The Dangers of Breast Implants in Thailand

Published August 6, 2014

The Dangers of Breast Implants in Thailand

The dangers of investing in cheap breast surgery

Are you interested in so called bargain breast surgery in Thailand? Breast augmentation mammoplasty in Australia can certainly be expensive and could easily amount to thousands of dollars. In this sense, it’s understandable that people might seek out less expensive alternatives especially with the medical tourism in Thailand offering such procedures at a fraction of the cost.

However, people should exercise great caution when choosing their breast surgeon – a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. As the old saying goes, we often get what we pay for and the same thing can certainly be said about getting breast augmentation mammoplasty done.

Now the thing about breast surgery is that it is not a fixed commodity wherein you can just go for whoever is offering what you want at the most affordable price. When you pay for a breast surgery, you are largely paying for the qualifications and experience of your chosen surgeon. Cheaper surgeries offered overseas are are almost always done by junior surgeons that lack adequate experience and proper training. This presents a major danger to patients who elect to use their services.

Gambling on any kind of surgical operation is never a good idea especially when it is your body (and possibly your life) that is involved. While qualified and reputable surgeons are certainly in a position to charge more for their services, their thorough training and knowledge ensures that a standard of medical care is maintained, which is highly necessary for any surgical procedure.

As if breast augmentation mammoplasty isn’t risky enough as an invasive surgical procedure, travelling halfway across the world and entrusting everything to a stranger who likely hardly speaks any English is an unwise decision that could have disastrous consequences.

What can possibly go wrong with a bargain breast surgery?

Is getting breast Implants in Thailand really that risky? What could possibly go wrong? These are probably the kind of questions that you have in mind if you are really keen on getting a cheap breast augmentation mammoplasty operation overseas.

If there is one piece of advice we can give to anyone who is keen on getting breast implants in Thailand because they want to save on cost – it is to simply not do it! The chances of ending up with poor results and complications from such breast surgeons overseas can be very high.

Ironically, such operations can end up costing several times more to rectify and treat as compared to having a properly trained and qualified surgeon do the job right the first time! Breast augmentation mammoplasty is a complex and highly delicate surgical procedure that takes years for a reputable and accomplished surgeon to master. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

What if I simply can’t afford to have breast augmentation mammoplasty done locally in Australia?

Despite the risks and the possible consequences, some women still choose to get breast implants in Thailand believing that there is no way they can get the procedure any other way which simply isn’t true. As a matter of fact, very few surgeons expect their clients to pay for the procedure upfront.

Flexible financing options are available enabling patients to pay for the procedure over time and render the expenses to a lot more manageable level. You simply need to discuss your financial situation along with your desire for breast augmentation mammoplasty during the consultation.

So why risk it? Breast augmentation mammoplasty can be one of the most significant investments a woman can make for herself. While getting breast implants in Thailand might seem enticing, it’s not a wise decision if you want to preserve your health and well-being.

Dr. Tavakoli is capable of providing you with the care and guidance you need to plan your breast surgery. Get in touch at 1300 368 107 to arrange a consultation.

Published By: Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, MS, FRACS, is an Australian-trained plastic surgeon with over 20 years of surgical training. He is an active member of the International Society (ISAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). He is knowledgeable in plastic surgery of the breast and body and lectures extensively around the world on these topics.