Fly In Program
Are you interested in having plastic surgery in California at our practice yet fear it is impossible to manage due to your location? Fear Not! Many of our patients fly in from all over the world. We have perfected the “fly-in patient” protocol, making it virtually possible for all prospective patients to manage. Conveniently located just minutes from LAX (Los Angeles Airport), you can fly-in alone or with loved ones, and we will walk you through a process that will ensure complete care and a comfortable, pleasant experience. Fly home beautiful! It’s as easy as One, Two, Three!
Meet Our Marina Plastic Surgery Family
At Marina Plastic Surgery, we provide a caring atmosphere that sets us apart from the rest. Our warm and welcoming staff and surgeons make patients feel comfortable from the moment they enter our offices. Whether you’re a resident of the area or from out of town, we’re here to guide you through every aspect of your experience.
Welcome to Marina Plastic Surgery
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Step One: The Initial Contact
Fly-In For a Personal Consultation and Exam
Ideal for the person who can afford to travel and/or who prefers to meet with the doctors and staff before making any decisions.
Or Receive a Virtual Consultation
Ideal for the out-of-town person who can’t make it into the office, or who wants to receive a consultation from the comfort of home. Learn more about the Virtual Consultation.
Once our surgeons determine if you are a good candidate for surgery, you will be contacted by our Patient Coordinator. She can discuss fees and other expenses as well as suggest hotel and/or post-operative care accommodations.
Once you have determined that you wish to proceed, the scheduling process begins. Your first appointment should take about 2 hours and will be spent in our office covering physical examination, pre and post-operative instruction, and review and signing of all consents. Surgery can then usually be performed the following day at the Marina Outpatient Surgery Center. In many cases, patients are required to spend that evening in a post-operative care facility (also located in Marina Del Rey) to ensure that they are comfortable and properly attended to.
Typically, fly-in patients stay in Los Angeles for approximately 7 to 10 days after surgery. Many of our fly-in patients choose to stay at Serenity aftercare facility where 24 hour nursing care and all the amenities of a luxury hotel ensure safety and comfort. In the event that you may feel a need for medical assistance after returning home, we are available to refer you to a local physician for check-ups. Your health and safety will remain our number one priority.
You will return home delighted and rested…Everyone will agree, your “vacation” took years off your appearance!