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Dermal Fillers | Cosmetic Injections Sydney

Posted on 14/12/2020

Today we are chatting with our cosmetic nurse, Bec Boberg, about Dermal fillers which has become a popular anti-ageing treatment in recent years for good reason. What are dermal fillers? They are cosmetic injections that add volume and restore fullness to areas of the face non-surgically. They smooth out skin by filling wrinkles, giving you a plump, more hydrated appearance and what’s not to love about that! How are they used? We commonly use dermal filler on the cheeks, lips, tear troughs and the jaw area. Here are just a few of the issues we can treat with great success…

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Craniofacial Surgery at Sydney Children’s Hospital

Posted on 03/09/2020

For almost 20 years, I’ve been a craniofacial surgeon at the Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick addressing the facial deformities of children born with congenital and post-traumatic birth defects. It’s such a privilege to be able to change the lives of children, to the extent we can, with some of the procedures we perform. Over the years, I have been so pleased to receive messages from past patients who now, as teenagers and young adults, gratefully express to me how the procedures performed when they were young, have improved the quality of their lives. These kinds of messages make the…

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Patient Care During Covid-19

Posted on 24/08/2020

These are strange times and we are extremely thankful we’re still able to see patients at the clinic and to carry out all procedures. That being said, we have been closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation and want to assure you, we have been taking extra precautions the last couple of months to protect our patients and our team. What you need to know before booking or attending an appointment To assure we keep our space safe for everyone, please answer these pre-appointment survey questions • In the last 14 days, have been overseas or in any Australian hotspots? • Have…

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Mummy Makeover FAQs

Posted on 14/05/2020

Mummy Makeover Frequently Asked Questions Women who are considering mummy makeover surgery will naturally have a lots of questions about the procedure. What are the different surgical options? What recovery time can they expect? Is the procedure covered by Medicare or private health? It is completely normal to have a long list of questions while researching a surgical procedure. Dr Hunt has answered some of the main questions he is often asked by his mummy makeover patients. What is a mummy makeover? The mummy makeover is a surgical procedure that involves a combination of surgery, usually on the breasts and…

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Chemical Peels or Skin Needling – Which Treatment is Right for Me?

Posted on 17/04/2020

Chemical Peels and Skin Needling Chemical Peels and skin needling are a less invasive option to laser skin resurfacing and can be a great treatment for several common skin issues. Both treatments, when applied by an experienced cosmetic provider, can have excellent results – but which treatment is right for you? Chemical Peels A chemical peel removes layers of dead skin and acts as a supercharged exfoliator, revealing the smooth and fresh skin underneath. The new skin is less wrinkled and more evenly coloured giving the face a fresh and rejuvenated appearance. Peels are also great at treating: Sun damage…

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Breast Augmentation

Breast Enlargement with Fat Graft

Posted on 24/03/2020

It is an appealing concept to achieve a breast enhancement by using fat taken from elsewhere on your body, such as from the buttocks or thighs. The concept is that your own fat will ultimately be the best implant to achieve a fuller breast. A silicone implant has usually been the first choice for breast enlargements, however those implants can sometimes have problems associated with them in the short and longer term. The technique of fat transfer for breast augmentation involves the application of a special form of suction bra for a number of weeks to increase the laxity in…

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6 Things to Consider Before A Breast Augmentation

Posted on 03/03/2020

Six big decisions before a breast augmentation Having a breast augmentation is a big decision and most patients spend up to 18 months researching the procedure before seeking a surgical opinion. Patients are often very well-informed before they even get to their first consultation. This can be very helpful for their chosen surgeon when it comes to planning the surgical procedure, as the patient is already aware of what they want from the surgery. There are usually 6 big decisions that need to be made before a patient has a breast augmentation and each has its own pros and cons….

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Finding the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Posted on 04/02/2020

Finding the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon to get the Best Nose Job Results Commonly referred to as a Nose Job, nose surgery (rhinoplasty) can reduce or increase the size of your nose, change the shape of the tip or the bridge, narrow the span of the nostrils, or change the angle between your nose and your upper lip. It may also correct a birth defect or injury and can even help relieve some breathing problems. Nose surgery is one of Dr Jeremy Hunt’s specialities, and as an experienced Craniofacial Surgeon the key is to assess the proportions of your face and…

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10 Questions

10 Questions For Your Surgeon

Posted on 14/01/2020

What Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon? It is normal to have lots of questions before undergoing surgery and it is always important to discuss these with your surgeon. You should feel confident in asking your surgeon any questions you might have and they should be competent to answer each question in detail. Remember, no question is too big or small and you deserve a detailed response to put your mind at ease. If you are considering surgery Dr Hunt has suggested some of the best questions you should ask your surgeon and the responses you can expect. 1. Are…

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Can I Pay For Surgery With My Super?

