Prior to Your Booking: FAQ
How much is it for surgery?All Plastic Surgery provided by Artiste is bespoke and Dr Jack Zoumaras has created various options for each procedure that sets our clinic apart. For example eyelid surgery can vary from $2000 to $8000 for the surgical fee, depending upon extent of surgery.
How much for a consultation?Consultations with our Plastic Surgeons and Dr Jack Zoumaras’ are $350 for up to an hour. This includes a detailed analysis of what you want and presentation of various solutions and recommendations. Information packs including FAQ, estimates and post operative journey are given.
Do you offer payment plans?Artiste does not have any payment plans. We are happy to accept pre-payment for surgery in installments leading up to surgery (akin to lay-by). Does Dr Jack Zoumaras do No-Gap surgery? Dr Jack Zoumaras occasionally does No-Gap surgery for insured patients for reconstructive surgery only. Not for plastic or cosmetic surgery. This is assessed on a case by case basis where there is extenuating circumstances.
Can you send before / after photos?We cannot send before and after photos as this represents a privacy issue for our existing patients. Most of our patients would rather not have photos displayed on the website. A larger selection of before and afters will be shown to you during the consultation.
What if I am considering more than one procedure, can I ask for both during consult? (Eg. Rhino and breast augmentation)
- You are encouraged to ask about more procedures during the consultation should you desire. However, bear in mind the consultation is for up to an hour and if more time is required it is important to attend a follow up to outline everything in greater detail.
What hospitals does Dr Zoumaras operate from?Artiste Plastic Surgery and Dr Jack Zoumaras operate out of various day surgery units in Sydney and major private hospitals. The following are some of the hospitals: North Shore Day, North Shore Private, St Lukes, East Sydney Private and Norwest
How soon after the consultation can I have the surgery?For cosmetic surgery there is a cooling off period of 10 days. Surgery can be performed after two weeks if necessary, but logistically occurs up to 6 weeks later due to waiting times.
After Your Consult: FAQ
When do I have to pay my account?Consultation fee can be paid by Cash, EFTPOS, credit card (including AMEX) on the day. A deposit to secure a surgery date is required and full payment prior to surgery is expected. Payment can be made by direct debit, credit card or cash. How many times do I have to come back after surgery? This depends on what procedue you have. You are required to attend at week one for wound review, removal of sutures and depending on your procedure a week 2 or 3 and then 6 weeks followed by 3, 6 and 12 months for photography. How long should I take off work? For Face procedures 7-14 days are recommended. see the following:
- Platinum or Gold Facelift or Neck lift 10-14 days
- Silver Facelift 7-10 days
- Bronze or Mini facelift 7 days
- Brow lift 2-7 days
- Eyelid Surgery 7-10 days
- Rhinoplasty 5-7 days
- Chin or cheek implants 2-4 days
- Breast Augmentation 1-3 days
- Breast Lift 1-3 days
- Breast Reduction 3-5 days
- Breast implant exchange or revision 2-4 days
- Nipple surgery 1 day
- Chin or cheek implants 2-4 days
- Liposuction 1-7 days
- Tummy Tuck 14 days
- Brazilian Buttock Lift 7-14 days
- Thigh lift 7-10 days
- Body lift 14 days
- Labiaplasty 4-7 days
- Eyelid Surgery
- Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck
- Breast Reduction