Rhinoplasty in Kuala Lumpur

The Ultimate Guide to Rhinoplasty in Kuala Lumpur

Last fact-checked: 28 November 2020

Undergoing rhinoplasty in Kuala Lumpur will improve the appearance of your nose while saving you a small fortune compared to what you would expect to pay back home.

Informally called a "nose job," rhinoplasty is an increasingly popular plastic surgery procedure and costs far less in Kuala Lumpur than in most Western countries. Medical Departures can help you find a specialist surgeon at a quality-checked clinic. 

Why Consider Rhinoplasty in Kuala Lumpur?

You can easily combine a trip to Kuala Lumpur along with cosmetic surgery; it will still cost you much less than the surgery in Australia. KL is a popular holiday choice and also a well-regarded medical tourism destination thanks to the winning combination of high-quality facilities and low prices. KL has numerous tourist attractions including museums, natural parks and gardens, fabulous shopping and dining options. KL also boasts a favorable climate most of the year.

Why Book with Medical Departures?

Although cosmetic surgery may be less expensive in Kuala Lumpur, that does not mean all clinics are created equal, and not all facilities have affiliations with internationally recognized bodies such as the Joint Commission International. It’s important to do your homework, learning as much as possible about your chosen location, surgeon(s), clinic and its reputation. 

You can do this if you book through Medical Departures because we do the homework for you. We research and investigate the clinics and hospitals thoroughly. We check the qualifications, accreditations, training and expertise of the doctors who practice at the clinics listed on our site, as well as other staff. We also conduct post-surgery patient interviews to ensure that you get the right treatment and surgery. 

Save time, money and book with complete confidence with Medical Departures at any of these recommended clinics in KL for rhinoplasty:

How Long Does Rhinoplasty Take and What Is the Recovery Period?

Rhinoplasty can take between one and three hoursdepending on the amount of work required on your nose. It's important that you schedule an initial consultation with your surgeon and let him or her know what you expect. You can review the many options and agree on a treatment plan. 

The surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia and you may stay overnight in the hospital if necessary.

You will probably have splints, packing and bandages and schedule follow-up visits as required. You will feel better after two to three days, but recovery can take up to three weeks. You should plan on taking two to three weeks off from work, by which time no one will be able to tell that you had nose surgery.

What Is the Cost of Rhinoplasty in KL?

Rhinoplasty in Kuala Lumpur is very reasonably priced; you can expect to pay between AUD 1,000 and AUD 4,000 for your plastic surgery. 

If you were to get similar surgery done In Australia, you could be out of pocket for between AUD 7,000 and AUD 20,000. [Please note: these prices are approximate estimates based on international data, calculated at the time of writing. You can check the clinics pages on our site to obtain the latest, most accurate pricing.]

What's Next?

You can get started by looking through Medical Departures’ full list of nose job clinics, review credentials, authentic patient reviews and before-&-after photos. Book your appointment with us to get the best prices online. See below for the best ways to get in touch with us.


The Rhinoplasty Society. Website accessed: 28 November 2020. https://www.rhinoplastysociety.org/

Cosmetic Surgery for the Nose. WebMD. 15 January 2018. https://www.webmd.com/beauty/cosmetic-procedures-nose-job-rhinoplasty 

Rhinoplasty. Mayo Clinic. Website accessed: 28 November 2020. https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/rhinoplasty/about/pac-20384532 

20 Must-Visit Attractions in Kuala Lumpur. The Culture Trip. 15 July 2019. https://theculturetrip.com/asia/malaysia/articles/20-must-visit-attractions-in-kuala-lumpur/ 

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