Frequently Asked Questions

Question TopicResponse
Assessment process To start the process and receive a quote and recommendation, all clients will be required to complete and submit our Assessment Form and 6 required images. This is the first step in the process.
Accommodation For those travelling to the Gold Coast or Sydney for Surgery, we offer a number of accommodation options for our clients at special rates. See our Travel page for all accommodation options!
Age Limits You must be 18+ years old to be eligible for surgery.
Before and After PhotosWe have a collection of over 250 real CosMediTour clients before and after images on our website. See our Client Reviews page to view our gallery. We also frequently post new client images on our Facebook and Instagram pages!
Can I Breastfeed after surgery?Most of our clients continue to breastfeed post surgery with no complications, however, this should be discussed with your GP pre operatively, as some women cannot breastfeed irrespective of having surgery. 
Can I choose my Surgeon?We use a number of fully qualified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons with a minimum of 8 years experience. All surgeons are hand selected by Senior Directors Dr Luke Stradwick and Dr Craig Layt, and you will be assigned a specific surgeon, based on your case.
Can I choose my implants and size?Your implant sizing is based on your skin quality and the dimensions of your body. You should always have a desired outcome in mind, however, you must be open minded, as the final recommendation is determined by your Surgeon.
Can I have a consultation with the Surgeon before I do the assessment?The assessment process must be completed first to ensure you are eligible for surgery. See our Online Assessment form for a recommendation and quote.
Cancellation/ Refund policyPlease review our Cancellation Policy
CosMediTour Private Facebook ForumOur Private Women only CosMediTour Facebook Forum is a CLOSED GROUP for booked clients only. You will be invited to join the Forum once you have paid the deposit with CosMediTour. If you have an issues gaining access to the forum, contact your Client Manager directly.
Currently Breastfeeding – Can I have Surgery?You are required to be at least 6 months post breastfeeding before undergoing breast surgery. Please only proceed with your online assessment once you have commenced breastfeeding. See our Educational blog Breastfeeding and breast surgery for more information.
CompanionsYou will be required to have a companion who is not having surgery to discharge you from the hospital and spend the night with you post surgery. If you plan on travelling alone, please contact your Client Manager.
DepositA deposit is required to secure your Surgical Recommendation and surgery date. This amount will be deducted from the final procedure invoice and is non refundable. Please review our Cancellation Policy for more information.
Do you offer any other procedures in Australia?We only offer Breast procedures in Australia – see Prices Page. For all other surgical procedures, see our options available in Thailand
Drinking AlcoholAlcohol is a blood thinner and you must not drink 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks post surgery.
Exercising post surgeryThe first 6 weeks post surgery is crucial for recovery. No heavy lifting over 5kgs for the first 6 weeks. Including children. Ease into your normal activities over 3 months without compromising your surgery with strenuous activity, exercise, running, jumping, heavy weights etc. See our Educational Blog
Finance and payment plansWe offer a range of Payment Plan options for Australian and New Zealand residents. See our Payment Plans page for more information.
Hospitals See our Hospitals Page for more information about our Gold Coast and Sydney Hospitals
How long do I stay in Hospital?Breast Augmentation surgery is a day procedure. You will not be required to stay over night.
Massaging post surgeryYour Plastic Surgeon will provide you with post surgery care instructions. This may vary case by case basis.
Nails, Piercings & TattoosPlease remove all coloured polish from all nails and toes. A nurse can remove nipple piercings pre surgery, and place them back after surgery. We recommend waiting a few months after your procedure before having a tattoo performed.
PainMild to moderate pain and sometimes even severe discomfort is normal. Pain medication is prescribed and can be adjusted as required. The pain normally lasts from 1 – 2 weeks and should lessen every day. See our Educational Blog ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting…A Breast Augmentation
Post Op GarmentsCan be purchased directly at the hospital, you must wear this garment for 6 weeks.
PregnancyIf you are currently pregnant, we cannot provide you with a quote or surgical recommendation until 6 months post breastfeeding.
ResearchIt is highly recommended that you do your own credible research about your procedure including the potential risks and complications. Please see our Educational Blog page.
Risks & ComplicationsEvery surgical and cosmetic procedure has potential risks and complications and should be thoroughly researched prior to surgery. This will be discussed during your consultation with your surgeon.
Refunds Please review our Cancellation Policy
SmokingSmoking pre and post surgery increases the risk of infection, necrosis and slows recovery. See our educational blog ‘The impact smoking has on surgery’
Surgery WarrantyThe implant brands we offer come with their own Warranty. There is an additional Revision Warranty that can be purchased at the Hospital. Our Surgery Travel Warranty is only applicable for clients having surgery in Thailand.
Surgery datesWe have set surgery dates with limited availability. Once your deposit has been paid we can secure a date for you. Please see our Gold Coast or Sydney surgery date availability.
SwimmingNo swimming for 4 weeks unless cleared by Doctor. This includes steam rooms, spas and saunas.
TanningNo fake/spray tans before surgery. It is not advisable to expose your suture sites to sunlight after surgery for up to 3 months.
When is the consultation?If you are a local (within 3-4 hours from hospital), your consultation will be held 2-4 weeks prior to surgery, to ensure your quote and recommendation is still valid. If you are not local, your consultation will be held 1-3 days prior to your surgery.
What are your Surgeon’s qualifications?All of our affiliated Surgeons are qualified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons. They are not ‘junior surgeons’ or fresh out of medical school. They have a minimum of 12 years surgical training and education, and are hand selected by our Head Surgeons Dr Luke Stradwick and Dr Craig Layt.
WeightFor optimum results, we recommend being at your goal weight, and within a healthy BMI range, prior to having surgery. Any weight fluctuations post surgery will affect your aesthetic outcome. See here for more information.

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