Skin Grafting in South Korea

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ATOP PLASTIC SURGERY

ATOP PLASTIC SURGERY, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Butt Lift procedures among its total of 21 available procedures, across 3 different specialties. The cost of a Butt Lift procedure ranges from ₩7,000,000 to ₩7,000,000, whilst the national average price is approximately ₩5,978. There are many specialists available at the Clinic, with 7 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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Samsung Medical Center
4.0

From 4 verified reviews

귀요미, 27 October 2019

It is a well known hospital. Underground food court restaurants are also delicious. It's always a busy place to go.

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Chung-Ang University Hospital
5.0

From 2 verified reviews

윤요미, 01 January 2020

Very kind and nice

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Delightful Aesthetics Plastic Surgery
5.0

From 2 verified reviews

Patcha Ying Ying, 17 December 2020

I travel from Thailand to have bigger breasts and I glad to come here. More expensive than Thailand, but I not trust doctor here so much as korean

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Sun Medical Center
5.0

From 1 verified reviews

HARRY CHO, 16 March 2019

This hospital is wonderful hospital! Staffs are kind. Doctors are proficient! Price is reasonable!

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BK Plastic Surgery
4.7

From 15 verified reviews

sasha naicker, 19 February 2020

I did Rhinoplasty, ear surgery and lower blepharoplasty at BK, staff are very friendly and spoke English.

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Hanyang University Medical Center
4.3

From 3 verified reviews

이정덕, 23 February 2020

The nurse and doctor are very kind.

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Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital
3.3

From 3 verified reviews

비밀, 27 December 2019

safe hospital. it is a really nice place overall.

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Kyung Hee University Hospital
3.3

From 3 verified reviews

Hyeyoung Kwon, 22 August 2016

Facial treatment center is good

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CNU Hwasun Hospital

CNU Hwasun Hospital, located in Jeongja dong, Bundang, South Korea offers patients Neck Lift procedures among its total of 14 available procedures, across 8 different specialties. The cost of a Neck Lift procedure starts from £2,002, whilst the national average price is approximately £5,075. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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What you need to know about Skin Grafting in South Korea

Skin Graft Treatment

Skin grafting is a type of surgery that involves removing skin from an area of the body and transplanting it to a different area. The transplanted skin tissue is called a skin graft. This surgery may be done to treat burns, extensive wounding or trauma, and areas of extensive skin loss caused by infection, such as purpura fulminans and necrotizing fasciitis. Skin grafting may also be used in certain surgeries that may need skin grafts for healing to occur, such as removal of skin cancer.

There are two basic types of skin grafts:

  • Split-thickness grafts involve removing the top layer of the skin (the epidermis) and a portion of the deeper layer of the skin (dermis). The skin is taken from a healthy part of the body (donor site). The grafts are used to cover large areas.
  • Full-thickness grafts involve removing all of the epidermis and dermis from the donor site. This type of grafts is usually used for small wounds that are located on highly visible parts of the body, such as the face.

MyMediTravel currently lists facilities in South Korea offering Skin Grafting procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Skin Grafting can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on photos and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quote Click Here to submit your details

What does a Skin Grafting Procedure Involve?

Skin grafting is performed under general anesthetic, which means you will be asleep and will not feel any pain during the procedure. In some cases, local anesthetic may be used instead.

Your surgeon begins the surgery by removing skin from the donor site. For split-thickness grafts, the skin will be removed from an area of the body that is usually hidden by clothing, such as the outside of your thigh or the hip. For full-thickness graft, the skin is taken from the abdomen, forearm, groin, or an area above the collarbone.

After your surgeon removes the skin from the donor site, it will be placed carefully over the transplant area and secured with surgical dressing, stitches, or staples. If the transplant area is especially large, the skin from the donor site may be meshed in order to stretch it into a larger patch.

How Long Should I Stay in South Korea for a Skin Grafting Procedure?

For split-thickness graft, you may need to stay in the hospital for a few days to ensure that the graft and the donor site are healing correctly. A full-thickness graft may require one to a two-week hospital stay. After you are discharged from the hospital, plan to stay in South Korea for at least 10 to 14 for more days scheduled follow-up checkups where your doctor change your dressing.

What's the Recovery Time for Skin Grafting Procedures in South Korea?

The donor site generally takes anywhere from several days to a week to heal. You need to avoid doing any activities that could injure or stretch the graft site, including exercise, for at least three to four weeks. Your surgeon will give you a detailed recovery timeline and tell you when it is safe to resume your normal activities.

What sort of Aftercare is Required for Skin Grafting Procedures in South Korea?

Your surgeon will give you an instruction, which may include how to care for the dressing and area around it, medicines to take, and restrictions. If possible, try to elevate the wound while sitting or lying down to reduce swelling. You should also avoid hitting or bumping the area. In some cases, your surgeon may recommend physical therapy.

What's the Success Rate of Skin Grafting Procedures in South Korea?

Skin grafting is highly successful, and the reason for your surgery determines the result. However, some skin grafts do not heal well, and you may need a second graft. Skin grafting also carries some risks, including allergic reaction to the anesthesia, problems with breathing, bleeding, infection, blood clots, infection, and loss of grafted skin, chronic pain, reduced or lost skin sensation, scarring, skin discoloration, increased sensitivity, and uneven skin surface.

Are there Alternatives to Skin Grafting Procedures in South Korea?

If you cannot or do not want to undergo skin grafting, the alternatives you can consider are:

  • Letting the skin heal on its own – burn or wound may heal without a skin graft. However, if you have a deep burn or wound that needs full-thickness graft, scar tissue may form and prevent normal movement around the area.
  • Bioengineered skin – skin grown in a lab, as well as skin from animals or cadavers can be used instead of your own skin. Depending on the brand, bioengineered skin may be created using different materials. Some may be made of tendons from cows and shark cartilage, while others are made of human cells and a silicone mesh-like material.

Negative pressure wound therapy – this type of treatment can help heal acute and chronic wounds, as well as severe first- and second-degree burns by applying a special dressing to the affected area and using negative atmospheric pressure.

What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

Before skin grafting, you may have an open wound, burns, or skin loss caused by infection. After skin grafting, all of these problems are treated and your skin would look normal again.

Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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