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6 Reasons Why Rhinoplasty May Be Right for You

Rhinoplasty is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures in the world! Many patients seek this procedure for various reasons, some cosmetic, some functional. Either way even a subtle alteration in a person’s nose can change the appearance...

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Am I a Suitable Candidate for a Facelift?

What is a Facelift? A Facelift is a surgical procedure commonly referred to as ‘turning back the clock’ as it assists in improving the visible signs of ageing in the face, neck and eyes. The goal of this procedure...

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Am I a suitable candidate for a Mummy Makeover?

Who will benefit from a Mummy Makeover? Are you one of the many women who are struggling to regain your pre pregnancy body? OR have you lost a significant amount of weight and are left with the discomfort of...

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Don’t Judge a Designer Vagina by Its Cover!

Vaginal Rejuvenation can include numerous different surgical procedures improving not only the Vagina’s aesthetics but more importantly the functionality of the Vagina and the surrounding organs such as the Bladder, Bowel and Urinary Tract resulting in a much more...

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Can Labiaplasty Surgery Enhance a Woman’s Quality of Life?

It’s not your typical everyday discussion topic, but labiaplasty is becoming one of the most commonly sought out cosmetic procedure among women. What you may not know is that there are several side effects to having an enlarged labia...

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Experience the Gold Coast from a Local’s Perspective

Whether you’re travelling to the Gold Coast for surgery with CosMediTour Internationally or Interstate, we’ve got you covered with our top local haunts to check out. From our favourite caffeinated watering holes to the best facials in town! But...

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Am I a suitable candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

What is a Tummy Tuck? A Tummy Tuck which is also known as an Abdominoplasty is a procedure involving removal of excess, sagging skin and fat tissue from the middle and lower abdominal area, in some occasions CosMediTour Plastic...

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Dissolvable Stitches and What You Need to Know!

What are Dissolvable Stitches? Dissolvable stitches (absorbable sutures) are made of ingredients that absorb readily into the skin and are used to close many types of surgical procedure incisions. These types of stitches are safe and are designed to...

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Vectra 3D Imaging

CosMediTour is pleased to announce that our Gold Coast and Sydney Plastic Surgeons now offer the Vectra 3D imaging system, which can be used to simulate the results of procedures such as Rhinoplasty and Breast Augmentation. The machine displays...

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9 Tips to Secure Your Personal Belongings Whilst Travelling

Travelling involves carrying your belongings with you whilst moving from one place to another – no matter where you are in the world.  Whilst travelling gives great excitement and adventure, it also can involves risks, which can be managed...

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5 Reasons Why Menstruation When Having Surgery Is Not Ideal

Do You Know Your Menstrual Cycle? If you’re planning on having surgery in the future, we suggest that you know your menstrual cycle and be aware that some Surgeons will not perform surgery during this ‘time of the month’....

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What To Pack for Surgery

According to what suits your needs, please see the CosMediTour suggested packing checklist below as a handy guide to get you started. Keep in mind, try to pack as lightly as possible: Necessary Items Clothing – comfy light clothes...

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What is BIA-ALCL and what should you do if you have concerns?

BIA-ALCL is a breast implant associated cancer, which is also known as breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare cancer of the immune system. It is NOT breast cancer, which forms from cells in the breast,...

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Benefits of a Teardrop Implant

You want a Breast Augmentation, but you still want your breasts to look as natural as possible and not to resemble Pammy circa 90’s? Then Teardrop implants might be for you! Natural Breast Shape Teardrop implants, also known as...

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‘$4,990’ Breast Augmentation Explained

Our Surgical Recommendations are customised to provide the most superior outcome, based on the client’s anatomy and desired outcome. Ideal candidates for Breast Augmentation surgery are women who are within a healthy BMI range, good physical condition, and have...

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Exercising After Breast Surgery

A common concern for women considering Breast Surgery who love to work out, is taking time off their regular exercise routine to recover. Whether it be lifting weights, running, cycling or swimming, it’s very important to refrain from physical...

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Round Vs. Teardrop Implants

We ladies have breasts that come in all shapes and sizes! Therefore, when it comes to breast surgery the more informed you are about the range of implants avaliable, the better chance you have at successfully achieving YOUR desired surgery...

