What is Rezum treatment for BPH?

BPH is extra prostate tissue that can affect your ability to urinate properly. Symptoms include extra urgency, irregular flow, weak stream, straining and frequent night visits. Rezum Therapy is a safe, effective alternative, with a simple out-patient therapy, applying the stored thermal energy in water vapour (steam) to the extra prostate tissue.

Self Pay Surgery Costs for Rezum Surgery in Australia


BPH THERAPY ​- who is it for?

Who Is Rezum Treatment For?

BPH Therapy is for men with prostatic urethra lengths > 2.0cm and prostate volumes > 20cm3. It can also be used to treat prostates with a median lobe or elevated central zone tissue.

What are the benefits?

If your  Therapy for BPH with Self Pay Surgery is a success, you’ll have preserved sexual and urinary functions.

What happens During Surgery?

Therapy for BPH requires general anaesthesia and takes just under an hour.

How long will I stay in hospital?

You should be able to go home the same day.

What is my recovery time?

As long as you avoid activities that may irritate your prostate, you should be able to return to normal activities within a few days and notice significant improvements within 2 weeks.

Meet the Surgeons

Mr James Sewell, Urological Surgeon for Self Pay Surgery at Mulgrave Private Hospital
Mr James Sewell

Mr James Sewell is a specialist Urological Surgeon. He is committed to providing the highest quality care to his patients through an empathetic approach, using the latest scientific research and surgical techniques at Mulgrave Private Hospital.


SURGERY - criteria

Do you qualify for This Self Pay Procedure?

You are suitable for this surgery if:

  • You are over 16 years of age
  • You are not pregnant
  • You do not require complex rehabilitation or have a chronic disease that would require immediate post-operative care in an intensive care unit
  • You do not have sickle cell anaemia, renal failure or have had a cardiac arrest or cardiac intervention (e.g. insertions of stents) in the last six months
Simple ways to Pay

Payment Plans

If you’re looking for ways to pay for your surgery, there are options available with Self Pay Surgery. From using your own superannuation, to getting finance from one of our Pay Later payment providers, check our Payment Plans page for the details.


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