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Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the peak body for Specialist Plastic Surgeons (both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery).

The medical specialty of plastic surgery encapsulates a comprehensive and diverse set of subspecialty disciplines. Fully qualified surgeons who perform plastic surgery are known as specialist Plastic Surgeons. They are integral to the public hospital system and contribute extensively to the advancement of medical science through research, education and training.

All ASPS members hold a specialist qualification from the Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons (RACS). Members of ASPS have undertaken a minimum of 12 years medical and surgical education, including at least 5 years of specialist postgraduate training.

Vision and mission

To provide the highest quality plastic surgery care to all Australians.

To protect the integrity of Plastic Surgery as a specialty.

How the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons can help

ASPS provide quality information regarding reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery procedures to the general public.

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Call 02 9437 9200 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST for general enquiries.

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Last reviewed: May 2020

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Facelift Surgery (meloplasty/rhytidectomy) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

A facelift, also known as meloplasty or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that tightens and removes sagging skin on the face and neck.

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Skin Cancer (growth of abnormal skin cells) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It is the most common of all cancers and Australia has the highest incidence in the world.

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Nose Surgery (rhinoplasty) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Nose surgery, also known as rhinoplasty, is designed to reshape or repair the nose by improving the appearance and/or function of the nose.

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Reconstructive surgery - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Reconstructive surgery includes Breast Reconstruction, Burns and Scarring (scar revision), Cleft Lip Palate, Hand Surgery and Skin Cancer.

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Gynaecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Gynaecomastia is an excessive enlargement of the male breast and may be present in one breast (unilaterally) or in both breasts (bilaterally).

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Breast Reduction - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of overly large breasts.

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Questions for Your Surgeon - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons would recommend that you ask your surgeon the following questions during your consultation.

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Chin Surgery (mentoplasty) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Chin surgery is designed to reshape the chin. It is performed to either enhance the chin with an implant, or reduce its size with surgery on the bone.

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Arm lift or brachioplasty - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Arm lift surgery, otherwise known as brachioplasty, is a procedure that reshapes the upper arms by reducing excess skin, resulting in smoother skin.

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Breast Augmentation (Implants) - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Breast augmentation (Implants), also known as augmentation mammoplasty, can be a cosmetic procedure or a reconstructive procedure.

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