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Cosmetic Surgery following a gastric bypass - issues with VHI

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  • 31-05-2023 9:06pm
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    Hello there,


    Im not sure if i picked the right group to post in but couldnt find a plastic surgery section....


    I had a Gastric by pass 3 and a half years ago which was covered by my VHI. I was v grateful for it and lost 120 lbs. I now need an abdominoplasty and lipectomy which after a lengthy appeal the VHI have said they will cover. This was last August. I have not been called in for surgery yet because the cover they approved for me does not cover the length of my stay in hospital. Apparently I need a few days.

    Im wondering if anyone else has had similar issues and maybe some advice?


    At this stage im getting so frustrated i am considering just going elsewhere in ireland. If thats the case i wonder can anyone recommend someone good? It seems impossible to find many reviews for surgeons in this country.


    Thanks in advance



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  • Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 6,780 Mod ✭✭✭✭HildaOgdenx


    Mod - Moved to Health Issues where it is better suited.

    Local charter now applies.

    Hilda



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