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and all the latest news about the Paras Clinic

August 31, 2020

Hair Transplant Scars: Can they be repaired?

Up to 70% of our patients come to us for help after receiving a botched hair transplant elsewhere and suffering obvious scarring or other disappointing outcomes. Hair may have been implanted in the wrong direction, angle, or position by an unscrupulous or ill-trained clinic.
August 17, 2020

Should I get my problem veins assessed/treated during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in elective surgeries and interventions in hospitals being postponed in many countries around the world, including here in Australia, to divert those resources to managing the pandemic. However, the treatment of venous disease is important and must not be overlooked.
July 30, 2020

Local or Overseas: Where should you get a hair transplant?

When looking into getting a hair transplant, an important question is where to get your transplant done. Low prices overseas tempt many patients. Indeed, a whole industry has sprung up to meet this demand, known as hair transplant tourism. But when it comes to medical surgery, choosing the cheapest deal is not the best choice.
July 23, 2020

It’s hard to get a lipoedema diagnosis: Why is that?

Lipoedema is a chronic, incurable disease that can have a significant impact on patients’ wellbeing, both physically and psychologically. In fact, some people can be so severely restricted by the condition that they eventually become homebound.
May 13, 2020

Experiencing varicose veins and getting treatment

Everyone is unique. Varicose veins can affect people in several ways and one person’s journey may be different to another’s. If you are an active person, you may experience symptoms of varicose veins differently to someone who is say, in a sedentary job where they’re continually sitting. Or perhaps if you have experienced pregnancy, you may have symptoms show up differently to someone who hasn’t.
May 4, 2020

Complications from hair transplant surgery and how to mitigate them

We hear it plenty of times: any surgery carries risks. As patients, we can feel unconcerned about that, can’t we? After all, we live in Australia where the standards of care are some of the best in the world.
April 20, 2020

What Is Tumescent Anaesthetic and how is it used for Liposuction?

With any form of cosmetic procedure like liposuction, the nature of the anaesthesia used is an important and serious matter.
March 10, 2020

Will spider veins go away?

Before we deal with this key question in-depth, it is useful to explain what spider veins are, and how they appear. The official medical term is telangiectasias and other descriptive terms often used are ‘broken capillaries’ or ‘thread veins’.
February 25, 2020

All eyes are on a non-surgical treatment that targets periorbital veins

Prominent “reticular” veins (periorbital veins) around the eyes are a common concern, patients globally are unaware they can be effectively and safely treated non-surgically.
February 25, 2020

Could your job be causing you pain

Some work can be a pain in the neck, but a number of diverse professions in regional Victoria can also be a pain in the leg, according to a leading Victorian vein doctor.