FAQ’s

FAQ’s2019-04-23T07:59:58+10:00

Type ANY question into the Live Chat box on the bottom right-hand corner and you will receive an answer.

Some common questions include:

What is the cost? The cost will differ depending on if you are insured or non-insured. Email annette@portlapsurgery.com.au and she will email you a comprehensive welcome information email including costs. Annette has knowledge of all the latest changes to health insurance and superannuation access.

Do I qualify? Read through the list in the ‘Am I a Candidate?’ section. The most common patient has a BMI greater than 35, has health issues associated with their obesity and has tried many weight loss strategies in the past. There are sometimes people with a BMI over 30 that may also qualify if there are serious health complications from being overweight who may qualify for some of the procedures.

How long do I need off work? Around 10 business days to ensure you are recovered, well hydrated and are gaining plenty of nutrition from your food. Some people choose to return to light duties such as emails, phone calls, although sitting for long periods is not recommended.

Where will the surgery will be performed? Port Macquarie Private Hospital which is a Ramsay Health Facility.

Watch our educational videos to answer many of your questions.  Contact Annette Supple if you would like receive our information email or mail out on (02) 65 84 3268.