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Postby izora » Sat, 02 Oct 2010 12:35 am

BBgurl wrote:IZORA,

I followed your post from purse forum too. I am going to get mine done this dec and was wondering if you can provide me more details as It was be my first trip to seoul and I am doing the exact procedure as you are.

Also, If you thought of Taipei for surgery initially. They have doctors that does autologous as well.

For example, how many days after then your stitches was taken out?

Is any xray taken?

Do we have to bring our own cleaning kit like q tips, creams, stuff like that?

The place you stayed,is it big enough for 3 adults?

How about the area? Is it near the shopping district? WHere should we go? Is it easy to access over there?


Hello BBgurl,

I will answer your questions in order. Yes, I initially decided to have surgery in Taiwan. I wasn't going to Taiwan because I believed that the doctor was better than doctors in Seoul- I was going because it was cheaper. However, I read some negative reviews about the Dr., so I changed my mind. I wanted it to be my last nose job, so I wanted to do it right and invest in my face. Seoul is more expensive, but Dr. Lee has a lot more experience.

There are two stitches- one inside your nose and one outside your nose on the columella. The one inside the nose dissolves on its own around the one month mark. The stitches on the outside were removed after one week. I believe that the stitches on the chest were removed in less than a week.

Before you can have surgery, you need to have tests done. There's a blood test, urine test, X-ray, and EKG. More than likely you will have surgery under IV sedation, not general anesthesia- so it will be a lot safer for you. I was unlucky to have needed general anesthesia. The test results are delivered within a few hours, so you can even have surgery on the day you arrive if you arrive early enough.

As for cleaning kits, I'm not exactly sure what you mean. You won't be able to wash your face for about a week. After the cast is removed, you have to clean your nose twice a day. The supplies are provided for you at no cost. You would have to buy your own q tips and scar cream.

My husband and I stayed in one of the clinic's officetel for free. It was small, but it was very clean and adequate. There are three officetel units, and they are all different. Ours had two small beds, flat screen TV/computer, toiletries in the bathroom, kitchenette, washer/dryer, and supplies such as bottled water, detergent, towels, toilet paper etc... Keep in mind that you will be staying in the clinic for 2 days after surgery. The clinic also has a flat screen TV, computer, and a private bathroom. They have these really neat high tech toilets in the clinic and the officetel. I don't think the officetel is big enough to accommodate 3 people- like I said, it's pretty small, and there would be no place for the third person to sleep. You should ask Joann about getting a discount in one of the hotels in the area. You're going to Seoul during winter break, which is the busiest time of the year because winter breaks are longer than summer breaks. They might not be able to guarantee an officetel during your visit.

The area is pretty nice- it's the most expensive neighborhood in Seoul. The officetel is very close to the clinic, so you can just walk to the clinic everyday for your follow up and nose cleaning. You can take the subway if you stay in a hotel that's farther away. I wouldn't recommend taking a cab unless you're pretty close by because the traffic in Seoul is just horrendous. There's plenty of places to shop in the area, but it's very expensive. You should go to the markets if you're looking for better deals. There's also plenty of restaurants, and food is pretty cheap. I was lucky because my mom's family lives in Seoul, and they really took care of us. It was my first time back in 20 years, but it helped that I can speak the language. Don't worry though because Joann will be your go to person every step of the way. She and the rest of the staff will really take care of you and your companions.

I can't PM on this site yet, but you can always PM me on the purse forum.

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IZora!!!

Postby BBgurl » Sat, 02 Oct 2010 11:23 am

So glad you replied me!! I was so excited seeing your message.
Ok, I will PM you in purse forum!!!!

Thanks for the wonderful reply!

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Postby daybreakk » Sat, 16 Oct 2010 2:33 am

Came back from korea not bad..
So many guys in this thread i realised.. me too :D

I was supposed to did with Dr Jung, But end up doing with another Doctor at Real Clinic. Was quite pleased with the result.

Now im thinking where else should I do, Anyone know is there any procedures to make lips smaller? I dont have big lips just that I thought those "yin tao xiao zhui" would look nice. Any one have any idea?

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Postby ahappycamper » Sun, 17 Oct 2010 6:17 am

For anyone curious, I went to Dr Lee at the Banobagi clinic a few months ago and so far I am happy with my result. I don't want to say anything too prematurely as its still in its healing process but I will get pictures up soon.

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Postby ahappycamper » Sun, 17 Oct 2010 6:19 am

daybreakk wrote:Came back from korea not bad..
So many guys in this thread i realised.. me too :D

I was supposed to did with Dr Jung, But end up doing with another Doctor at Real Clinic. Was quite pleased with the result.

Now im thinking where else should I do, Anyone know is there any procedures to make lips smaller? I dont have big lips just that I thought those "yin tao xiao zhui" would look nice. Any one have any idea?


There are operations called lip reductions that have some pretty good success rates.

