Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
What options are available ?
For procedures requiring anaesthesia or sedation, there are a few options available. There is light sedation up to a general anaesthetic. Light intravenous sedation is used for smaller cosmetic procedures, where as general anaesthetic may be used for larger procedures.