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A patient’s journey through Otoplasty

A patient’s journey through Otoplasty

Peter’s Story I decided to look into Otoplasty procedures as I was unhappy with the general appearance of my ears, and mainly how they stuck out. I decided to go to Dr Bright and the team at Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine because I found the whole team to be very friendly and professional, all...


The journey to Blepharoplasty: a patient’s story

The journey to Blepharoplasty: a patient’s story

One of our recent Blepharoplasty patients has been kind enough to share her story with us, thank you Katie. Why did you choose to undergo a blepharoplasty and what were some of your concerns? I have noted that when I am tired, I seem to loose the crease in my eyes – my lids droop and it cre...


The journey to Blepharoplasty: Katie’s story

The journey to Blepharoplasty: Katie’s story

Why did you choose to undergo a blepharoplasty and what were some of your concerns? I have noted that when I am tired, I seem to loose the crease in my eyes – my lids droop and it creates a more aged appearance than the rest of my face. I don’t have lots of wrinkles or lines, and I’m...


The correction of prominent ears for a more balanced appearance: Otoplasty

The correction of prominent ears for a more balanced appearance: Otoplasty

Otoplasty surgery aims to correct ears that protrude in a significant manner to improve appearance and self-confidence. At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine, we aim to keep your overall appearance in mind during your procedure. We ensure that the position of your ears appears aesthetically pleasing, h...


Refresh the tired appearance of your eyes and reveal the windows to your soul

Refresh the tired appearance of your eyes and reveal the windows to your soul

How a lid lift can create a new & refreshed appearance. If you find your appearance has been impacted by the ageing skin surrounding your eyes or that your eyelids have begun to droop and are also affecting your ability to see, you may be interested in undergoing an eyelid surgery. The ar...


We love Thread Lifts!

We love Thread Lifts!

Our ‘lunch-time face lifts’ are the perfect procedure for those wanting to reverse their visible signs of ageing, but are not yet ready to jump in the deep-end with a traditional face lift. The procedure is designed to raise the: Brows Cheeks Neck Jowls And, soften lines a...


Blephs: your secret to remaining youthful

Blephs: your secret to remaining youthful

Blepharoplasty is designed to remove sagging skin and muscle from the eyelids, removing excess far bulges to get rid of those “bags” we all know and hate. You could be the perfect candidate if you have: droopy eyelids Unsightly under-eye bags Fatty deposits causing puffy eyelids ...


We love Hyaluronic Acid and you should too!

We love Hyaluronic Acid and you should too!

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a natural, water retaining substance found in the skin, which acts as your body’s natural hydrator. HA retains moisture, keeping skin healthy, resilient and supple. With age, the mount of HA in the skin decreases, diminishing your skins ability to stay hydrated. " Hya...


Make time for yourself – the Mummy Makeover

Make time for yourself – the Mummy Makeover

Being a mum brings with it some of life’s greatest gifts; your body spent months stretching and adjusting to accommodate your growing baby. Pregnancy and childbirth are associated with dramatic changes in women's body shape and size, and for many women, these changes are perceived negati...


Feeling beautiful – not just for the celebrity

Feeling beautiful – not just for the celebrity

High quality, affordable treatments at your fingertips… It seems society has placed a taboo on cosmetic surgery, claiming it is ‘unnecessary’ or ‘reckless’. At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney, we couldn’t disagree more. How can helping clients regain their self-esteem be ‘r...


Woman injects cooking oil into her face

Woman injects cooking oil into her face

Cosmetic surgery addict ruins her life with obsession Hang Mioku experienced her first cosmetic and plastic surgery when she was 28, which sparked what would be an out-of-control obsession that would ruin her life. Hang received so many surgeries on her face she started to become enlarged a...


Are you seeking fresh faced beauty?

Are you seeking fresh faced beauty?

This secret skin treatment may be the perfect solution for you… CO2 fractional laser has revolutionised the way we can treat aging and sun damage. This innovative skin treatment has celebrities such as Kim Kardashian singing praises, and could be the secret to gaining the fresh faced glowing...


Gain a fresher, smoother face without the surgery!

Gain a fresher, smoother face without the surgery!

With Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine, we have your solution! Are you after smoother, more youthful looking skin? At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine we are on the forefront of advancements in technology and can help you reclaim your youth! Our treatments are designed to give the best results possible w...


Four great ways to tone your body this summer

Four great ways to tone your body this summer

It’s summer and you know what that means – beaches, bodies and bikinis! At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney we understand that working hard for a body you want can be difficult and time-consuming. We have dedicated ourselves to establishing our clinic so we can offer fast and effectiv...


CHEAP and SURGERY do not go together

CHEAP and SURGERY do not go together

There is a rising trend amongst young Australians to seek cheap cosmetic surgery at overseas destinations… More than 15,000 Australians seek cosmetic surgery overseas every single year, and this figure is increasing at an alarming rate. Spending an estimated $300 million per year, this cosme...


3 Ways to Help You Reinvigorate Youth

Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Liverpool is passionate about facial rejuvenation therapy We utilise multiple approaches to rejuvenated skin tone, elasticity and texture. These 3 features are key signifiers when it comes to an aging facial physique which is why we have treatments dedicated to r...


A cosmetic holiday is a dangerous idea

In a recent news story a night club in Mackay was said to be holding a competition for their consumers to win a holiday overseas to receive cosmetic surgery Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney is passionate about cosmetic surgery for the right reasons. We believe that the decision to receive...


Revisionary breast augmentation procedures

Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney can assist you with a revisionary breast augmentation procedure Not everybody’s bodies are the same; hence there are sometimes some complications that can arise after an initial breast implant surgery is performed. We get many patients coming to us f...


Conquer your physique with liposuction!

Many women and men are opting for liposuction to get a slender body and become victorious in the battle against the bulge, although there is a much more precise aspect of liposuction when it comes to types of fat… Losing belly fat is not as simple as just exercising or getting a liposuct...


When It Comes To Face Lifts It’s About Health

Turns out the sky’s the limit when considering a face lift as the number of over 70s having face lifts increases According to a survey performed at an overseas university, the number of people in their 70s getting a face lift procedures has doubled in the last couple of years. For the number...


Does cosmetic surgery offer health benefits?

There has been recent discussion concerning whether or not liposuction can induce health benefits for your body Here at Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine we take distinct interest in advancements in the health side of cosmetic procedures. While we know that cosmetic enhancement procedures can of...


Re-volumise and restore your locks

Re-volumise and restore your locks

A hair transplant with Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine can rejuvenate your appearance and restore your confidence Hair is one of the most beautiful assets we have, and it is also a delicate one. In our younger days we can take our luscious hair for granted, meaning that our appearance can be sacri...


Anti-Aging Skin Secrets of Celebrities

Anti-Aging Skin Secrets of Celebrities

They are constantly in the spotlight and are revered for their flawlessly beautiful skin, and now we uncover their secrets… Famous celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez are idolised for their talent, beauty and flawless skin – and now at Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydne...


Self-conscious about Acne or Scarring?

Self-conscious about Acne or Scarring?

Acne or pimples are extremely pesky problems which seem to affect our appearance at the most inconvenient times! If you suffer from adult acne, or if you are an adolescent going through hormonal changes then you will most likely feel self-conscious about the appearance and texture of your skin...


Today Tonight of 20th of August 2013

This episode highlighted some important factors in stem cell regeneration. The show talked about the success that could be seen with partial paraplegia. Total paraplegia does not get this response. The same can be said for partial cartilage loss in Osteoarthritis and total cartilage loss. The re...


Are you ready for cosmetic surgery?

Are you ready for cosmetic surgery?

Any surgical procedure should involve a lot of careful consideration, which is why we aim to provide the upmost guidance before your procedure Here at Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine we understand how significant a change cosmetic enhancement can make to your life. That being said, we also underst...


3 Important Things to Consider Before Choosing Liposuction

3 Important Things to Consider Before Choosing Liposuction

Liposuction is a great way to refine your physique, but there are some things you need to consider before proceeding to treatment… Are you thinking about taking the leap and undergoing liposuction to help sculpt your body? Are you sick of ‘holding back’ and just want to jump right in? At...


