ALPS Medical Centre | FAQ

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

  • What is the difference between cosmetic and plastic surgery?

Cosmetic surgery is focused on enhancing appearance whereas plastic surgery is focused on repairing defects to reconstruct a normal function and appearance.

  • How much is the consultation fee?

It is our company policy to charge a minimum fee for the surgeon or doctor’s time and expert advice.

  • How do I know which procedure is suitable for me?

It is always good to have a chat with our doctors to evaluate your needs and come up with a recommended procedure best suited to your lifestyle. Whatever procedure which you think you may want to have, our doctor may recommend a different procedure to achieve a similar result. You can call us at +603 2161 6133 to make an appointment for a consultation or click the appointment link.

  • How much do you charge for your procedures?

As procedures are specific, we can minimize costs as our doctor will determine what your requirements are and what you will need.

  • Do you give a discount if your doctor recommends more than 1 procedure?

It will definitely be more cost effective as the procedures will be carried out at the same time or according to a customised schedule.

  • What is Minimally Invasive procedure?

Minimally invasive procedures adopts newer techniques to perform procedures that once required extensive surgery and recovery time. In fact, most cosmetic procedures are performed on an outpatient basis in our fully equipped operating rooms under either local or general anaesthesia.

  • What is Non-surgical procedure?

Skin rejuvenation and resurfacing procedure using laser and light treatments to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles of the entire face, or specific regions of the face, such as the upper lip and around the eyes and also to treat pigmentation disorders, such as sun and age spots or improve the appearance of acne scars as well as other skin conditions.

  • What is Botulinum Toxin?

Botulinum Toxin is a purified protein derived from bacteria culture. It’s a FDA approved cosmetic injection and has a 20-year record of safety and effectiveness. Botulinum Toxin blocks nerve transmission and relaxes underlying muscles, to smooth out wrinkles like a Facial Rejuvenation.
Botulinum Toxin is a technique-sensitive treatment. You should not lose the ability to show expression when you are treated by someone who is licensed and trained. Consult our specialist if Botulinum Toxin is the right treatment for you. Be wary of discount products or “cheap” Botulinum Toxin procedure—if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

  • What are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers are injectable gels made of Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally occurring substance in your skin that helps to add volume and hydration.
It instantly smoothen out smile and marionette lines, nasolabial folds and gives a naturally looking result for up to a year with optimal treatment. Touch up as well as repeat injections are recommended to maintain optimal results.
As application involves using a fine syringe and cannula, it is important you are treated by someone who is licensed and trained.

  • What are Thread Lifts?

A Thread Lift is an innovative facial rejuvenation procedure designed to gently elevate sagging brows, cheeks and jowls.
It is a delicate cosmetic surgery procedure to gently lift sagging facial skin to produce a smoother, more youthful appearance. The thread-lift procedure involves very fine surgical sutures being inserted in to the soft tissue of the face to lift and support sagging areas.


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