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Out-of-Town Patients Guide: Navigating a Facelift Journey with Artiste Plastic Surgery

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Embarking on a cosmetic surgery journey, such as a facelift, journey can be an overwhelming experience, and choosing the right destination for your cosmetic surgery is crucial. In this guide, Artiste Plastic Surgery will explore the essential steps and considerations for out-of-town patients considering a facelift in Sydney.

Researching the Procedure

Before diving into the facelift journey, thorough research about the procedure is essential. Understand the different facelift techniques, potential outcomes, and any associated risks. 

Getting a GP Referral

Before undergoing a facelift surgery in Sydney or any parts of Australia, it’s essential to obtain a referral from an Australian registered GP or other non-cosmetic specialist. This referral is a crucial step in the process, as it ensures that you are medically fit for the procedure and that your GP is informed about your decision.

Selecting a Qualified Surgeon

Choosing a skilled and experienced surgeon is paramount. Look for certifications, patient reviews, and before-and-after photos to ensure you’re in capable hands At Artiste Plastic Surgery, our Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Jack Zoumaras has over 10 years of experience in performing plastic surgeries, including facelift surgery. He is a peer-reviewed and world-trained plastic surgeon, helping patients to achieve natural-looking results..

Consultation Process

Artiste Plastic Surgery offers virtual consultations, allowing out-of-town patients to discuss their goals and concerns with the surgeon remotely. During this process, you’ll receive personalised recommendations, understand the procedure in detail, and have the opportunity to address any queries.

Planning Your Trip

Once you’ve decided on Artiste Plastic Surgery, it’s time to plan your trip to Sydney. Consider the length of your stay, accommodation options, and post-operative care. The clinic’s staff can offer recommendations for a comfortable and seamless experience.

Preoperative Preparation

Prepare for your facelift surgery by following Artiste Plastic Surgery’s preoperative guidelines. These may include lifestyle adjustments, dietary recommendations, and any necessary medical evaluations. Proper preparation ensures a smooth and successful surgery.

The Facelift Procedure

During the procedure, excess skin is lifted and tightened, addressing sagging and wrinkles. Dr Jack Zoumaras prioritises your safety and comfort throughout the surgery.

Post-operative Care

After the facelift surgery, the recovery process begins. Artiste Plastic Surgery provides comprehensive post-operative care instructions to promote healing and minimise discomfort. Follow-up consultations, both in-person and virtually, are available to monitor your progress and address any concerns.

Enjoying Sydney

When ready and with the permission of your surgeon, take advantage of your time in Sydney. The city offers a vibrant mix of culture, cuisine, and scenic attractions. Explore the local landmarks, relax in beautiful parks, and savour the culinary delights Sydney has to offer.

If you want to start your facelift journey in Sydney, reach out to Artiste Plastic Surgery. We assist our out-of-town patients every step of the way. After finalising the surgery date, Artiste will support you with various logistics, including flights, accommodation, transfers, and meals. Dr Jack Zoumaras will personally meet with you before the procedure, either the day before or upon your arrival in Sydney. During this meeting, he will conduct a physical examination and make any necessary minor adjustments for your procedure. Book a consultation.

Disclaimer: At Artiste Plastic Surgery, our Plastic Surgeons led by Dr Jack Zoumaras have been trained to the highest possible degree. All surgery has risks and it is always advised to get a second opinion. Risks are very real and we cannot guarantee any result. Results are illustrated as a guide only. All risks are managed and any need for revision surgery or complications (1-5%) can be managed by our specialist plastic surgeons.

Any statements on how you will feel is based on Level V Evidence:

Level V:  How you will feel after plastic surgery varies between individuals, depending on psychological and physical factors. Our internal research is based on how patients in our practice feel after surgery.

The blogs are not a substitute for a medical consultation and do not form as part of the doctor to patient relationship.


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Artiste Plastic Surgery is an Award Winning Specialist Plastic Surgery practice led by internationally trained Dr. Jack Zoumaras, Plastic Surgeon and Peer Reviewed Face Surgeon

Artiste offers the latest Cosmetic Surgical Procedures of the Face, Breast and Body, inspired from leading centres around the world.


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