Pros and Cons of Traveling Outside US for Plastic Surgery?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having plastic surgery outside US, especially Brazillian Butt Lift or Breast Augmentation? I'm concerned though about recovery and traveling home after surgery as well as safe medical practices. I welcome any feedback.

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Pros and Cons of plastic surgery outside US

The Pros and Cons can be summarized as follows:


  • Generally much Cheaper
  • Travel Perks - you may get a vacation too!


  • Quality of Surgeon and Operating Facility Questionable
  • Poor Follow-up
  • Managment of Complications difficult due to distance
  • No Legal Recourse if something goes wrong

There is risk here. Just beware.

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