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.
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.
September 3, 2019

Considering liposuction? How to ensure you get the best medical care.

Cosmetic procedures, as with any form of operation, are not without the risk of complications. Therefore, if you’re considering receiving any form of cosmetic surgery, you should learn about the procedure and educate yourself on the associated risks, as well as how to minimise those risks.
August 28, 2019

Dr Peter Paraskevas presents at the ACCS Liposuction ADVANCED Workshop

Dr Peter Paraskevas was again proud to represent the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) at the Liposuction Advanced Workshop over the weekend.
August 7, 2019

Dr Peter Paraskevas presents at the ACCS Liposuction BASIC Workshop

Dr Peter Paraskevas was proud to present at the annual Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Liposuction Basic Workshop recently.
June 26, 2019

Does Liposuction Lead to Loose Skin?

It is no secret that rapid weight loss often results in a noticeable amount of loose skin. Consequently, one might be led to believe that liposuction would also result in this phenomenon.
May 16, 2019

What’s the Difference Between Lipoedema and Lymphedema?

Lipoedema (or lipodema) and lymphedema are two medical conditions that are often mistaken for one another. Although similar in name, these two conditions impact the body in significantly different ways.
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,”
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.
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.
December 12, 2018

Victorian Government Issues New Regulations for Cosmetic Surgeries

State Government issues important changes to regulations surrounding day procedure centres for cosmetic surgeries such as liposuction in Victoria.
November 21, 2018

How does a Silhouette Soft Thread Lift work?

If you’re experiencing signs of ageing on your face or neck and looking for a non-invasive alternative to a traditional surgical facelift, you have probably heard of a procedure called the Silhouette Soft thread lift.
October 2, 2018

Get Rid of Cankles With Liposuction

What are cankles? If your ankles are swollen, overlarge, or seem to merge with your calves rather than being clearly defined, you may know them as ‘cankles’.
August 22, 2018

The Dangers of Cosmetic Surgery Tourism: Don’t Risk Getting Liposuction Overseas

At first it sounds like the perfect plan – a quick and cheap holiday to a nearby country and enjoying a cocktail while you relax by the poolside, recovering from your liposuction.
July 17, 2018

Say Goodbye to Love Handles with VASER Liposuction

For the love handles we don’t love, it would be wonderful to kiss them goodbye! VASER Liposuction could help achieve that goal.
June 12, 2018

Let’s Talk Liposuction Benefits

When people consider undergoing liposuction, they weigh the benefits carefully. Liposuction is an effective way of removing excessive body fat in specific areas that are usually resistant to ramping up your diet and exercise efforts.
May 9, 2018

Women are using Laser Liposuction to Reshape Their Thighs and Buttocks

The number one complaint causing women to consider liposuction are the thighs and buttocks. Carrying extra bulk in these areas is hereditary and after pregnancy, there is often further accumulation of fat in these areas.
April 3, 2018

New Eyebrow Transplants Raising (Beautiful) Eyebrows

Our eyebrows frame and shape our face and can drastically influence how we look and feel, and thanks to celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Cara Delevingne, the fuller eyebrow is on everyone’s lust-have list.
March 20, 2018

Patient’s VASER Liposculpture Journey: Flanks, Hips, Outer Thighs

At a recent follow-up appointment with a 52-year-old patient who had VASER lipo, we were able to record her excellent results. Her flanks, hips, and outer thighs were treated, and she is so pleased with her new body shape.
February 7, 2018
A Brief History of Liposuction

A Brief History of Liposuction

Liposuction is used to remodel the contours of the body by removing excess subcutaneous fat and is one of the most frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures in western countries.