Published Articles

Eight months on: 'broken' surgical registrar speaks out on the fallout since resigning

And what it's like having everyone tell you what to do with your life.
08 February 2019

'Peddlers of porn': plastic surgeons slammed over images of women

In response, those in the industry say poor self-image predates social media.
26 November 2018

Brazilian butt lifts and cosmetic 'surgeons' are bad news, warns plastic surgeon who fixes botched operations

'A flaw in the legislation means any medical graduate can call themselves a cosmetic surgeon.'
19 September 2018

Increase in breast implant-associated cancer cases

Five new cases of a rare lymphoma linked to breast implants have been announced by the TGA, bringing the total to 51 patients Australia-wide.
22 April 2017

Legal case reveals risks of prophylactic mastectomy

The potential risks of prophylactic mastectomy have been highlighted in a legal case by two women who claim the procedure left them with pain and deformity.
19 April 2016

Doctors declare world's most extensive face transplant a success

A US firefighter, injured 14-years ago when a burning home collapsed on him, is successfully recovering from the world's most extensive face transplant. Here the doctors who operated on him tell his story.
18 November 2015

Medical Must-See: Fighting tooth and nail

When a 19-year-old UK man presented to the ED with a painful, swollen hand, doctors were surprised to find an entire tooth embedded underneath his skin.
09 October 2015

7 things GPs need to know about designer vaginas

New guidelines have been released to help GPs manage female patients who are concerned about the appearance of their genitalia. See the seven key points here.
04 August 2015

Surgeon stoush: cosmetic physicians fire back

Cosmetic surgeons have hit back at claims that their lack of training poses an “unacceptable risk to patient safety” and have accused their plastic surgeon counterparts of living in “glass houses”.
30 July 2015

The life of craniofacial surgeon Professor David David

Years ago, babies with severe facial deformities went untreated. That was before the transformational work of Professor David David and the Australian Craniofacial unit.
08 July 2015