What options are open to me with implant removal?

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 1 November 2017
There are three main options opens to patients who chose to have their implant removed. Option 1: To have them removed and not replaced
This is medically the best option especially if the ...
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Do ruptured breast implants have to be removed?

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 5 October 2017
This is a very good question and one I am often asked by patients with an ultrasound report indicating implant rupture. There is no straight answer. Implant rupture are classified into two t...
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Is Plastic Surgery covered by my private health insurance?

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 25 August 2017
Plastic Surgery procedures are divided into two main categories reconstructive and cosmetic. Many of the procedures we perform are rebatable from Private Health Insurers (PHI) as they are perfor...
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How do I choose a good sunscreen?

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 29 May 2017
There are so many sunscreens on the market, it is often very difficult to know which one to buy. Studies have shown that sun protection is essential, especially at an early age for prevention of...
Posted in:Skin Cancers  

Melanoma Staging - What is the difference between Level and Stage?

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 25 April 2017
When one is first diagnosed with a Melanoma, it is often associated with anxiety and distress. What does this mean? Many will ask. Melanoma has been depicted by social media, general media and t...
Posted in:Melanomaplastic surgerySkin CancersSkin  

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Can I Breastfeed After Breast Reduction?

Posted on 5 September 2021
Can I breastfeed after breast reduction? Theoretically speaking, one should still be able to breastfeed after ...
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What is Capsular Contracture?

Posted on 6 June 2021
What is Capsular Contracture?
  1. What is Capsular Contracture? Capsular Contracture is a tightening of the scar tissue that forms arou...
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What is an SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma)?

Posted on 7 March 2021
What is an SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma)?
  Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), is the second most common form of skin cancer. This cancer is an uncontroll...
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Breast Implants, Breast Cancer and Screening

Posted by Dr Lily Vrtik on 10 January 2021
Breast Implants, Breast Cancer and Screening
  There are controversial and contradictory information about breast implants, breast cancer and breast canc...
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