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Plastic surgery

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Q & A: Vaser liposuction | myVMC

Vaser liposuction is a plastic surgery technique used to remove stubborn fat deposits.

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Cataract surgery

Cataract surgery involves removing the cloudy lens (cataract) from your eye and replacing it with a clear plastic lens

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What is an IOL? | Intraocular Lens | Cataract | Fred Hollows

The IOL (Intraocular Lens) restores sight and could be called the most valuable piece of plastic in the world. Read more.

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Thinking about cosmetic surgery? | Labia Library

Labia Library - Thinking about cosmetic surgery? - For women who are considering genital cosmetic surgery, it is important to be fully informed about the risks versus benefits.

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Breastfeeding after breast surgery | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Most mothers who have had breast surgery such as breast reduction or breast augmentation (implants) can breastfeed, at least to some extent. One of the best first steps to take is to contact a breastfeeding counsellor or a lactation consultant well before the birth. Attending a Breastfeeding Education Class while pregnant can be helpful too. This can help to dispel some fears and also help to make a breastfeeding plan.

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Breast reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is surgery to rebuild a breast shape after mastectomy.

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Breast prostheses & reconstruction - Cancer Council Victoria

On this page: What is a breast prosthesis? | What is a breast reconstruction? | Do I need a prosthesis or reconstruction? | Which is right for me? | When can I wear a prosthesis? | When can I have a reconstruction?

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Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery carries risks and, in some cases, the results are not what you may anticipate.

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Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement -

For some people with arthritis, hip replacement surgery could mean the difference between leading a normal life or putting up with a debilitating condition.

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Caring for your broken limb before surgery

Information about caring for a broken limb before surgery

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