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Can Silicone Gel Improve the Appearance of Surgical Scars?

Learn more about the safety and efficacy of silicone gel in the treatment of the different types of scars. Altering one’s appearance or improving the function of a certain body part through surgery always leaves a mark. Unfortunately, scar formation on the incision site is an inevitable consequence of the wound healing process. Depending on
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Will Medicare Cover Breast Reduction Surgery?

Will Medicare and My Private Health Insurance Cover My Breast Reduction Surgery? If you’re contemplating a breast reduction chances are you want to know if your Private Health Insurance and/or Medicare will cover any or all of your surgery costs. Medicare rules and regulations are very strict when it comes to any form of Breast surgery.
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Medicare MBS Item Numbers for Plastic Surgery. Am I Covered?

Will Medicare cover my Plastic Surgery Procedure? The following listed Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Item Numbers are essential for patients to be able to claim the Medicare rebates and utilise their Private Health Insurance Hospital cover for surgical procedures. To be eligible for the MBS Items patients must meet all the specific requirements as written
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How to Lose Weight Before Your Plastic Surgery and Why You Should.

Are you planning on having cosmetic surgery? Would losing weight help you get a better surgical result? Do you need to lose some weight before your plastic surgery procedure? Learn some tips to losing some excess weight before your surgery to not only achieve the aesthetic results you desire but also lower your risk of complications during
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Wearing Compression Garments after Plastic Surgery – Why they are a MUST

Compression garments need to be worn after plastic surgery. They serve a critical function in recovery after major surgical procedures. They are a crucial part of postoperative care following plastic surgery procedures such as liposuction, mammoplasty, breast augmentation surgery, abdominoplasty, face lifting, neck lifting etc. Why should I wear a Compression Garment after plastic surgery? The use of compression garments helps to
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Will Using Silicone Strips Help Heal My Scars?

Using Silicone Strips for Scar Minimisation Scars are part of almost any surgery, yet cosmetic patients tell us the fear of scars is one factor that leaves them postponing their surgical procedures. Over time, scars tend to become a minimal concern. Emotionally they end up being less important, than the discomfort and distress of having
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Understanding the Impact of Weight Loss Surgery

Are you overweight? Have you been unsuccessful in losing weight no matter what you do? If so, it’s a common complaint by people living in a time of abundant food options and busy lifestyles. Whilst exercise and good nutrition are pivotal and should be a key priority if you want to change your weight, sometimes
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What’s the Best Goal Weight for Your Physique?

Nationwide obesity levels are now a serious public health challenge.  Most people living in Australia want to lose weight. Many people find setting a GOAL WEIGHT is important for motivation as well as surgery preparation. But there’s a lot of confusion as to how to BEST set a goal weight that is: realistic attainable appropriate for your physique A goal
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Weight Loss Strategies

How Can I Choose the Right Weight Loss Plan for Me? When it comes to losing weight and staying fit, there’s usually no shortage of advice.  Websites, magazines and numerous advertisements all promise they can help you lose your weight for good. But with so many weight loss options, how do you discover which is
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Will Medicare cover Abdominoplasty and Skin Reduction Surgery?

Medicare Benefits Schedule (also known as MBS) Item Codes, Definitions and also Criteria for Plastic Surgery changed as of November 2018. The changes affect your rebate eligibility, for skin reduction surgery (after weight loss) or Bariatric Surgery. Brachioplasty, Abdominoplasty or Belt Lipectomy and Revision Rhinoplasty patients may have also been impacted. The government previously made
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