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Post-op complications: how common are they and what happens if you get one?
May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Post-op complications: how common are they and what happens if you get one?

Complications do happen, even with the very best techniques and protocols. So how do we deal with that?

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Is there a point to having a breast lift if you're thinking of having more children?
April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Is there a point to having a breast lift if you're thinking of having more children?

You can still get a great result from a mastopexy, even if you end up having more children.

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Explant-related harm is increasing
May 4, 2023
April 30, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Explant-related harm is increasing

Explant-related harm seems to be increasing as opportunistic surgeons hunt out new "commercial opportunities".

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Ratings and Reviews in plastic surgery
February 6, 2023
February 6, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Ratings and Reviews in plastic surgery

Can you trust online reviews and ratings of plastic surgeons?

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Artificial Intelligence & Plastic Surgery
January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Artificial Intelligence & Plastic Surgery

You can tell a lot by the "feel" of a surgeon's website or social media posts. Most people can tell when the stuff they read is authentic and when it is just marketing copy.

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Some thoughts about the recent '60 minutes' coverage of cosmetic surgery.
January 8, 2023
August 22, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Some thoughts about the recent '60 minutes' coverage of cosmetic surgery.

The 60-minutes expose of appalling practices in cosmetic clinics is essential viewing for any prospective patient.

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We need to talk about "dual-plane".
July 26, 2023
March 7, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

We need to talk about "dual-plane".

Dual-plane breast implant placement is a technique associated with many long term problems which deserve closer scrutiny.

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Fat transfer to the breast – is anyone really an expert?
January 8, 2023
October 11, 2020
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Fat transfer to the breast – is anyone really an expert?

Interesting thing recently. All of a sudden, fat transfer (also referred to as fat grafting or lipofilling) to the breast has become a fairly common...

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Breast Implant Revision Surgery – does Medicare or my health insurance cover Breast implant replacement?
April 8, 2024
August 31, 2020
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast Implant Revision Surgery – does Medicare or my health insurance cover Breast implant replacement?

Health insurance does NOT (and shouldn’t be expected to) cover the cost of putting new cosmetic implants back in. Revision surgery is always self-funded.

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Cosmetic surgery: It’s still surgery
January 8, 2023
August 11, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Cosmetic surgery: It’s still surgery

Cosmetic surgery is back in the media, with a young woman going public after suffering complications following a cosmetic breast augmentation...

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Plastic Surgery & Social Media
December 20, 2022
June 30, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Plastic Surgery & Social Media

Do me a favour and google “breast augmentation instagram”, then come back to this post. There is a slightly troubling side to Plastic Surgery...

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A quick word about “cosmetic” surgeons
December 20, 2022
April 29, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

A quick word about “cosmetic” surgeons

There has been (more) media attention recently about events at a Sydney “cosmetic surgery” clinic. I think it is worth...

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