Breast size problems, reduction

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AvatarMagda asked 4 years ago

My daughter is 22, around 1.65 m tall – she struggles with her large breast, she has chronically migraines, back pain, shoulder and neck pain – because her breasts are so heavy the bra’s cut her skin into bleeding sores. She is currently on tablets for depression. Is there a possibility for her to get a reduction under Medicare. She struggles to do exercise, because there is not a bra that support enough it is very painful. 
We are in Sydney.

1 Answers
TrishTrish Contributor answered 4 years ago

Hi Magda, If you are privately insured and qualify then you will get a significantly higher rebate for the procedure. You are still entitled to receive a rebate for breast reduction surgery from Medicare if it is considered medically necessary; it’s just that this will be a limited amount. Before any rebates, expect to be out of pocket approximately 12k or greater and you can save at least 3-5k of this if privately insured.
My breast reduction was the best thing I ever did. I had the pain and struggled with my weight for years so I understand your daughter’s situation. Here is a link to some qualified and experienced plastic surgeons around Sydney that you might want to arrange a consult with. We suggest contacting at least two or more surgeons to compare prices and see which one you feel most comfortable with.
Best of luck for your daughter, Trish


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