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Dear dr. Pataki,

I wish to accept your proposal for a face-lift at your Institution. I would like to ask some questions concerning the consent form in face lift, which you kindly provided me after the thorough examination and consultation.
I would like to give up smoking soon to follow your recommendations.

Here are the questions,

1/ page 2 - "dietary supplements and medications may delay and interfere with healing" - Which dietary supplements can I not take? I intend on living healthier before surgery, which would include vitamin supplements.

2/ page 3 - "Smokers have a greater risk of skin loss and wound healing" - Would you advise "Haemo-Laser Treatment in Emineo" or BEMER therapy?

3/ page 5 - "may still have the effects of smoking....if not enough time has passed" - The 6 month period we talked about would be "enough time"?..Is there any kind of examination determining "enough time"?

4/ FDA... is that an issue in Hungary?

5/ page 6- "adverse reactions ...herbal, and/or prescription medication " - I assume I will be advised about what medication I can take

6/"large dose vitamins - " - I take different supplements, vitamins of various sorts - Do you need to know which ones?

7/page 9 - I consent to financing the surgery, the use of my telephone and email address, use of photographs, disclosure of my health information - Who do I  give my consent to? Dr. Pataki? or Prémium Plasztikai Sebészet?
I would like to ask for a run through of what the surgery looks like. Dr. Pataki showed me videos of the operation, but I was not receptive at the time.

Looking forward to seeing you soon,

Click here to see the answer 29 November 2020

Dear Dr. Pataki, you suggested Internal Mastopexy with B-Lite Breast Implants during our consultation. I have few questions: 1. How will the result be if I don’t do the internal mastopexy? 2. If I do with mastopexy where will I have the scar ? Will I have it like long big one or just a small one around the nipple? 3. Does B-lite anatomical implants also have wide range of sizes and shapes for my desired look? 4. Is There a big difference between the B-lite and Natelle implants? Apart from that the b-life is lighter .. does it has as soft natural feel to it? Thank you so much for your help and explanations. Have a nice day, Sylvia

Click here to see the answer 06 December 2018

Dear doctor,
I have developed hard breasts after 15 years of wearing quality implants. I must have developed capsular contracture with outhinning of the tissues. Is it more expensive to operate me like others? What may I expect. What operation do you think must be performed on me, based on the pictures I sent.

Thank you, Kate

Click here to see the answer 05 December 2018


I m very interested in fat transfer breast augmentation. i have small breast but i dont want something dramatic just want them to be little bit bigger to match my body. But i have a slim body type but got fat on thigh and belly which i want to lose at the same time. i m wondering if there is a restriction for fat transfer like maybe i dont have enough fat? And i have a 1cm fibroid in my breast can you still have fat transfer? How long it takes to get back to work in a office? I'm currenly in UK. i want to travel to there to get this done. i m wondering how much for that in total roughly. any package for customers like this? I guess so many people from UK would travel there to do surgery cos the price in UK is too expensive. it is a long way to travel there so i want to make everything clear before i go so i have plenty of questions to ask. looking forward to your reply. Thanks, Tess

Click here to see the answer 05 December 2018

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I have an odd request; however, I heard that you are an expert in the field.
I have had previous liposuction done to my thighs. It seems like the surgeon may have removed too much under my gluteal fold. On one buttock has a has caused a faint line under the crease and on the other my groove has been deepened and extends slightly too far so its visible when i stand sideways and on the other there is a faint line under my natural crease causing the appearance of a sagging buttock. It has truly affected my self esteem and has caused an appearance of sagging skin in that area. I feel like if there could be a transfer under the gluteal groove it may be possible to return my glutes to their original perkiness but I would truly appreciate your expert advice/ suggestions.

Is this something you would be able to help me with?
I am a local in Hungary, so coming in for a consultation is not a problem. I will gladly send photos!

Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you.


Click here to see the answer 06 November 2018

Dear Doctor, I am looking for a clinic who does Liposuction, vaser liposuction on belly and inner legs , I send a picture via email.

I am 26 and always struggled of my extra fat, tried diets, tried gym but still … not easy to get the rid of it.

I found about your clinic on Medigo and wanted to have chat with you about a quote, what is included, what to do to proceed and how long it takes.

Please do let me know, i am about to choose one of the best that can assist me with this operation. Thank you, Clara

Click here to see the answer 06 May 2018

Dear Dr. Pataki,
Do you do permalip implants? How much do they cost?
Thank you: Yolanda

Click here to see the answer 17 February 2018

Dear Clinic,

I am ready for the breast augmentation operation this week with dr. Pataki. I was very satisfied with all the consultation and you assistants have answered all question. Sorry that I had so many. I think this operation is for a lifetime. I think almost all questions are answered, but one:

To how many people has the doc used polyurethane implants? What is his opinion about those and the possible disadvantages, as I found in various articles online- see below?

"Polyurethane implants have not been reintroduced in the US since their discontinuation in 1992. Studies have shown potential toxicity with polyurethane."
"The UK has issued a notice to its plastic surgeons to not use these implants."
"Polyurethane does tend to fragment and can make it hard to remove implants in the future."

At the same time, I also read other articles that focus on the advantages of those (Capsular contracture & rotation).
"Polyurethane implants have their advantages and disadvantages, with the advantages in the right patient far outweighing the latter."

This makes me a bit worried, so I'd like Mr Pataki's opinion on that. Obviously, I don't think he would recommend something he is not sure of, but still, I'd need his confirmation, as the fact that it is not approved or recommended in some countries is a bit worrying.

(Maybe I should just stop researching!)

Also, the size would be either 375 or 400, right?

Thanks and have a nice day,


Click here to see the answer 09 January 2018

dear Dr. Pataki, i contacted you some months back, i would like some minor lipo on the face, plus fat injections to the face area.

secondly. i had some lipo on my stomach area done a few years back by a discount service in poland. boy that was a mistake. they did something called "high definition" on my abs, and they not only did not complete the entire abs area, they didn't take even HALF the fat out, and now 2 years later, its still just looks worse, uneven and quite an odd shape it has given. plus i should have done my low back as well, maybe Dr. Pataki would help me with these areas.

