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Monthly Archives: April 2015

3 WAYS TO COMBAT WRINKLES WITHOUT SURGERY

Anti Wrinkle Treatments at MediSpa Sydney

Wrinkles are no stranger to most women and are often one of the key ageing indicators that can drag our face down, adding years to our look. From squinting to smiling, added to the natural ageing process, wrinkles can appear anywhere on our face, running from the corner of our eyes to the forehead and around the mouth. They are frustrating and difficult to get rid of – we understand.

The good news is there are ways to smooth out wrinkles – without surgery too! Here are 3 treatments to consider:

1.  RELAX THOSE LINES

Cosmetic Injections like Wrinkle Relaxers and Dermal Fillers are some of the most popular procedures for tackling lines and wrinkles. Wrinkle relaxers work by temporarily diminishing the action of our muscles, softening facial lines and wrinkles so that they look less noticeable. Dermal fillers work by filling lines or adding volume underneath them to give the area more natural volume, which evens out those lines (wrinkles).  As these are also relatively quick procedures, interest in these treatments is growing every year with more and more patients coming in to Eden requesting a quick refresh on their appearance. Often a common concern over injections is fear of having that “frozen and expressionless” look. The key to mastering natural results is to not over inject or to soften some of the lines (so you don’t look overdone). As with many things, less is often more and at Eden we are committed to adopting this approach.

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DR EDINBURG’S TOP TIPS ON QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HAVING PLASTIC SURGERY

Eden Institute_Dr Edinburg_Plastic Surgeon Sydney

When you are considering Plastic or Cosmetic Surgery, there are bound to be numerous questions circulating in your head. From basic ones like will it hurt to how long is recovery and how much will it cost, the important thing is that you do get all your questions and queries answered so that you make an informed decision.

Many FAQs have questions that sound good but don’t work well for you. You ask them but those answers don’t help you know what to do and they don’t give you a gut feel for whether you have trust in and want to work with this Plastic Surgeon.

Here Dr Edinburg reveals his insight as to what you really need to find out in order to get a good idea about the doctor, his/her practice, as well as their level of service, expertise and professionalism.

1.     CHECK WHO’S DOING WHAT

“Once you’ve decided on who your Plastic Surgeon is going to be, make sure you check with him/her who will administer your anesthesia. Don’t be shy about confirming their qualifications (is he is Specialist Plastic Surgeon) and the type of anaesthesia you will be getting. This is your body and you have every right to know. The same applies with checking your Plastic Surgeon’s credentials.”

 2.     GET REAL ABOUT THE PAIN FACTOR

“Most patients I get are always keen to know the level of discomfort and pain involved with surgery. This is where your Plastic Surgeon must be completely honest with you so that you can set realistic expectations. The truth is, some procedures will be more uncomfortable than others whilst others may surprise you in being barely painful at all. The key is being honest from the start – something I always do with my patients.”

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WHAT IS AN SMAS DEEP PLANE FACE LIFT? DR EDINBURG EXPLAINS

SMAS Face Lift Sydney

Cosmetic Injections and cosmeceutical-grade skin care products are great for an anti-ageing boost but for those looking for longer-lasting results and more noticeable change in restoring a youthful look, I would recommend Face Lift Surgery.

I have patients inquiring about mini Face Lifts and lunch-time Face Lifts. These are terms for superficial Face Lifts, which, in my experience, are a poor solution to most patients’ problems. With all my Face Lifts, I use the ‘SMAS deep plane technique’ – a term that many patients have trouble understanding.

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Q&A WITH DR EDINBURG ON NOSE JOB SURGERY

 Eden Institute_Nose Job Surgery Sydney

The thought of undergoing Rhinoplasty or more commonly referred to as Nose Job Surgery can often provoke many internal worries for patients. This is absolutely normal because it is a procedure that requires significant thought prior to going ahead and at Eden Institute. My role is to ensure my patients are well-informed beforehand so that they can make a decision they are completely comfortable with.

Over the past 20 years, I have performed countless Rhinoplasty procedures and I have come to find that most patients have similar concerns during the consultation stage.  Below are three of the top enquiries I get when it comes to Nose Job Surgery…

I’m unsatisfied with my nose but I’m worried surgery will change my appearance completely.

There is a common misperception that undergoing Rhinoplasty will change your entire face to the extent you will be unrecognisable to family and friends. It is important to know that a successful Nose Job Surgery will only seek to enhance your existing beauty by making subtle changes to your nose, ultimately improving but not changing your overall appearance. At the Eden Institute we believe in results that are natural-looking and so when it comes to your nose, my role is to improve its appearance in a way that is harmonious with your other facial features in order to ensure a balanced and proportionate look overall. Final outcomes should be effective and noticeable but not dramatic in that you will be unrecognisable.

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