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February > Forever

With the pre-Christmas rush over, the parties a blurry recollection, holidays gone, all back at work and school, we all feel, a little, some end-of-summer pause. ….. Think back, close eyes. It’s November. It’s sunny. You have shopping to do. … Continue reading

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the lesson of “Falstaff”

    Tonight I saw “Falstaff” at the Opera House.   The main character is a balding, ageing, rotund old knight who attempts to woo a couple of married women.   He writes a couple of corny letters, he whispers … Continue reading

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Obese man sues GP:

    The Australian medical community was struck last week by this court decision:   http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/obese-man-wins-350000-payout-from-gp-20130207-2e0b6.html   It appears that the patient, Luis, was attending the GP, Dr V, for 14 years from 1997 to 2011, and in that time … Continue reading

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No dumb questions please!

NO DUMB QUESTIONS PLEASE   From time to time I am asked to present at one doctors’ meeting or another on topics related to cosmetic medicine, and, in these, I always warn the audience that I want no dumb questions. … Continue reading

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Miss Moustache, anyone?

  Aren’t people strange?   According to this recent piece of journalistic fluff, the number one cosmetic issue women don’t want their men to know about is bleaching/waxing/shaving their moustache:   http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/beauty/trends/article/-/15445766/the-beauty-secrets-you-should-never-let-your-partner-see/   The odd thing about that is that … Continue reading

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The medical illusionist

An illusionist seeks to pull a rabbit out of his hat. So he walks on stage wearing an ordinary-looking hat. The audience suspects nothing. The hat is removed and demonstrated as unremarkable. Suddenly the rabbit is revealed. Audience is amazed. … Continue reading

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Getting married? Then come *early*!

Saw a couple of women today coming in for a fresh-up prior to their weddings.   If you are thinking about getting treatments for your “big day”, the sooner you come in the better. Occasionally a patient will come in … Continue reading

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One size fits all – or none?

As we age, things go wrong.   Chaos mathematics teaches us that any tiny change in the initial conditions from which a reiterative process develops and cycles can lead to great differences in the final outcome. The homeostatic mechanisms that … Continue reading

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Evolution’s fatal flaw

    Why do we grow old?   Why have we evolved so many wonderful mechanisms to grow and compete in this biosphere, yet have not overcome ageing?   Because – it isn’t possible to evolve anti-ageing mechanisms.   Darwinian … Continue reading

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The half-truth of cosmetic medicine

    Fact is, I can’t actually make you younger.   Shock. Amongst our list of services, we don’t offer time travel.   So what we are doing here is using medical and surgical strategies to help you *look* younger, … Continue reading

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