1. what KIND of lipo do you use?
2. can you do micro lipo on the face for the jowl and under the neck areas?
3. for fat reinjection, i was thinking cheekbone increase, a small amount in the cheeks themselves, to fill gaps from ache and aging, as well as some under the eyebrows to lift the brows up a little, and some in the chin to help my profile. i don't expect MAJOR changes. it just needs a little here and there.
4. ive also considered a rhynoplasty, so if you want to give me a plan for that too, i will consider it (depending on the downtime)

attached are some photos as you had requested.

i won't be back in budapest until late october or early november. And, i might only be there for a few weeks, so we would need to schedule things around that time period.

please give me an idea on appointment availabilities.

thank you, Nadine

Click here to see the answer 10 September 2017

Hello Dear Clinic,
I'm madelaine, from France. I'm 30 years old.
I've a nose bump , I want to reduct it, but keep a very natural nose.
I want to know how prices are related compared to French prices for this operation . Thanks a lot


Click here to see the answer 12 July 2017

Dear Dr.,

I am a resident of UK I have been some time looking for a reputable place and doctor for liposuction.

I would like whole of my abdomen done which i believe consists of four areas, my hips, inner outer thighs, arms and and also back.

Please find attached the photos and questionnaire. Do you not do BodyTite Liposuction as i would prefer body tite as i believe it will aid in tightening the skin areas of tummy. please do let me know .

My questions are how much would I be looking at for this procedure?

1. After operation am I kept in the hospital if so how long?

1. What is the extent of the aftercare? E.g does surgeon take of bandages and reapply new One.

1. I have read included with vaser liposuction is also drainage massage is that included in the procedure.

1. What happens when there is a problem after surgery such as infection etc.

What wish to complain what is the complaints procedure how are they governed.

Apologies for the list of questions however I am serious with trying to get this procedure done with minimum




Click here to see the answer 02 July 2017

Hello dr. Pataki,

I am Nicole a mother of three children.I wanted a breast augmentation because my breasts are small. After my last child two years ago,my breast got up to full B but sadly once my milk disappeared,so did my breasts.I am very flat chested. I wear a 32A bra around but I do not fill it at all

I am 35 years old.5 ft 7 in,my weight is about 53 kg,my cup size is A cup. I want to enlarge my breast to full C cup size. I hope that you will be available in July to give me the treatment because that is the time i want to travel for the treatment. If the treatment will be possible in your clinic at that time please let me know and also the date that is most suitable to you for the appointment.

I want to know all the requirements needed for the treatment including the duration of the treatment.

Thanks for a quick reply.

Miami, USA

Click here to see the answer 21 May 2017

Dear Doctor,

What you can suggest for me, I want get bigger breasts, but I want double bigger 1800cc - 2300cc. Can doctor use Expander implants for me? then can fill up till desired size or better 2 times surgery with silicone implants?

Other thing, I am interest also buttock augmentation, I want combined implants with fat transfer, because I want also big hips.
But I want know how big doctor can do? Because I want over 1000cc
There is possibility order 1000cc buttock implants + fat transfer?

I am gained now +10kg so I have some fat now.

Here is some examples what I like:
Large buttock, big hips and slim waist.

Breasts like this:


Click here to see the answer 16 March 2017

Dear Dr. Pataki,

We are looking for a very high quality clinic in Hungary, and I would like to have a breast augemntation soon.

What are the options,

Sincerely Yours,

Click here to see the answer 15 January 2017

Dear Dr Pataki,

I need to correct my upper eyelid and make lip lifting with augmentation as I am not happy with the shape of my lips. but would like to know more about lip lifting and if i can minimise the space between my nose and my upper lip.


Click here to see the answer 24 April 2016

Dear Dr Pataki,

I am over 60 and I'm looking to have a chin laser lipo done. Please, see the attached photo and reply with your suggested procedure and costs.



Click here to see the answer 16 March 2016

Good morning, I was wondering what is the price range for Gynecomastia Surgery.

I'm looking for the best price here in Budapest where i live.


Click here to see the answer 15 March 2016

Dear dr. Pataki,

I have been placed elswhere in Europe special anatomical (500cc) implants from under the breast tissue, to under the chest muscle, as I had severe implant contractures. My breast (especially nipples) is sagging above the implant a little bit, and I am unhappy with the result. I am sending you fotos and documents (operation record) and would ask you to tell me your honest opinion about my case. Thank you in advance.

Sincerely yours,

Delaware, US

Click here to see the answer 28 February 2016

Dear Doctor Pataki,

I had three breast surgeries by now, done by different plastic surgeons and was never satisfied with the result. I had a breast implant exchange 8 month ago, the severely contracted implant was changed to a polyurethan covered one. The pocket was modified to a submuscular. I didnt want the implant size the surgeon told me, becouse I thought that it will be too large. I am still smoking, have been doing so for 10 years. I was also given an internal breast lift, as I did not want external scars. I was first happy with results. It was such a surprise a few months after later for one on my breasts to drop so dramatically leaving me so lopsided. I still have pain sometimes in the breast.
My doctor suggests me an external lift, he says that could solve the problem. He does not give more explanation.
I dont know what to do. Could you explain me the situation, I am sending some pictures attached.

Could you do the operation? I could stay for 5 days in Hungary. I am very low with my budget, could you discount your price?

Thank you very Much


Click here to see the answer 28 February 2016

Dear Doctor Pataki,

Thank you for your answer.
I've now shortlisted a couple of praticians after a few checks, and have a few more questions before getting to my final decision.
- How many facial fat transfers have you performed? On males?
- do you centrifuge the fat?
- what quantity do you reinject per droplet?
- do you have any pictures of your work?
- Could you book an initial consultation for this procedure?
- Are you available in january for this procedure?

