Breast Consultation Series Resizing

After a few weeks with the implants as they do initially and certainly not as big as they think they are when they try the sizes on before the operation. This leads to patients returning to the practice wishing to go bigger. “If I think what they’re trying to achieve in terms of proportion and appearance is consistent with larger implants. I’m more than happy to change them over.” Watch Dr Hanikeri explain resize to a bigger implant.

Body Makeover Consultation Series

In the words of Dr Mark Hanikeri, “People are searching mummy makeover because they have this idea that pregnancy and childbirth has destroyed their bodies and they, therefore, need to improve them. Body makeover simply refers to a wide variety of procedures and I think it’s probably preferable to talk to patients about those procedures.” Watch the video to learn what these procedures consist of.

Implant Removal Consultation Series

“Some patients come for removal of breast implants because there are complications capsular contracture, implant rupture, movement of the implant distortion or displacement of the implant.” Quotes Dr Mark Hanikeri. In this video, Dr Hanikeri discusses common reasons for women wanting their implants removed, things you need to consider prior to the surgery, and what you can expect post-surgery.

Face Consultation Series Facelift

As we age, the soft tissues of our face relax and sag. This causes the characteristic appearances associated with ageing. Many of these changes can be addressed by a facelift. Dr Mark Hanikeri’s aim with a facelift is for the patient to still look age-appropriate but healthy, youthful and fresh looking. Continue watching to learn more.

Face Consultation Series Direct Brow Lift

A direct brow lift is a procedure which allows the surgeon good control over the amount of tissue eliminated, and therefore the degree of lift achieved, as well as the post-operative contour of the brow. Continue watching to learn about the surgical process of this procedure.

Face Consultation Series Brow Lift

The aim of a brow lift is to improve overall facial appearance, reduce the signs of ageing and forehead wrinkles, and alleviating visible signs of frown lines that develop between the eyes near the nose by surgically elevating the brow into a preferred, more youthful-looking position. In this video, Dr Mark Hanikeri explains the process of the procedure, and how it can benefit the patient’s appearance.

Face Consultation Series Blepharoplasty

Patients seek blepharoplasty for one of two reasons; to fix the functional aspect of their eyelids, or for an aesthetic concern. Blepharoplasty aims to correct excess eyelid skin and fatty deposits which can cause puffiness around the eyes. Watch this video to find out if you’re a candidate for upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).

Face Consultation Series Blepharoplasty Medicare

In previous years, Dr Hanikeri explains how it was a lot easier to get support from Medicare for your blepharoplasty surgery. However, the Medicare Benefits Schedule has changed, and you and your optometrist are now required to demonstrate disruption of eyesight due to the heaviness of your eyelids.

Consultation Series Choosing a ‘Mr’ or ‘Dr’ Surgeon

As Dr Hanikeri explains, “All doctors, whether they’re Mr. or Dr., are all doctors. And whether they call themselves Mr. or call themselves Dr., is really a matter of preference rather than a matter of training.” Watch Dr Hanikeri explain the historical background behind these two titles.

Helping patients realise their body goals.

Consultation Series Introduction

In the words of Dr Hanikeri, “For me, the most important aspect of the first consultation with the patient is to confirm their goals are consistent with mine.” In this video, Dr Mark Hanikeri explains the importance of understanding a patient’s concerns and expectations of a surgery, and to ensure he is capable of achieving the patient’s goals through surgery.

Consultation Series Choosing The Right Surgeon

Researching for a plastic surgeon to perform your procedure can be a big, and sometimes overwhelming, decision. It’s important to note that at the moment in Australia, any doctor with a medical degree can call themselves a cosmetic surgeon even if they have no surgical training or experience.

Breast Reduction Consultation Series

Due to the heaviness of substantially larger breasts, a breast reduction can reduce the sagging and weight of the breast, however, a lift can raise the position of the nipples due to the sag from the initial breast weight.

Continue watching Dr Mark Hanikeri to learn more.