Monthly Archives: October 2018

Is Cosmetic Surgery Friend or Foe of Body Image?

At the Breast Masters Symposium on Thursday 18 October, a dedicated session explored the issues of body image and whether or not cosmetic surgery is friend or foe. The Scientific Convenor for the Breast Masters Symposium, Associate Professor Mark Magnusson said the statistics are pretty well known about the millions of accounts set up and the hours of time spent on social media networks, especially by younger generations. "This highly visually stimulated generation is bombarded with a filtered view [...]

Lifelong Learning Opportunities Provided by the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Scientific Convenor for the inaugural Breast Masters Symposium, Associate Professor Mark Magnusson said there are 20,000 breast augmentation procedures performed in Australia each year.  It continues to be the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure and hence with its continued popularity comes the opportunity for continual improvement and refinements.  It will be one of the areas for discussion set to take place at the Symposium being held in Sydney from 18-20 October. “Ever since the first silicone breast implant [...]