Sculpt Your Body with Macquarie’s Contouring Treatments…

Sculpt Your Body with Macquarie’s Contouring Treatments…

Feeling satisfied with yourself and your body is one of the most beautiful connections that a woman can experience in her lifetime… Have you ever wandered down the street and felt self-conscious about how your body looks, comparing yourself to countless others? This might be the tell-tale si...


No Bra Day – An Initiative for Breast Cancer Support and Awareness

No Bra Day – An Initiative for Breast Cancer Support and Awareness

At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine we are dedicated to helping women gain as much knowledge as possible in regards to breast cancer… No Bra Day is this October 13, which is a great way to show your support for the research of breast cancer. Did you know that this year it is estimated that ove...


Reconstructive Breast Surgery – Breast Cancer doesn’t mean you lose it all

Reconstructive Breast Surgery – Breast Cancer doesn’t mean you lose it all

As we all know October was breast cancer awareness month and as usual there have been a number of news stories generated regarding the horrible disease that occurs in 1 in 8 Australian women. Here at Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney we spend many hours working with breast augmentation pat...


Take a little from here, add a little to there…

Take a little from here, add a little to there…

How many times have you thought to yourself or even mentioned to a friend how you wish you could ‘take this extra fat from my thighs and tummy and put it in my breasts’? At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney we hear it all the time… and to be the bearer of some great news, it’s actu...


Increase in Australian Man Boob removal surgery

Man Boob Removal is on the rise according to Dr Geoff Lyons the President of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. The removal of tissue grown as part of a condition called Gynaecomastia has increased since 2005 when the term Man Boobs entered the Collins Australian Dictionary. The co...


Stay in Australia for your Breast Surgery

Stay in Australia for your Breast Surgery

Surgical holidays or ‘cosmetic tourism’ to destinations like Thailand, Brazil and Mexico are ever popular but are they the best idea for you? At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney we pride ourselves on providing high quality services with attentive aftercare and support after surgery. W...


Feel Confident with Your Body

Feel Confident with Your Body

Often the shape of our body influences how we feel about ourselves and regardless of how many gym sessions we do, there still might be some areas that aren’t changing… At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney we can help sculpt the problem areas on your body that make you feel uncomfortab...


Breast Implants – “Best Decision I Ever Made” Says Big Bang Star

Breast Implants – “Best Decision I Ever Made” Says Big Bang Star

Kaley Cuoco, better known as Penny from Big Bang declares her choice to get breast implants as “the best decision I ever made”… The popular TV star, surpassed only by Modern Family’s Sophia Vergara as the highest paid female television actor has told Cosmopolitan magazine that she unde...


How Does Liposuction/Liposculpture Work?

Liposculpture is used to remove excess collections of fatty tissue that are resistant to diet and exercise. Liposculpture can also be used for pseudogynaecomastia, lipoma, and undermining for flaps during surgery. It should be noted that Liposculpture is not a substitute for diet and exercise,...


Recovering from your Tummy Tuck

It’s important that you take care of yourself after your Tummy Tuck so that you give your body the best chance at healing properly Plan enough time off It’s essential that you have enough time to recover from your surgery. And not just time off work, it’s important that you take time away...


Woman’s hands and legs are amputated after back-alley cosmetic procedure

Woman’s hands and legs are amputated after back-alley cosmetic procedure

A reminder why cosmetic procedures performed by non-professionals is never a good idea. A 46-year-old mother of two from Los Angeles underwent silicone injections to her buttocks, which turned out to be bathroom sealant. The procedure, which was performed by an unlicensed practitioner, left h...


Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery treatment option for treating excess skin and fat in the abdominal area. Throughout treatment, excess skin and fat is removed from the abdomen to improve abdominal contour. Abdominoplasty can be a great treatment option for patients with loose tissues after pr...


Upper Blepharoplasty – Get the Facts

As one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world, Blepharoplasty, or more commonly known as eyelid surgery or eye lift, can help with a range of problems. As the age old saying goes, your eyes are the window to your soul. Yet many people suffer from heavily hooded eyelids which can ...


