Motiva Breast Implants vs. Other Implants

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Why I prefer Motiva Implants for Breast Surgery Dr Craig Rubinstein is one of Australia’s most respected, Melbourne Specialist Plastic Surgeons. He has over 20 years’ experience in aesthetic breast surgery including Breast lift, Augmentation and Reductions. He has used a range of the best breast implants during his career, his current implant of choice
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Breast Surgery Recovery Tips

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Tips for Recovery after Breast Surgery Any cosmetic surgery is an emotional experience. Breast Surgery procedures, whether they be breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction, are no different. As a result, it is important to know what to expect during all stages of your procedure, from your first consultation to recovery, to your yearly
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How much does Breast Augmentation cost In Melbourne?

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Guide to Breast Augmentation Prices in Melbourne If you are thinking about Breast Augmentation surgery, chances are you have researched the cost and discovered that there is a large price variance between one surgeon and the next. This can be frustrating and can leave you feeling confused about why the cost varies so much. It
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How much does a Breast Reduction cost in Melbourne?

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Guide to Melbourne Breast Reduction Prices If you’re considering getting a Breast Reduction chances are you’ve already researched how much it could cost you and found that the prices can vary drastically, this may have left you feeling confused and unsure as to why there is such a price variance for what seems to be
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How much does a Breast Lift cost in Melbourne?

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Guide to Melbourne Breast Lift Prices Out of all cosmetic surgery procedures, Breast Lift or Mastopexy Surgery is one of the top five most popular in the world. However, even though it is so popular, finding a specific cost or price range can be exceptionally difficult. This is because when it comes to Breast Lift
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How much does a Tummy Tuck cost in Melbourne?

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Guide to Melbourne Prices for Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Surgery Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty surgery is one of the top five most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the world. Despite its popularity finding a Tummy Tuck Cost without booking a face to face appointment with a surgeon can prove to be very difficult. This is due
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10 Reasons You Should Quit Smoking Before Cosmetic Surgery

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The Dangers of Smoking before or after your Cosmetic Surgery Smoking impacts your immune processes and reduces your blood floe and your ability to heal. As a result, not only is healing and recovery slowed down, you run a higher risk of complications during or after your procedure. Smoking is dangerous and detrimental to your
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Sagging Breasts: Breast Lift vs Breast Reduction?

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If you have sagging breasts – and nearly every woman experiences sagging breast skin at some stage of their lives – you may be researching your breast surgery options. To get uplifted breasts, which lifts the nipples to a more central location on the breast mound, requires a breast lift. You can get a breast
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BIA ALCL News – associated with textured breast implants.

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What is BIA-ALCL ? Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma BIA-ALCL is NOT breast cancer.  Breast cancer forms from cells in the breast. BIA-ALCL is a rare cancer of the body’s disease-fighting lymphatic system and will usually grow in the fluid and internal scar tissue that develops around the breast implant. In minimal instances, BIA-ALCL
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Patient Case Study: Breast Augmentation with Large Implants after Weight Loss

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Patient Case Study: Large Breast Augmentation with Large Implants after Weight Loss (450 cc) Jenna was 22 when she lost 35kg over a period of 8 months, after deciding to start exercising and eating better. Even though she had always had naturally large breasts (GGG), when she lost that degree of weight, her breasts went
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Drains vs No Drain Cosmetic Surgery Options

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Surgery Drains vs No Drains in Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Cosmetic surgery patients strongly prefer “drain-free” surgery procedures. I want patients to feel as comfortable as possible during their recovery. I also want to improve their recovery time frames, where I can. With this in mind, I rarely use surgical drains in my cosmetic procedures. I
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The Breast Master Symposium 2018: Breast Surgery Conference in Sydney

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In October 2018, Dr Craig Rubinstein, his patient care and nursing team attended the Sydney Breast Surgery event: The Breast Masters Symposium. In fact, Dr Craig Rubinstein is one of Australia’s most popular breast augmentation Surgeons. Moreover, he gave a presentation on not only asymmetry and breast implant choices both also on augmentation techniques. In
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Vogue Events & Dr Craig Rubinstein, Plastic Surgeon

Dr Craig Rubinstein invited to speak at Vogue Events Every year, Vogue magazine hosts Vogue Events. This is a special cosmetic, beauty and anti-ageing event at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne. Below are scenes from the presentation night where Dr Craig Rubinstein was one of the speakers regarding plastic surgery and breast reduction surgery. Vogue
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Surgery to Reduce Breast Size: Is it the Best Solution?

