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The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) has been one of the world’s leading organisations in cosmetic surgery education and research. All members are Specialist Plastic Surgeons and Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) specialising in surgery of the face, breast and body. Over the last few months, ASAPS has been […]

UV Index Victoria

Victoria’s UV Index is extreme. The SunSmart app will guide you about when to seek shelter, but “Dr Melinda’s rule of 12s” is… if the UV index is over 12, those under 12 MUST be INSIDE, no matter how vigilant your sunscreen/cover ups/hats/sunglasses/shade structures are.

We only get one chance at a skin-cancer-smart childhood. One blistering burn before the age of 12 increases your lifetime risk of melanoma by 40%.