Cosmetic Surgery – Body

Cosmetic Surgery – Body

People come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes this can affect body image and self-esteem. Many techniques are available to help correct undesired changes. Surgery can address functional problems and substantially improve appearance, boosting self-confidence.

When considering cosmetic surgery, seek a specialist plastic surgeon. Dr Woods has an excellent record of providing safe and effective treatments to care for patients. To find out more about specific conditions and available treatment options, please click on the relevant link.

Body shape is important to define our physique, the activities we perform and even the clothes we wear. When this appearance is distorted, cosmetic surgery like abdominoplasty can be helpful in improving contours and enhancing the figure.

Important Note when Choosing Your Surgeon

In Australia, just about anyone with a standard medical degree is allowed to perform cosmetic surgery. In fact, currently there is no legislation to stop any doctor from calling themselves a 'surgeon', even without formal surgical training.

Your only safeguard is to look for the letters FRACS under a doctor's name and check that they are affiliated with the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), as only fully qualified plastic surgeons have these titles and memberships. They confirm that your doctor has completed many years (at least 10 years) of training and examinations in surgery -far beyond the medical school period.