Our Processes FAQs - The Cosmetic Institute

Please bring a valid form of photo identification (driver’s license, passport etc) and valid medicare card.

For all procedures, please also bring photos that you like or dislike the look of. Your surgeon can then ascertain your desired look and determine what’s possible with your existing body shape.

If you are having a breast augmentation, please bring a sports bra with no padding or underwire and a tight singlet so that your measurements can be taken.

You should discuss your desired look and lifestyle with your surgeon. He or she can then inform you of all the available surgical options to best suit your body type and proportions. Your surgeon will take your medical history, conduct some routine examinations and take measurements to determine whether you a suitable candidate for your desired procedure.

Your consultation will last approximately 45 minutes. We do our best to address any concerns or questions you may have during this time. If you require additional time or a secondary consult, please let one of our friendly Cosmetic Consultants know. Additional consultation fees may apply.

You are allowed to bring one support person with you to your consultation. We ask that you do not to bring children to the clinic with you.

Our surgeons can sometimes be booked out months in advance. To secure your date of surgery, you may wish to book in your date of surgery prior to booking your consultation. Many of our patients prefer this option as it assists in planning work, leave and child care arrangements.

Yes, we keep all your medical records in the strictest confidence. Our staff are also bound by confidentiality requirements as part of their employment. If we need to release any of your medical information for any reason, your consent will be required.

Yes. We encourage you to be fully informed about your procedure, including discussing results with past patients.

We’ve had many happy patients who are happy to share their pre and post op photos. You can find feedback and photos from past patients on our Facebook page and also online plastic and cosmetic surgery forums, such as The Plastic Surgery Forum.

Our facilities are internationally accredited and all procedures are performed at our licensed private hospitals, which are equipped to offer general anaesthetic. Our anaesthetists are Fellows of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and every patient has a dedicated specialist anaesthetist administering their anaesthetic for their procedure.

Using their expertise and in consultation with you and your surgeon they will decide on the best anaesthetic technique for your individual needs, safety and comfort. These anaesthetists are highly experienced and also work within some of the countries finest public and private hospitals. There is no extra cost for one type of anaesthetic compared to another, and our specialist anaesthetists are skilled at delivering all types of anaesthetic. More important than the type of anaesthetic is the presence of a fully qualified anaesthetist caring for you at all times.

Anaesthesia is a complex medical field so if you’d like more information about any of our anaesthetic practices, please contact the clinic.

If this is something you’d like to explore, The Cosmetic Institute recommends Marquee Health Clinic in Sydney CBD. You can make an appointment to see a counsellor or make an enquiry by calling 02 9299 3557 or visit www.marqueehealth.com.au for more information.

Please call one of our clinics to book your consultation and one of our friendly Cosmetic Consultants will assist you.

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