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Mr Jonathan Wheeler, FRACS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Jonathan is a New Zealand trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who won the Mentor Aesthetic Surgery Prize for Australia and New Zealand in 2007. He worked in Brisbane, Australia as a Fellow and then a locum Plastic Surgeon at several of the Private Hospitals. He then traveled with his family to Toronto, Canada to take […]

Mr Gilbert Presents At The ICAPS Meeting In Maya Riviera In Mexico

Mr Gilbert has just come back from the ICAPS meeting in Maya Riviera in Mexico. ICAPS is the International Confederation for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons which has a world wide membership with an maximum of fifty members. It meets in interesting places each year and is hosted by the member from that country. Each member has […]

World Wide Plastic Surgery Statistics

Late last year the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery produced a global survey of plastic surgeons and procedures in which surgeon participants focused on the number and type of surgical and non surgical procedures they performed in the year before. It provides a snapshot into world wide trends in plastic surgery. Janek Januszkiewicz is […]

Janek Januszkiewicz – Guest Speaker At The Australasian Surgical Trainees Teaching Conference

Janek Januszkiewicz has just returned from two days in Sydney where he was the invited Guest Speaker for the Australasian Advanced Surgical Trainees Annual Teaching Conference. This gathers all of the post graduate plastic surgery trainees from hospitals in Australia and New Zealand for a week of focused education in preparation for their exit examinations […]

Janek Januszkiewicz Participates in International Breast Implant Surgery Workshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In February 2011 Janek Januszkiewicz participated in the first International Plastic Surgery Workshop organised by Silimed which gathered 200 of the leading plastic surgeons from all parts of the world in Rio de Janeiro to discuss new developments and trends in breast implant surgery. Participants included plastic surgeons from all continents including those as geographically […]

Vaser Lipo System Getting A Stamp Of Approval

According to a recent study published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, VASER Lipo has been clinically proven to be a safe and effective treatment option for fat transfer procedures. The lead researchers at Stanford University demonstrated VASER Lipo to be an enhanced fat […]

ISAPS Meeting San Francisco

Janek Januszkiewicz attended the 20th Biennial Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Francisco during August. Janek is currently Chairman of the Membership Committee for this international organisation of plastic surgeons established in 1970 at the United Nations headquarters in New York as a body charged with promoting the highest standards […]

Plastic Surgery Nurses Symposium

This symposium is an annual event convened by Karen Baker, the Institute Coordinator at the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery and organised by the Institute and Obex Medical. This year, the 6th, was held at the Novotel Hotel in Ellerslie and was attended by a record 200 plastic surgery nurse delegates from […]

Surgeons Report

As summer nears, many of us will look to shed the accumulated weight of the winter comfort food. There is no doubt that regular exercise and a healthy diet are the best prescription for weight loss and a trim figure, yet many of us find that there are areas of fat deposition that seem to […]

Overseas Nip Tucks Attacked

A young woman has told of her heartache at spending thousands of dollars on a nose job in Thailand – only to be told by a Kiwi plastic surgeon that in his opinion the operation was a “sham”. The 24 year old, who declined to be named, said she wanted her nose made smaller and […]