Korean Plastic Surgery – 3 Common Misconceptions About Going Abroad For Cosmetic Surgery
As the rates of travel for cosmetic surgery procedures increase, so do the misconceptions that Korean plastic surgery is best performed abroad. But that’s not always the case.
Here are three things to consider about traveling for your plastic surgery:
1. Surgeons in Korea are more qualified to do Asian cosmetic procedures.
medical education here in the United States is globally regarded as the
best in medical training. Surgical advances along with research in
plastic surgery are still regarded as the best in the world. While it
is true, surgeons in Korea only operated on “Asian faces” quality over
quantity should be the ultimate factor when choosing a plastic surgeon.
2. It will be cheaper to have the surgery done in Korea.
fees for surgery maybe slightly lower in Korea, one must factor
additional costs associated with traveling to a foreign country to have
surgery. Airline tickets, hotels fees, and meals can easily push the
cost of the surgery higher than prices here in the US. Additionally,
stress of traveling to a foreign country and the risks of potential
complications are also inherent costs associated with having surgery in
3. I can fly into Asia and come back home soon after without any worries.
major role in achieving optimal results is having close postoperative
care with your surgeon. Having the ability to reach your surgeon and
freely communicate your concerns is one of the most important things I
recommend for a prospective patient.