Thread Lift vs Facelift Sydney

With the emergence of new cosmetic medical techniques, traditionally invasive facelifts may no longer be necessary to treat the appearance of sagging or dull skin. Have you noticed that the delicate skin on your face has begun to sag? Whether due to age, genetics or environmental factors, the ...


Upper Blepharoplasty (eyelid tuck)

Eyes are the windows to your heart and soul. Eyes are often the first feature to show signs of age. Wrinkly, droopy eyelid skin can form at a relatively young age; sagging eyebrows add to the effect, giving the entire face a tired, sad look. Blepharoplasty will open up your eyes, and give a...


Do Older Patients Experience Additional Risk When Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery?

In a recent study conducted by the Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, it was found that senior citizens (over the age of 65) are at no higher risk of complications from cosmetic surgery than younger patients. The study, which surveyed more than a hundred and thirty thousand patients during...


Want to look your Best in the New Year?

Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine Liverpool, Sydney want you to feel and look your best in the New Year! Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine Sydney The New Year is fast approaching which means a few things. Hot Summer days, bikinis, and short shorts! Do you feel ready to share your body? If you are dreading ...


Transformation Treatments for your New Year’s Makeover

Transformation Treatments for your New Year’s Makeover

Does your New Year’s resolution involve improving your appearance? Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine in Sydney offers a range of cosmetic procedures to assist your New Year’s makeover. Transform yourself in the New Year! Do you feel like a makeover is just what you need to kick-start 2015? A lot ...


Post Baby Makeover

Post Baby Makeover

Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine helps you rejuvenate your body after child birth. We take the time to put the focus back on YOU… at least for a little while. Post Baby Makeover Sydney During your pregnancy and after giving birth, it’s likely you’ve noticed some changes in your body – some m...


The Safety of Outpatient Liposuction with Conscious sedation

All surgery can have complications. As doctors we do everything we can to maximise safety. Liposuction, like other surgical procedures, is safer when performed without general anaesthetic. Starling et al (Derm Surg vol 38, No 2, part 1, Feb 2012) analysed 10 years of Florida mandatory reportin...


PRP for Face Rejuvenation

Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine shows you how PRP Microneedling can be beneficial for facial rejuvenation! What is PRP Microneedling? At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine, we utilise PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for facial rejuvenation. PRP facial rejuvenation is a treatment that has been used in medicin...


How to increase breast size without implants

How to increase breast size without implants

It’s the dream for most women – get a larger chest without having breast implants. In different countries all over the world there are a variety of ‘solutions’ for sale, from tablets, powders and stews to creams, stretching equipment and magic exercises. Unfortunately though these magi...


What is the best breast implant shape?

What is the best breast implant shape?

It’s a very common question – What is the best breast implant shape? Every patient wants to ensure that the implant they are given is going to provide the result they want to see in the mirror every day. Some patients want a full, round, eye catching implant where others want a natural ...


All about female breasts: Breast Augmentations, Breast Reductions, Breast Lifts and Cosmetic Fat Transfer to Breasts

Over the coming four blogs we are going to discuss three of the most common female breast enhancement surgeries available and an alternative you may not have thought about. Each month over 3200 Sydney based searches are conducted on google for breast enhancement surgery. This includes searches...


All about female breasts: Breast Lifts

All about female breasts: Breast Lifts

Some women want larger breasts, some want smaller and others just want them to sit higher. This is where the breast lift comes in. Dr Ralph Bright can provide a breast lift for patients looking to improve the ‘sagginess’ of their breasts for a more perky appeal. Breast Lifts… from the b...


All about Female Breasts: Cosmetic Fat Transfer to Breasts

All about Female Breasts: Cosmetic Fat Transfer to Breasts

Most women looking to increase the size of their breasts dream about an increase without surgery. There are creams that make the claim, tablets that make the claim and many clothing options to produce temporary results. With Cosmetic Fat Transfer, the dream to increase the size of your breasts...


TGA shares ‘home based botox’ warning

Compelled by recent cases of patient issues the Therapeutic Goods Administration recently published a warning around ‘home based’ beauty services. As the authority controlling health medications and practitioners in Australia any warning provided by the TGA should be taken seriously. Vi...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Patient Concerns

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Patient Concerns

Get the patient perspective for a complete understanding of the entire process At Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine, we want to help educate our patients to make the right decisions – for them. To help you in your research, we have spoken with a past breast augmentation patient to give you the pat...