Thanks in advance for your answer,
Best regards,

Iliya S.

Click here to see the answer 31 October 2015

Dear dr. Pataki,

Please supply me with information on fat grafting which is used for volume restoration. I am considering both methods – hyaluronic acid and fat. Where do you take the fat from and what is its take rate.

Thank you,

Iliya Stevenson

Click here to see the answer 31 October 2015

Dear Dr. Pataki,

My girlfriens wants an implant exchange to an oversized one.

Ok I will include some photos in this email and ask some more questions if I may?
My girlfriend wants extra high profile if you do them and anatomical shape, she would also like to know what brand you use as there is a new type of silicone gel implant that is 30% lighter than all the others, very useful when going extra large. The brand name is B-Lite, they were developed in Israel but are manufactured in Germany. Please see enclosed video; also could you tell me how long once we go ahead will it take to supply the custom implants as my girlfriend needs to apply for a visa from Thailand. As you can see her last Thai surgeon did a poor job and made the pockets at different heights also her nipples riding high on her breast, can this be corrected?

I am waiting to your answer


Click here to see the answer 25 September 2015

Dear Doctor,

I am a man and I'd like to have both sex organs (penis and vagina). I'd like to find a way to have both. And how much does it cost, it it's possible.
I'm waiting your answers in email.
Thank you so much.

Click here to see the answer 22 August 2015

Dear Doctor,

I am interested in fat filler to my breast. What are the prices for these? I want to remove fat from my arms/thighs to the chest. How much will I increase in breast size?

Kind regards, Aida

Click here to see the answer 02 August 2015

Dear Dr,

I'm a 31 y/o male who has lost a lot of volume in my face.

I'll be living in Budapest as of September, and look for a surgeon to perform either hyaluronic or i heard about autologous facial fat transfer too and i am more interested in it.
Do you perform both procedure? If yes, how do you perform it? Do you have pictures of patients 3/6 months postop? What is the different?
Thanks in advance for your answer. Christine

Click here to see the answer 01 August 2015

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I am travelling to Budapest for dental treatment and am interested
in eye lid surgery to carry out at the same time. could you please email me
details of the procedure and costs. thank you Carla

Click here to see the answer 01 August 2015

Hi, I would like to ask about hymenoplasty, how long it lasts and how fast can I get appointment? How long is the recovery period?

Sincerely yours,

Click here to see the answer 16 July 2015

Dear Dr. Pataki
I'd like to augment my calves through a non-invasive intervention, if possible. In particular, I'd be interest in a lipofilling procedure. I will in Budapest during the first two weeks in August, but for the first seven days I will be busy with a dance course. I will then be ready to do the surgery since 15th August. Can I know how many days are necessary to recover? Photos of the area of interest are attached. Thank you.

Click here to see the answer 29 June 2015

Dear dr. Pataki,

I want to ask , When it is the earliest date for surgery. You work with lipoesculture 4D o High definition ? Finally I want to do liposuction About 8 areas : Thanks !!!

Click here to see the answer 23 June 2015

Hello dr. Pataki,

I have heard back form Manka, my friend and she is curious about what the Premium plastic surgery clinic suggested, the fat grafting. Please find her questions below:

Is it the same than fat injections ? How is that procedure? What area they take it from? What is the suggested recovery time?

I have notice that my upper lip is going downward. Could injecting a little bit of fat in my cheeks lift my smile?

Could I have this done this summer on it's own?

I thought to fill the lines on my forehead also, perhaps the same method would work?

And, could she have an appointment for the last week of July for a consultation?

thank you for your help!

Best regards,

Click here to see the answer 16 June 2015

Hello Dr. Pataki,

I will include some background information about myself. I'm a 25 year old female in good health. I don't smoke and I don't have any illnesses. I lost over 45kg and I'm currently 63kg and 176cm tall. I have been at a stable weight for more than a year now. There is loose skin on my arms, stomach, thighs, breasts and lower back. I believe I will need a 360 lower body lift, thigh lift, breast lift and arm lift. Perhaps some liposuction for body sculpting but I don't know. I'm free this summer between July-October and I would like to have the surgery(ies) as early as possible in July.

If you could please answer the following questions:

1) your estimated quote for all the procedures combined. Will I get a discount as they will be several procedures all together?
2)How long will I stay in the clinic? Can you give me any deals on accommodation?
3) how many procedures can I have performed at the same time? Is it possible to do all at the same time? If not, how long will I have to wait to complete the other surgeries? Like I mentioned, I'm free for three months July-October and I would like very much to have it all completed within this time.

Many thanks in advance and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Kind regards,

Amelia White

Click here to see the answer 27 April 2015


Concerning my combined surgery circumferential abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, arm and thigh plasty I will attach some photos as I would like a specific plan. Please could you explain the costs of the next few things. How much is the anaesthesia? I don't understand why there is an extra payment for anaesthesia for combined? What is the reason for this? How much is it for liposuction? If it is per area then how many areas are you suggesting? Both arms, both thighs, waist, lower back are 7 areas. I don't think I will require lipo on my bum. Could you explain to me the total costs and areas please?
How do you charge for hospital stay. This is the first clinic I've encountered that is charging for the usual 1 or 2 night stay? My boyfriend will be coming with me and I would like to not pay for both of us. Why is the second night stay not included in the procedure?

Many thanks in advance,


Click here to see the answer 27 April 2015

Dear Edit,

Please excuse me. You wrote to me quite some time ago and this response is well overdue.

I would be in a position to schedule my check up for sometime in June on a Wednesday or Thursday.

The scars are healing and the shape has improved considerably. I am concerned that the feeling is still very hard and absolutely noticeable. Is this likely to still soften or more likely the result by now?

