Topic: News

How is a “purse string” gluteoplasty (buttocks lift) better than a Brazilian butt lift?

Mr Vlad Milovic, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon performs an advanced surgical technique to get you the buttocks you want. When undergoing a Butt Lift with Mr Milovic,  he prefers to perform ‘Purse-string Gluteoplasty’ or ‘Purse string Butt Lift’ over the popular Brazilian butt lift.  And with good reasons. With Dr Milovic’s extensive… Read more »


My Breast Augmentation : A Real Mum’s Story

Having a breast augmentation procedure, like all surgery, is a life changing experience.  The experience is unique for each woman and you should consider the benefits and potential risks in mind before having your breast implants.  Patient stories and journals are one way you can find out more, along with… Read more »


What’s the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and Plastic Surgeon?

This is a common question, and we don’t blame patients for feeling confused.  Marketing can gloss over these important details. This infographic, provided by Sientra (US implant company), shows the years that go into becoming a Plastic Surgeon. By way of comparison in Australia, just replace the words “Board Certified”… Read more »


Can I claim Medicare for a tummy tuck procedure?

The answer to this question is : depends.   You will need to meet certain conditions which have changed since 1 January 2016, in order to claim Medicare Item 30177.  Typically, the patients who will be eligible have had massive weight loss (shown by a drop in BMI) with dermatological… Read more »


Safety before profits: why cosmetic surgery is ripe for regulation | SBS News

Every person considering cosmetic surgery procedures should read this article as part of the research process – it explains how cosmetic surgery has become such an unregulated industry.  Safety should always be before profits.  It is not just the ability to perform a procedure that counts; it is the ability and… Read more »


Dr Milovic is featured in 2015 Vogue Australia

It’s the bi-annual edition of Vogue Australia’s Cosmetic and Anti-ageing special, and Dr Milovic was invited to join again with his tummy tuck results. For more information about the tummy tuck procedure or to view some of Dr Milovic’s before and afters, please click on this link: Dr Milovic’s Tummy Tuck Procedure… Read more »


News: Are tummies the new cleavage?

Authored by Sonja, Practice Manager After our post yesterday about tummy tuck recovery (if you missed it, follow this link:  3 Important things to know about tummy tuck recovery ), we saw this morning’s headline all about tummies and fashion.  Interesting…I read on. According to Karl Lagerfeld, head designer and fashion… Read more »


Beauty queen dies having liposuction procedure

A 19 year old beauty queen from Ecuador, Catherine Cando, has died on the operating table during a liposuction procedure.  The surgeon has now been charged with negligence, however for Catherine and her family, it is now sadly too late. This latest news story, whilst not in Australia, is an unfortunate reminder… Read more »


From Consultation to Cosmetic surgery – what to expect in a nutshell (Part 2)

I’m back to finish Part 2 of my guest article, which if you missed it, please find it here : From Consultation to Cosmetic Surgery – what to expect in a nutshell (Part 1).  Thanks for the great feedback after Part 1,  I hope you equally find this second instalment useful… Read more »