Legal Information


Government Licensed Plastic Surgery Clinic

Answer Plastic Surgery is an incorporated legal entity in South Korea based in Seoul. Under Korean law, a medical hospital must be owned by the practicing doctor(s) and Dr. Choi Min is the clinic’s founder and 100% stockholder. Answer Plastic Surgery is authorized to take part in business activities covering: cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, general medicine, consulting and services. Answer Plastic Surgery is fully licensed by all plastic surgery authorities and the government in Korea as well as being fully insured. Answer Plastic Surgery also has a medical tourism certificate and is legally allowed to take international patients. Without this special license it is illegal for a plastic surgery clinic to take on international patients.

Payment Policy

Payment for all procedures must be done before treatment starts.  Answer Plastic Surgery accepts: cash, bank transfer and credit card payments. If you are visiting us from outside Korea, please ensure your credit card company knows you will use it in Korea and have the appropriate limit set to cover your procedure fees. To ensure a surgery date, you will need to pay a deposit. Otherwise, your surgery date will not be guaranteed. Consultations are provided free of charge.

Refund Policy

No refund will be made once the surgery has begun. The 10% deposit of total amount of surgical procedures is non-refundable, but deductible from the total fee. Deposits paid are classified as non-refundable as those deposits are used to fix a schedule for your surgery. In case of a refund, there will be no refund for the 10% deposit of total amount of surgical procedures deposit, but only for additional payment made in advance.

Partial payment refund policy

72+ hours notice before surgery – 90% refund (excluding 10% deposit of total amount of surgical procedures)

48-72 hours notice before surgery – 50% refund (excluding 10% deposit of total amount of surgical procedures)

24-48 hours notice before surgery – 20% refund (excluding 10% deposit of total amount of surgical procedures)

0-24 hours notice before surgery OR partial/full refund request after the start of surgery – 0% refund

All cancellations must have a written notice associated with them. The amount of refund made for the deposit follows the refund policy stated above.

This policy is in compliance with the 2014-4 Korea Consumer Agency, legislation and under Korean Law.