An Adventurous Girl Goes for the Gold - Vietnam

"I had planned an extensive travel to inVietnam...

"I had planned an extensive travel to inVietnam and at first was thinking of planning some surgery in Bangkok. Then I found out that the same surgery was about half the price in Vietnam. It started with just doing my upper eyes but then I thought why not have a facelift, a nose job, and lipo at the same time? I did a general broadcast through this site and he answered all of the questions promptly and specifically. We set up an appointment to meet for a consultation and then two weeks laterafter my tour was over I came in and went to the hospital for preoperative tests, the hospital is very clean and modern and the surgery was done the next day. There were three doctors in the operating room at least three more nurses and two assistants. After the surgery I woke up in the surgical ICU and then was transferred to a private room for the next night. Aside from not speaking English we managed to translate through Google translate that I have no complaints about any of the treatment. Three days later I am well on my way to recovery"
Treatment Received : My perception facelift and nose and upper eyelid
Total Amount Paid : US$4,800

exact procedures done

just want to update all of the procedures that took 12 to 13 hours:

Upper eyelid

Cut between the muscle between the eyebrows and fat graft there no more botox

Nose tip plasti

Lower facelift

Neck lift

He released a scar that I had on my neck from a previous operation

Liposuction under my chin my abdomen and my upper arms.

The $4800 included all of these procedures the medication the evaluation and the two nights in the hospital. I don't think I could have got this for 10 times the money in the United States.

5 days

The only pain I'm feeling is from the stomach lipo.
And the only discomfort is from the compression garments. I can't wait to get them off my face they push my skin up and everything is all puffy and it's very difficult to tell what's what. But here are some pictures anyway.

One week!

Today I got tired of being holed up in my hotel and I took an adventurous trip stitches and all on a boat. I was perfectly fine. I can't believe a week ago I went through a 12 hour surgery. Although my face is still quite puffy there is almost no bruising except for on the right side of my mouth near my chin. They're also acne scars there so don't let that fool you. So I can't really tell what the end result will be because of the swelling still I am very very helpful at this point. See pictures below. Stitches are coming out tomorrow I will update them. Again the stitches on the side of my face are really behind my hairline. They shaved my hair. It will grow back

Stitches out day 8!

Went to the doctors clinic today to remove stitches the only ones that were really painful were the ones in my nose and the two holes in my lower abdomen from the lipo.

I'm pleased as punch with the results so far I can't believe on day eight I have one tiny bruise on my chin and that's it. I'm a healthy person but right now I really believe that the bruising has more to do with the doctor and his skill then with you perhaps. Although I am on the younger side of this kind of surgery.

day 11 leaving Vietnam

everything is healing nicely. I am still a little tender in my abdomen from the lipo and my arms from the lipo other than that everything is healing beautifully I cannot say enough about this doctor I had almost no bruising and I feel like a million bucks!

5 weeks!

I think it looks okay. My nose is my favorite part I think and my new waistline!! The left side is much more swollen and numb than the right side. The dr said it could be three months before it goes down and one year to have the feeling back. Sometimes the seams bothered me and I itched them and it turned out there were leftover stitches. I have pulled out three! I hope there are no more inside waiting to become infected!

2 month update

Well you must have come and gone I am back in the United States but there is still some swelling definitely on my left cheek. Other than that I'm very pleased with the results and even abdomen doesn't hurt anymore. That was the most painful part!! My friends are all taking down the name of this doctor in Vietnam as they really left the work and I do too I would definitely recommend him and although I hope that I don't need two would definitely use them again in the future. Signing off!

2 1/2 months.

Very happy with my new younger face! Unretouched pic of course! Left cheek still swollen - and now every once in a while there is tingling in my face I guess the nerves are growing back.
Nguyen Viet Thanh

The correct name is Nguyen Viet Thanh. Damn spell corrector. A totally professional doctor, well-trained and a wonderful human being as well very communicative, warm and friendly and very comforting. Came to my hotel today is after surgery to check on me.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
2 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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