There may be various reasons for choosing cosmetic surgery abroad: lower healthcare costs, medical expertise, quality of care, safety, and shorter wait times. In search for good specialists and quality treatment, but for lower prices, many cosmetic surgery patients opt for Lithuania. Cosmetic surgery services are available in a number of accredited private clinics in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and the second largest city Kaunas.
Estetinės Plastikos Chirurgijos Centras (Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Centre) located in Vilnius, is known as the largest and the oldest private plastic surgery clinic in the Baltic States. Since its establishment in 1957, over 50,000 cosmetic and reconstructive operations have been performed at the clinic. Currently, the there are 12 specialists with an average experience of 30 years working at the clinic. Four of them are top qualified surgeons, including President of the Lithuanian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The procedures performed at the clinic include tummy tuck, facial procedures (face and forehead lift, chin correction, lip augmentation, nose and eyelid surgery), hair replacement, ear surgery, male and female breast surgery, testicular implants, penis thickening and lengthening, botulinum toxin aesthetic management, etc.
VitkusClinic, another plastic surgery clinic situated in Vilnius, surrounded by a fresh pinewood and the quietness of an old apple-tree garden, belongs to the few plastic surgery clinics located in the city and at the same time surrounded by the magnificence of nature. The clinic meets the highest standards set for medical institutions, which ensure quality performance of cosmetic operations and, if needed, timely help. Here, operations are performed by one of the best European reconstructive plastic surgery specialists, micro-surgeon Kęstutis Vitkus, who has more than 30 years of clinical work experience and performs such procedures as face and neck skin rejuvenation, nose correction operations, breast surgery, and other cosmetic corrections. At the clinic, people can view video material showing post operational changes, scientific publications about cosmetic surgery and its history. Patients are never bored here: the clinic boasts a large collection of fiction and DVDs.
GP Klinika (GP Clinic) was established in 2001 in Kaunas, the second largest city of Lithuania, and is run by Dr Gintaras Papečkys, who has experience of more than 20 years and has been working in plastic surgery for 13 years. During his practice, the surgeon has performed more than 4000 plastic-aesthetic operations. Dr Papečkys is a member of Plastic-Reconstructive Surgery Association of Lithuania and a member the International Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Association. The clinic has a special activity license approved by the Ministry of Health Care of Lithuania. Like in many other Lithuanian plastic surgery clinics, the means and equipment used in operations and treatment and all the services provided completely meet top standards and requirements. The clinic boasts modern rooms with all the necessary conveniences and a cosy, comfortable atmosphere. Here, facial procedures, male and female breast corrections, liposuction, tummy tuck and scar treatment procedures are performed.
The Plastic Surgery Centre, also in Kaunas, was established in 1992 by two surgeons, Saulius Vikšraitis and Tautrimas Aštrauskas. Both surgeons working at the centre are active members of various organizations: Lithuanian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the International Confederation of Plastic and Aesthetic surgery (IPRAS), European Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EPRAS), European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (EACMFS) as well as Baltic Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery (Baltic AMPS). There are 14 employees working at the centre, including 5 physicians of the highest qualification. Every year, about 500 operations are performed at the Plastic Surgery Centre. The procedures include face lift, eyelid, nose and ear surgery, removal of benign tumours, breast surgery, tummy tuck, etc.
Cosmetic surgery procedures are also performed at Bendrosios Medicinos Praktikos clinic (General Medicine Practice Clinic) in Kaunas, Grožio Terapijos ir Chirurgijos Klinika (Beauty Therapy and Surgery Centre) in Vilnius as well as GK Klinika (GK Clinic), also in Vilnius.
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