Why More People Are Traveling Abroad for Plastic Surgery

What you need to know about “medical tourism” and why more people are doing it.

Smoking, sun, frowning, alcohol and even  smiling, along with your genetics, free radicals — in short, life — all eventually show up on your face no matter how much sunscreen and Moisturizer you’ve used.

With the revolutionary plastic surgery options available today, you can nip, tuck, and inject to a slimmer, more youthful you. Get rid of those laughter lines, jowls, and wrinkles with a facelift or tighten that stomach with a tummy tuck.

Although many of us would like to alter our physical reality, not everyone can afford expensive plastic surgery. The alternative? Medical tourism, or traveling abroad for procedures.

Why get a tummy tuck in London when you can get it done at a bargain price just a few hours away by Channel Tunnel or just over two hours by flight?

europe travel for nip and tuck

europe travel for nip and tuck

The ability to get more cost effective treatments is the main reason more people are opting to have dentures, boob jobs and bottom lifts abroad.

But it’s not just cosmetics treatments which are proving popular with tourists, more Brits are also travelling overseas for fertility treatment.

Fertility treatment on the National Health Service is still a postcode lottery. Some health authorities refuse to pay for treatment, while others offer limited help. Most women have to go through two or three cycles of IVF before becoming pregnant and the final bill can be £10,000 or more.

Pregnancy rates (as measured per embryo transfer) seem to have stabilized in Europe at about 35% for IVF and 33% for ICSI. Pregnancy rates from egg donation continue to rise (now at about 50%). There is, nevertheless, wide variability between countries.

When considering traveling to Europe for your cosmetic surgery even when you add in the cost of flights and hotels, the total spend always tots up to less than the bill for private surgery in the UK.

Latest research has revealed which destinations are the most popular for various procedures.

For example, Thailand has proven a hotspot for dentures, with demand soaring by 320 per cent in the past year. On average a full set of dentures costs £184 in Bangkok, which is £256 cheaper than in the UK. The 14 hour long haul flight may be too much for many though.

Bangkok Dental procedures

Bangkok Dental procedures

Meanwhile, those looking for breast implants are heading to Poland. Enquiries there have risen by 57 per cent in the past year. With flights taking just over two hours and costing as little as £60 return from London to Warsaw, patients can look to still make considerable savings by paying around £2,000 in Poland for the operation, instead of £3-4,000 in Britain.

The silicone implant breast enlargement operation is an operating procedure performed to enlarge breasts because of the following reasons:


  1. Woman’s body shape improvement.

When the lady feels that her breasts size is too small. Having larger, fuller breasts makes many women feel more attractive, alluring and self-assured. For many of my patients, having larger breasts boosts their self-esteem and makes them feel more feminine than ever before.

  1. Loss of breast volume after pregnancy,

Equalizing breast size when the difference between the size of the breasts is significant, Losing baby weight is a good thing for most women, but some find that after pregnancy and nursing, their breasts droop and/or get significantly smaller.

  1. They have had a mastectomy.

Women who have a mastectomy due to breast cancer or other serious health condition often are eager to regain their femininity and feel whole again. Breast reconstruction and augmentation can achieve this very important goal.

  1. They want to boost their sex life.

Women who get breast implants typically experience higher levels of sexual arousal and satisfaction, as well as an overall feeling of being sexier.

  1. Their clothes will fit better.

Most women’s clothes are designed for a size C cup. By increasing a woman’s breast size, she can feel more attractive and better proportioned in her clothing.

  1. Breast reconstruction :

The size and shape of the breasts before the procedure will affect both the treatment method and the result. If the breasts sizes and shapes differ, it is impossible for them to be absolutely symmetrical after the procedure.

How much you save will depend on where you go, and you need to consider the other benefits of your destination before making your final choice. You can search for pricing online.

Surgery in Poland is up to a 1/3 cheaper than the UK as well as cheap transport and hotel – however with Europe Surgery you get a London-trained surgeon.

Leading Europe Cosmetic Surgeon.

Dr Adam Kalecinski has worked and trained in Britain at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital near London. He is GMC registered. He is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon, who specializes in all areas of cosmetic surgery.  Adam is trained to the same level as a consultant. He has carried out over 10,000 successful cosmetic surgery procedures. He trained and has worked in the field of cosmetic surgery as soon as he qualified as a doctor and now has worked in the field for 20 years. He was operated on many of the UK celebrities.

For Cheap Cosmetic Surgery in Europe contact Europe Surgery


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