Thank you and kind regards,


Click here to see the answer 22 April 2015

My child has got very small eyes and we need help to make her eyes litle big bigger. She has got like Chinese eyes. Children bully her for her eyes and thats why its very important to her. I think you might open her eyes litte in The out corner. I know that many film star has done that surgery. In China they promised to fix her eyes but it is very expensive to go there. We live in Finland and surgerys are so expensive in our country too. We are caming in Budabest 15.7.2015 . I hope your clinic can help my girl.


Click here to see the answer 01 April 2015

Dear Dr Pataki,

Thank you for your explanations and suggestions.

I have a two more questions regarding my problem.

Is it mandatory to do a liposuccion associated with an abdominoplasties? If yes, for what reasons?
how many days should I stay in Budapest?

Thank you for your time.

Best regards


Click here to see the answer 16 March 2015

If you cannot change the time for the fillers I cannot come for them.
My dentist appontment is at 12 noon and 13.30 on the 12th.
So I cannot make it for the times you have requested.
If I do not hear from you via telephone in the next few minutes I am going to book elsewhere, as they have an appointment slot at 17.30 this evening.
Please telephone The Hotel, room 664 in the next 30 minutes, otherwise I will have to book elsewhere.
I did send email today saying that the 12noon appointment on the 12th could not be met.
Susanne D.

Click here to see the answer 12 March 2015

Dear Sir,

Could I please arrange an appointment for any time. I will be coming to Budapest from the UK.

Procedure required is Face/neck and brow lift. Please send me information concerning Face lift.

I look forward to your reply with my appointment time.


Click here to see the answer 07 March 2015

Dear dr. Pataki,

I am 5'9 inch height and weigh 10st 4 oz. I smoke and take hormone replacement tablet for the menopause . I am 51 years old and have silicone implants for 18 yrs.
I will forward pictures by email of breast with capsular . I believe they are smooth coated and about 575 cc.

This would be my 4th surgery. I do not want my bra size bigger , just replacement as shape and look is very bad as they are projecting outward due to squeeze capsular and need to lye flat . I would prefer textured implants as I understand capsule rate is much less. I think also need dual plane as I don't have much breast fat.

Thank you for all your suggestions,


Click here to see the answer 07 March 2015

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I have capsular contracture, with thinnin out of my breast tissues and a visible sagging. My 16 y old implants are above the muscle and were placed in the United Kingdom. How would you exchange these implants with reaching the best possible result ? Do you specialise in this problem ?
What can I do for the treatment ?
Which options do you suggest?
Sincerely yours,

Thank you for your help,

Manchester, UK

Click here to see the answer 06 March 2015

Hello dr. Pataki,

I attached you 2 pictures of myself, I want to have tummy lipo.
Is it possible for me to travel back to Debrecen the next day and resume classes ?
Plus what are the risk of the liposuction and is it painful? How long will it take me to recover? What kind activity am I allowed to do after the liposuction and will I see immediate result?
please can you give me answers?

Thank you so much


Click here to see the answer 16 February 2015

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I am interested to know about the conditions for having a rhinoplasty and may be a endoscopic cheek lift (incision around temple inside the hair line) for improvement of lateral brow, minor sagging of cheek area and nasolabial fold.

I am 49 years old male, This would be my first rhinoplasty, non-smoker, never been in a hospital, no mental disorder, not on medication, occasionally a beer or two, not allergic to certain substances and don't drink herbal tea.

I used Photoshop and have modified my images to visually express what my wishes are. Pictures are attached. The image marked "1" is my current nose; the image marked "2" is the one I would like to have; and the image marked "3" is both before and after in one so you could see how much change is applied. Or maybe you have a better suggestion.

So, as you can see, my main objectives regarding the nose are as follows:

1. Correction of retracted alar, do you use cartilage graft for this? From my ear?
2. Removed hump, this is routine I guess?
3. Lowered radix (nasoforntal), is it possible to lower the Radix?
4. Deprojection
5. Finer tip contour (sharper tip, smaller radius) and more triangle and not so much boxy.

Other general questions:
- Is it possible for you to send me a two before and after picture from cases similar to mine especially with retracted ala?
- What is your error figure and how it is handled if the result didn't go according to the plan?
- Do you use graphic like Photoshop or Vectra to discuss and agree detail? Or what method do you use to visualize the plan and agreement?
- How many days before the surgery do you need me to be there?
- What is the name of the hospital where the surgery will take place?
- Could you please help me to find a good and affordable hotel close to your practice?
- Do I need to fill any form or something? Or in general, what is the procedure and what steps I shall go through?

Thanks in advance.
Best regards,
Arthur C. H.

Click here to see the answer 25 January 2015

Hello Doctor Pataki,

I am sending you photos of my Nose. I would like to get rid of the bump on the nose and generally straighten it. I am very scared of the procedure, especially that I will not like the effect.
Could you please be so kind and provide me with a consultation to know if there is anything that I should be worried about?
Kind regards,


Click here to see the answer 23 January 2015

On January 14 I visited Dr Pataki regarding a possible rhinoplasty.
I would like to have some moregeneral info on the subject so as to better make an informed decision. Also,
could you please provide me with lodging possibilities (hotels) postoperatively?


Click here to see the answer 20 January 2015


What I want is to make the left side of my nose more similar to the right side.

Maybe move up 2mm or fix the arch on the left nostril? whatever you decide really...I`m looking to do this correction under local anaesthesia please.

I have attached more pictures so you can have a better idea.

Can you please give price?


Click here to see the answer 20 January 2015

Dear Doctor Pataki,

I am sending you photos of my abdomen. I had two liposuctions earlier this year, and as you can see the effect is very bad. Now the tummy is not straight and has many lumps under the skin. I wants to make my tummy soft again and fix the bellybutton placement, as it is not straight.
What would you recommend ? Tummy tuck or liposuction?

Could you please provide me with a consultation?

