Category Archives: Cosmetic Tourism

Medical Tourism: Making an informed choice

Information Update The lure of overseas treatment is often based on price. However, medical tourism raises some safety and financial concerns for Australian patients. These factors should be considered before committing to overseas medical treatment. Is the overseas surgeon appropriately qualified, experienced and accredited with the relevant regulatory bodies? Does the hospital/day clinic meet appropriate …

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Cosmetic surgery not without risks

Cosmetic surgery is not trivial surgery. Anaesthesia and surgery carries risks and it is vitally important that all surgeries, including all cosmetic procedures, are carried out, not just by appropriately qualified surgeons, but also in properly accredited facilities with an anaesthetist present.

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Cosmetic Tourism Checklist

Patients often say that cost is the main reason for choosing to travel overseas for cosmetic surgery. However, if there are complications with surgery and revisions are needed, that initial cost can increase significantly. It is therefore important to assess all the risks involved before making an informed decision. Patients need to do their homework …

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Buyer Beware: Cosmetic Tourism

Patients often say that cost is the main reason for choosing to travel overseas for cosmetic surgery. However, if there are complications with surgery and revisions are needed, that initial cost can increase significantly. It is therefore important to assess all the risks involved before making an informed decision. Patients need to do their homework …

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