Out of country surgery - Is it worth it???

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I recently have been seeing increased numbers of patients from Miami going to Columbia, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic for extensive cosmetic surgery. Even with the highly reduced fees and the resort experience there is an untold high risk. Primarily in the experience and judgement of the surgeon. Plus the risk of very increased costs for care of complications back here in US. Remember post operative care is included in your surgery here in US, but if you leave from out of country and have an issue the costs back home will be very high to you, the patient. An example is the use of non US approve silicone implants. If there is an issue the US doc must replace both to approved US implant... Everyone please be careful if choosing out of country surgery...

Recent update!!! Out of country surgery especially in DR is very dangerous and life threatening. Just see the over 19 cases in the Northeast of an infection in DR surgical patients. And "now" a 28 year old dying following a TT+Lipo... Are you all tired of the risks??? Be safe here in USA with boarded surgeons and "clean" facilities....   
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Miami Plastic Surgeon