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5 Reasons to Stay Motivated to Lose that Weight

So you’ve decided to lose the weight. That is the first step to a difficult yet completely fulfilling journey. Although starting and sticking to healthy weight loss plans can sometimes seem impossible, the outcome can be so rewarding, especially when you start feeling comfortable in your skin. With summer on the way, there’s no better time to boost your motivation […]

Welcome Dr Scott Ellis to C1

Dr Scott Ellis is a Melbourne-based aesthetic physician who focuses on minimally-invasive facial rejuvenation treatments. Dr Scott has a passion for enhancing each person’s individual anatomy, tailoring every treatment plan to produce a fresh, natural and beautiful result – while still retaining the individual character that makes each of us unique. Currently at Cosmetic1, Dr Scott is performing cosmetic injections […]

COSMETIC 1 – We’ve Rebranded

Say goodbye to Dr David & Associates and The Doctor’s Studio and say hello to our new brand Cosmetic1! With the same belief in enhancing the natural beauty you already have, Cosmetic1 will lead you to be the most confident version of yourself.   DR DAVID & ASSOCIATES For those who are unaware, Dr David Topchain (MBBS, FRACGP, FACCS), lead […]

What’s Involved in a Tummy Tuck?

So you’ve worked really hard, lost all that weight and now you want to show off your true weight loss achievements… but that banging body you’ve worked so hard on is hidden under all this extra skin! Stop hiding under those baggy clothes and get your crop tops ready, a Tummy Tuck might be just what you’re looking for. Tummy […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Cosmetic Surgery Can Improve Confidence

Using cosmetic surgery to balance or improve your physical appearance has been proven to offer many psychological benefits such as boosting self-esteem and confidence. Here, we look at some of the reasons why. 1. Improving Physical Impairments Undergoing cosmetic surgery to resolve physical impairments can significantly improve one’s quality of life and resolve a range of issues. For example, breast […]

The Truth About Anti-Wrinkle Injections

Have you thought about getting anti-wrinkle injections but have some doubts or concerns about the treatment? We’ve put together a list of answers to the most common questions to help you on your treatment journey with COSMETIC 1! 1. Do anti-wrinkle injections actually remove wrinkles? As we age, imperfections in the skin may begin to appear as a result of […]

Top 5 Breast Augmentation Myths & Misconceptions

With so many myths surrounding breast augmentation, it’s hard to differentiate between fact and fiction. COSMETIC 1 has listed the top 5 Myths and Misconceptions and cracked them wide open with a little help from our surgical team! Myth 1. After breast surgery, I will be out of action for weeks! MYTH! With most breast augmentation procedures you will be […]

Breast Reduction Surgery

A two-hour procedure to improve breast shape and reduce size. A large bust, although often romanticised, is often more of a burden for the body than a blessing. Those with large breasts commonly complain of back, neck pain and regular headaches. Women have been known to experience permanent indentation on their shoulders due to the constant pressure of strained bra […]

Breast Lift with Implants

The best way to lift and restore volume to sagging and ageing breasts Sometimes it does feel like our body, and the “us” that we feel and know on the inside don’t sync with each other. You feel young and confident and in your prime… but then you look in the mirror and see a pair of breasts that are […]

Non-Invasive Cosmetic Treatments, Breast Implants, Lifts and Breast Reductions

Get the Breasts You’ve Always Dreamed of This Summer! When it comes to swimsuit season, no matter what the size of our breasts we all just want them to sit right, stay where they’re supposed to be and (fingers crossed) look good while they’re at it! Sometimes genetics, hormones and our recovery after breastfeeding are not on our side and […]

We Chat Skin with Head Dermal Therapist Mai Guillou

From the importance of spa indulgence to why Fat Transfer treatments are so appealing We understand the importance of trusting your skin care practitioner and knowing who is providing your treatment before you book in. Because of this, we are regularly including conversations with our practitioners on our blog so you can get to know more about them. Today we […]

Considering Hi-Def Lipo? Winter months are the best time to prepare your summer body

As the temperatures chill and the daylight hours decline it doesn’t take long for summer to feel like it was forever ago. As we hunker down for hibernation to daydream of next summer, it is the perfect time to start preparing our body for its next seasonal debut. The winter months are the best months for many treatments for a […]

We talk to Dr David Topchian – Accomplished cosmetic surgeon

Behind every great business there’s a passionate person with the vision putting in the hours. Today we speak to COSMETIC 1, one of Melbourne’s most recognised cosmetic surgeons who also happens to be a skilled dermal injector. COSMETIC 1. You’re an established cosmetic surgeon and the founder of The COSMETIC 1 in Melbourne. What was it that initially attracted you […]

The body helping itself – How fat transfers, growth factors and resorbable threads are changing the face of cosmetic procedures

When I look at the treatments we’re working on at the moment and this coming year – I realise they’re mostly around moving tissue from one part of the body to another (transfer) and harnessing the body’s own regenerative systems. Augmenting the results of laser treatment with your own growth factors In January, while most people were still on holiday, […]

