We’re always looking for ways to pay less for the things we want. Whether it’s a new couch, a new car, or even plastic surgery, finding a “bargain” can feel great. The problem is, when you’re dealing with medical and surgical procedures, you are putting your body — and possibly your life — at risk.
In recent years, some people have opted to get plastic surgery done in other countries, often combining it with a vacation-like trip – a practice known as medical tourism. At first glance, it sounds like a great deal. You can relax and enjoy a vacation, and get a new look while you’re there. Although there are credible physicians and health care facilities in other countries, there are also many other people who are not properly trained in medicine, or who simply don’t make patient safety their priority. The trouble is, when you’re dealing with non-U.S. physicians, it can be difficult to know who is qualified, and who isn’t.
Remember that plastic surgery is real surgery, and its success relies heavily upon the skill and care of your surgeon, as well as the cleanliness of the facility. If your surgeon isn’t properly trained in the procedure, or doesn’t follow certain standards of care, you could end up with a botched surgery or serious complications.
Keep the following things in mind before you consider any procedure in another country:
Bottom line: before deciding on any plastic surgery, you should know who’s doing the surgery, and whether they are qualified to do it. Make sure you ask any surgeon the following questions before deciding to go forward with surgery:
Are you interested in learning more about ways to enhance your confidence and overall appearance with a board-certified, experienced plastic surgeon? Call Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center today at (913) 492-3443 to schedule a consultation and achieve beautiful results with cosmetic surgery.
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When you commit to your beauty journey, you are choosing to take how the world sees you into your own hands. That’s an empowering feeling. Dr. Quinn and his team at Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center are here to honor that commitment and help you achieve the best results for you and your body. These are your decisions. Our role is to help you make the most of them. Schedule a consultation today to get started on your beauty journey.
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