We offer Free Information Consultations with one of our knowledgeable Clinical Advisors. This is not a medical examination or assessment. It is purely an Information Consultation for you to learn more about the procedure you’re interested in, be guided as to which of our doctors you should see, and receive printed information to take home. However, it does not replace the need to have a proper Medical Consultation with our doctor if you then wish to take it to the next step.
All Medical Consultations with our Surgeons do entail a Consultation Fee.
So, why do experienced and reputable clinics such as ours charge for their doctor-consultations when others offer free consultations?
Simply because our consultations are lengthy, detailed, honest and conducted by the doctor who’ll be doing your procedure should you decide to go ahead. Furthermore, if you don’t need a procedure, or don’t need it yet, we will tell you so!
If you are considering a surgical procedure, or even a non-surgical one, you owe it to yourself to have a detailed and informative consultation with the doctor who’ll be doing your procedure, not by a nurse or other non-medical employee. It is only your surgeon who has the training and experience to:
As with other professions, lengthy consultations such as these naturally involve a fee because you are paying for the doctor’s time, experience, knowledge and professional advice and it is unreasonable to expect that a quality consultation should be free.
Always remember that at clinics offering free medical consultations, the consultations are usually conducted by a Nurse or other non-medical employee of the practice who medico-legally:
Free consultations are aimed at getting you in the door to ‘sell’ you one or more procedures, often costly ones, even though you may not need them or you are better suited to a less costly option!
Remember, no practice can survive without income, so if their consultations are all free, how do they survive financially? The obvious answer is they have to hard-sell on services or increase the cost of their procedures to make up what they’re losing by giving ‘free consultations!