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards,

Click here to see the answer 16 December 2014

Dear dr. Pataki,

bellow I attached some photos of my face and nose. I want to have a nose trim and I have a bit of collagen in my nose..I came from philippines and I had that collagen in philippines. And now I don't feel so happy for the result...every time I woke up in the morning it looks so big and swollen. Please, let me know about prices and possibility of procedure.
Thank you


Click here to see the answer 08 December 2014

Dear Doctor Pataki,

Do you offer less-invasive liposuction techniques that don't require general anesthesia? I would like to get rid of fatty areas on my waist and belly and thighs.
I don't think I am interested in such a procedure that requires hospital stay.

Kind regards,


Click here to see the answer 01 December 2014


I am interested in finding out more information on the following surgeries:

- Breast reduction
I am a 34HH and would like to reduce to a D cup

- Double chin removal

I am sending you my pictures.
I also live in London and would like to know if would be able to have all the above treatments in one visit?


Click here to see the answer 16 November 2014

Dear dr. Pataki,

Please find all the relevant surgery related documents signed and witnessed. The hard copies are in the post and shall reach you shortly.
Please confirm my surgery date for March, if possible. I am also free anytime after the 3rd week of January if there is a cancellation.
I would also like to know if there is anything that I can do to prepare for my extensive surgery.
We would like to have the best possibility for the accomodation please

Looking forwards to hearing from you

Kind regards


Click here to see the answer 15 November 2014

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I had liposuction 5 weeks ago on my legs, belly and waist. I attached the pictures I took yesterday. I also attach the preop pictures. I would appreciate if you
could let me know what`s your opinion about how the recovery is going on.
The bruises are almost gone, and I am taking the lymphatic massage 1 h every week. I still feel some pain in some areas and also there are
some lumps when I apply pressure and the massage person said there is still a bit of swell. I hope in time the lumps will go. Please let me
know if there is anything else I should do.



Click here to see the answer 22 October 2014

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I have heard your name in Edinburgh, Scottland, where you had a presentation at the European Congress about facelifts not so long time ago. I am making enquiries about the best face and neck lift method also upper eyelid
removal, please could you give me quotes, I am not sure just how many treatments I
wish to have so if you could give me several options I would be grateful.
Also tell me the most advanced techniques you use at the moment for face rejuvenation.
I am sending you my fotos. I would like to come for a consultation.

Thanks, Regards, Sharon McMurphy

Click here to see the answer 11 July 2014

Dear Dr. Pataki,

You have a very good reputation in London. I have heard about your wonderfull and natural breast enlargement results on fashion models. I am sixteen years of age and my breasts are too small. I know i'm young, but i am extreemly unhappy with my breast size. People say that i am still growing but i've been the same bust size sinse i was 13 years old, my mom has small size too. I don't want to have huge boobs just normal size, so i'll feel more confident with myself. I was just wondering if any surgeon anywhere would perform breast augmentation on me ? Is there is any chance at all of getting this done? thank you. Priscilla

Click here to see the answer 20 October 2013

Dear Doctor Pataki,

I would like to undergo breast implant surgery with the best available implant. I have breast asymmetry.
I have a few questions about the implant, incision and costs.
I note that you use high quality implants. It is the Hydrogel prosthesis that interests me as the safety aspect is exceptional.
Does your clinic use Hydrogel implants?
The transaxillial route is my preferred incision. Do you use an endoscope procedure for this or does he use another technique?

The quote you have provided fits my expectations. Does this amount include the 27% government tax or does this need to added?

Thank you for your assistance

Best wishes

Click here to see the answer 20 October 2013

Dear Dr. Pataki !

I have an offer for 200 USD for lip augmentation with Hyaluronic acid 2ml.
Should I go for that, Is that a qualilty product ? How does a price calculated ?

Thank you for your answer.

Anne Holloway

Click here to see the answer 26 September 2013

Dear Dr. Pataki,

My question would be whether it is possible to have a breast augmentation surgery under national insurance if it is supported by a psychiatrist's referral?

Click here to see the answer 10 September 2013

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I have one child at present, and we are planning to have another with my husband. The pregnancy has worn down my body. I was toxaemic, I put on 30 kg, from which I have lost 34 kg during the lactation (I have nursed my child for one year and I had a Caesarian section). My breasts have become soft and a little sagging, my tummy looks like ugly and some fat has remained there. I would like to know whether there is any method for transfering the adipose tissues from my belly to my breasts, while making the tummy tighter and the breast harder? I would like to get myself overhauled (of course after the second baby), but I have a horror of extraneous matters, like silicone implants.

Thank you for your help in advance!


Click here to see the answer 05 September 2013

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I am a 25 year-old lady. In the course of the past 1.5 years I've lost a lot of weight and the shape of my breasts changed. They don't look too bad, still their appearance really bother me. My question would be whether it is possible to have a breast-lift procedure without general anaeshetics and perform it with local anaesthetics? I am scared of general anaesthesia and therefore would also like to know the side-effects please.

Thank you in advance.

Click here to see the answer 16 May 2013

Dear Doctor,

I would like to know if I could have an abdominoplasty and a breast augmentation surgery supported via national insurance. This was recommended by my radiologist during my pregnancy due to change in appearance. I had 30 kg extra weight, my skin got very loose, my breasts are really small, I have really low self esteem and even my husband left me. I would like to move on and meet others but this is impossible with the current state of my body. I feel frustrated even when I see the doctor. Once I used to be admired and now I have absolutely none of this. All I want is a decent relationship and a pleasant appearance even if I have a baby boy. Currently I am unemployed but before I go back to working in health care, I would like to have these corrective surgeries done (hopefully for an acceptable price). I am a 33-year old mum from Budapest. I would be most grateful if somebody could get in touch with regards of the process of applying for a procedure.

Thank you for your answer in advance!

Click here to see the answer 18 March 2013

Dear Doctor,

Is it true that following a breast size reduction surgery, the breasts can get bigger again? I am a bit frightened because I just heard this, and I am just about to have such a surgery. If it is true, what could be the cause of it? Weight gain or the effect of hormons?

Thank you in advance!


