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Your Questions Answered: Safety and Timing of Elective Surgery and Covid19 Infection and Vaccinations

Monday, April 4

Your Questions Answered: Safety and Timing of Elective Surgery and Covid19 Infection and Vaccinations

Covid19 can affect our cardiorespiratory systems and increase our risk of deep vein thrombosis.   Evidence is emerging around the safety and timing of anaesthesia and surgery for patients who have recently been infected with COVID-19, along with optimum timing of vaccination in relation to surgery timing.  […]

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Abdominoplasty Update: Medicare Supports Medical Tummy Tucks for Women Experiencing Muscle Separation Caused by Pregnancy!

Friday, April 1

Abdominoplasty Update: Medicare Supports Medical Tummy Tucks for Women Experiencing Muscle Separation Caused by Pregnancy!

As of the 1st of July 2022, women who meet the Medicare criteria for surgical repair of muscle separation as a result of pregnancy will now be able to access support from Medicare and Private Health Funds.   The new abdominoplasty or tummy tuck medical item number and descriptions are yet to be defined, however, the government has confirmed […]

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Tis The Season But Don't Worry We Have You Covered!

Tuesday, December 21

Tis The Season But Don't Worry We Have You Covered!

Thanking our incredible patients for trusting us in 2021!  Our office will be taking a short break but please know we will never stop caring about you!  Our Team will be busy filling stockings and preparing for Santa from 4 pm Thursday 23rd December 2021, officially reopening Monday 10 January 2022 at 8.30 am. […]

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AR Plastic Surgery Covid-19 Update For Office and Surgery Bookings From Dec 2021

Monday, December 20

AR Plastic Surgery Covid-19 Update For Office and Surgery Bookings From Dec 2021

With the relaxation of Queensland borders on 13 December 2021, AR Plastic Surgery in line with Qld Health and The Wesley Hospital campus has implemented the following changes as part of our Covidsafe Plan in order to protect our team, our patients and the wider community.   Please familiarise yourself with the following requirements when attending […]

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Safety and cosmetic surgery. How to ask the right questions and recognise red flags!

Friday, November 26

Safety and cosmetic surgery. How to ask the right questions and recognise red flags!

What should I ask my surgeon before having cosmetic plastic surgery? When considering cosmetic plastic surgery SAFETY is your number one priorty!  It would be foolish to think that any procedure or surgery is a walk in the park at lunch time!  In fact, all surgery carries risk.  Even a shot of filler in the lips at lunchtime carries a level of […]

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What should I pack in my hospital or hotel bag when I have plastic surgery?

Friday, November 5

What should I pack in my hospital or hotel bag when I have plastic surgery?

One of the most common questions our patients ask prior to plastic surgery is - what should I pack for the hospital or hotel? For any Mums having plastic surgery, you'll all recall what it was like packing that all-important hospital bag.  Packing and prepping your bag or travels for plastic surgery requires some forethought!  Especially if you're […]

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Repair The Gap for Post Partum Women!

Tuesday, October 5

Repair The Gap for Post Partum Women!

Hot off the Press.  Great news for women! The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have been working hard to bring back the medicare item number for Australian women who suffer from muscle separation or rectus diastasis caused by pregnancy. This means that women may be able to have reconstructive correctional surgery partly funded by […]

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Healite or Low Level Light Therapy is here at AR Plastic Surgery!

Thursday, August 19

Healite or Low Level Light Therapy is here at AR Plastic Surgery!

  What is low-level light therapy?  Low-level light therapy (LLLT) with Healite II is the therapeutic use of (LED) light to enhance your body’s natural cellular recovery, improving healing times, relieving pain, promoting skin rejuvenation and more. The pain-free and non-invasive treatment delivers concentrated energy deep into your tissue […]

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5 August Covid-19 Update: Your Appointment and Surgery at AR Plastic Surgery

Friday, August 6

5 August Covid-19 Update: Your Appointment and Surgery at AR Plastic Surgery

  Things you can do to help keep our community safe: Please wear your mask whilst attending appointments in-rooms and Check-in via the  Check-in Qld App.  Attend your appointment at your scheduled time.  If you arrive early please remain in our building foyer or your car until your scheduled appointment time.   Please attend your appointment ALONE […]

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Covid-19 AR Plastic Surgery Update 31 July 2021

Saturday, July 31

Covid-19 AR Plastic Surgery Update 31 July 2021

IMPORTANT COVID19 UPDATE 31 JULY 2021 To all of our lovely patients needing guidance on what to do in the coming days: […]

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