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Frequently Asked Questions about Mummy Makeovers

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Many women express disappointment with the slow progress they make after childbirth back towards their pre-pregnancy body. Even with a disciplined diet and exercise regime, many new mothers never achieve the results they are looking for. To help women take back control of their bodies, Dr Vlad Milovic offers a… Read more »

How is a “purse string” gluteoplasty (buttocks lift) better than a Brazilian butt lift?

Friday, July 21, 2017

Mr Vlad Milovic, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon performs an advanced surgical technique to get you the buttocks you want. When undergoing a Butt Lift with Mr Milovic,  he prefers to perform ‘Purse-string Gluteoplasty’ or ‘Purse string Butt Lift’ over the popular Brazilian butt lift.  And with good reasons. With Dr Milovic’s extensive… Read more »

Frequently asked questions about Rhinoplasty

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed in Australia. Thousands of people have the procedure done for aesthetic and medical reasons done every year, and it frequently ranks in the top three most performed surgeries in the country. This means there’s a wealth of local… Read more »

What can I expect after Breast Reduction surgery?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This article will take you through the most common stages of having breast reduction surgery. While there might be other stages in your recovery (eg if have complications), we will discuss the most common scenario, using Dr Milovic’s real patient example. Due to the popularity of this question, we will do case example series… Read more »

Can I claim a Medicare rebate for a Breast Reduction Procedure?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

If you have large, heavy breasts which are causing you back, neck or shoulder pain, and/or emotional problems, you may be thinking about having breast reduction surgery.  Along with the pain, you might also be having issues with finding clothes which fit properly or look attractive because of your bigger… Read more »

What does a Mummy Makeover cost in Australia?

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The cost of a Mummy Makeover is a common question but the answer isn’t as simple as reading a price list or menu of services, and nor should it, because every individual’s needs will be different.  It’s surgery we’re talking about, and there are several factors which will impact on the… Read more »

My Breast Augmentation : A Real Mum’s Story

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Having a breast augmentation procedure, like all surgery, is a life changing experience.  The experience is unique for each woman and you should consider the benefits and potential risks in mind before having your breast implants.  Patient stories and journals are one way you can find out more, along with… Read more »

Surgery Recovery Quick Tips

Sunday, July 10, 2016

My Breast Reduction : A Patient’s Story

Saturday, May 7, 2016

One of Dr Milovic’s patients, Janet*, was asked to talk to us about her breast reduction journey.   Janet works as a ward nurse at a regional hospital.  She was finding her job complicated by her very large breasts as well as the pain on her neck and shoulders. Before Surgery Why did… Read more »

What’s the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and Plastic Surgeon?

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

This is a common question, and we don’t blame patients for feeling confused.  Marketing can gloss over these important details. This infographic, provided by Sientra (US implant company), shows the years that go into becoming a Plastic Surgeon. By way of comparison in Australia, just replace the words “Board Certified”… Read more »

Breastfeeding after a mastopexy procedure?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A common question asked during consultations is whether you can breastfeed after a mastopexy or breast lift procedure, and the answer will vary between patients as well as the breast lift technique used. As a general rule, it’s better to wait until you have decided not to have any further children because… Read more »

Can I claim Medicare for a tummy tuck procedure?

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The answer to this question is : depends.   You will need to meet certain conditions which have changed since 1 January 2016, in order to claim Medicare Item 30177.  Typically, the patients who will be eligible have had massive weight loss (shown by a drop in BMI) with dermatological… Read more »