Click here to see the answer 14 January 2013

Dear Dr. Pataki,

Is it true, that the less water touches the wound of breast augmentation the faster it is healing? Won’t it make any trouble if I have a shower only in every two weeks? Is it really heals sonner?
Thank you for your help,


Click here to see the answer 01 December 2012

Dear Doctor,

I am already 30 years old and I have always been ashamed of my breasts, which I have been concealing in my entire life. There is such a great difference between my breasts as if they were two women’s breasts. Their shape and even the aerolas are radically different. It is really shocking! Is it necessary to carry out several corrective surgeries in such cases, or is it possible to put them right in the frame of one complex operation? What outcome can I count on? I know, that this is hard to predict without a having a look at them.
Thank you for your answer in advance,


Click here to see the answer 07 November 2012

Dear Doctor,

I have three beautiful sons, whom I have nursed for 6 years in all, each for 2 years. My breasts are are really sagging. Although I am happy with the size of them, but they are hanging down in an ugly way. I would like to ask whether there is anything to do with the issue, because it truly disturbs me.

Thank you for your answer in advance!

Click here to see the answer 05 October 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I cannot grow familiar with my breasts with the silicone implants. I have them operated on the solicitation of my boyfriend, but our relationship has ended. The surgery was three months ago. I have so regretted it! The implants are really disturbing me. I had small (75B), but nice, aesthetical breasts before the augmentation. What should I count on if I would have them removed? Could I get my old breasts back? I have 280 cc implants under the glandula. Would you undertake the surgery? Wouldn’t it look like ugly?
Thank you!


Click here to see the answer 03 October 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I had a breast surgery and my back is really sore. I went to see a rheumatologist the other day and he recommended BEMER magnetic therapy. My breast surgery was 4 days ago. Can I attend the therapy or would it have any negative affects? I didn’t tell the rheumatologist that I had a breast surgery. I have a 395 cc Nagor implant in dual plane position.

Yours faitfully,


Click here to see the answer 25 September 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I am planning to have a breast augmentation surgery. I have been reading a lot about it and I got a bit scared having read that many girls’ implant has ”slided down” and they needed to have 1-3 correction surgeries (one of them even had it done with a well-known surgeon!). I don’t seem to be able to find anything regarding this issue. Please help me understand why and how this can happen that there are girls whose breasts move downwards three months post-surgery. Why doesn’t they stay in their place? And would I experience more pain with the implants if I usually experience breast pain when I have my period? I had an ultrasound which showed that everything was healthy and that the increase in hormons causes the breast pain from ovulation to the start of the period.

Yours Sincerely,


Click here to see the answer 12 September 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I would like to ask you about the following question: Is it possible that the sensibility will return in that occurrence, if 4 months after my breast reduction, my nipples and also my areola are still completely insensible? Is there any way to stimulate it? If there won’t be any improvement expected, is it possible to solve the problem with a corrective surgery?

Thank you for your help in advance,

Click here to see the answer 03 June 2012

Dear Doctor,

I am desperate. I had breast surgery in 2008. I know that the utilisation of the low-grade implants is not the operating surgeon’s fault, but I should pay him for a preventive ultrasound examination. I am divorced and I am raising two young children therefore I cannot afford this.
Hospitals receive me only with referral, but where can I find an ultrasound examination which is carried out to determine the possible problems? Aren’t these issues managed like a treadmill? Where can I ask for help without a penny if there is trouble? Who or which hospital or plastic surgery could deal with such problems for nominal charge?

Thank you for your help,

Click here to see the answer 23 May 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,
My breast surgery (augmentation) will be one year old in the near future. I would like to ask you, whether it is possible now to carry out a CT exam instead of mammography to look at the condition of breasts? I heard that this examination is painless and provides more detailed results, because it is able to examine the areas behind the prosthesis as well. They say that the exam is carried out in prone position, not like the mammography.
Thank you for your answer in advance,

Click here to see the answer 09 May 2012

Dear Doctor,
I am seeking you out with a rather point of great nicety for me. I am 50 years old, but I feel far younger both internally and externally, which can be confirmed by my neighbourhood. I have a terrible problem. I am 152 cm tall and my breasts are extremely big. I can hardly buy a bra.
My breasts are so huge, they are sagging and they touch my navel. They make me several difficulties. I am full of mental inhibitions, I do not go to a swimming pool or a beach, and what is worse I have not been having any partnerships for 10 years. I am also feeling ashamed, but I do not understand when I have became like that.
I gave birth to my child 17 years ago, I have put on weight since then and my breasts have suddenly changed. Nowadays they cause me health problems, my back is always hurting and I have pain in my belly because of the stiffener. The lower part of my breasts always infalmes and hurts. Unfortunately we are living under the poverty line with my child.
I do not know whether there are any possibilities for a corrective surgery for health considerations. I am feeling that I haven’t got life, I am disgusted by myself.
Thank you for your answer in advance!
Have a nice day!

Click here to see the answer 19 February 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,
I met your name on a forum page, dealing with breast augmentation, on the Internet, and I read really good things about you.
My problem is the following: there is a fibroadenoma in both of my breasts. My family doctor said, that if they do not cause problems (they are not growing or hurting), then there is no reason to agitate them. Is this true? If these nodes were removed from my breasts, surely they would disappear then (without a breast augmentation).
I would like to ask, whether you see any opportunities to remove the nodes (fibroadenomas) and carry out a breast augmentation surgery at the same time? If yes, then I would like you to be my operating surgeon.
Thank you for your help in advance!
Yours faithfully,
Z. Anna Gloria

Click here to see the answer 19 February 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,
I had breast surgery 8 months ago. I was on ultrasound examination one week ago, and fortunately everything was found in perfect shape. I do not really have any complaints, sometimes (I think because of weather changes) I feel some pinching pain. I wear the sport bra during the day and many times during the night as well, because I feel it truly comfortable.
My question would be the following: Do I have to make an appointment with my surgeon if I haven’t got any complaints? If yes, how long and how often is it recommended to visit him?
Thank you for your answer!

