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CO2 Laser in Costa Rica?
Has anyone had a CO2 Laser done on their face in Costa Rica?
2 Doctor Answers | Asked by desiloo in usa
CO2 Laser in Costa Rica - Big Potential Risks, Small Gain
Lasers need frequent servicing by highly trained bio-medical technicians that are often not available. As a result they may not be accurately calibrated and you can be left with permanent scarring, change of pigmentation, infection and other problems.I would like to make prospective patients aware of the risks and downsides of medical tourism (traveling abroad to undergo elective surgery) this includes getting a CO2 laser in Costa Rica. Medical tourism has becoming increasingly popular...
Why would you?
I'm curious to know why you would leave the country for a procedure widely available here in the states for a reasonably low cost? Remember travelling to a tropical paradise for a procedure that sensitizes you to the sun doesn't make much sense as a vacation either....