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Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS
Dr. Naveen Somia is a Sydney Plastic Surgeon who listens to his patients, understands their problems and works alongside them to help achieve their aesthetic goals by applying his skills and years of experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. A published author on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Naveen’s blog is aimed at helping you make the right choices and stay safe in your quest to look your personal best.
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Recent Posts

12 Nov

Dermal Filler 101

 

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15 Oct

Post Pregnancy Tummy Tuck

 

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04 Sep

4 Key Benefits for Tummy Tuck

 

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19 Jun

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Side of Anti-wrinkle Injections

According to The Medical Board of Australia anti-wrinkle injections are classed as a minor cosmetic procedure and many patients find great benefit from the procedure.   Unfortunately, not all anti-wrinkle treatments are equal and many patients find out the hard way.    

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01 May

Surprising benefits to eyelid surgery

Have you been considering eyelid surgery?   Many patients will consider eyelid surgery for aesthetic reasons.   They present with concerns about their appearance, that they look old and tired.  Others are concerned about their vision.    We hear many comment after surgery on the brightness of their eyes, that their vision has improved and that they look like they've been on a long holiday. 

You may however be surprised to note many patients who undergo eyelid surgery notice additional surprising benefits to the surgery.  We will deal with 6 surprising benefits passed on to us by patients but we are sure there are more.    

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14 Nov

Exercise for Lipoedema

Its true, for women with the painful fat disease Lipoedema exercise is a challenge.  Why bother if diet and exercise have little effect on the lipoedema fat?    Exercise may seem like a waste of time.   

There are however benefits to including regular exercise as part of your lipoedema management plan.  Besides the obvious health benefits for your heart and blood sugar levels, for lipoedema patients exercise can help to reduce inflammation, keep the lymph system pumping, strengthen your muscles and boost confidence and mood.   

Below we will look at various exercises to help you manage lipoedema and have some fun.

Where possible wear your compression when exercising (except for vibration plates). Start off slowly and keep it light, don't engage in high impact or intense exercises which can cause inflammation. 

To find out what to eat for lipoedema click here.  

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