Breast Reduction Surgery Cost in Perth

Breast Reduction Surgery Cost in Perth

Are you considering breast reduction surgery in Perth, and want to know the real costs involved?

Dr Nathan Stewart is highly regarded in Perth for producing beautiful, natural-looking breasts following a breast reduction procedure.

Using specialised techniques learnt from his international and national plastic surgery training, Dr Stewart can reduce breast size and remodel shape using the “art” of plastic surgery to achieve a naturally desirable and proportional breast shape.

Dr Stewart will provide you with all the costs associated with plastic surgery at your initial consultation and is up front about his credentials and results. You can also take a look at the costs of common plastic surgery procedures listed on his website.

On this page – Breast reduction prices explained in 5 minutes.

What are the benefits of breast reduction surgery?

Are you embarrassed by your large breasts? Do you have back, shoulder and neck pain, or difficulty exercising? Do you find it difficult and expensive to find a fitting bra and swimsuit? Most women with these issues benefit from breast reduction surgery.

Will Medicare help pay for my breast reduction?

Yes –Breast reduction surgery is covered by Medicare (item number 45523) providing you meet the criteria. If you have significant symptoms relating to the size of your breasts, such as pain in the neck and shoulder region, Medicare will provide a rebate which is approximately $1000.00 to help subside your final cost. Your private health insurance may further subsidise your costs, with the exact amount dependant on your health fund and level of cover. This information can be obtained by contacting your health fund directly and quoting item number 45523.

What will it cost me for breast reduction surgery in Perth?

Below are the approximate costs for breast reduction surgery (a more accurate quote will be provided after your initial consultation which will cost $250 (Current Nov 2022). If you have a current referral, medicare will rebate you $78.

Surgical costs: Dr Stewart’s surgical fees start from $8000 for a bilateral breast reduction, and this cost includes the pre-operative consultation, surgery, and all post-operative care and follow up. Please note that this cost is correct as of November 2022, but may be subject to change in the future. During your consult you will also be informed about your eligibility for a Medicare subsidy depending on whether you meet the criteria.

Anaesthetic costs: Dr Stewart firmly believes that your safety is the number one priority and therefore only performs breast reduction under a general anaesthetic, with anaesthesia provided by a Specialist Anaesthetist (ANZCA trained). There will be a gap with our Anaesthetists of approximately one third of the surgical fee. The Anaesthetic group can provide more information on rebates that your health fund will provide with the item number.

Hospital costs: Dr Stewart operates at only fully accredited hospitals such as West Leederville Private Hospital and St John of God Hospital in Mount Lawley. Hospital costs are usually covered by your private health fund; however, this will be dependent on the level of cover that you have.

What experience does Dr Nathan Stewart have in breast reduction surgery?

Many Perth surgeons who perform breast reduction surgery have no formal plastic surgery training, or plastic surgery qualifications.
Dr Stewart is an Australian trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon (MBBS MS FRACS Plastic Surgery), which means he has obtained the highest qualifications for Plastic Surgery in Australia.

Dr Stewart has completed international fellowship in the UK, as well as completing the extensive 5 year Australian Fellowship in Plastic Surgery. He additionally holds a Masters Degree from the University of Sydney with his work on wound healing.

Through this experience Dr Stewart has learnt specialised techniques, to not only reduce the size of your breast, but reshape the breasts into a more proportional and aesthetic shape. This art of plastic surgery only comes with expertise and experience. If you wish to look at some of Dr Stewart’s reviews and previous patient’s pre and post photos, you can find Dr Nathan Stewart on Instagram and Facebook.

Have you got any more questions?

While breast reduction surgery can appear daunting, Dr Stewart and his team will make the whole process as straight forward as possible. In most cases the recovery is short and the most common phrase patient’s say after is…. “I wish I had done this sooner!”

If you want to find out more about how a breast reduction by Dr Stewart can help you, then the breast reduction page is a great place to start.
If you have any more questions, or want to arrange a consultation with Dr Stewart, then please don’t hesitate to contact the office.

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