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Newcastle Centre for Plastic Surgery
214 Brunker Road
Adamstown NSW 2289
No. A referral is not necessary for a cosmetic surgery, however some consultations attract a rebate from Medicare and/or your health fund so you will need to get a referral from your GP.
Please arrive 15 minutes early so that you have time to complete paperwork for medical record purposes. Dr Turner will talk to you about your health, medications, allergies and previous operations as well as the outcome you wish to achieve.
New medical patients $200
New cosmetic patients $250
The consultation fee is due at the time of placing your booking. Consultations with Dr Turner can last anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes.
During this time, your general medical history is established and a thorough assessment performed to understand and discuss the appropriate plans to achieve your goals.
To schedule a consultation please call us at 1300 437 758. Our staff will do their best to try and fit you in for a personal consultation with Dr Turner within 2 weeks.
There is ample free parking available at all locations.
Anyone who is both physically and mentally healthy with realistic expectations.
Any type of surgery has a potential risk. It is important to discuss all risks and complications with Dr Turner in detail at the initial consultation.
Dr Turner operates at a number of fully accredited private hospitals where your cosmetic surgery will be performed. Read more about the facilities here.
Whenever there is an incision there will be a scar. Dr Turner’s job is to ensure the final scar is the best it can possibly be. A well placed incision that is sutured in a fine meticulous manner typically fades over time and are hardly noticeable. However, there is some unpredictability about how some scars heal and this will be discussed depending on the procedure you are having.
Getting surgery done overseas is often cheaper but not always safer. There are many benefits to undertaking any surgical procedure locally, especially when it comes to recovery at home and in the case of any unforeseen issues arising.
Also with cosmetic surgery performed overseas there is a well reported higher complication and revision rate that is not discussed and needs to be taken into account when looking at the final costs.
No. Whether your surgery requires sedation or a full general anaesthetic, the patient will need someone to drive them home and stay with them for at least 24 hours after the procedure.
Painkillers and/or antibiotics are often prescribed after your cosmetic surgery. You will be directed as to what medication you need to take. It is important you are comfortable after any surgery, so you are encouraged to take any pain relief medication as directed to make your overall experience considerably more comfortable.
Following some surgical procedures, tight fitting surgical garments are used for comfort, to help reduce bruising and to control excessive swelling. Should your procedure require a garment Dr Turners office will provide you with the details.
This really depends on what kind of surgery you’ve had.
As a general rule, you’ll be advised to avoid exercise for the first two weeks after surgery. You will be able to gradually resume activity, and by six weeks following your surgery you should be back to your normal level of exercise.
We aim to see our patients frequently after surgery, most patients we see at: