Frequentley Asked Questions

Why should I choose Malaysia for my cosmetic plastic surgery holiday?

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city is home to world-class private hospitals, highly skilled and experienced cosmetic surgeons and an exchange rate which makes cosmetic surgery abroad much more affordable than in New Zealand or Australia.

Can I have more than one cosmetic surgery procedure during my visit?

It is not uncommon for our customers to have multiple cosmetic surgery procedures such as a tummy tuck & face lift, breast augmentation & rhinoplasty. You can also have cosmetic dentistry and corrective laser eye surgery whilst you’re here. Have a look at our Prices & Packages section to get an idea of what is available, or contact us for a consultation.

What qualifications do the cosmetic surgeons hold?

All of our cosmetic surgeons are Board Certified F.R.C.S. (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons). They have studied and worked in the UK, USA, Australia and throughout the world. They have specialised in a variety of areas and are on par with leading cosmetic surgeons in your own country. The low cost of surgery in Malaysia does not imply low quality. You can find out more about our team of surgeons on our Cosmetic Surgeons page.

What is the quality and standard of care in Malaysia?

Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur is very modern. The hospitals we operate from have all been accredited to ISO9001, an international standard. This means the quality, cleanliness and standards are at least comparable to private hospitals at home, and at best, far superior.

Why should I choose Beautiful You Holidays - Wouldn´t it be cheaper to do it all myself?

You could assemble all the elements of a cosmetic surgery package holiday together yourself and possibly save a few dollars by downgrading to a 4 star hotel, having a shorter stay, etc. However by booking with Beautiful You Holidays means you’ll be taken care of every step of the way. We will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel. We will drive you to your consultations with your surgeon. We will be on call at all times throughout your stay, making sure your recovery is as pleasant as possible. We make sure everything runs smoothly and have helped hundreds of people have the perfect cosmetic surgery holiday in Malaysia.

Why are the prices so much cheaper than at home?

The cost of living is naturally cheaper in South East Asia than it is in New Zealand and Australia. The exchange rate between the NZD/AUD and the Malaysian Ringgit is also very favourable, and coupled with the fact that no tax is charged on medical treatments in Malaysia adds up to very competitive prices. We do not provide ‘cut-price’ cosmetic surgery. We have simply discovered that the level of expertise and healthcare in Malaysia is as good as anywhere in the western world, where the cost of cosmetic surgery is prohibitive to most.

What is the post-cosmetic plastic surgery care like?

The majority of your time in Kaula Lumpur will be spent recovering and recuperating from your cosmetic surgery procedure. At Beautiful You holidays we employ fully qualified and registered nurses to visit you every day as you convalesce. All are English speaking so you don’t have to worry about a language barrier. Our ground staff are also on call should you be feeling down or depressed after surgery (this is common). You will be chauffeured to your cosmetic surgeon for post-operative consultations and we also provide 24hr emergency support.

I am travelling by myself and I want to know what happens in case something goes wrong?

The beauty of travelling with Beautiful You Holidays is that we will be with you every step of the way. From the moment you land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport we will meet you and take you directly to your hotel or apartment. A member of our ground staff will pay you a visit and arrange your first consultation with your cosmetic surgeon. You will be driven to all your appointments and we are on call 24 hours a day to address any concerns you may have. Will Beautiful you holidays, you are not alone.

What are the steps for booking a cosmetic surgery holiday?

We endeavour to make the booking process as simple as possible. We arrange all your consultations/appointments with your chosen cosmetic surgeon, drop you off and pick you up so you only have to worry about relaxing and recuperation. Our packages include both your hotel/apartment accommodation and your hospital accommodation, your surgery and all transport to and from your hotel, the hospital and to and from the airport. All you have to do is arrange your flights to and from Kuala Lumpur.

What are the medical preconditions for cosmetic plastic surgery?

We require that you send recent photographs of yourself and any medical information you have. From this your cosmetic surgeon will carefully assess you and may contact you to ask additional questions. If you have an ongoing or prior condition, you may be required to obtain a medical report from your doctor. We also ask you to fill out a medical questionnaire which your cosmetic surgeon will see before you are accepted for surgery.

I smoke - will this affect my cosmetic plastic surgery?

Smoking and surgery do not mix. For any surgery, anywhere in the world you will be advised to abstain from smoking at least three weeks before you go in for surgery. Smoking interferes with the healing and recovery process of almost all surgical treatments. Smokers also require higher doses of anaesthetic as the risk of the coughing whilst sedated is much higher. If you want the very best results, stop smoking for at least three weeks before and four weeks afterwards. His may sound harsh to an avid smoker, but it’s a fact.

What happens in the case of a complication with the treatments?

All surgery procedures carry a risk and cosmetic surgery is no different. This is the same in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Europe and in Malaysia. We have provided an FAQ page for Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), Breast Augmentation & Face Lift, each of which aims to address all aspects of the treatment. Your cosmetic surgeon will also fully explain any complications which may arise and should your surgeon feel you are not suitable or are not in good enough health to undergo surgery, they will say so. We have an excellent programme of follow up care and keep a very close eye on you whilst you recover. Your welfare is our primary concern.
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