How much does lip reduction cost in Thailand?
The average price of lip reduction in Thailand is $790, the minimum price is $450, and the maximum price is $1000.
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What is lip reduction?
Lip reduction or cheiloplasty is a surgery aimed to decrease the lip size, remove the non-absorbable gel or malformation, and just improve the lips contour making them attractive and natural. The operation is minimally invasive and does not require a long rehab period.
What are the indications for the surgery?
The lip reduction procedure is the best improvement option for people who
- want to get a more proportionate lip size relative to facial features
- previously have lip augmentation with non-absorbable gels
- need restoration of lip proportions after injuries or burns
- got unsatisfactory results of lip augmentation (too large size, asymmetry, tubercles).
What is the lip reduction process in Thailand?
Lip reduction in Thailand is performed under local anesthesia and takes 20-40 minutes. There is no need for a long stay in the hospital — you can leave the clinic in 2 hours after the operation.
A plastic surgeon cuts down a section of the mucous membrane of the lips (from one corner of the mouth to the other) — tissue on the inner surface of the lips. A thin scar remains but it is invisible as hidden inside the mouth.
The operation is not complicated but requires great accuracy and accuracy. To get the desired result, the surgeon has to mark precisely the area that should be removed.
What are the contraindications for lip reduction?
Before making a decision on surgery, you need to consult a doctor and pass all the necessary lab tests. Lip reduction in Thailand is contraindicated for people who have
- cardiovascular diseases
- blood clotting.
What rules should I follow during postoperative rehabilitation?
In the first 5-7 days after the operation, doctors recommend resisting facial gestures, eliminating hot and rough foods, and physical activity. For faster healing, specialists prescribe mouthwashes with antiseptics and treat the sutures with special solutions.
What are the possible side effects after lip reduction in Thailand?
Lips are very sensitive parts of your face so a person may face some side effects after their reduction. The most common among them are:
- allergic reaction.
Most patients have some of these side effects. However, they disappear in a few days after the surgery. To minimize the risk of side effects, you should choose a highly-skilled specialist with vast experience in performing lip reduction surgeries.
What should you know about Thailand before the trip?
The Kingdom of Thailand
Thai Baht (you also can pay for services in dollars)
Best period for the trip
Thai (most of medical staff speaks English fluently)
is required for a trip of 3-6 months
Time difference with Europe
Time difference with the USA
Medical tourism center
Koh Samui, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang, Hua Hin
What is the level of medicine in Thailand?
Healthcare is the key development sector of the Thai government. The Thai authorities are convinced that care for the citizens' health should be an absolute priority of state policy and spend about 25 billion baht for healthcare annually.
As a result, 36,673 medical facilities provide excellent medical care in the country. 64 centers in the Kingdom have certificate of JCI (Joint Commission International), the international improver of healthcare quality and safety across the globe. The index of certificates obtained is the largest. To compare, Israel has 20 JCI-accredited facilities, and Germany — only 10 clinics of this type.
Why is Thailand trendy for medical tourism?
The Kingdom of Thailand is also a well-known country globally due to high-skilled doctors that undergo internships in American and European institutions. Patients from Japan, China, Myanmar and the Middle Eastern countries prefer treatment in Thailand to other places.
Highly developed medical centers and first-rate therapeutic services at affordable prices attract people from all over the world. Over 2.5 mln international patients travel to Thailand annually. So Thailand is among Top 10 countries with the most developed medical tourism sector.
Thailand is a top destination for medical tourists because of low-costs. You may save up to 75% on services compared to European countries or the USA due to the average local citizens' income and general price policy within the country.
What hotel service is provided here?
In the Kingdom of Thailand, hotels of different price ranges and service levels are presented. The level of Thai hotels is comparable to hotels in Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. Most tourists choose 4 and 5 star hotels with all-inclusive meals. Such hotels have everything for a comfortable stay: varied food, a large well-groomed territory, animation for children and adults. Some hotels have their own water park, which guests can use for free. Budget travelers can afford to book an economical 3-star hotel with half board or no meals at all.
When is the best time to travel to Thailand?
The main advantage of Thai resorts is the long beach season. On the east coast and west coast the climate features are different, so take it into account when planning the trip. The best time to travel is during the cool and dry season between November and early April. A large influx of tourists is in March-May, when the air temperature is +30°C.
Do I need a visa?
What documents are required to apply for a visa to Thailand for treatment?
Visas for travel to Thailand require a number of documents. The necessary papers can be submitted 90 days before the planned departure. The list of documents includes:
- ID card
- confirmation of online registration and filling out the questionnaire
- certificate of income and availability of funds (20,000 baht per person/40,000 baht per family)
- insurance policy for a stay in Thailand (original and copy)
- 2 photos (4x6)
- visa receipt
- booking of round-trip air ticket (paid in full) and hotel
- medical opinion about the need for treatment.
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