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Would you go to India to Save Money on a Mommy Makeover?

  • 2 years ago

Ran across this article about women going to India to get mommy makeovers at a discount. 

Foreigners in India for 'mommy makeover' surgery
NEW DELHI — When a group of women from Uganda embarked on a trip of a lifetime to India, little did many of their friends and families at home know that a secret surgical "mommy makeover" was on their itinerary.

The three mothers from the east African nation meticulously planned their month-long tour around surgical procedures in New Delhi that they hoped would enable them to return to their husbands looking trimmer and healthier.

They admit that vanity is a key motive behind their choice to go under the surgeon's knife in a faraway country, saying they want their tummies tucked and breasts firmed up so they can again wear swimsuits with confidence.

"There are certain activities you can't do if your top is very heavy," one of the women told AFP, requesting anonymity after breast reduction surgery at a clinic in the Indian capital.
"I am feeling so light now. I can go for a jog or a swim without attracting all the negative male attention that I earlier did," ...more

Would you consider going abroad? If not, why not?

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I know that a lot of folks do travel abroad for cosmetic surgery. It can be less expensive and more anonymous than having surgery close to home. 

Here's what some doctors have to say about "medical tourism".

One very important thing to consider is follow up care. It will be very difficult, if complications arise, to find local doctors willing to treat you if you've had surgery in another country.

There is a lot about traveling far away for surgery to consider very carefully before proceeding.

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