Before proceeding to watch this documentary, we advise you to read our Editor’s note first: http://www.elixirdevie.sg/channelnewsasiagetreal12november2012.html
After watching Channel News Asia reality TV show which aimed to sensationalize awake syringe liposuction under local anesthesia by editing footage to make it appears scary, we urge you to also watch unedited footages taken during real surgeries at our clinic: Awake Syringe Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia by Dr Arthur Tjandra.
The old Polonia airport in Medan, shown in the TV show, closed its door in 2014, 2 years after the show was aired. It was replaced by a new state-of-the-art airport, Kuala Namu International Airport.
This is what our clinic looks like now: Elixir de Vie.
One of the patients featured in the show, Serene, is one of Dr Arthur Tjandra‘s masterpieces! She is also featured as Case No. 2 in our Whole Body Transformation Series case studies, as well as Case 102 on our YouTube channel. After YouTube terminated our channel in 2020, we re-published this case study on this Vlog: Patient No. 102: Mommy Makeover Whole Body Transformation.
This is what she looked like before and after transformation:
And this is what she looked like 5 years later: