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Medical Tourism: Is it a Safe Practice?

Medical tourism is a rapidly growing global phenomenon. One of the fastest growing niches in this industry is plastic surgery tourism. Some of the surgical procedures that Americans seek overseas include facelifts, tummy tucks, hip and knee replacements, dental surgery, and breast implant surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), low cost is the major selling point that draws Americans into medical tourism. However, there are inherent dangers that one should consider carefully, when deciding to travel overseas for cosmetic procedures. Continue reading