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Breast implant safety what you need to know?

I’ve heard in the media that textured breast implants may be banned in Australia?  I’m worried about the safety of my own breast implants!!  What should I do? It’s likely you have seen or heard recent media reports about a proposed ban or cancellation of some textured breast implants and a 6 month suspension on […]

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Medicare changes and how will they impact on your plastic surgery? Medicare have announced some significant changes to plastic surgery item numbers effective from  1 November 2018.   Some item numbers are no longer included in the medicare benefits schedule while other item numbers now have very strict criteria to meet eligibility requirements. What surgery is affected […]

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Breast Implant Revision Surgery By Dr Eddie Cheng, Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Brisbane Breast Implant revision surgery can be complex particularly when it involves previous treatment for breast cancer.  In this video my patient had previous breast augmentation surgery performed elsewhere 12 years ago. Fast forward 9 years and unfortunately she developed breast cancer requiring  lumpectomy and radiation to […]

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