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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.
January 15, 2020

Fight the FIGHT: Fighting Fraudulent, Illicit Global Hair Transplants

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is the leading authority on hair loss treatment globally. The not-for-profit medical organisation represents 1,200 members across the world and aims to ensure that all hair loss treatments and surgeries follow the highest standards of medical practice and ethics.
November 20, 2019

Does crossing your legs give you varicose veins?

There is a myth surrounding the uncomfortable protruding veins on the legs that seem to appear almost from nowhere as we age. This myth persistently catches most people out, because they have assumed all their lives that their varicose veins were caused by something they did during their lifetime.