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Tummy Tuck Benefits / Is Tummy Surgery worth it?

Benefits of a Tummy Tuck – TEN ways that Abdominoplasty surgery can change and improve your life Want to know the many Tummy Tuck Benefits and whether it’s really worth it? – A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a procedure that removes excess skin and...Read more

Botox vs Filler – Which is better?

Which ‘Cosmetic Injectables’ are better for reducing wrinkles? Anti Wrinkle Agents like Botox and Dermal Fillers like Restylane are sometimes interchangeably called “injectables”. These are ‘non-surgical’ methods for treating fine lines and...Read more

Who are the BEST Plastic Surgeons in New Zealand?

Finding The Best Plastic Surgeon in NZ for You Are you currently looking for Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery? Do you know the difference between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic doctor? How do you know you’re making the right choice of surgeon? We highly advise you don’t...Read more

Should I give up smoking before Cosmetic Surgery?

The many risks of SMOKING before & after Cosmetic Surgery Is smoking dangerous for cosmetic surgery patients? Anyone planning a cosmetic surgery procedure should AVOID smoking. Smoking before surgery and during post op recovery is damaging to your new aesthetic...Read more

Male Cosmetic Surgery Grows In Popularity

Male Cosmetic Surgery Increasing With more and more high profile male celebrities confessing to having male cosmetic surgery and procedures such as filler injections, Botox, liposuction and ‘moob’ jobs many other, less famous men, breathed a sigh of relief. Because it...Read more

Solutions for Saggy Arms or Bingo Wings

Arm Lift Surgery vs Liposuction for Saggy Arms or Bingo Wings We’ve all heard of the dreaded Bingo Wings – where the skin and muscle has sagged on the back of the upper arm, so that a simple gesture of waving to a friend becomes a traumatic experience as the flap of...Read more

Fair Access To Breast Reduction Needed

Dr Gittos calls for FAIR access to Breast Reduction Surgery in Auckland Breast Reduction is NOT just a cosmetic procedure – it’s a beneficial CORRECTIVE reconstructive procedure to relieve women from the pain and physical and social discomforts of having...Read more

Should I have weight loss surgery?

Weight Loss Surgery or Bariatric Surgery Weight loss surgery also called bariatric surgery, is used as a last resort to treat people who are significantly obese. For people who meet certain criteria, weight loss surgery has proved to be effective in significantly and...Read more

Dr Mark Gittos Research & Journal Publications

Journal Publications and Plastic Surgery Research by Dr Mark Gittos et al Dr Gittos has contributed to over 15 journal articles in the areas of cosmetic and plastic surgery. Several of these key research publications by Plastic Surgeon Dr Mark Gittos (NZ, UK) are...Read more