Category: Breast Reduction

Does Insurance Cover Post-Pregnancy Body Contouring Surgery?

For many women, pregnancy changes the body in ways that diet and exercise alone cannot fully reverse. If you are looking for other ways to address these changes, you may be considering post-pregnancy body contouring surgery. But will your insurance cover the costs?
It is only natural to want to look into all of your ...
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What Is the Cost of Breast Reduction in Australia? (2023)

At the plastic surgery practice of Dr Ellis Choy, we understand that cost is a crucial factor when making decisions about surgery. That is why we believe in providing comprehensive and transparent information about the costs of breast reduction in Australia.
Below, we answer some of the questions we commonly receive about the cost of ...
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What Are My Post-Pregnancy Body Contouring Procedure Options?

Post-pregnancy body contouring is a combination of surgeries designed to reshape a woman’s body after pregnancy and childbirth. Although each person’s bundle of procedures is unique, post-pregnancy body contouring typically consist of procedures that focus on the breasts and abdomen, as these areas are heavily impacted by pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding.
During your consultation, Dr Choy ...
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Is Breast Reduction Covered By Insurance?

Many women with very large breasts feel burdened by the extra weight. On top of aesthetic concerns, large-breasted women often experience physical discomfort. Larger breasts can cause posture problems, skin rashes and upper body pain, and limit the ability to participate comfortably in physical activities. 
A combination of the above factors is usually what motivates women ...
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Difference Between Breast Lift and Breast Reduction

Women who wish to change the appearance of their breasts have an array of surgical procedures to choose from. Breast lift and breast reduction are two of the most popular options for women seeking to refine the size, shape or position of their breasts. Although there are some similarities between these procedures, there are key ...
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Breast Reduction Recovery Tips

Breasts that are disproportionately large and heavy can present numerous challenges. You may find that certain activities or styles of clothing are uncomfortable. You may also suffer from chronic pain in your back and neck, skin irritation due to excessive friction underneath your breasts or deep indentations in your shoulders from overburdened bra straps.
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What Is the Best Age to Have Breast Reduction Surgery?

For both younger and older women, breasts that are sagging or overly large can make daily activities painful and uncomfortable. This issue affects women of all ages and stages of life, and breast reduction surgery continues to be a popular solution.
We recommend that patients are at least 18 years old before pursuing breast ...
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Am I Too Old for Post-Pregnancy Body Contouring Surgery?

From enlarged or deflated breasts to separated abdominal muscles and fat accumulation, the female body can go through many changes during and after pregnancy.
Post-pregnancy body contouring combines different treatments to address multiple areas of the body that have been affected by pregnancy or childbirth. Sydney Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Ellis Choy personalises each procedure ...
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What is the Difference Between a Medical and Cosmetic Breast Reduction?

Many women experience discomfort, physical strain and activity limitations as a result of excessively large or heavy breasts. A breast reduction, or reduction mammoplasty, serves to alleviate these symptoms and restore a more proportionate look and feel to the breasts.
Depending on your current condition and needs, you may be eligible for a medical breast ...
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What Is the Cost of Breast Reduction in Sydney?

Many women experience discomfort because of large, droopy breasts, which may cause strain, pain or difficulty engaging in physical activity. Breast reduction surgery seeks to correct these symptoms.
Specialist plastic surgeon Dr Ellis Choy invites you to his warm, welcoming clinic to discuss your concerns. Along with his team of dedicated providers, Dr Choy strives ...
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