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Rhinophyma

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Rhinophyma is a condition most commonly found in men over the age of 50. It is a thickening of the nose caused by rosacea which can have significant social and emotional impacts on those suffering from this condition.

Can Rhinophyma Be Treated?

Yes, the good news is that it is easily treated!

Dr Manoharan is highly skilled in the use of CO2 laser treatment for rhinophyma, the gold standard treatment for this condition. Thickened parts of the nose are removed under local anaesthetic, and downtime is usually between 1-2 weeks.

Is treatment subsidised by Medicare?

Yes, there are Medicare rebates available for treatment of rhinohphyma with CO2 laser.