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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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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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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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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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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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Cheap Overseas Surgery

Discounted cosmetic surgery is no bargain. sounds too good to be true. A holiday and getting the cosmetic plastic surgery you’ve been longing for may seem a good plan, initially. But as you no doubt hear regularly in the media, many people end up discovering that cheap overseas surgery or overseas medical tourism is not
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Best Diets to Help you Lose Weight

Which Diets Are Best To Lose Weight Dieting and diets! We hear about them all the time.  Everyone wants to lose weight these days. And modern eating habits enable us to readily pack on the extra kilos – especially over the holiday period. There are literally hundreds of thousands of different eating plans out there.
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6 Tips on How To Lose Weight Before Plastic Surgery

Sometimes you might be planning on plastic surgery or cosmetic procedure, only to discover that you will need to adjust your weight before you can have surgery. Losing weight can even be required before having Bariatric Surgery or Liposuction. Why is that? If you are too far over your ideal weight before any form of
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What Happens To Your Body After Losing Weight?

Do feel your body shaping journey is not yet complete? If you’ve recently lost significant weight, you might find you’re dissatisfied with your post-weight loss appearance. This is because your skin hasn’t ‘bounced’ back to your now-slimmer body shape. You may feel your body shaping journey is not yet complete. Recent statistics indicate that lap
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