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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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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

It goes without saying that Compression garments must 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. Recovery Guide – Download Dr Briggs FREE Guide Why should I wear a
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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

Weight Loss Surgery, also known as Bariatric Surgery can potentially help you lose weight, get healthy and regain your confidence. Are you overweight, should you consider Weight Loss Surgery? Weight Loss Surgery is an option if you have been unsuccessful in losing weight no matter what you do. Losing weight is a common complaint by
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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. Excess Skin Reduction (Post Weight Loss Loose Skin Removal) – Download Dr Briggs FREE Guide But there’s a lot of confusion as to how to
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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 for different Weight Loss Strategies all promise they can help you lose your weight for good. But with so many weight loss options, how
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Will Medicare cover Abdominoplasty and Skin Reduction Surgery?

Do the changes by medicare cover abdominoplasty skin reduction surgery (after weight loss) or Bariatric Surgery? Medicare Benefits Schedule (also known as MBS) Item Codes, Definitions and also Criteria for Plastic Surgery changed as of November 2018. Does Medicare Cover Abdominoplasty, Brachioplasty or Belt Lipectomy and Revision Rhinoplasty Surgery? The government previously made other changes
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Flabby Upper Arms?

Upper Arm Lift and Arm Liposuction Surgery Got Wings? Some people have what’s commonly called “bat wings,” “bingo wings” or “tuck-shop arms.” Fortunately, upper arm lift surgery by Dr Patrick Briggs of Melbourne can help you get your arm skin to a more comfortable level. In our blog “all about upper arm lift surgery” we discuss bilateral
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