Everything was very professional ! The doctors were very honest and caring they really care about what isn’t the best for you!
Banobagi is a plastic and aesthetic clinic in Seoul, South Korea.
The clinic specializes in face and body plastic surgery, rejuvenation with stem cells.
Banobagi is an official medical center of a popular Asian show — Let Me In. The participants of this show change their appearance at Banobagi.
2,000 people choose Banobagi for plastic surgery each year.
Patients from the USA, China, Vietnam, Thailand, etc. pick Banobagi.
Last price update — 20.05.2019. Prices can be changed depending on the medical case and doctor's recommendations.
How it works
Bookimed is an independent patient experience sharing platform. We are not responsible for objectivity of information in patient reviews — they represent the opinion of reviewers only.
A review is provided only by patients or their accompanying caregivers who have booked/visited the medical center via Bookimed.com, have been diagnosed/treated.
We publish both positive and negative reviews. Every review is moderated for compliance with Reviews&Comments Policy.
Bookimed partner hospitals cannot publish reviews on behalf of patients. We exclude any artificial rise/drop in the ranking.
Date of content creation: 06.02.2019 · Last update: 13.03.2019 info
Banobagi Clinic was established in 2000. It is located in Gangnam, Seoul district. Other top plastic surgery centers are also situated here. The distance between Banobagi and Incheon International Airport is 60 km.
Advantages of Banobagi
- Innovative options. The latest developments in plastic surgery are used — non-surgical eye plastic, ultrasound and laser liposuction, stem cells therapy.
- Safety of surgeries. Each patient undergoes a thorough examination before a procedure to determine the most appropriate intervention and anesthesia type. During the plastic surgery, there are 4 anesthesiologists in the theatre room. They control a patient's condition.
- Experienced surgeons. Banobagi staff includes the best graduates from Seoul National University. Doctors are strictly examined and must have enough practice to join Banobagi plastic surgery team.
Banobagi in figures
Banobagi Video Presentation
✓ Rhinoplasty (nose job)
Banobagi doctors make a beautiful and well-proportioned nose. It looks natural symmetric. During the first consultation, doctor and you decide together what nose shape and size is more favorable.
The duration of rhinoplasty (nose job) at Banobagi takes 1-2 hours. Depending on the complexity of intervention, local or general anesthesia is applied. The admission takes 1-2 days after surgery. Then doctors remove stitches on the 5th day in most of the cases.
Before and after: rhinoplasty, face shape correction, blepharoplasty
You will receive a natural eyes shape without tracks of surgical intervention. Doctors specialize in ptosis (a dropping or falling of the upper eyelid), changing of eyelid shape, skin lift around the eyes.
The procedure usually lasts 30-60 minutes. A patient is under local anesthesia. The recovery takes up to 2 days. The stitches are removed on the 3-5th days.
✓ Face contouring
The aim of the operation is a reshaping of face bones to make it well-shaped and symmetric.
Doctors perform correction of square jaw, cheekbone, chin.
The surgery takes 0.5-1.5 hours depending on the type of operation. General anesthesia is used for surgery. The admission at Banobagi takes 1 day, and complete recovery — 1 week. Doctors remove stitches from the face on the 14th day.
Banobagi surgeons specialize in breast augmentation using implants, breast reduction and lifting, nipples and areolas correction.
You will get a consultation with a doctor to decide what breast shape and size will be the best in your case. You will choose implant brand and access type — under the breast, through the armpit or areola.
Banobagi Clinic cooperates with different implant producers that allows selecting the perfect one for each woman. Among the most popular is Motiva. It is a leader on the market due to the natural effect and high quality of the material. The implant takes the natural shape in any body position.
Before and after breast augmentation with Motiva
Before and after breast augmentation with Motiva
Doctors specialize in full body liposuction, partial liposuction, and Dual-Slim procedure to remove fat excess from the upper part of the body.
7 devices for laser and ultrasound liposuction are available at Banobagi.
The procedure result is the following:
- minus 8-15 cm on the belly
- minus 5-10 cm on the thighs
- minus 4-8 cm in the arms.
Then you need to maintain this result with a diet and physical activity.
Depending on the surgery complexity, liposuction takes 3-5 hours. It is conducted under general anesthesia. Admission is 1 day. Doctors remove stitches the next day after surgery.
Before and after liposuction
Rejuvenation with stem cells
There is a specialized laboratory at Banobagi where doctors separate stem cells from the blood, bone marrow, and patient's fat. These cells have an ability to self-renewing, improving skin tonicity and elasticity.
Stem cells are used on different areas of the body:
- on the face to rejuvenate skin
- on the scars to speed up their recovery
- on the skin after liposuction to make it smooth
- during hair transplant to boost the hair survive.
Before and after: skin lift, lipofilling (fat transfer), stem cells therapy
Hair transplant is also performed at Banobagi using FUE-method. Before a procedure, a patient has a consultation with a doctor to determine the number of grafts for transplantation.
The hair transplant procedure takes 4-8 hours depending on the hairless area size.
The feature of hair transplant at Banobagi Clinic is an application of stem cells injections. They speed up recovery, hair survival and growth.
Banobagi doctors conduct hair transplant on the head, correct/change hairline and eyebrows.
Services for international patients at Banobagi
You can order a transfer from the airport. This service is paid additionally. Specify its cost asking Bookimed manager.
You will stay in the hospital ward during admission.
Before surgery and during recovery you can stay in the Banobagi apartments or hotel
Interpreter service is free of charge.
What specialties in the hospital are the most demanded?
What treatments do patients most often ask for?
What procedures do patients have most often?
Slow connection. Wait for the end of loading to send a request.
- We find a medical coordinator familiar with the matter
- You get a personal offer with step-by-step guide and the cost estimate
- We arrange your travel including appointment scheduling and flights booking
- You arrive at the hospital, we support you 24/7