Extreme Makeover Abroad - Bolivia, BO

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Hi! After a year of my surgeries, I wanted to...

After a year of my surgeries, I wanted to share a little bit of my experience with you because to read some reviews here help me a lot to take the decision of having surgery.
I am Japanese but I have been in America for the last couple of years because I came at the beginning to study English but then I decided to stay because I fall in love with a Cuban guy.
Living in Miami with such beautiful people makes you want to be as perfect as they are.
I was always a normal Japanese girl, skinny and with no breast, no curves, common nose…I was never really uncomfortable with my appearance but being in Miami surrounded by beautiful women with beautiful bodies made me feel obsessed with my appearance; of course my boyfriend always told me I was beautiful but it’s difficult to feel beautiful looking at the perfection and then being in front of the mirror and see me so different to that women, of course that makes me feel unsecure at some point so I started to be jealous and that damaged my relationship with my boyfriend.
One day I decided I wanted to have some surgeries done so I research on internet about the procedures and I found some reviews about people who traveled to Colombia to have surgery, I also read reviews from people who traveled to Argentina,Thailand,Costa Rica,Bolivia,Argentina so I wrote to many companies and Surgeons…it took me 6 months to choose the right place to go.
I ended up going to Bolivia with a company called Makeover travel. I hesitated a lot between this company and Gospcultura because I heard wonderful things about Costa Rica too but which made me choose the first company was that they offered a whole extreme makeover package which I really needed it and their service and payment policy convinced me that this was the best choice for me.
I read mixed reviews about Makeover travel but most of them where very positive ,just one or 2 scared me a lot but I read reviews from 9 years ago which means that they have been working since then so 2 bad reviews after 9 years of experience weren’t really important to me and less after reading that I was going to pay after being happy with all they were offering to me.
I went to Bolivia 15 days to have my nose done,my breast,butt and some liposuction on my waist.
My pictures are here.
I would love to write my whole experience but I know that most of you what really want to see are the results.
I am very happy with everything and thankful because even if I suffered of pain a little bit during my recovery period, I believe I look pretty; now I can go to the beach in my bikini ,be beside perfect women and feel good and not shy to show my body.
Everything to me was ok but the only advise I would like to give you is not to stay in the hotel included in the package, Royal Lodge, this hotel is not nice and clean, at least this was my experience, I ended up moving to the Buganvillas Hotel 5 stars which is also offered as an option of the package but you have to pay like 40$usd extra per night, it worth it because at the Royal Lodge you stay in a room and at the Buganvillas you stay in an apartment and you can cook instead of have to eat outside or ask every time for room service.
My Surgeon was Dr.Lijeron, young, handsome and nice person but most of all very professional, I saw his work on other patients at the hotel before I had my first appointment with him and all of them were happy even they couldn’t see the final results, of course some of them were really swollen and with some pain but they seemed happy.
I didn’t keep in touch with any of the patients because I decided to stay in my room recovering but I heard they were happy so I guess their results were good.
Bolivian people were very friendly,not all the people speak English which is kind of difficult and frustrating but at least the Surgeon speaks English, the assistants and some of the people at the hotels too, not in the first one but at the Buganvillas they do.
Well this is part of my long experience, I would love to tell many things about these 15 days living a whole extreme makeover but I work and I don’t have too much time left to do many things so I have to go, I hope this little part of the experience that change my life can help you in some way.
Good luck to all of you who would like to have surgery either in your own country or overseas, I hope you obtain wonderful results!
Dr. Lijeron

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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