Posted on 07/01/2020

Dr Hunt often finds many of his patients asking the same question – is it possible access to their superannuation fund to pay for medical procedures? This is a common question in Dr Hunt’s practice and it is possible in differing circumstances. Dr Hunt explains more about paying for surgery with your superannuation and when this could apply to you. Use Your Superannuation for Medical Procedures For a surgical procedure that is deemed medically necessary the ATO has allowed patients access to their superannuation funds and draw down the funds to cover the out-of-pocket costs for that procedure. The process …

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What is a Deep Plane Facelift?

Posted on 17/12/2019

Sydney plastic surgeon Dr Jeremy Hunt explains more about a deep plane facelift and its benefits.  If you have been researching different facelift techniques then you have probably heard of the term ‘deep plane facelift’, but do you know what this actually means or entails? Facelifts can be performed at different depths ranging from skin only to SMAS, more commonly known as the “deeper plane”. A deep plane facelift is potentially the most powerful option when it comes to facelift surgery, and often has the most natural, rejuvenated look and the longest lasting results. This technique has become increasingly more…

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Case Study

Case Study: Breast Augmentation

Posted on 17/10/2019

Breast Augmentation: The Patient The patient was a 29-year-old mother of three children with twins aged four and a 14-month-old baby. She lived a healthy life but had experienced changes in the volume and shape of her breasts following breastfeeding that were causing her concerns. She consulted with Dr Hunt with a view to increasing her preoperative A-cup to the C/D-cup she desired via bilateral breast augmentation. Breast Augmentation: The Procedure  On examination, the patient was a valid candidate for a bilateral breast augmentation. During the consultation process, Dr Hunt and the patient chose to use a cohesive silicone gel…

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Case Study: Tummy Tuck

Posted on 26/09/2019

Tummy Tuck: The Patient The patient was a 58-year-old female who had managed to reduce her weight by 40kg through a diet and exercise program. She was happy with the health improvements but was concerned by the contour of her lower abdomen. She consulted with Dr Hunt regarding the issues she was having with the contour of her abdomen as well as the difficulty she was having with chafing of the skin under the fold of the flap. Tummy Tuck: The Procedure The patient had an extended high lateral tension abdominoplasty with liposuction of the abdomen where approximately 7kg of…

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Case Study: Breast Reduction

Posted on 29/08/2019

Breast Reduction: The Problem The patient was a 21-year-old with HH cup breasts, which caused her back, neck and shoulder pain. The weight from her bra straps were creating dents in her shoulders which led to the hunching of her shoulders. She was concerned about her ability to breastfeed after a breast reduction and was advised that breastfeeding is usually possible following a breast reduction. Breast Reduction: The Procedure She had a bilateral breast reduction with removal of approximately 1kg of breast tissue from both the left and right sides in an attempt to reduce her preoperative HH cup to…

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Inside Aesthetics Podcast ft Dr Jeremy Hunt

Posted on 24/05/2019

  Dr Jeremy Hunt featured on the Inside Aesthetics podcast where he discusses face lift surgery. You can listen to the full episode right here.

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Before and After Photos in Plastic Surgery

Posted on 05/09/2012

There is a recent study issued by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that points out the importance of before and after photographs for patients. In a study looking at patients considering reconstructive options for breast cancer they found that 89% of women wanted to see before and after photographs to help them make an informed decision about the surgical course. I think this highlights the fact that quality before and after photographs are invaluable both to patients who are considering undergoing surgery as well as to patients who have not yet made the decision as to which procedure would…

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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Fees & Costs

Posted on 02/06/2011

If you’re considering cosmetic surgery, cost and prices are things that are no doubt on your mind. The costs of plastic surgery vary greatly, depending on the type of procedure being undertaken. Cosmetic surgery costs will also reflect the level of expertise, experience, and often the level of safety provided by the surgeon. Why do cosmetic surgery prices differ so much? Put simply, there isn’t an average cost on cosmetic procedures for a number of reasons. Most plastic and cosmetic surgeons work to recommended schedule set out by the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and Australian Medical Association, which provides…

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