Packing for Hospital for major cosmetic surgery

Packing for Hospital

Dr Carmen's Guide to Packing for Hospital Stay What do I need to take for a Hospital stay for major cosmetic surgery? The big day is fast approaching – very exciting times ahead! To ensure a comfortable hospital stay and a smooth recovery here are the BEST tips for packing…

Symptoms of Breast Implant Rupture

implant ruptured

How do you know if have a ruptured breast implant? Breast implants usually last a lifetime without causing any problems. Nevertheless, saline or silicone implants may sustain a tear or a hole due to a number of reasons, and the material then leaks out to surrounding breast tissue. This is…

How to choose your plastic surgeon

Mummy Makeover Surgery

Who is the Best Plastic Surgeon in Melbourne, Australia? A Cosmetic Surgeon is NOT the same as a Plastic Surgeon Using the title of "Cosmetic Surgeon" does not mean the medical practitioner is a qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeon. A Specialist Plastic Surgeon can only practice aesthetic surgery after obtaining extensive…

Sun Protection and Regular Skin Check Ups

Sun Protection and regular skin checks help minimise your risk of skin cancer As Summer approaches, Dr Carmen would like to remind you of the importance of sun protection and regular skin cancer checks. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australia and everyone is at risk.…

Textured Breast Implants UPDATE – Suspended by TGA

TGA Suspends Sale of Textured Breast Implants in Australia over concerns about BIA-ALCL TGA moves to finalise the decision on the sale of textured implants in Australia The TGA announced on Thursday 11th July 2019 that it had completed its review and laboratory assessment of textured breast implants on the…

What is BIA-ALCL?

BIA-ALCL and Breast Implant patients - What are the risks and implications? What is BIA-ALCL? A rare type of lymphoma found associated with Breast Implants. Specialist Plastic Surgeons take their responsibility seriously and are dedicated to acting in the best possible interest of all patients by prioritising their safety. BIA-ALCL…

Best Breast Reduction Surgeon in the World

Who are the Best Breast Reduction Surgeons in the World? Where do you learn the best breast reduction surgery techniques? - from the Best Reduction Surgeons in the World. You can read their textbook(s), their medical journal articles, watch their videos and meet them at medical conferences. The BEST way…

Breast Implant Swelling – Watch for BIA-ALCL

Breast Implant Swelling Alert & BIA-ALCL   Watch for Sudden Breast Swelling After Breast Implants  - could be BIA-ALCL - Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons recommends women with breast implants  monitor for any changes or swelling in their breasts and if it occurs to contact…


About Dr Carmen Munteanu – Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Dr Carmen has 25 years of expertise in breast & tummy surgery as well as excess skin removal for weight-loss patients. Her favourite surgery is Breast Reduction. She also has significant experience in using fat transfer & fat grafting processes to the breast for augmentation and enhancement.

Dr Carmen Munteanu Top Plastic Surgeon Best Body Surgeon Melbourne

Dr Carmen is a FRACS Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon – she is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

She is a precise surgeon and customises her surgery procedures and placement of surgical incision lines for each patient to get the best outcomes.

Caring and engaging, Dr Carmen is highly regarded by her peers and patients.


Always Do Your Research

Do you need a Medical Referral to see Dr Carmen?

  •  A medical referral is helpful but NOT essential for purely cosmetic consultations.
  • Please obtain a referral from your GP or Specialist if you want a consultation for an MBS item number surgery.
  • Please note that your Medicare Rebates will NOT be claimable without a valid recent Referral

Making The Most Of Your Consultation

  • Please arrive slightly early for your in-person consultation with Dr Carmen – Carparking is available on site in Mitcham
  • You are welcome to bring a friend or relative to help consider the information and discuss your options
  • Please be aware you may need to undress for a physical exam so wear simple clothes
  • Ensure you also take a lot of notes during the consultation and thoroughly examine all the documents provided

Want more information before scheduling your consultation?

Contact us or call on  1300 652 468  to arrange your consultation

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