All about female breasts: Breast Augmentations

Female breast augmentation is one of the most popular elective surgeries performed in Australia. With many searching for a Sydney Cosmetic Surgeon offering the treatment, Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine is here to provide the answers to your common questions. From the beginning… What is a Breast A...


Anti-wrinkle injections

Anti-wrinkle injections are used to relax facial muscles and therefore reduce the appearance and progression of wrinkles. These injections can also be used for sweat reduction in axilla, hands and feet; and in reduce muscle spasm. Anti-wrinkle injections are not for children, or people who are...


All about female breasts: Breast Reductions

All about female breasts: Breast Reductions

While many women in Sydney are seeking to increase the size of their breasts with breast augmentation, there are just as many looking to reduce their breasts via breast reduction. Whether your breasts are causing general un-comfortability, back pain, emotional strain, and restrictions to your ...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Recovery

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Recovery

Recovery time is one of the main concerns when considering breast augmentation and cosmetic surgery in general. As part of our patient interview series, we spoke with a recent patient about her recovery experience. If you missed out, make sure you go back over our previous blog posts in this s...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Subpectoral muscle pain

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Subpectoral muscle pain

Are you considering breast augmentation but are concerned about the pain levels? We discussed the subpectoral muscle pain after surgery with one of our recent past patients. As a part of our patient interview series, we discuss the entire breast augmentation process with a past patient to give...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Return to Work

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Return to Work

Ever wondered how much time you will need to take off work after breast augmentation surgery? Find out the answer to this question and more as part of our patient interview series. As a part of our patient interview series, we discuss the entire breast augmentation process with a past patient ...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Motivation

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Motivation

Why do women want to get breast augmentation surgery? Everyone is different in their motivations and Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine pride themselves on catering to this wide range of desires. As a part of our patient interview series, we discuss the entire breast augmentation process with a past ...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Sensation

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Sensation

Wondering what your breasts will feel like after breast augmentation surgery? Will you lose sensation or have numbness? What about discomfort? Find out the answer to this question and more as part of our patient interview series. As a part of our patient interview series, we discuss the entire...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Breast Implant Shape

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Breast Implant Shape

Are you considering breast augmentation but are unsure about what breast implant shape is right for you? Have a listen to Dr Bright from Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine discussing the different option. While a lot of women want to get breast augmentation, the end results they desire differ. Some w...


VASER Lipo

VASER Lipo

As an alternative to traditional Liposuction, VASERlipo is unique in its ability to target fat while leaving other important tissues intact. The minimally invasive ultrasound technology is powerful enough to eliminate large areas of fat as well as being suitable to treat more delicate areas. The ...


Mummy Makeover

Mummy Makeover

Being a mum brings with it some of life’s greatest gifts; your body spent months stretching and adjusting to accommodate your growing baby. Pregnancy and childbirth are associated with dramatic changes in women’s body shape and size, and for many women, these changes are perceived negative...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Breast Implant Longevity and Quality

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Breast Implant Longevity and Quality

Are you concerned about the longevity of your breast implants? Dr Bright from Macquarie Cosmetic Medicine discusses the quality and durability of modern implants. A concern women may have when it comes to breast augmentation is both quality and the lasting result of their implants. When it com...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Who’s it For?

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Who’s it For?

A question we often like to pose to patients is who are they getting their implants for? In our patient interview series, Dr Bright discusses the main motivations patients may have for getting breast augmentation surgery. Of course, each patient is different and will have differing reasons for...


Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Sore Muscles

Breast Augmentation Patient Interview Series: Sore Muscles

Breast augmentation can sometimes lead to sore muscles in the chest area, especially for those who frequently exercise the region. Dr Bright explains how that discomfort occurs and what you can do about it. For physically active women, the notion of breast implants moving due to exercise may b...


Our Treatments Include:

Liposuction

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Blepharoplasty

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Otoplasty

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Vaserlipo

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Sclerotherapy

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Thread Lift

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Anti Wrinkle Treatment

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Areas We Service:

Sydney

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