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Knee Replacement Surgery Abroad Costs Just 30-50% of That in the U.S.

Knee replacement surgery costs $34,000 at U.S. hospitals, but only $19,200 in Singapore, $11,500 in Thailand;and just $9,500 in Costa Rica. Medical tourism gets you feeling better for way less.

Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure performed to make the abdomen firmer. In the procedure, excess fat and skin from the lower and middle abdomen is removed to give it a toned appearance. The fascia and the muscles of the abdominal wall are also tightened.

It is not the same as a liposuction, though many patients choose to undergo a liposuction along with a tummy tuck. The procedure is mainly sought out by individuals who have developed loose folds of skin after a pregnancy or those who have undergone major weight loss. Abdominoplasty is a major surgery and patients should carefully weight their options before opting for this procedure.


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                    Beijing Jian Gong Hospital

                    Beijing, China


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Chinese

                    JianGong Hospital, as a Class-2 and Grade-A general hospital with history of 59 years, has always adhered to the brief “quality is the life of hospital and brand is the dignity of hospital&rdquo...

                    Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz

                    Sao Paulo, Brazil


                    Accreditation: JCI, Temos

                    Languages: English, Portuguese

                    With over a century of existence, the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital was founded in 1897 and holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

                    A group of G...

                    Aestea Plastic Surgery

                    Pilsen, Czech Republic


                    Languages: English, Czech, German

                    Aestea, a private clinic that specializes in aesthetic-plastic surgery in Plzen, was founded in 2002 and has the most modern medical equipment at its disposal. Our team of highly qualified and friendl...

                    Plaza Clinic

                    Tokyo, Japan


                    Languages: English

                    With plastic surgery in Tokyo Japan all procedures are done by a bilingual surgeon who is U.S. Board-Certified, and trained in both Japan and the United States. The chief plastic surgeon practiced in ...

                    Manila Doctors Hospital

                    Manila, Philippines


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Tagalog

                    Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) is a premiere private tertiary hospital operating at 667 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

                    We are a health institution providing holistic...
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