Category: Announcements

Breaking News! Finally, YouTube terminates our channel (again)!

And this time, it is permanently! Finally, after waiting 4 years, this day eventually comes (again). Actually, this day would have come much earlier had we not set up this Video Blog, which you are reading now, after YouTube terminated our account back in 2016. So, from 2016 to late 2019, there was a hiatus when we did not publish new video at all … Read More Breaking News! Finally, YouTube terminates our channel (again)!

BREAKING NEWS!!!

Breaking News! To protect White American surgeons from competition from a Chinese surgeon, YouTube has embarked on a rampage to mass-remove our videos again in August 2020, and even going to the extent of banning us from posting new videos. They have done this in 2016, when they removed some 2,000 of our videos and temporarily closed down our YouTube channel for 1 month. … Read More BREAKING NEWS!!!

Announcement No. 13: Covid-19 Promotion: 50% off* liposuction fees

The World Health Organization officially declares Covid-19 a pandemic today. The last time something as big and serious as this occurred, was during 2002-2003 SARS outbreak, 17 years ago. As many businesses are going to be affected negatively, resulting in furlough and retrenchment, Elixir de Vie offers 50% off liposuction surgery fees to all eligible patients. It is during times like this, that looks … Read More Announcement No. 13: Covid-19 Promotion: 50% off* liposuction fees

Announcement No. 12: Next surgery fee revision on 1st Jan 2020

As of 1st January 2020, there will be a revision of both our liposuction and autologous fat grafting fees. We understand that our liposuction fee will have increased 1,500% by 1st Jan 2020 compared to when we first started Elixir de Vie in 2008. We also realize that with this increase, 3-dimensional liposuction may become less affordable for most average patients. Therefore, we would … Read More Announcement No. 12: Next surgery fee revision on 1st Jan 2020

Announcement No. 11: 70% discount on liposuction fee for Hong Kong citizens

To mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, Elixir de Vie offers 70% discount on liposuction fee for all Hong Kong citizens for surgeries performed from 1st to 31st October 2019. Terms and conditions: Hold HKSAR passport. Sign consent to allow all photos and videos to be published on our Vlog, YouTube channel and other media, with the face covered. Sing … Read More Announcement No. 11: 70% discount on liposuction fee for Hong Kong citizens

Announcement No. 10: Launch of Hall of (De)fame on 1st June 2019

Being a compassionate doctor, Dr Arthur Tjandra does not believe that patients will travel all the way across oceans to cheat him. He always believes his patients when they tell him that they do not bring enough money, all they bring are their credit cards, but their cards are not working; that they lose their money, that they do not know he has increased … Read More Announcement No. 10: Launch of Hall of (De)fame on 1st June 2019

Announcement No. 9: Next surgery fee revision on 1st Jan 2019

As of 1st January 2019, there will be a revision of our liposuction fee. Autologous fat grafting fee will remain the same for the time being. We understand that our liposuction fee will have increased 1,400% by 1st Jan 2019 compared to when we first started Elixir de Vie in 2008. We also realize that with this increase, 3-dimensional liposuction may become less affordable … Read More Announcement No. 9: Next surgery fee revision on 1st Jan 2019

Announcement No. 8: Next surgery fees revision on 1st April 2018

The effect of performing more than 10,000 liposuction surgeries in the last 12 years using only nothing but syringe, has taken a toll on Dr Arthur Tjandra’s fingers, hands, elbows and even shoulders. As he phases out his practice, he will continue to raise his surgery fees every 3 months, until the demand for his service stops. When the demand ceases, so will his … Read More Announcement No. 8: Next surgery fees revision on 1st April 2018

Announcement No. 7: Phasing out of Elixir de Vie and the launch of TantricPractice.com in 2018

Everything good, in fact everything good and bad, will come to an end one day. This is one of the important principles in Buddhism, also known as Anicca (impermanence). After having spent almost half a century of his life indulging in worldly pleasures and affairs, Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie will be dedicating the next half century of his life (if he was … Read More Announcement No. 7: Phasing out of Elixir de Vie and the launch of TantricPractice.com in 2018

Announcement No. 6: Compulsory 6-month “cooling-off period” for prospective patients who have initial doubts on our credibility

In order to allow prospective patients to make informed decision and prevent them from making a wrong decision which they may later regret, we have adopted a compulsory 6-month “cooling-off period” during which prospective patients who have cast doubts about our surgeon’s or our clinic’s credibility are urged to do further research and/or seek second, third, fourth, fifth or even sixth opinion, or as … Read More Announcement No. 6: Compulsory 6-month “cooling-off period” for prospective patients who have initial doubts on our credibility

Announcement No. 5: Buy travel insurance and keep all the things you need for your surgery in your carry-on bag (not check-in luggage) when you visit us!

On 7th Oct 2017, a patient who visits us from Frankfurt, flying Frankfurt-Singapore-Medan route on Singapore Airlines and Silkair finds her entire check-in luggage missing during her flights, upon arrival in Medan. A total of 5 German passengers who arrive in Medan from Frankfurt that day, find their check-in luggage missing! Our patient has no fresh clothes to change into, and the worst thing … Read More Announcement No. 5: Buy travel insurance and keep all the things you need for your surgery in your carry-on bag (not check-in luggage) when you visit us!

Announcement No. 4: Beware of burglaries and thefts on Silkair flight from Medan to Singapore and vice versa!

Bonjour! I am sure that you are getting excited with your upcoming trip to Medan for your surgery. There is, however, one issue that we would like to warn you about. As Dr Arthur has experienced 3 incidents of burglaries and 2 thefts in the last 1-2 years on Silkair flights departing from Medan Kuala Namu airport, we would like to warn you not … Read More Announcement No. 4: Beware of burglaries and thefts on Silkair flight from Medan to Singapore and vice versa!