Every surgery, regardless of whether cosmetic or otherwise, performed here in Australia, or overseas, carry a potential risk for complications.

While most risks and complications are either minor or very rare, it is important that you understand and do your own research prior to discussing with your surgeon. It is equally important that you also discuss your expected outcome with your surgeon, ensuring your results are realistic and achievable.

To reduce your risk of complication it is important to inform your surgeon of all past medical history, including previous surgeries and current medications you are taking, both prescribed and not. It’s also equally important to ensure that you follow all post-operative care instructions from your surgeon.

Every procedure comes with their own risks and complications and can vary from person to person. Below is a list of potential risks and complications related to surgery, including but not limited to:-

  • temporary swelling
  • bruising
  • bleeding
  • fluid
  • scarring
  • numbness and tingling
  • infection
  • poor wound healing
  • asymmetry
  • blood clots and DVT’s
  • wound separation