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Breast Surgery – Breast Reconstruction & Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation | Breast Implants and Breast Reconstruction Surgery – Auckland NZ Medical Definition: Breast reconstruction is a surgery performed to restore the breasts to a natural-looking shape, volume, contour or position. Dr Mark Gittos has contributed...Read more

Fair Access To Breast Reduction Needed

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 very large, pendulous breasts that cause neck pain, shoulder pain, bra...Read more

Weight Loss Surgery: Is It For You?

Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, is used as a last resort to treat people who are dangerously obese. For people who meet certain criteria, weight loss surgery has proved to be effective in significantly and quickly reducing excess body fat. Learn...Read more

Banish Moles And Cysts

Removal of Moles, Cysts, Skin Cancers and other Skin Concerns It’s not uncommon to be diagnosed with skin cancer in your 40s, 50s or beyond. A Plastic Surgeon can help biopsy the cancer with a clear margin so you can assess the stage. But also, some people want...Read more

Surgery Trend: Tight, Taut Arms

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 skin swings in the air. It is this hatred of the Bingo Wing...Read more

UK Gets Tough On Cosmetic Surgery

The UK Keogh report, released this week, is an attempt to clampdown on a largely unregulated industry. It has implications in the New Zealand Cosmetic Surgery sector too. The UK review followed the PIP implant scandal, where faulty breast implants were given to...Read more

Breast Augmentation Still Popular

Despite concerns last year over the PIP branded breast implants, breast augmentation surgery – or a ‘boob job’ – is still one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic surgery. New Zealand has been at the forefront of patient safety when it comes to breast surgery....Read more

Male Breast Reduction Explained

Enlarged male breasts are caused by a medical condition known as ‘gynaecomastia’, which can cause untold embarrassment and stress. Many men in New Zealand suffer from the condition with some estimates as high as 40%. And it’s not just older men with excess weight –...Read more

Cosmetic Surgery Among Men Grows In Popularity

With more and more high profile male celebrities confessing to having cosmetic procedures such as filler injections, Botox, liposuction and ‘moob’ jobs many other, less famous men, breathed a sigh of relief. Because it seems like more and more men are reaping the...Read more