Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery / Skin Cancer Specialists / Appearance Medicine


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Fresh Faced for Summer – Peel back the layers

September 6, 2023

Summer is in our line of sight, and there’s no better way to hit the refresh button than with a facial peel. Non-invasive TCA peels are gentle yet purposeful, revealing a youthful complexion, improving skin tone and texture, diminishing light wrinkles and fine lines, and reducing skin discolouration, freckles and even age spots.

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Getting Leggy with it – a thighplasty could be your ticket to a perfect pair of pins

August 10, 2023

Summertime is a leggy affair – out with the pants and in with the shorts and skirts. However, baring our thighs and embracing our legs isn’t something everyone is comfortable with. Fortunately, a thigh lift or thighplasty, is the cosmetic surgical procedure to bring positive change. Bringing greater contour and form to the legs and strengthening body confidence.

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Skin Cancer – Do you know your spots and reconstruction options?

July 4, 2023

Spots appear on our skin across all stages of life, and not all of them are harmful, however skin cancer will affect someone we all love. New Zealand has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world, and melanoma is our deadliest. New research from JAMA Dermatology reports that 350 New Zealanders lose their lives to melanoma each year. Whilst melanoma statistics are alarming, there are also two common cancers on the rise.

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Curb fat with the cool factor

June 7, 2023

If freezing away fat pockets in stubborn areas, like the tummy, love handles and upper arms, sounds a little too futuristic, think again. FDA-approved CoolSculpting continues its advancement as a popular cosmetic non-invasive fat removal procedure for good reason – it works.

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Ab-solutely plastic surgery hearts winter!

May 5, 2023

A tummy tuck aims to flatten out the abdomen, releasing skin and tightening muscles for a smoother, sculpted form. Undergoing this cosmetic surgical procedure in the cooler months affords benefits across the board, including controlled healing, less sun exposure and plenty of time for summer body prep!

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Arm Yourself for Summer – Brachioplasty removes the bat wings and restores shape and form

April 3, 2023

Bat wings, or upper arm fat and loose skin, is not uncommon, and many of us are armed with the extra wiggle and jiggle. Especially with age, hormones, gaining and losing weight, and sun damage, all contributing factors to developing dreaded upper arm excess. Fortunately, brachioplasty, or an arm lift, can restore shape and form to the upper arms, removing fat deposits, and smoothing and tightening skin and tissue.

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