surgeons by visiting the ASPS website. If your doctor is not listed, it means they are not a Specialist Plastic Surgeon.

Download the full article in PDF format.

Read about the risks of choosing an unregulated doctor here.

Find out more about the difference between a ‘cosmetic surgeon’ and a Specialist Plastic Surgeon here.

To discuss your surgical options with one of our Specialist Plastic Surgeons, click here.

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