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March 12, 2019

The Dangers of Excessive Liposuction

Everyone wants to be the best version of themselves that they can be. It’s only natural. However, one of the most common requests we hear at our surgery is: “Take it all out, Doc! I don’t want any fat left behind,” and, “give me lipo, in high def! I want to be super sculpted!” However, before rushing in and trying to rid your body of all fat, it is important to understand the liposuction process and what you can expect to get out of your procedure.
March 6, 2019

5 Home Remedies for Varicose Veins and Why They Won’t Work

There’s a surprising amount of misinformation on the internet about home remedies promising to fix your varicose veins for good.
February 26, 2019

Kidspot: What expectant mums need to know about varicose veins

Pregnancy is a magical time, you get to see your baby growing, revel in the tiny movements across your stomach and plan out the nursery. But it also has some less than perfect moments with engorged breasts, all day sickness and varicose veins. Typically, the more pregnancies you have, the higher your chances are of having those painful and unsightly veins popping up. If you’re one of the lucky ones, Dr Peter Paraskevas, Phlebologist from Paras Clinic and Executive Board Member of The Australasian College of Phlebology has some helpful advice. Published at Kidspot Erinne Dragosetti | February 22, 2019
February 26, 2019

Will Varicose Veins Go Away After Pregnancy?

Many women first notice varicose veins while pregnant and may experience symptoms like muscle cramps at night, heaviness in the legs, aching, swelling, pain, or even itching and dermatitis in the legs.
February 21, 2019

Why Diet and Exercise Won’t Get Rid of Cankles?

The word “cankle” became widespread in pop culture when Jason Alexander’s character in the movie Shallow Hal used the term to describe an overweight women’s lower leg. For some women, developing thick ankles is no laughing matter it could actually reveal an undiagnosed health issue and have very little to do with diet and exercise.
February 20, 2019

Will an FUE Hair Transplant Look Obvious?

If you get a hair transplant, will everyone know? Can it look natural? Discovering that your hair transplant has left you with an unnatural hairline can be devastating. Luckily, the right treatment techniques and professional expertise maximises the chances of you ending up with a hairline that looks natural and that blends with the rest of your hair.
February 19, 2019

What Does It Feel Like to Have Varicose Veins?

Aging, a lack of mobility, obesity, and previous leg injuries are all predisposing factors which can lead to swollen and enlarged veins, also known as varicose veins. If you’ve never been assessed, you may wonder what it feels like to have varicose veins? Read on to find out the answer to this question and more about the condition.
January 31, 2019

Case Study: Laser Liposuction 35-year-old Woman

Stomach fat is often regarded as unhealthy, yet many women who are otherwise perfectly healthy have excess abdominal fat and find it almost impossible to shift.
January 31, 2019

Case Study: Roger’s FUE Hair Transplant Journey

At Melbourne Hair Transplant Clinic, we know that hair loss can greatly affect your self-confidence and wellbeing. For some, rocking baldness is perfectly in line with their personalities, but for others, a hair loss treatment is preferable, and that’s where we can help.
December 18, 2018

Do Varicose Veins Return After Medical Treatment?

For thousands of Australians suffering the symptoms of varicose veins, the consideration to undergo medical treatment is often at the forefront of their minds. There are many state-of-the-art procedures available to treat varicose veins, including endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, VenaSeal, and radiofrequency ablation.