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Preparing for surgery

It's best to be prepared if you're planning to have surgery. Make sure you know exactly what your operation is for and the risk involved.

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Guide to cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery aims to improve how you feel about your appearance. Learn the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgeons, and know what you need to ask.

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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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Surgery for cholesteatoma

A cholesteatoma can damage your ear and cause serious complications. Surgery is the only way you can be cured.

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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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Surgery for anal fistula

An anal fistula can cause continued infection and pain. Symptoms usually get worse without surgery.

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Abdominal Surgery for Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.

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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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Surgery for ingrowing toenail (adult)

An ingrowing toenail happens when your toenail grows into the skin which can get damaged, causing infection and pain. Surgery can correct the condition.

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