Cosmetic Surgery

Jade Cosmetic and Wellness Clinic offers facial, breast and body surgery performed by specialist surgeon Associate Professor Peter Haertsch. Dr Haertsch travels to Cairns from Sydney every 4 – 6 weeks to consult and operate. All consultations take place at Jade Cosmetic and Wellness Clinic and all procedures are performed at the Cairns Central Day Hospital. Book your consultation by calling (07) 4041 0067.

More information on Dr Haertsch is available on our About Us page. More information on the treatments offered by Dr Haertsch is available via his website: haertsch.com.au  

surgical options we offer

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Removal and Replacement of Breast Implants
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Facelift
  • Necklift
  • Browlift
  • Labioplasty
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Brachioplasty (Arm Drape)
  • Thigh Lift
  • Otoplasty (Ear Correction)
  • Adult Circumcision


There is a $220 consultation fee to see Dr Haertsch and this is used as credit towards surgery. In most instances the fee is not claimable through Medicare, but if the surgery is medically indicated (eg Breast Reduction, heavy eyelids) both the consult fee and surgery are partly claimable.


Protruding ears are one of the most common congenital abnormalities that people want to have corrected. They can be either unilateral or bilateral and form as a result of malformation of cartilage during ear development in life between conception and birth.


The first surgical ear correction was in 1845, and through the years, over 200 techniques have been documented with differing results however; it wasn't until early 1990, that the conventional method to ear correction was questioned.

It was soon discovered that ear correction could be achieved without having to cut into the cartilage or remove any skin. The use of headbands and bandages for long-term postoperative care was also found to be unnecessary.

Today the current trend is to lessen intervention, keeping it straightforward; therefore, minimising the risk of complications and downtime.

The first ear correction without incision (otoplasty) in Australia was administered by Dr. Longin Zurek in 2004. After conducting a number of surgical otoplasty procedures, Dr Zurek realised that the conventional intrusive surgical intervention was unnecessary to correct protruding ears. So, he replaced the surgical ear correction with a new non-invasive procedure.

Dr Zurek developed the no-incision otoplasty into a breakthrough and refined procedure. Originally, the non-incisional otoplasty was administered mainly on children with severely protruding ears, but gradually he customised his technique to all patients with varying degrees of protruding ears.


Your consultation and care

From you initial consultation right through to aftercare, our priority is to ensure you achieve the best possible results from your surgery by offering the highest level of professional care and support and the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Choosing the best outcome possible is a partnership between you and Doctor Haertsch and will be an integral part of the conversation at your initial consultation. 

All bookings for appointments with Dr Haertsch are made directly through the Jade clinic and are managed by us. All post-operative care is provided by our experienced nurses. 

All surgery is performed at the Cairns Central Day Hospital (CCDH). It is co-located with the Cairns Fertility Centre directly opposite the Cairns Central Shopping Centre and is Licensed by the Queensland Department of Health as a Private Day Hospital Facility.

It’s important to note that any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding with cosmetic surgery, you should seek a second opinion from a qualified health practitioner.

Booking your consultation

Book your consultation by calling (07) 4041 0067 or by emailing Anne or Cassie on info@jadecosmeticclinic.com.au

What are the Benefits of NIO?
(No Incision Otoplasty)

  • Nearly painless – No cartilage or skin incision or excision
  • No risks involved with general anaesthetic/IV sedation
  • No cutting because special sutures are “woven” into the ear under the skin through tiny punctures; the sutures are permanent and are not visible after a short healing time
  • Zero risk of scarring or unnatural contouring
  • Natural-looking and instant results
  • The risk of infection is low
  • Excellent cosmetic results
  • No head bandages
  • The procedure is quick and takes about one hour to complete
  • Next to no downtime —most patients return to their daily routine after just a couple of days
  • Affordable cost

Dr Wells has been specialising in the field of non-invasive ear correction (otoplasty) for the past two years and he is the only doctor in Australia to be fully trained in this advanced procedure.

One of the many benefits of the no incision otoplasty is that it is performed under local anaesthetic, hence, allowing the patient to review how their ears look during the operation and therefore giving the patient greater autonomy over the final aesthetic outcome.


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