Want to know more about breast implants?

Posted by on August 15, 2017 5:03 am

Click the link below to read more on the Plastic Surgery Hub. Breast Implants Q & A with Dr Patrick Tansley

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Capsular contracture-the commonest complication of breast implants

Posted by on August 8, 2017 4:51 am

The photograph below shows a precise surgical dissection to remove implants badly affected by the most severe degree of capsular contracture, the commonest complication of breast implants. The surgical technique is sometimes referred to colloquially as an ‘en-bloc’ resection. The photograph on the right shows the relatively undamaged underlying textured... Read More

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Breast Implant Placement Options – What You Should Know

Posted by on March 10, 2017 11:31 pm

There are many reasons to consider a breast implant procedure – you may be unhappy with the way your clothes fit, you may have unevenly shaped or lopsided breasts, or you may need a reconstruction after surgery or an accident. Whatever the reason, most people don’t make the decision to... Read More

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Breast implants and ALCL – the TGA advice.

Posted by on January 31, 2017 12:28 am

Mr Tansley, Censor in Chief of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, is pleased to have been part of the Expert Advisory Panel assisting the Therapeutic Goods Administration in Australia on the association between breast implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL). Read the advice at https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/breast-implants    

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How to Speed Up Your Recovery From Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted by on December 16, 2016 11:45 pm

Whatever your reason for considering breast augmentation surgery, it is a big step to take. There are many factors to consider and breast augmentation like any surgery, does carry some degree of risk. This article looks at the recovery period after breast augmentation, and the things you can do to... Read More

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What to Expect After Breast Augmentation

Posted by on September 15, 2016 4:53 am

Breast augmentation, mammoplasty, or a ‘boob job’ are some of the names given to the surgical procedure where a prosthetic implant is inserted behind the breasts to enhance their size and shape. There are many reasons for considering a breast augmentation, but the underlying issue is usually that the appearance... Read More

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Typical Results & Expectations From Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted by on August 19, 2016 3:47 am

The decision to undergo breast augmentation surgery is a big step for anyone. While breast augmentation is a common procedure, surgery of any kind can involve potential risks. The good news is that most women who undergo breast augmentation surgery report being happy with the new shape and size of... Read More

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How To Minimise The Risk Of Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted by on August 4, 2016 6:26 am

If you have been considering breast augmentation, you’ve probably used the internet to do some research. No doubt you’ve been advised to ‘do your homework’, but what exactly does that mean? In Australia, the demand for cosmetic surgical services is high and the industry isn’t as regulated as other areas... Read More

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Am I A Candidate For Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted by on July 28, 2016 11:03 pm

Breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in Australia. It is quite low risk when performed by a qualified surgeon and the satisfaction rate is high, with most women reporting that they love the size and shape of their new breasts and that they felt more... Read More

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Breast Implants – 4 Things To Consider Before Surgery

Posted by on July 4, 2016 11:32 pm

The decision to have breast augmentation surgery is the first important decision you will need to make following careful consideration. The next decision is the type of implant, size of implant, choice of surgeon and the hospital where the surgery will be performed. One of the factors which can influence... Read More

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