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What is not covered?

3.10 Cosmetic treatment

Treatment undergone for cosmetic or psychological reasons to improve your appearance, such as a re-modelled nose, facelift or cosmetic dentistry. This includes:

  • dental implants to replace a sound natural tooth
  • hair transplants for any reason
  • treatment related to or arising from the removal of non-diseased, or surplus or fat tissue, whether or not it is needed for medical or psychological reasons
  • any treatment or procedure to change the shape or appearance of your breast(s) whether or not it is needed for medical or psychological reasons:
  • unless for reconstruction carried out as part of the original treatment for the cancer, when you have obtained our written consent before receiving the treatment (see “Reconstructive or remedial surgery” in this section).

Examples: We do not pay for breast reduction for backache, or gynaecomastia (the enlargement of breasts in men).

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LifeStar Health Limited acts as an insurance agent for Bupa Global Designated Activity Company (Bupa Global DAC), which has passported its services through the European Passport Rights for Insurance and Reinsurance Undertakings. LifeStar Health Limited is enrolledid as an insurance agent under the Insurance Distribution Act, Cap 487 of the Laws of Malta and is regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority of Notabile Road, Attard BKR 3000, Malta and subject to limited regulation by the Central Bank of Ireland.


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