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Breast lift vs. breast augmentation: which one is right for you?

Though breast augmentation remains the most common cosmetic procedure performed on patients, statistics have shown that breast lift surgeries have grown in popularity by 70% over the past decade and a half.
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Smoking and elective surgery

Dr Choy explains to Plastic Surgery Forum the top 3 reasons he refuses to perform elective Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery on patients who smoke.
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Getting to know your surgeon: Q&A with Dr Choy

As part of their ‘getting to know your surgeon’ series, Plastic Surgery Forum sat down with Dr Ellis Choy for a Q&A.
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Top 3 dangers of medical tourism

The cosmetic surgery industry has experienced a surge in medical tourism to countries like India, Thailand, China, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean, Singapore, the Middle East and Pakistan. The temptation to travel to a tropical destination for an elective surgery lures patients who believe they’ll enjoy a grand holiday and return home with a fabulous new look.
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Breastfeeding after breast surgery

Many women worry that after breast surgery they won’t be able to breastfeed, but often this isn’t the case. There are several factors that will determine whether or not you’ll be able to produce enough milk to nurse a baby - some women who’ve had breast surgery will need to supplement their baby’s diet with formula, while others will go on to produce enough milk to successfully breastfeed problem-free.
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Exercising with breast implants: what to expect

Women who enquire about breast implant surgery often worry that after their procedure they won’t be able to participate in the same exercises as before. It’s true that you’ll need to take at least two weeks off from rigorous activity post-op to let your body heal, but even during the recovery period it will be possible to do some light, low-impact exercises.
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7 questions to ask a surgeon before your breast augmentation

Don’t assume a surgeon is qualified – check their credentials! Plastic surgery is regulated by organisations like the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
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