Improve the Shape of Your Body with Abdominal Liposuction

If you constantly cover up at the pool, dress in dark clothing, and conceal your stomach under layers of clothing, belly fat may be affecting your confidence. Whether you have “baby weight” leftover from pregnancy or you’ve always been round across the middle, extra fat in the abdominal area can negatively affect your well-being and appearance. If you’ve tried diet and exercise, but you’ve seen no results, perhaps you should think about professional assistance with weight loss. Consider reshaping...Read More

Posted on August 9, 2014 By Lucy Colak in , , , ,

Choosing the Right Breast Implant Size: Why It Matters

There are so many choices to consider when it comes to enhancing your overall appearance. When it comes to plastic surgery, even those little decisions wind up meaning a lot. This is why Dr. Darrell Perkins takes extra care in the planning phases of every surgery. This careful attention means that patients throughout the greater Kogarah and Sydney area are able to achieve excellent surgical results that look exceptional.

This level of planning is especially important when it comes to enhancing the...Read More

Posted on July 9, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

Achieve a More Youthful Appearance with the Short Scar Facelift Technique

Facelifts, like all medical treatment, are constantly evolving and improving. At our Sydney practice, we are proud to offer the short scar or limited incision facelift, an innovative technique that can give you a much younger appearance with smaller incisions and shorter recovery time. If you are looking to address the area around your cheeks and jowls, this state-of-the-art procedure may be the right one for you.

The Incision Pattern

The short scar facelift, also known as the MACS-lift (Minimal...Read More

Posted on June 9, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

Medical Insurance Coverage for Breast Reduction Surgery

Many people are aware of breast augmentation surgery, which involves the use of breast implants to increase the size and alter the shape of the breasts. Yet there is also breast reduction surgery, which is performed to reduce the size of the breasts so that patients have a better overall appearance and body contour with their smaller breasts. It just goes to show there is a plastic surgery treatment option that can meet your needs, no matter what they may be.

Will my breast reduction surgery be covered...Read More
Posted on May 9, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

The Differences between Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery

As you have gotten older, you may have noticed that the skin around your eyes is not as taut as it once was. You may have bags under your eyes or fine wrinkles that make you appear tired. Perhaps your eyelids have begun to sag, significantly affecting your appearance or even obscuring your vision. To correct these and similar conditions, your Sydney cosmetic surgeon offers both upper and lower eyelid surgery. Although the exact procedure differs depending on your cosmetic objectives, no matter which...Read More

Posted on April 5, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

Breast Augmentation Choices: An Overview of Breast Implant Profiles

Women who choose to enhance their figures with breast augmentation make a number of decisions about their implants. Should they be silicone or saline? Size C or D? What type of incision will be used? While these are common questions to consider, women also have choices when it comes to the profiles of their implants. At Dr. Darrell Perkins’ plastic surgery practice in Sydney, he helps patients choose breast implant profiles that are right for them.

What Are Breast Implant Profiles?

When it comes to...Read More

Posted on March 11, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

Common Side Effects after Facelift Surgery

Overcoming the physical signs of aging, such as sagging and creases in your face, may be your goal, but you should approach a surgical solution with your eyes wide open.

Side effects are to be expected with any surgical procedure and facelifts are no different. For most, however, the side effects are temporary. But each person’s recovery from surgery is unique and how you respond depends on a variety of factors, such as genetics, overall health, and lifestyle, as well as smoking, which interferes...Read More

Posted on January 7, 2014 By Lucy Colak in ,

Breast Augmentation with Areolar Incisions

The benefits of breast augmentation are numerous: improved curves, confidence, and symmetry are just a few of the reasons our patients remain satisfied with the procedure. But deciding whether or not to undergo breast augmentation is only the first step. Among other factors, patients must also decide which implant type and surgical technique will be used.

One technique for breast augmentation we offer at our Sydney office is the periareolar incision. This popular method of implant insertion has...Read More

Posted on December 6, 2013 By Lucy Colak in ,

Getting Your Body Back: Breast Lift after Pregnancy

After a woman gives birth, her body experiences many changes. Childbirth poses a significant amount of stress on the female body. Skin begins to droop and the breasts begin to sag. Some women see a real difference in their breasts after pregnancy. They become less perky and full, leaving many women with a lack of self-confidence. Breastfeeding also changes the appearance of the breasts.

Many women believe that exercising and building muscle will help bring back the perkiness of the breasts and...Read More

Posted on November 6, 2013 By Lucy Colak in ,

Possible Complications after Liposuction

Though many patients are satisfied with their results after liposuction surgery, there are risks involved with treatment. Just like any surgical procedure, it’s important that patients understand the possible risks and complications associated with the surgery.

Liposuction, more commonly referred to as “lipo,” is the process by which the plastic surgeon sucks out and breaks up fat deposits in various parts of the body using a vacuum-like instrument called a cannula. By sucking out the fat, the...Read More

Posted on October 8, 2013 By Lucy Colak in ,