What Is A Tummy Tuck?

Tighten the appearance and improve the comfort of the abdomen. A tummy tuck (also known as abdominoplasty) involves the removing of excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen (tummy) and tightening the muscles to improve the shape of the area. Why a Tummy Tuck? The procedure is often an…


Breast Reductions for Athletes

Reducing the size of your breasts Many people are under the impression that “bigger is always better” when it comes to the size of breasts. This is simply not true, as breast size is a highly individual matter. While some women feel that larger breasts will help to improve their…


Thigh Reduction Surgery

What is a thigh reduction surgery? Thighs can be a problematic area for many people, particularly due to the ageing process. Thighs also have that infamous reputation for being a stubborn area to reduce when it comes to diet and exercise. This can ring true for those who have undergone…


Ageing Eyes

Blepharoplasty surgery can improve the appearance of the eye area Our face changes as we age and this can often be seen in the eye area. The skin on the eyelid may begin to sag as it loses elasticity, giving your eyes a droopy appearance. For some people, this effect…


Preparing for Breast Implants

Preparing for Breast Implants So, you've decided breast implants are for you. There is no shame - many women feel that breast implants are a fantastic way to address dissatisfaction with regards to the size of their breasts. You may be feeling a combination of excitement and nerves in the…


Cosmetic vs plastic surgeon

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon Oftentimes, the terms “cosmetic” and “plastic” surgeon are used interchangeably by the general public. However, they should not be confused, as they are simply not the same! What’s the difference? Many people believe that a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon are the same, but, in…


Face the facts

Our face ages as time goes on – this is a fact of life. You may have the best skin care routine or avoid sun exposure; however, this does not exempt you from the fact that you will experience changes in your appearance over time. As much as we sometimes…


Tummy tuck recovery tips

A tummy tuck is also known as abdominoplasty. It is a form of cosmetic surgery where excess fat and skin is removed from the lower and middle abdomen to make your tummy firmer. There is both a financial investment as well as a time investment in the recovery process. Following…


Weight loss and excess skin

When you have gone on a weight loss journey, you may have imagined a toned and tight body at the end of the road. However, sometimes, loose skin often hangs around on your now, slimmer body. This can be incredibly frustrating as this loose skin may stop you from showing…


What You Need to Know About Breast Lift Surgery

Do you want to reshape, reposition and rejuvenate your breasts? Mr Dean White and his experienced team of health professionals in Melbourne, offer breast lifts to do just that. It can be quite difficult to find the perfect breast surgeon. Mostly, it will come down to your own feelings about…


Cosmetic surgery options

Making the decision to have plastic or cosmetic surgery isn’t one that should be taken lightly. We can provide with you with a comprehensive range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery options. They can address a variety of concerns under the watchful eye of Mr Dean White who performs every procedure…


Facial Cosmetic Surgery Excellence

Facial cosmetic surgery is all about bringing out your inner beauty Mr Dean White offers Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty and Neck and Face Lift treatments for Melbourne patients who want to enhance their facial aesthetics. The range of cosmetic surgeries is designed to help you achieve your ideal appearance and of course,…


How Important Is Skin Cancer Treatment?

Australians are amongst the highest sufferers of skin cancer in the world Mr Dean White seeks to treat and educate our Melbourne patients about the dangers of skin cancer. Today, several treatment techniques are available to those who suffer from this fairly common cancer. Skin cancer treatments vary because the…


Is breast reduction surgery an option for you?

Breast reduction surgery, as with any surgery, is a big decision to make. Mr Dean White’s wealth of experience means our Melbourne patients are given superior care with excellent results. Fully committed to a culture of surgical excellence, Mr White ensures you are treated with the very latest techniques, technologies…


Considering Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Mr Dean White is one of Melbourne’s foremost reconstructive surgeons and offers the highest quality breast augmentation surgery and care A preoperative consultation is a vital part of the relationship between you and your surgeon. In doing so, Mr White will be able to thoroughly evaluate the status of your…


Is Breast Reduction Surgery Painful?

Mr Dean White and his team in Melbourne are committed to delivering high-quality care and surgical treatments Mr Dean White believes that the relationship between patient and physician is of paramount importance and that a preoperative consultation should be scheduled before all treatments and breast reduction surgery is no different.…


Your Risk: Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Mr Dean White is committed to ensuring his patients are highly informed about the cosmetic or reconstructive process they are about to undergo; this includes a substantial understanding of any risks involved. Breast implant surgery, either for cosmetic or reconstructive reasons, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures…


Breast augmentation myths debunked!

Breast augmentation is often a cosmetic procedure which is used to increase breast size, improve the shape, or restore symmetry to the breasts. There are a number of reasons why patients choose to undergo breast augmentation surgery, but generally it is a matter of appearance. In other circumstances it may…


Beware backyard “practitioners”

Health authorities have issued a warning to Australians about the dangers of undergoing cosmetic treatments carried out by unregistered people in homes and apartments around the country. The danger around these procedures was highlighted when NSW Health recently urged anyone who had undergone a cosmetic procedure at a residential apartment…


How a varicose vein injection nearly cost Donna Zavaglia her life

On Friday December 5 2006, Donna Zavaglia was booked in for what should have been a simple injection procedure to eliminate varicose and spider veins. Inside 24 hours she was told she may lose her legs, and inside 48 hours her family was told she might not survive the night.…


What to consider before eyelid surgery

Blepharoplasty, most commonly referred to as eyelid surgery, is a type of surgery that can correct the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. This surgery may be performed to improve vision (if the upper eyelids are very loose/ stretched and impede sight) and/or to enhance the appearance…


5 tips before having a blepharoplasty surgery

At Dean White’s practice, we want our patients to be as informed and educated as possible before they go through a procedure. Our team is always prepared to provide advice and listen to your concerns. Below we share five tips we find very helpful prior to undergoing a blepharoplasty. 1)…


What does your insurance cover when it comes to plastic surgery?

With over 1500 plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures in the Medicare schedule, you really need to be certain on what you are covered for. For Medicare, the decision to cover any plastic surgery procedure has always revolved around whether it is considered essential for quality of life or not. In…


Plastic surgeon vs. cosmetic surgeon: What’s the difference?

Not all surgeons are created equal. There are many misunderstandings about plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons, with many patients mistakenly believing that they are equivalent when they are not. If you have always thought of cosmetic and plastic surgery as one in the same, you’re not alone. A substantial number…

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