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Large, heavy breasts can not only be embarrassing and affect your confidence, but their weight can result in a number of health issues, including neck and back pain, limitation of activities and skin chafing and rashes. Many women suffering from the discomfort of overly large breasts opt for breast reduction surgery, however the cost can be a limiting factor.

Dr Mark Edinburg, Medical Director at the Eden Institute in Sydney, is a highly regarded plastic surgeon and expert in breast reduction procedures. He provides thorough consultations and assessments with each client to ensure all concerns are addressed, while simultaneously aiming to achieve the most natural look possible. Although the surgical procedure is quite expensive, he will discuss Medicare and health fund rebates that may be applicable to you, with the goal of minimising your out-of-pocket expenses.

With the proper organisation of your finances, you can obtain the highest rebate possible.

Here are some financial tips and considerations:

  • There are numerous medical loan facilities available. However, patients more commonly make arrangements with their plastic surgery specialist directly.
  • Private health insurance policies cover plastic surgery for breast reduction and will provide a rebate for the costs of the procedure (depending on the health cover level). Rather than make assumptions about your cover, find out exactly what your insurance covers by reading the health insurance policy, cross referencing with the Medicare Item Number or simply calling and asking your health insurance company directly. If you are looking to join a new private health insurance company, it is recommended that you compare funds through the private health government website. Note that most funds make their clients wait 12 months after becoming a member before covering costs.
  • There is always a gap payment. Even though health funds will cover your hospital stay (worth a few thousand dollars) and health funds plus Medicare will rebate some money for your plastic surgeon and anaesthetist, there is always a gap for these fees.
  • Another method is by accessing your superannuation funds under exceptional circumstances under “compassionate grounds” including procedures for the treatment of chronic pain.

If you would like more information on Breast Reduction or would like to book a consultation with Dr Edinburg, please contact The Eden Institute on (02) 8814 5800.

Male Facelift

Stepping up to the sink in the morning, you wonder when your beard turned so gray. As you peer into the mirror, you notice the fine lines around your mouth are growing deeper. Your spouse walks by and asks what you’re so mad about but it’s just the pronounced furrow in your brow that makes her wonder. Adding to this are sagging cheeks and under-eye bags, which make you look tired and, quite frankly, old. It didn’t use to be this way!
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Don’t trust everything you read online about neck lifts.

Dr Google isn’t the expert on what can truly be achieved in neck lift surgery.

Dr Edinburg said it is often difficult to tell the difference when researching online between what is a credible article and result photographs and what is not a credible source or journal.
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Glowing Skin for this Christmas - Medical Grade Skincare Sydney

At Eden we love skin! We love creating beautiful glowing skin for our patients so what better gift than to share with a loved one. To have great skin you need to have medical grade skincare treatments, but also products to support that a home each day, in order to achieve really great anti-ageing skincare results.
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Dermastamp - A Skin Rejuvenation TreatmentStamp your mark on the world this spring with the latest collagen inducing therapy. Dermastamp is the latest microneedling treatment that stimulates your body’s innate ability to repair and rejuvenate. Dermastamp® is a non-invasive treatment designed to stimulate the body’s natural production of collagen and elastin, which works to smooth and plump the skin from the inside out, for improved skin tone and texture. Some people also refer to Dermastamp® treatments as Skin Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy.
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Tummy Tuck& Liposuction for Belly Fat Reduction

A sagging tummy can cause a big droop in your self-confidence and leave you dreading Summer bikini season.

If you want to get beach ready, the Eden Institute boasts a number of surgical and non-surgical ways to help tighten and flatten your tummy.
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Facial Reconstructive Surgery and Skin CancerSkin Cancer Surgery Success

Understandably, a skin cancer on the face or lips can be very upsetting for many patients. At Eden, Dr Edinburg treats many people with facial skin cancers each year and most are very concerned about possible disfigurement and scarring.

Dr Edinburg uses his extensive facial reconstructive surgery expertise to achieve the best possible health outcome and aesthetic results for his patients. Dr Edinburg finds great reward in being able to help patients who need reconstructive surgery after skin cancer.
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How to Choose the best Plastic Surgeon

Recently, we’ve seen far too many stories in the media of plastic surgery procedures that have ended tragically in death for the patient. Events like this are extremely distressing, and highlight the importance of seeking out a surgeon with reputable credentials, who you know will treat you with the care you deserve.

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Natural Lip Enhancement

In 2015, a record number of patients in the US received lip augmentations. There’s no doubt that more and more people are considering lip fillers as a way of achieving fuller, more defined lips.

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Body Makeovers Sydney

With a huge rise in non-surgical ‘tweakments’, you no longer have to go under the knife to improve your body and self-confidence. Procedures that offer no down-time, are less invasive and are quicker to perform are increasingly helping women and men achieve their cosmetic goals.

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