Private Health Insurance Changes – What You Need To Know About Cover For Plastic Surgery Procedures? There are big changes just around the corner for Australian private health insurance (PHI) with the purpose of simplifying policies and comparing levels of cover.   I’m not sure these changes have achieved their purpose as health care is a […]

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Monday, February 11th

Medicare Changes and Plastic Surgery

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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body mass index feature (BMI)

What is Body Mass Index BMI and what does it have to do with plastic surgery? BMI is a measurement that is used to check if your weight is in a healthy range comparative to your height.   It is a tool that assists your plastic surgeon when determining safety and suitability for all elective plastic […]

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Are you a smoker who has been thinking about plastic or cosmetic surgery then think again! Smoking and plastic surgery JUST DON’T MIX!!  But Why??  Firstly let’s think about how a plastic surgeon operates? We often undermine and separate the delicate layers of your skin and fat from muscle and underlying structures below the skins surface. As […]

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