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Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Keeping our patients safe

Here at the Pacific Plastic Surgery Clinic, your health is our number one priority. To ensure your safety, we are taking every precaution at this time. This includes the taking of everyone's temperature on arrival at the clinic and anyone... Read More >

2020 Most Worth It Rankings

On January 31st, 2020, RealSelf announced the 2020 Most Worth It Rankings, a comprehensive list of top rated cosmetic procedures. The ranking reveals the Most Worth It™ procedures of the year and is determined by Worth It Ratings from real... Read More >

The dangers of cosmetic tourism

At the end of February, it was reported by the BBC that an English woman is facing reconstructive surgery after being left scarred by cosmetic procedures from Turkey. Kimberely Sadd had 2 operations costing £6000 (about $12 000 AUD) to... Read More >

How soon can I go back work after a plastic surgery procedure?

When an individual is considering plastic surgery, understanding how much time is needed to recover is an important concern. This involves some planning, especially if you work in a busy work environment. So how long to I need to take... Read More >

Questions to ask before a breast reduction

Having larger breasts can cause some women to have physical pain, discomfort and/or emotional and self-esteem issues. Breast reduction surgery is a procedure that aims to achieve a breast size in proportion to your body by removing excess breast fat,... Read More >

How to choose the right sunscreen?

Sun protection is an important part of living under the harsh Australian sun. With Australian skin cancer rates being the highest in the world, from a young age we are taught the importance of wearing sun protection. Why do we... Read More >

Skin cancer – How can I protect myself?

In Queensland, our climate is one of the best in the world, allowing us to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle all year round. Unfortunately, one downside of living in paradise, is that we have the highest skin cancer rate in the... Read More >

The Distinctions between Specialist Plastic Surgeon and Cosmetic Surgeon– Not All Surgeons Are The Same

Are all surgeons the same? When people hear the terms “Specialist Plastic Surgeon” and “Cosmetic Surgeon”, they think they are interchangeable terms but that is not the case. There is an important distinction between Specialist Plastic Surgeons and Cosmetic Surgeons... Read More >

BIA ALCL – Your questions answered

Recently in the media, there has been some discussion about breast implants and the potential risk of developing BIA ALCL.  Quite understandably, women who have had breast implants are wanting to understand what BIA ALCL is and are they at... Read More >