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Gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery, a very effective surgery for weight loss, helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine absorb food.

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Guide to cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery aims to improve how people feel about their appearance. Learn the difference between a cosmetic and a plastic surgeon and know what you need to ask.

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A laparoscopy is a surgery that’s used to examine or operate on the interior of the abdominal or pelvic cavities. Learn more about what it is and when it's used.

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Plastic surgery

Links to trusted information about plastic surgery.

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Guide to bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is the most effective way to lose weight and keep it off in the long term. Learn about the different types of bariatric surgery here.

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Preparing for surgery

It's best to be prepared if you're planning to have surgery. For example, you should know the details of your operation, how you're getting to and from the hospital and what medicines you will require.

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Gastric sleeve surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery involves the removal of a large part of your stomach. It helps you to feel full after eating only a small amount of food.

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Lap band surgery

Lap band, also called gastric banding, is a weight loss surgery that helps you to feel full after eating only a small amount of food.

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Laser eye surgery

Laser eye surgery is commonly used to correct vision in people by reshaping the cornea and in many cases removes the need for glasses.

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Heart disease surgery

Trusted information about heart disease surgery from leading Australian health organisations, including links to cardiovascular disease.

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Questions to ask before surgery

It’s a big decision whether or not to have surgery. Asking your doctor a lot of questions can help guide you towards making the right decision.

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