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Facial Liposuction in Thailand

The Ultimate Guide to Facial Liposuction in Thailand

Remove unwanted fat in the lower part of your face with facial liposuction in Thailand. Create definition and shape while getting rid of jowls, turkey or wattle neck and double chins – those stubborn areas that no amount of exercise will help.

This is a quick and easy way of giving yourself a younger look without undergoing a full facelift. Many people find that dealing with these problem areas are all they need. However, you must have a good degree of elasticity in your skin for it to tighten up once the fat is removed. If not, you may need other treatments to remove the loose skin.

Why get facial liposuction in Thailand?

Thailand is well established in the field of medical tourism. It has excellent clinics with well-trained and qualified physicians – and a customer care ethic that is second-to-none. Providing you do a little research and choose a reliable doctor there is no reason why you won’t be overjoyed by the results of your treatment.

While Thailand may be considered a third-world country, it's hospitals and medical services for international patients are definitely first-world, meeting all international safety standards, as well as being equipped with the latest technological advances, and staffed by doctors and ancillary workers who are well-trained and highly-skilled.

Finding out all you can about the treatment you want – it will help you to ask the right questions when you speak to the doctor. If you don’t feel confident about the answers, then it is your choice to walk away.

As far as your choice of doctor and clinic is concerned, you should also look around on the internet, particularly for testimonials from past patients – they can be very telling.

At Medical Departures we do quality checks on all our clinics – if we’re not happy with any aspect of their services then we simply don’t list them. We use a number of processes to establish reliability, including clinic visits, verification of qualifications and professional memberships, as well as online testimonials. We also check legal and criminal records. Traveling overseas for any procedure is daunting enough, so at least ensure you have confidence in your clinician.

Thailand is, of course, a popular holiday spot, ad it goes without saying there are plenty of locations around the country to enjoy a pre or post-treatment getaway. With the prices around 50% cheaper in Thailand than at home you’ll save more than enough for a holiday.

What is the procedure for facial liposuction and how long does it take?

Most facial liposuction treatments take around an hour. The procedure is fairly straight forward. After giving you an anesthetic, the surgeon will set to work. Small incisions are made in inconspicuous areas – either under the shin, in the angle of the jaw bone, or sometimes inside the bottom lip. A thin tube (cannula) is inserted and a liquid pumped in to liquefy the fat. Sometimes ultrasound is used for this. The liquefied fat is then sucked out (usually using the same tube) and the wounds stitched closed.

What is the recovery time for facial liposuction?

Pain killers will be given to easy the mild pain, and you will have some bruising and swelling. Usually after a day or two you will feel much better, although the bruising and swelling will last for around 2 weeks. You may be able to disguise it with a scarf or high-necked clothing, and some men grow a beard until the bruising has gone. Swelling will be reduced if you sleep in an elevated position. You will need to refrain from doing vigorous exercise or other strenuous activity for 4 – 5 weeks. The scars fade gradually from pink to white and will be hardly noticeable after a year.

What is the cost comparison for facial liposuction in Thailand compared to the Australia and New Zealand?

The cost for facial liposuction in Thailand is around AUD $1,300 (US $900; CAD $1,200; GBP £600; Euros 800) compared to AUD $2,600 (US $1,800; CAD $2,400; GBP £1,200; Euros 1,600) in Australia.

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or instructions for medical diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your doctor or a qualified medical professional before starting or changing medical treatment.

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