Cosmetic surgery in Thailand
Thailand has in recent years become a very popular destination for Brits that wish to do there cosmetic surgery abroad. Primarily good language skills and the price in relation to the medical quality and competence that exists in Thailand is the main attraction.
Many individuals are also attracted to the possibility of recovering in a luxurious environment and a pleasant climate and well as having time for some vacation before returning home after their plastic surgery.
Cost of cosmetic surgery in Thailand
For cosmetic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck and eyelid surgery one can say the cost in Thailand is roughly 50% of the cost in the UK. The same goes for other surgeries and beauty treatments.
For those interested in breast enlargement surgery is may be interesting to learn that in Thailand one almost exclusively uses cohesive silicone implants from Eurosilicone, Mentor or Allergan which are of high quality. The surgeons also prefer to place these implants under the pectoral muscle.
Clinics and surgeons in Thailand
In Thailand there is a vast amount of clinics and hospitals that are specialised in cosmetic surgery. For instance you will find a hospital with the largest division for plastic surgery in Asia – Yanhee International Hospital in Bangkok.
Most clinics are situated in Bangkok or Phuket and most often resemble luxury hotels rather than plastic surgery clinics.
High international standard
The clinics in Thailand often hold a high international standard and one can as a patient expect high medical competence and good service. Both care personnel and surgeons speak English.
Just as in the UK it is important to do ones research before reaching a decision, to assure that one ends up at a professional clinic with a competent surgeon.
The society for plastic surgery specialists in Thailand
In Thailand there are 252 cosmetic surgery specialists. All are members of The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand, and as a rule always work with clinics of high medical standard.
Choosing a plastic surgeon who is a member of the above organisation offers good assurance that you will receive the best possible care and postoperative results. In order to check a surgeons member status you can email The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand (TSPRS) at firstname.lastname@example.org.