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Challenges for Eyelid Surgery Patients

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 03 Aug

Identifying the reasons why you are experiencing certain symptoms and which pathway to take can be tricky.    Here are just a few of the commonly asked questions 

Topics: Insider Eyelids plastic surgery
2 min read

Weight Management and Lipoedema

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 25 Mar

A weight control strategy is as essential as WAL liposuction is for Lipoedema patients. 

Topics: Insider Body plastic surgery lipoedema
4 min read

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

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 19 Jun

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.    

Topics: Insider Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
3 min read

Exercise for Lipoedema

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 14 Nov

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.  

Topics: Insider Body plastic surgery lipoedema
3 min read

3 Steps To Party Ready

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 08 Nov

This year has flown by and its the holiday season once more.   Its time to catch up with old and new friends.     Look and feel your best with these 3 non surgical steps to party ready.     

Topics: Insider Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
6 min read

Prepare For Surgery

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 22 Aug

So you've done your research and have decided to proceed with surgery.   What now?  Sit back and relax? 

Topics: Insider plastic surgery