Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Procedures

Medical Aid

Medical Aid

Costs & Medical Aid

Medical aids cover skin cancers and most often suspicious skin lesions that need to be removed.

Medical aids do not cover (purely) cosmetic plastic surgery. There are, however, some reconstructive procedures that may be covered by medical aids to varying extents.

  • Some Breast Reduction procedures (Discovery Health does not cover this procedure at all.)

    In these situations, and where reasonable grounds exist for some medical aid cover, a motivation letter – usually accompanied by pictures – will be emailed to your medical aid by my office, on your behalf – to try to obtain authorisation to proceed with the surgery.