Medically indicated

Abortion

Abortion

Abortions are usually carried out to avoid unwanted or unplanned pregnancies, or pregnancies that are dangerous to the mother. Abortions can be achieved by a variety of surgical methods in Australia, including vacuum evacuation, vacuum aspiration and dilation, and curettage ... Read More »

Vasectomy

Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilisation, that is, surgery which makes a man unable to conceive. It involves severing the vas deferens (the tube linking the testicles to the ejaculatory ducts in the penis) and in most cases ... Read More »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone replacement therapy is a treatment in which additional testosterone is added to a man’s body (e.g. by injecting medicines that contain testosterone), to increase the concentration of testosterone in his body. It is used to treat hypogonadism, a condition ... Read More »

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

What is breast reduction? Breast reduction surgery is also known as reduction mammaplasty or mammoplasty. It is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed at reducing large or sagging breasts to a more comfortable size and shape. Why is breast reduction done? ... Read More »