Click here to see the answer 30 January 2012

Dear Doctor,
I would like to ask, whether it is true that it is not recommended to carry out a breast surgery during the summer, because of the greater risk of infections? I would like to have a breast enlargement, and augmentation with an implant.
Thank you for your help in advance!

Click here to see the answer 30 January 2012

Dear Dr. Pataki,
Is it really means that my breast are sagging, if a pencil remains under my lower part of breasts?
However I have had a breast surgery not so long ago. It does not seem considerable, but actually the pencil remains there.
Thank you for your help!

Click here to see the answer 15 January 2012

Dear Doctor,
I am 20 years old and I have absolutely small tuberous breasts, but fortunately they are the same size and shape. I would not like to enlarge them at all. It would be my biggest dream to have them a little more rounded.
Is it possible to change the shape of tuberous breasts with a quite small implant? I heard, that in case of tuberous breasts corrective surgeries (like breast lift surgery and nipple reduction) are necessary in addition to insertion of the implants.
To be honest, I could bear financially the insertion of the implants, but I cannot afford more surgeries. Is it possible to get off only with the breast augmentation, and have my breasts more rounded with nothing but the implants?
Thank you very much for your answer in advance!


Click here to see the answer 07 January 2012

Dear Doctor,
I was operated because of breast cancer 10 years ago. Unfortunately my breast had to be completely excenterated. An adjustable breast implant was inserted under the muscle, but over the years it has creased. I put on some weight because I was reached by menopause therefore the difference between my breasts has become significant. I always have to stuff my bra with textile insertions to make my breasts look alike to a certain degree.
My question is: is there any way of reconstructing my breast from my own tissues?
I look forward to your answer, which I thank you in advance!
Yours faithfully,

Click here to see the answer 18 December 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
One of my scars is 4, and the other is 5 cm long after my breast augmentation. This really annoys me. I wonder why could this happen. My breasts were alike and now the implants are the same size in both as well. Is it possible that my surgery was carried out by two surgeons, but they did not tell me this exactly?
Thank you!

Click here to see the answer 10 December 2011

Dear Doctor,
I had a breast enlargement. I am really disappointed and am crying all the time. There is a vallecula on one of my breasts. The surgeon placed the implant under the glandula even though we agreed on dual. My breasts are just hanging down. I hate that I always have to wear my bra. I can't sleep like this, I can't live like this. The size of my breasts are what they used to be when I was wearing a push-up bra. Back then it was much better because I could just take the bra off and be comfortable. Now this is impossible and my breasts are really uncomfortable, tight. I hate these, I want my old breasts back. Is there any way of re-doing this? What would my breasts look like then? I made the biggest mistake of my life, I can't live like this anymore. The surgeon is only willing to see me next year, I think he does not want to deal with my issues. I can't live with these breasts. They are strange, I want the implants out. I am thinking about suicide because I just can't cope with what I have done to my breasts. They weren’t ugly just small and they were the size of my current breasts when wearing a push-up bra. It was much better like that. It was much more comfortable – if I wanted to look like I had bigger breasts, I just put on a push-up bra. I can't even buy a decent bra now, just those silly sport bras which hide the size of my breasts anyway so no-one can actually see how big they are. I do not know what to do, I can't go on like this, I want to kill myself. I know others are happy with their new breasts but I feel like my life has ended only after 2 months of having these new breasts. My breasts are really hanging down... I know others complain about the contrary – well, good for them! I am really angry at whoever came up with the implant-idea, it drives people into this silliness. You hear it from everywhere, from the TV, magazines, etc. Like this was such a cool thing. Could I get the implants removed after 2 months? What will my breasts look like after taking the 360 cc nagor out? How do they remove them? I do not know if I will like the look of my breasts when they take the implants out, maybe the look of that will drive me to suicide. I can't take this anymore, I was such a fool and no-one warned me of the consequences. :(
Yours faithfully,

Click here to see the answer 18 November 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
I got implants. I asked my surgeon for big breasts and I ended up with average-sized ones. What would be your opinion in such a situation? Have you ever received complaints about such a thing? If so, did you operate on them again? I feel mislead.
Yours Sincerely,

Click here to see the answer 15 November 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
About 4 months ago I had a breast augmentation. After the implant, a piece of the skin tissue on my chest stood out a little. The surgeon said that the skin will adapt to the new size of my breasts and will smoothen. Unfortunately, this has not been my experience. Whenever I have a bra on, or I am leaning forward or I am lying on my side, when my chest and breasts are elevated, there is no line in between the breasts. The surgeon says that there is still hope that the skin will be firmer and we should wait until a year passes post surgery, but I would like to ask for a second opinion, because I haven't met anyone who had a similar skin issue after 4 months post surgery. Is there any way of helping this process? If the skin remains the same, is there any procedure that could help the situation? (I am 26 with no kids, I have an average-size implant under the glandula).
Thank you for your help in advance!

Click here to see the answer 12 November 2011

Dear Doctor,
Unfortunately there is not much that can be done with my body shape. I have tried dieting, liposuction, the skin under my bottom is still everything but firm. Unfortunately I have the same problem with my whole body. I am working out but this does not seem to help the situation. That is why I have been thinking about plastic surgery on my thighs. My bottom is hanging down like other people's breasts. If I pull up the skin on it, it looks alright. Is there any available surgical procedure for this? Would the scar be very long and visible? Are there similar procedures for this like for breasts (e.g. the stitches are inside)?
Thank you!

Click here to see the answer 11 November 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
Concerning breast augmentation, what does it mean to say that something depends on the projection? If it was extra high up, would that make it bigger in length? I don't really have breasts on the upper part therefore that's what I would like to get corrected. I heard that having the breasts very high up isn't very nice because it makes the breasts look like long, Brazilian ones. What does this mean? I do not understand. There is no higher option than the 'extra high' – is that correct? Would that boost the breast size at all? I've measured them as you have suggested but with 880cc it appears to be 10 cm more, which is too much, I think. But with this material, it is not perfect, maybe that is why it is only 800.
Yours faithfully,

Click here to see the answer 09 November 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
I would like to make my body more harmonic with breast augmentation. The difference is rather big. The circumference of my bust is 90 cm, and of my hip is 102 cm. How big implant would be necessary for the enlargement of my bust measure with 10 cm?
Thank you in advance,

Click here to see the answer 08 November 2011

Dear Doctor,
What has been the biggest implant you have ever used for breast augmentation? How much did the lady weight?
Thank you!

Click here to see the answer 01 November 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
When I gave birth to my baby I was 80 kg and beforehand I was only 47kg. Currently, I am 54 kg and my height is 159 cm. My skin has become very loose on my abdomen and I might have hernia. I am not sure if there is a way of surgical correction?. Would my skin become like it used to be? Could the loose skin and fat be removed? I have a little abdominal apron, I had a Caesarian section. Currently I look like I was 5 months pregnant. I gave birth to my baby a year ago and I discussed my abdomen with my doctor on the 6-week check up and he said that my tummy was big because it was filled with air. Unfortunately, my breasts have changed a great deal after my pregnancy; they feel like empty bags now.
With many thanks,

Click here to see the answer 17 October 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,
I am 21 years old. I used to be 95 kg and after losing weight I am now 63 kg. Fortunately, I have been keeping this weight for months now. Unfortunately, striaes appeared on my skin on my abdomen and on my breasts. I would like to know if these could be removed surgically?

Click here to see the answer 17 October 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I had a breast surgery eight weeks ago – a corrective surgery after breast tumour with implants. My left breast is still 1,5 – 2 cm higher than the other, the skin on it is visibly brighter, and the shape of it is rounder as well. (I hadn’t got any glandula on this side, because it had to be removed two years ago, I only had my aerola.)

I would like to know whether it is possible that all these might change two months after the surgery? Will my breasts look alike to a certain degree?

Thank you for your help!

Yours faithfully,


Click here to see the answer 05 September 2011

Dear Doctor,

I had a breast lift five years ago and some pale lined wound has remained after the surgery. I would like to ask whether it is possible to remove them completely?

Thank you in advance!


Click here to see the answer 05 September 2011

Dear Dr Pataki,

About six months ago I found a lump in my breast which was proven to be a fibroadenoma on biopsy. Recently, I have decided to get this removed and so my surgeon sent me to have an ultrasound which to my biggest surprise showed that there was nothing there! I know I should be happy but I can’t help but wonder where this lump disappeared to (it was 8 mm in size).

If it was a cyst, it might have disappeared because of the biopsy. But then how is it possible that the histology showed a fibroadenoma? If it really was that and it disappeared due to the needle sting while biopsying it - wouldn’t that cause trouble? I feel that somebody somewhere must have made a mistake. What shall I do? My surgeon is speechless, he doesn’t know either how this could have happened. This certainly doesn’t put me at ease especially as I still experience pain in my breast.

Thank you in advance!

A worried 38-year old

Click here to see the answer 13 August 2011

Dear Doctor,

I have nursed three children and my problem is that my breasts have almost completely disappeared. It is true, that they weren’t big either before the lactation. I hate my body, I can’t even exist without a bra. I put at least four sponges into it to make it seem as if I had breasts. I heard that if a psychiatrist diagnoses that this problem makes me mentally ill, then the breast augmentation could be supported via national health insurance. Please give me some information about my opportunities in this issue.

Thank you!


Click here to see the answer 03 August 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I had breast augmentation three months ago. My right breast hurts since about two weeks, when I am lying in a half-sitting or in a horizontal position for some time, or am turning to one side, or am getting out of bed. The pain disappears if I go hither and thither or do my business. It is also better when I am massaging it. The outer side of my breast is sensitive as well. Otherwise there is no visible defomations, the shape is really nice. What can be the problem?

Thank you for your answer in advance!

Click here to see the answer 28 July 2011

Dear Doctor,

A 4*4 cm wide area can be found in the outer-lower part of my left breast, which is filled with fluid. It was caused by an awkward movement three weeks ago. There is a haematoma on the left side, but fortunately other abnormal tissues cannot be seen. Pathologic tissues cannot be detected in the axillas. I have implants in both of my breasts (under the muscle). My left breast has enlarged, but the implant hasn’t got hurt. I would like to ask when the haematoma will absorb? Will the tumescence be gone?

Thank you for your answer!

Click here to see the answer 24 July 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,

First and foremost I would like to say thank you for your time.
I am 164 cm tall and weighed 100 kg when I started dieting. Currently I am 75kg. My goal is to reach 65kg. Would that qualify me for abdominoplasty supported via national insurance?

I delivered twins 13 years ago and another girl 6 years ago with Caesarean section. Would this be contraindicative for abdominoplasty? Could you tell me how long the waiting list is and what the application process is?

One final question; is it possible to have breast augmentation supported via national insurance? I think a breast lift would suffice but of course would need a consultation with a surgeon first. I was breastfeeding for a long time thus the change in the appearance of my breasts – this really disturbs me now.

Thank you for your answer in advance.

Click here to see the answer 07 July 2011

Dear Dr. Pataki,

I am 38 years old and the problem that I have inverted nipples has been on my mind since I had been a high school student. I am shy because of this, I really do not like to get undressed in front of people (e.g. when we are sunbathing). I was always afraid in my partnerships what my partner will say if he notices the abnormality. Usually it hasn’t disturbed them, this is me who feel truly embarrassed because of the problem. According to my gynecologyst I shouldn’t be concerned with the issue, he says that about 10% of women are living with such problem. I would like to ask whether there are any possibilities for making the nipples emerging? Do I really have to live with them?

Thank you for your help!


Click here to see the answer 21 May 2011

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