Frequently Asked Questions
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Do the surgeons speak English?
All the surgeons at PIAC do speak good English and the hospital is managed by an Australian – Peter Davidson.
Does PIAC have accreditations that are recognised in Australia and Thailand?
This hospital and the surgeons are all JCI accredited (Joint Commission International (JCI), an American based accreditation), meets all Australian Standard and also PIH is licensed by the Thai Ministry of Health and also hold accreditation with the International Standards Organization ISO-9002
What Implants does PIAC Use?
Piac uses both gel cohesive teardrop and gel cohesive round implants
Do the implants Leak?
The old silicone implants were known to leak, however the new cohesive gel implant is made of a thick gel and not watery silicone, so therefore they do not suffer the leakage problem as the older implants did, the implant is also extremely hardy and durable
I don’t know what size I want?
The Surgeon will forward a recommendation on sizing and placement also type of implant after viewing your photos and information, bare in mind this is only a recommendation that the surgeon will provide you, advising you of the perfect outcome for your chest size, build etc. The final decision is made at your pre-op appointment with the Surgeon prior to surgery. This is also where you will pay in full for the operation.
How do I pay for the surgery?
You will pay for your surgery in Thai Baht, Thailand currency, the best way to accomplish this is to take Australian currency to a Thai Bank and have the staff do the conversion for you, this is the safest possible method for you to exchange this amount of money, do not exchange a large amount at the street exchange stalls.
How many days should I stay after surgery?
The surgeons at PIAC will advise how many days you are to stay after surgery, it is normally 9 – 14 days after the procedure
Is there a guarantee with the surgery?
Yes there is a surgical guarantee that you can view in full here
Do you organise the flights and accommodation?
We organise your Flights to your budget and the same goes with the accomodation. Everything we do is catered to your needs .
Is it okay to travel alone for Surgery?
You can travel alone for surgery as all of the transfers from the airport, hospital etc are organized as part of your surgery, however I do strongly recommend you do have a travel partner to assist you.
Is the hospital clean and hygienic?
The hospital is clean and hygienic, it is modern and you are looked after as good if not better than if you were to be operated on in Australia.
Does the hospital have any doctors in Australia that a client can attend if something is to go wrong?
The hospital does have recommended doctors in each main state of Australia if required. General follow-up is completed by your family doctor.
If something goes wrong, who do we advise?
You need to advise Beautifyou immediately.
Do you provide payment plans?
Beautifyou does offer a payment plan, however you need to make application to Beautifyou to organise this payment plan. The payment plan is a payment set up by the client on a weekly or fortnightly basis directly paid into the Beautifyou account, the payment’s must be finalized one month before surgery is scheduled.
Do you offer finance?
We do not offer finance, however we can recommend you contact MAC Credit (click here to visit their website), they do organise finance for overseas surgery.
Do we have to pay extra for a partner to share the accommodation?
No, you don’t have to pay extra for a partner to share the accommodation, however you need to pay for the flights for Your partner or travel companion.
Is the hospital clean?
The hospital is Phuket International Hospital, it is a clean 5 star facility, and is very clean and hygienic.
Should we organise travel insurance?
I strongly advise all clients should have travel insurance, you are having surgery in a foreign country.
Why should I come to PIAC?
PIAC provides a high standard of service. Quality is our priority, we care for patients and we offer the most suitable procedure/s to our patients. We are also much cheaper than other western countries, and the savings can be considerable, even after the costs of airfares and hotels are included.
Why do I have to pay before my surgery?
In order to get a clearance to go ahead with the procedure, payment before surgery is required.
How long in advance do I need to book?
Usually at least 2 weeks.