Rebecca Harding talks skincare, Hydrafacials and why she loves COSMETIC 1

If you haven’t heard of Rebecca Harding it won’t be long until you do. Coming into the spotlight thanks to her relationship with Andy Lee she has now stolen the focus herself with her contagious smile, natural beauty and down to earth approachability. COSMETIC 1 loves when Rebecca pays us a visit and are proud to see the results of […]

Get closer to a beautifully, balanced face and regain a younger appearance with Dermal Fillers

Book a consult with our experienced COSMETIC 1 injectors to learn how dermal fillers can be tailored to you. Unfortunately, as we grow wiser with age our skin begins to lose elasticity and volume and the underlying bone structure that forms the shape of our face begins to deteriorate. This deterioration can drastically alter a face shape and as many […]

Is your skin lacking radiance and looking dull? Its Time for a Hydrafacial!

Experience a customised HydraFacial at COSMETIC 1 for a clearer more radiant complexion. When our skin looks and feels good we feel good too, COSMETIC 1 signature HydraFacial will help to create the perfect base for your flawless makeup look or give you the confidence to go makeup free! The HydraFacial can help you to discover your most beautiful skin […]

Are your eyes giving away your age ? Then refresh them with the new SMOOTH EYE treatment using the Fotona Laser

Until recently ageing in the delicate eye area was always difficult to treat, with many advanced facial treatments and laser procedures avoiding the area entirely. As one of the first parts of the face to show signs of ageing, and as an area often avoided by common anti-ageing treatments your eyes are nothing but honest when it comes to revealing […]

What is the Recovery Time Following Breast Implants?

One of the most common questions patients ask is how long it will take them to recover after their operation. How Far We’ve Come Previously, especially with techniques where the implant was placed under the muscle, recovery times were quite prolonged. Today, particularly with the rapid recovery technique that I use, most patients are up and about the next day, […]

Will My Implants Need Replacing?

Women who are considering breast implants are often concerned about how often they will have to get them replaced. A common perception is that breast implants need to be changed every 10 years. However, this is just a myth, and there is no rule that requires replacement at regular intervals. In fact, as long as there are no problems with […]

Plastic Surgery Melbourne Prices | Difference between Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR SURGEON BEFORE COSMETIC OR PLASTIC SURGERY IN MELBOURNE While it can be easy to assume that if a doctor is a plastic or cosmetic surgeon that they are well experienced, ensuring you are selecting someone who has the right training and surgical history you require can be a difficult task. The fact is, regardless of their […]

Fat transfer with stem cells

BREAST ENLARGEMENT THROUGH FAT TRANSFER When our patients consider breast enlargement, the first thing which generally comes to mind is breast implant surgery. In reality, however, this is not the only option available to women. Breast enlargement or augmentation through the use of fat transfer is emerging as a popular choice, especially for those who are looking for a minimal, […]

Laser Blepharoplasty in Melbourne

Eyes may be the windows of the soul but sometimes the curtains can get a little faded. As we age and skin loses elasticity, the skin and tissue around the eye can begin to sag and wrinkle. With a simple walk-in, walk-out clinic procedure, you can restore the skin around your eyes to be smoother, softer and add youth to […]

Polyurethane implants are safer

STUDIES REVEAL A POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN BREAST IMPLANTS AND LYMPHOMA CANCER Recent studies have shown a link between textured breast implants and a rare form of lymphoma cancer. Understandably, this is causing concern and worry amongst some of our patients. COSMETIC 1 uses exclusively polyurethane covered implants, also known as the “super furry” Brazilian implants, which are not the ones […]

Get Back Into Training After Surgery

EXERCISING IS A BIG PART OF MANY PEOPLE’S LIVES, AND AFTER SURGERY YOU MIGHT BE ITCHING TO GET BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS. BUT HOW LONG DO YOU HAVE TO WAIT? Despite what everyone thinks, having breast implant surgery doesn’t necessarily mean weeks of pain and recovery. Previously, especially with techniques where the implant was placed under the muscle, […]

Restore Your Breasts with Breast Lift From COSMETIC 1

Pregnancy, excessive weight loss or gain, or just the natural ageing process can all be the cause of your breasts sagging, or losing their volume or firmness. A breast lift procedure with COSMETIC 1 can restore the volume, size, look and position of your breasts along with your confidence. WHAT IS BREAST LIFT SURGERY? A breast lift, also known as […]

Labiaplasty

BENEFITS OF LABIAL REDUCTION SURGERY WITH COSMETIC 1: • PROCEDURE DONE IN CLINIC UNDER LOCAL ANAESTHETIC • EXPERIENCED AND QUALIFIED SURGEON • BACK TO WORK IN 2-4 DAYS • ALL-INCLUSIVE COST OF $4,620 Also known as labioplasty, this procedure is more recently classified as part of Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery. Each woman is different anatomically. As access to images of […]

The “super furry” Brazilian

NORMALLY YOU WOULDN’T GO FURRY WHEN GETTING A BRAZILIAN. BUT WITH BRAZILIAN BREAST IMPLANTS, “SUPER FURRY” IS THE SAFEST WAY TO GO. COSMETIC 1 prefers the foam covered silicone gel implant, originating in Brazil, due to its risk minimisation. This means that complications like capsular contracture, which tend to affect up to 19% of women choosing standard smooth or textured […]

Is Breast Reduction Surgery right for You?

