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9 Nov, 2023 07:14

The cost of medical tourism

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With today’s technology, you can achieve the Instagram face or body you have always wished for; but at what price? On this episode of The Cost of Everything, we take a look at how much bang for their buck patients are getting by traveling across the globe for cosmetic surgery. Host Christy Ai speaks with facial plastic surgeon Dr. William Lindsey about the pros and cons of medical tourism. Do patients want to come to the US and Western nations and pay more for higher quality surgeries? Or are people from the West going to traditionally poorer countries to receive services? And which nations are up and coming in terms of the quality and safety of the procedures they offer?

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