Some New Zealanders are tempted by alluring advertisements and an exotic sounding cheap deal to risk a holiday in South East Asia coupled with a cosmetic procedure. But why do that if you can’t verify the surgeons’ qualifications. Also you would have committed a lot of money to an operation before you arrive which may not be the best choice for you. The aftercare is limited and there are risks of developing blood clots in the legs and other complications flying home after surgery. New Zealand plastic surgeons regularly have to treat problems from these centres.
At the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery the three surgeons, Glenn Bartlett, Stephen Gilbert and Janek Januszkiewicz are all FRACS (Plastic), vocationally registered in plastic surgery with the New Zealand Medical Council and have a commitment to excellent in cosmetic surgery and patient safety.