Vitamin B12 injections- is it worth the shot?

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is a water soluble vitamin. It is an important vitamin because it is essential for normal functioning of the brain, nervous system and red blood cells.   Vitamin B12 is known for its near magic effects in boosting metabolism, because it is involved in the conversion of fats and carbohydrates into energy Read More…

Breast Augmentation update

Breast augmentation update The TGA and the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons have released a statement regarding the safety of breast implants. The concern is regarding the incidence of a form of lymphoma (ALCL), which has occurred in 300 cases worldwide, 46 of those cases were reported in Australia. What is ALCL? ALCL is related Read More…

Arm lift – Am I a candidate for surgery?

Am I a suitable candidate for an upper arm lift? The best candidates for an upper arm lift are any patient who has arm laxity or excess upper arm skin and fat. What type of arm lift is the best one for me? Dr Ho’s preferred technique that combines the shortest scar possible, with liposuction, Read More…

Arm lift – why do I need an operation?

An upper arm lift, or brachioplasty, is the surgical procedure aimed to reshape the upper arm, tighten loose skin and remove fat that often creates a ‘bat wing’ appearance under the arm. Surgically removing the excess skin caused by weight loss or natural aging can address loose skin that extends from the underarm area to Read More…

Gynaecomastia Surgery – Everything you need to know

Gynaecomastia (also referred to as “man boobs”), is a common condition that causes a man’s breasts to swell and become larger than normal. It can affect one or both breasts and most commonly occurs in teenage boys and older men. Gynaecomastia can vary from a small amount of excess tissue around the nipples to more Read More…

Am I a candidate for upper eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty, is the surgical name for “eyelift surgery”, and is one of the most common procedures performed by a Plastic Surgeon. You may not have a medical problem and might consider cosmetic blepharoplasty if you have excessive “droop” or “sagging” of the skin around your eyes. Patients report looking more youthful and rested as the Read More…