There’s a lot of talk about how small breasts can create self-esteem issues in women. Yet there are many women out there experiencing the complete opposite. It’s not uncommon to feel uncomfortable or self-conscious with larger sized breasts as well. Some women may also experience physical challenges or even pain if they have a heavy chest. Millions of women around […]

Transform Your Body And Life With Liposuction

Are you struggling to reshape certain parts of your body? Dieting and exercising for years without achieving the result you want can be very frustrating. COSMETIC 1 offer high quality liposuction surgery, and can help you achieve the body of your dreams. Over the last 30 years the liposuction techniques and procedures has been refined and developed, to make liposuction […]

The Anti-Ageing Power of Sunscreen

One of the greatest concerns of cosmetic surgery patients is finding ways to turn back time and reverse the visible signs of ageing. A recent study has revealed that a common beauty/anti-ageing tip can be backed by science… Simply applying sunscreen most days, particularly when you are most likely to be exposed to the sun, will not only protect you […]

Will I Be Able To Have Screening For Breast Cancer After Getting Implants?

One question I often get asked is whether getting implants will affect the breast screening process for breast cancer. The answer to this is although breast implants will affect the process, you can definitely still have them. You are able to have mammograms, ultrasounds, MRIs, and perform breast self-examinations. You should tell the person doing the scans that you have […]

Popular Cosmetic Surgeries by Age Group

As you grow older, your wants and needs change along with your body. Certain cosmetic surgeries are popular among younger patients, and others among middle aged to older patients. Here are the most popular cosmetic surgeries, separated by age: UNDER 20 Rhinoplasty/Nose Reshaping This procedure tends to be the most common one in this age group. Many patients choose to […]

What Size Implants Should I Get?

Here’s another frequently asked question that I hear from most new patients: What sized implants should I choose? I have a few tips for women who are looking at getting implants that will help them with choosing the size: During your initial consultation, you should try on different implants to get an idea of how they will look. Ensure that […]

The Risk of Overseas Medical Holidays

These days, it is common for Australians to take what is called a Medical Holiday to lower the cost of their medical expenses. A medical holiday involves travelling overseas to a country such as India or the Philippines for a short period of time to receive surgery. The types of surgery that people have on a medical holiday varies from […]

Round Vs Teardrop Breast Implants

Often when a woman decides to have breast implants, one of her main concerns is whether she should get round or teardrop shaped breast implants. With choosing the shape of your implants, bear in mind these points: Your existing shape may be better enhanced by one implant shape than another An ideal shape is usually natural looking, with more filling […]

Four Ways To Rev Up Your Skincare | COSMETIC 1

If you’ve had a treatment with us, you’ll know we are committed to giving you radiant, youthful skin – That’s why we ensure your home skincare regime is emphasizing and assisting your treatment results. If you’re feeling like your regime isn’t up to scratch, or needs revision, consider these four tips on how to boost it: Bring In A Retinol […]

Do I Need A Breast Lift?

Often when women are looking into breast augmentation or implants, they start asking whether they might need a breast lift as well. If this describes your situation, then read on to find out the reasons for getting a breast lift and whether they apply to you or not. Whether you need a lift or not will depend on two things: […]

How Safe Are Breast Implants?

FAQ: Are Breast Implants Safe? One of the number one concerns women have when it comes to breast implants is whether they are safe. A number of factors come into play here, including the history, studies of the implants, and potential risks. History and Studies Breast implants have been around since 1963, and are probably the most studied medical device […]

Your Spring Racing Beauty Check List | COSMETIC 1

RACING SEASON BEAUTY CHECKLIST The Spring Carvinal is upon us – Are you ready? Which ever race day you’ll be attending, ensuring your timeline is booked in and ready will make prep so much easier. 4 Weeks Out – Facial Keep your skin glowing and makeup ready by ensuring it’s deeply cleansed and nourished. Our signature treatment, the Vortex Hydrafacial, […]

Four Myths About Anti Ageing Injections

We all know the stereotypical adage about getting muscle relaxants and looking taut faced, with a frozen expression, and for many this can put them off the idea completely. Thankfully, with time and expertise (and the right cosmetic practitioner) injections have become a tool that can bring youth to a face without compromising on facial movement, and look completely natural. […]

Our Specials and Promotions

Winter 2016 is all about glowing skin, hydrated features and a youthful complexion. Read on for our June Specials and Promotions. THE FREYA LIP TREATMENT Say goodbye to chapped, Winter ravaged lips: The Freya has arrived. Using advanced dermal injection technology, the Freya utilises the hydration and moisture attracting elements of traditional lip injections to create a long term solution […]

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