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Breast Surgery and Tuberous Breasts

Have you ever felt like your breasts looked a little different or underdeveloped? Have you been waiting years for your breasts to ‘fill out’ with no luck and wondered why? If so, you may have a common congenital abnormality...

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Why do I require a Breast Lift?

If you’re one of the many women who have discovered during the assessment process that you are likely to require Breast Lift surgery rather than a Breast Augmentation, try not to be too disheartened. Almost 50% of clients will...

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Am I a suitable weight for Breast Surgery?

‘Is there a weight restriction for surgery?’ Is one of the most common questions we are asked. The answer is yes! If you’re considering any cosmetic surgery procedure, you MUST be at an ideal weight or healthy Body Mass...

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Find Out Why Supplements & Surgery Don’t Mix!

Many clients wrongly assume that taking vitamins and supplements do not classify as taking medication – “They’re just multivitamins, just supplements for gym, they’re organic, they don’t count as a medication right?” Actually, they do count! Supplements in the form...

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Mentor or Motiva – which implant brand & shape is right for me?

For most newcomers contemplating a Breast Augmentation or a ‘Boob Job’ requires some knowledge of the range of implant brands, shapes, coatings, gels, profiles, sizes, incision site and implant placement which is guaranteed to cause great confusion. The 2...

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What to expect when you’re expecting a… Breast Augmentation!

So you’re booked in for your Breast Augmentation Surgery – it’s actually happening! Excitement & nerves build up as your surgery date slowly approaches. So, what can you do to mentally prepare yourself as to what you can expect...

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Which Breast Procedure is Suitable for me?

A Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation + Lift or Breast Reduction? Women with sagging breasts or loss of breast volume will often wonder if their breasts can be enhanced with just an implant, or if a Breast Lift or Breast...

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Undergoing Breast Surgery for Uneven Breasts

Are you one of the many women who have one breast slightly (or not so slightly) larger than the other? Or maybe one nipple sits lower? This is nothing to be too concerned about and you will find that almost all females on the...

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Breastfeeding and Breast Surgery

Are you contemplating Breast Surgery, but concerned about breastfeeding in the future? You’re not alone. One of the main concerns amongst women considering surgery, is whether or not implants will effect their ability to breastfeed and will their breasts change...

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All About Breast Implants

Why It’s Important To Do Your Research The processes leading up to your surgery date can be quite overwhelming, but at the same time, very exciting! Most patients will have their unique goals and expectations for surgery in mind,...

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60 Minutes Doco “Cosmetic Cowboys”

A recent news segment on 60 minutes discusses the risks involved with undergoing surgery under Twilight or ‘local’ anaesthetic in “Cosmetic Clinics”. Hugh Bartholomeusz, President of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons says “Lives are put at risk by...

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The Impact Smoking Has on Surgery

The deadly side effects of smoking has been a well-known, ongoing issue for many years. Therefore, you can be sure that smoking before or after surgery may have harmful side effects on your body and increase your chances of...

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Why it’s Safer to Undergo Plastic Surgery in a Hospital Rather Than a Cosmetic Surgery Clinic

Exploring your Cosmetic Surgery Options When you’re considering Cosmetic Surgery, researching your options can be an overwhelming process. Everyone wants to confirm they’re in the most qualified hands and in the safest possible environment, to ensure they will receive the...

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Silicone or Saline Breast Implants?

Why CosMediTour Surgeons only use Cohesive Silicone Gel Implants The surgeons at CosMediTour are determined to provide only top quality implants for all of their patients to ensure the best possible results. Surgeons in both the Gold Coast and...

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Plastic Surgeons vs. Cosmetic Surgeons

Why you SHOULD know the difference if you’re considering ANY Cosmetic Surgery! There is a great deal of confusion regarding the difference between ‘Plastic Surgeons’ who perform cosmetic surgery – and Doctors who are referred to as ‘Cosmetic Surgeons’, who also...

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General Anaesthesia vs. Twilight Sedation

General Anaesthesia General anaesthesia is a medically induced sleep and loss of reflexes as a result of one or more general anaesthetic drugs. The overall result is ensuring amnesia, analgesia, relaxation of skeletal muscles, and loss of control of...

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