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What can be done to Reduce Breast Size? Many women with very heavy breast tissues or large, ptotic breasts are often in pain. But it’s not just physical pain. They may feel less free to move or dress as they might like. They may also feel they look ‘frumpy’ or heavier than they actually are,
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Recovery After Breast Surgery, Tummy Tuck or Other Plastic Surgery

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Patients often wonder if they can speed up recovery after breast surgery, tummy tuck or other procedures. Recovery times and normal healing processes after surgery are key concerns when you schedule your surgery date. We understand you’ll be eager to get back into your daily routines. That’s why we offer suggestions to help you experience
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Plastic Surgery Medicare Changes – 1 November 2018

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Update about Medicare Changes to Plastic Surgery Item Numbers Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for Plastic Surgery code items changed effective 1 November 2018. The Australian Government reported that significant Medicare changes were being made to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for Plastic Surgery code items. These MBS Medicare changes went effect on the 1st of
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How to Reduce your chances of a Revision Tummy Tuck: What to Ask your Surgeon

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How to avoid Botched Tummy Surgery and needing a Revision Tummy Tuck Revision Tummy Tuck surgery is a challenging, emotional and costly procedure. Unfortunately, not everyone gets the results they want from their first surgery. Further, this is more likely if a patient opts for liposuction or an apronectomy rather than liposuction assisted abdominoplasty. The
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Will Medicare Cover my Tummy Tuck?

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Can I Claim my Abdominoplasty Surgery on Medicare? Patients always ask, “will Medicare cover my Tummy Tuck surgery?” There is significant research that indicates women’s health and post-pregnancy conditions, such as lower back pain, muscle separation (diastasis recti) and incontinence, can be greatly relieved by abdominoplasty surgery. So will it be covered? The answer is
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Liposuction During Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty Surgery)

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Liposuction during Tummy Tuck Surgery – Lipo-Abdominoplasty Surgery Not all tummy tuck surgeries are performed in the same way. Like all plastic surgery procedures, they are best when totally customised to suit an individual’s concerns, body shape, fat distribution, skin condition and surgery objectives. After assessing the patient, Dr Rubinstein often adds customised body-contouring liposuction during
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Scars After Plastic Surgery – Can Anything Be Done?

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Scars after plastic surgery remain a concern most patients ask us about during a consultation. While we do all we can to reduce the visibility of your post-operation scars, most major procedures will leave a visible mark where the incision lines have been. But yes, after plastic surgery, you will have a scar. So what
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Dermal Filler Injections to Nipples – The Latest Social Media Trend

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One of the newest trends in cosmetic surgery is dermal filler injections to nipples. Many people may have noticed an influx of posts and images discussing the trend on Instagram and Facebook. While celebrities are at the forefront of many of these posts, some social media influencers have also jumped on board. So let’s discuss
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Recommended Breast Augmentation Measurements: Customising Your Cleavage

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Dr Craig Rubinstein focuses on natural-looking breast contours and body-enhancing tummy tuck surgery results. To attain a natural looking, body-balanced and longer-lasting breast surgery result, these are some of the recommended breast augmentation measurements that need to be taken into consideration during surgery planning. Join us as we discuss breast augmentation measurements and how they inform advanced
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Saline vs Silicone Breast Implants: Why Saline is Out, and Motiva is In

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Saline vs Silicone Breast Implants? Which do I most often recommend? That’s what lot’s of patients ask me every day. When it comes to which type of breast implant content to choose, saline vs silicone, I mention that saline breast implants are rarely in use today by most plastic surgeons operating in Australia. In fact, the
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Complications and Risks – Mastopexy Breast Lift Surgery

