Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Nipping Overseas for Cosmetic Surgery

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Nipping Overseas for Cosmetic Surgery

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KYLIE ter Horst wasn't always sold on the idea of overseas cosmetic surgery.

C[pounds sterling]I had heard of people going overseas to undergo cosmetic procedures, but I was a bit sceptical,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]So my husband and I decided to go over (to Thailand) and check it out ourselves.C[yen]

Ms ter Horst said she initially looked at breast augmentation procedures in Australia but couldn't afford it.

C[pounds sterling]To get it done in Australia was completely out of my budget. So I started to look elsewhere,C[yen] she said.

After meeting the surgeons and nursing staff of Phuket International Hospital herself, Ms ter Horst said all of her previous concerns disappeared.

C[pounds sterling]Any feelings of apprehension I had before quickly changed,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]I was so impressed with the surgeons, the staff and the hospital itself.

C[pounds sterling]When you walk into this hospital, it's unlike anywhere in Australia. …

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