Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make an appointment with Dr Leana Teston?

Please call the office to schedule your consultation with Dr Teston, or fill out our online contact form with information about your desired procedure and available dates and times. Depending on what you are wanting to see Dr Teston for, the length of consults will vary. Our friendly reception staff will be able to offer you appointments that suit your availability.

What is the cost for a consultation with Dr Teston?

The cost of the consultation will vary depending on the type of procedure you are seeing Dr Teston for. Consultations that require more time will generally cost more.

Can I claim from my health fund?

For any procedures done in the room, we will only be able to claim a part of your consultation costs from Medicare.

For surgery performed in the hospital, if you are in a private health fund, a percentage of the surgical fees may be claimable from both your fund and from Medicare.

Please call us for more details.

Why can’t I see any before and after photos on your website?

Patient privacy is of utmost importance to us. While many of our patients are happy for us to showcase their results to other potential patients for educational purposes within our office, they do not wish to have their images placed online. During your consultation with Dr Teston, you will be able to view patient results for the procedure you are interested in.

What hospitals do Dr Teston work at?

Private hospitals that Dr Teston is accredited with are St George Private Hospital at Kogarah, Kareena Private Hospital at Caringbah, Bankstown Day Surgery at Bankstown and Bankstown Public Hospital.

Procedures Offered

With more than two decades of experience in plastic surgery, Dr Teston is qualified to provide a broad range of plastic surgery procedures. Some of the choices available to her patients include:

Breast Enhancement

No matter what cosmetic goals you might have for your breasts, Dr Teston can help you achieve them. One of her specialties is correcting asymmetries between the breasts that cause a woman to feel self-conscious about her body. Other breast procedures offered by Dr Teston include:

Facial Improvements

Whether you are concerned about the effects of ageing or looking to correct an imperfection that has been nagging you throughout your adult life, Dr Teston offers procedures to enhance and refresh your appearance. She can customise any of the following to your specifications and facial proportions:

  • Facelift to smooth the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles
  • Eyelid surgery to correct drooping and rejuvenate the area around the eyes
  • Rhinoplasty or nose reshaping to create symmetry, remove imperfections, or restore the nose after injury
  • Otoplasty (or ear surgery) to correct ears that stick out or are disproportionately large
Body Contouring

Body contouring is an effective way to put the final touches on your body shape when you can’t get there with diet and exercise alone. Body contouring is usually recommended for patients that have achieved a healthy, stable weight and may include the following:

  • Abdominoplasty (or tummy tuck) to tighten and flatten the midsection
  • Lift procedures to shape and firm the upper arms and thighs
  • Liposuction to remove isolated, stubborn areas of fat from nearly anywhere on the body
  • Labiaplasty to correct discomfort due to either developmental or hormonal enlargements or scarring
Skin Treatments

As the largest organ of the body, the skin deserves special attention. When you want to get rid of unsightly moles, fatty lumps, or other concerns, Dr Teston is prepared to eliminate the blemish and leave the best cosmetic results behind. Some of the concerns Dr Teston can treat include:

Hand Restoration

Your hands are one of the most functional and visible parts of the body, and when they are injured or affected by a debilitating condition, the effects on your life can be dramatic. Dr Teston offers hand surgery to treat many of these concerns, with the following being some of the hand conditions she treats:

When you are in search of a plastic surgeon in Sydney, Dr Teston offers a valuable female perspective, extensive training and experience, and a commitment to the highest level of patient care. To learn more about our practice, contact our office today at (02) 9708 3511.