Last fact-checked: 23 February 2020
Been thinking about altering the size, shape or trajectory of your nose but can't afford the high costs at home for this elective surgery? Rhinoplasty in Pattaya Thailand is a safe and affordable option - discover how you can undergo your nose job for less with the help of Medical Departures.
You may be suitable for this procedure if:
Think about what one should value most when traveling abroad for a medical procedure: quality of care, cost and destination probably top that list. Thailand’s thriving medical tourism sector ticks all of those boxes and more - now offering international patients hundreds of superb options for both major and minor surgeries. The nation has focused its efforts on building state-of-the-art facilities, with care and services that rival or surpass those you can find at home.
You'll also find surgeons to be highly-skilled with memberships of international professional organizations, such as the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Combine a trip to Pattaya with your medical procedure, and you can make savings of 50%-80%, including airfare and accommodation expenses. Your recovery can turn into a more laid-back vacation, too, with a wealth of more low-key activities available - even if it is just lying in the shade by the pool!
While prices do vary, depending upon your exact service and where you get it done, savings of 50-80% can be found at our partner clinics in Pattaya. For instance, in Australia, rhinoplasty can cost between AUD $8,000 - $20,000 while in Pattaya you can expect to pay under AUD $4,000.
Please note: These are approximate prices based on global averages at the time of writing. To see updated prices, as well as clinic photos, surgeon profiles, patient reviews and other information, take a look at the excellent Apex Profound Beauty Clinic (Pattaya) for nose job surgery.
Your surgeon will start with a consultation, and take a full medical history, to make sure you are healthy enough for the surgery. The surgeon will talk with you about your expectations and desired results. Next, the surgeon will examine your nose and perhaps take x-rays. You may be asked to undergo olfactory function testing - the technical term for testing your sense of smell. Once those physical tests have been done, "before" photos will be taken of your nose.
There may be a 24 hour waiting period prior to surgery. While rhinoplasty is generally safe, it is important to understand the risks of complications: scarring, nerve damage, less stable nose structure, or a possibility of follow-up surgeries. Your nose is right in the middle of your face, and a nose job can't be undone. Also, keep in mind digital imaging may show possible outcomes, but not guaranteed results.
There are a variety of reasons nose jobs are sought after, and each, of course, uses different methods.
Once you are sedated, rhinoplasty is done using one of two procedures:
Your surgeon will make the best choice for you. After your nose has been reshaped, incisions will be closed to complete the procedure.
Once anesthesia or sedation has been administered, nose job procedures can be carried out in about two hours, and not usually more than three hours.
Things to Note About Recovery From Rhinoplasty:
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Rhinoplasty. Mayo Clinic. Website accessed: 23 February 2020.