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BIA-ALCL

AMP speaks with Prof Anand Deva about the current status of BIA-ALCL. In a rapidly moving area, here is what we know about the treatment, epidemiology, risk and pathogenesis of this emerging disease. The first...
Introducing the Black Book

Introducing the Annual ‘Black Book’ Trade Directory

Aesthetic Medical Practitioner is pleased to introduce Australia’s first one-stop resource on all products, devices, companies and distributors in the aesthetic marketplace, launching January 2021. The Annual Black Book Directory, brought to you by Aesthetic...

Facial fillers: danger zones & how to avoid them

Learning the inherent facial filler ‘danger zones’ can increase safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures. With no downtime and immediate results, facial filler injections are becoming an ever-more popular alternative to surgical rejuvenation of...

The demands of Millennials

American Board-certified dermatologist Dr Hassan Galadari shares his insights into the unique characteristics of Millennials and the new strategies required to meet their needs. Millennials are now the largest living generation and will become the...

The COVID-19 Experience

We asked aesthetic practitioners throughout Australia how the pandemic has impacted their practice. Here are their insights on how to relate, rebuild and stay relevant during COVID-19. Special Report We’re now more than six months into...

The Invisible Generation

Are people over 50 digging themselves into a proverbial early grave? Age-old stereotypes and self-perceptions can have a crippling effect on self-esteem, creativity and potential, long before the ‘game’ is over. It’s fairly inevitable we...

The Consumer Has Spoken

Consumer Perspectives on the Patient Experience. A study conducted by the US-based Beryl Institute looked at consumer attitudes to their experiences with physicians and medical practices. Respondents were asked to voice opinions on the issues: ...

The Celebrity Effect

Reality or illusion? We spoke with plastic surgeon Dr Malcolm Linsell, who earlier this year presented at COSMEDICON 2020 on celebrities and their influence on public perception. In the new era of selfies, social media...

Nip, Tuck… Smile! Cosmetic Surgery In The Vanity Age

Body image researcher and clinician Roberta Honigman describes the new selfie-centric marketplace, its distortion of reality and its effect on cosmetic surgery. Appearance, presentation and popularity have been promoted as the core 
to identity, self-esteem...

Clinic reopening post-COVID-19: a precautionary tale from China

The following is an excerpt from an article pending print in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: 32. The government announced a lockdown to Wuhan on January 23 due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Our clinic is located...