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For all procedures Dr Kippen charges within the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons guidelines. Fees are set according to recommendations of the Australian Medical Association and there will be a Gap or out-of-pocket cost.

Every procedure performed in hospital, is accompanied by a written estimate of likely costs. This includes a total cost and an out-of-pocket cost for cosmetic procedures. Dr Kippen will even attempt to give an estimate of the cost of anaesthetics and any pathology that may be required. You are encouraged to contact the hospital to check fees. Fees will vary with individual Health Funds and the individual policy that you hold. Remember that there will be a bed fee and a theatre fee. Additional expenses may include special garments or implants and these will be included in the estimate.