Cosmetic Surgery

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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