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What are the potential complications and risks of having a breast lift? Any surgery you have, whether cosmetic or corrective in nature, poses a certain amount of potential complications and risks. Potential complications and risks from having a breast lift procedure include, but are not limited to: infection poor scarring seroma (accumulation of fluid) breast
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Changing Shape or Size of Nipples During Breast Surgery

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How does a Plastic Surgeon go about changing the shape or size of nipples during breast surgery? Find out more in our brief breast surgery with nipple reshaping blog. The Anatomy of the Nipple Firstly, we’ll describe the anatomy of the breast area known as the nipple. This area is the nipple areola complex. It
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Why some of the World’s Best Plastic Surgeons Use Motiva Implants

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Motiva breast implants are one of the most modern types of implants and are rapidly gaining popularity among plastic surgeons and patients around the world. There’s also an indication that several of the world’s top plastic surgeons are now prefer Motiva breast implants for their augmentation surgery patients. Why is this the case? Motiva Breast
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Small Scars After Breast Augmentation Surgery

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Let’s discuss the small scar breast augmentation surgery option offered by Dr Craig Rubinstein. This surgical technique uses shorter incision lines under the breasts than traditional breast crease incisions. It can help some patients achieve smaller scars after breast augmentation. The Short Scar Breast Augmentation Method In brief, the ‘small scar’ breast augmentation technique involves shorter incisions than
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Uneven Breast: Is Your Left Breast A Lot Larger than Your Right?

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Surgery Solutions for An Uneven Breast Every woman has some noticeable differences between their left and right breasts or nipple areas. It is not uncommon, in fact, for one breast to be a lot larger than the other breast. Perhaps you simply have different shaped breasts. Or the breast on one side of your body
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Uneven Breasts: How Breast Asymmetry Impacts Your Breast Augmentation

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Breast Asymmetry is the technical term for noticeably different breast volumes or breast sizes between the left and right breast. Asymmetry of the breasts is actually quite common. They are ‘sisters, not twins’ and differences between the breasts are often a matter of degree. Tests and imaging scans to help assess how uneven your breasts
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4 Tips For Running After Breast Surgery You Should Know

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Taking Your Newly Augmented Breasts (Implants) Running After Breast Surgery Surgery is only the first step towards fuller and well-defined breasts. After your breast implant surgery, you will need a certain amount of time to let your body heal so that your breast implants will settle into their desired position. However, physically active individuals, are
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Does Medicare Cover Breast Reduction Surgery?

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Are you thinking about breast reduction surgery for heavy, drooping breasts? Are you wondering if your private health insurance covers the cost? Or if you can claim a Medicare rebate on some or all of the costs? Medicare may offer rebates on breast reduction or breast lift procedures. However, to claim a Medicare rebate or private insurance
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Vectra 3D Imaging to Visualise your Breast Augmentation

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Using Vectra-3D Imaging to plan your Breast Surgery Vectra 3D Imaging is offered by Dr Craig Rubinstein to give you a personalised look into your proposed breast enlargements. It is a digital simulation that aims to help you visualise your hopes and expectations. This advanced imaging system also helps answer questions including: Will implants suit
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How Soon Can I Exercise After Breast Surgery?

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One of the most frequently asked questions by patients considering breast augmentation surgery is: “How soon can I exercise again after having breast surgery?” Having breast surgery can put a halt to physical activity and exercise throughout your recovery period. Many of us are keen to keep up the momentum of our previous active lifestyles or
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Why Have Your Breast Augmentation Surgery in Hospital?

The many options you face when deciding whether to undergo a breast augmentation can sometimes be daunting. Even though breast augmentation surgery can be completed by an experienced plastic surgeon in less than a couple of hours, some may view the procedure in a similar light to other, less invasive cosmetic treatments. However, breast augmentation
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How Much Can Plastic Surgery Change Your life?

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There is no doubt that plastic and cosmetic procedures change lives. In our modern world, there has been a significant social shift in the way that people view cosmetic procedures. This is due to an increase in available information and discussion around plastic surgery. Even celebrities and media personalities have begun to speak more openly about their
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