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double eyelids surgery

Postby nuttyrants » Sun, 17 Oct 2010 8:49 pm

Hi,
I am planning to do a double eyelid revision + epi in korea and a jaw reduction if possible and wish to know anyone has any recommendations apart from the famous BK clinic?

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Postby nuttyrants » Sun, 17 Oct 2010 9:01 pm

xerox wrote:I just came back from my blepharoplasty surgery with Dr Danny Oh in Penang, Malaysia. If anybody is interested with how my eyes look like now (on 8th day), I'd post the pictures later. Basically what I did was fat graft from groin area (as I have hollow lids, I need some fat grafting to make it fuller), muscle levator and epicanthoplasty.

I'm thinking to do my nose with him again in August. I've booked with Dr Nara as well, but going through all the comments, I think most probably I'd stick with Dr Oh. My tip is a bit fleshy and I believe I'd need alarplasty to be done as well. Does anybody know what "medical grade" silicon implant means? I asked Dr Oh and he only replied me that.



Hi, are there any updates after your surgery? can you show me some pictures please? I am interested to do my eyes as well. :)
my email is honeywords@gmail.com

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Postby superman0011 » Mon, 18 Oct 2010 9:34 am

Im thinking of going to TEUIM clinic end of this year... has anyone heard of Dr Kwon ?

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sdftrdf

Postby msfifi777 » Thu, 04 Nov 2010 2:35 pm

hi all,

i find it bewildering why none of the forumers have not talked about 蔣曉山醫師, when he is so famous in Taipei.

Most either go to Korea, or in Taipei, they go to Dr Kao, Dr Chuang and Dr Hsu.

i just came back from Taipei recently for alarplasty with 蔣曉山醫師 and the result was great. its been three weeks post-op.

Alot of starlets go to him for surgery or fillers. The day i was there to remove my stitches i saw four celebrities at his clinic.

Guess you guys should be doing some research on 蔣曉山醫師 and not the overrated few.

i mean no disrespect to the doctors and other forumers but there ARE alot of choices out there.

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Re: sdftrdf

Postby terrie35 » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 3:54 am

msfifi777 wrote:hi all,

i find it bewildering why none of the forumers have not talked about 蔣曉山醫師, when he is so famous in Taipei.

Most either go to Korea, or in Taipei, they go to Dr Kao, Dr Chuang and Dr Hsu.

i just came back from Taipei recently for alarplasty with 蔣曉山醫師 and the result was great. its been three weeks post-op.

Alot of starlets go to him for surgery or fillers. The day i was there to remove my stitches i saw four celebrities at his clinic.

Guess you guys should be doing some research on 蔣曉山醫師 and not the overrated few.

i mean no disrespect to the doctors and other forumers but there ARE alot of choices out there.




Can you provide me with the link? Does the doc speak English? Do you have any photo of your alarplasty?

Thank you !!

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tryety

Postby msfifi777 » Sat, 13 Nov 2010 10:52 am

hi terrie35

unfortunately he doesnt have a website, but if you google his name in chinese, you can find alot of blogs, or forums about him....

i'll show you the pictures when i am completely healed.... actually, i don't think i took a 'after' photo.

anyway i'm thinking of doing tip plasty cause im not satisfied with my nose.

i should've asked for a full rhino the first time, but now its like im breaking it down to sections, bridge first, then alar........ now i wanna change my bridge and do tip to improve the overall look.

what about you?

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Breast Fillers

Postby SUMMER lLILY » Sat, 13 Nov 2010 6:04 pm

My best friend went to see Dr Yang Ing Hong at Wisma clinic for breast fillers and was very happy with the results . From A cup she has 'bloomed ' to C cup in a few lunch trips . :D

She does not mind as it is safe and minimally invasive - anybody keen can refer him at www.yangaestheticcentre.com.sg :wink:

In my opinion , we do have local doctors who are equally if not even better than overseas doctors .

I personally cannot imagine a Korean or Chinese aesthetic doctor doing aesthetic works on me ( (everything lost in translation !) - faint ....

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Postby VirgoBaby » Fri, 19 Nov 2010 7:24 am

Does anyone know where to get affordable, high quality surgery?

I am planning to go to either Thailand, Korea, or China this summer (end of June, beginning of July) for surgery. I want to get a rhinoplasty and possibly a few other surgeries. Any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated! :D

A traveling buddy would be awesome too :P

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Postby Pinkyice » Fri, 19 Nov 2010 8:30 pm

VirgoBaby wrote:Does anyone know where to get affordable, high quality surgery?

I am planning to go to either Thailand, Korea, or China this summer (end of June, beginning of July) for surgery. I want to get a rhinoplasty and possibly a few other surgeries. Any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated! :D

A traveling buddy would be awesome too :P


As someone who'd been to all 3 countries mentioned above for plastic surgery, I will say that Korea is the best...when you said China, I assumed you are talking about Taiwan?

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Postby serbianbeauty » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:54 pm

Prices of esthetic and dental services in Serbia can be found here: www.serbianbeauty.com. Enjoy!


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