The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published an interesting article about important issues to consider in choosing to go abroad for cosmetic procedures.

By Mary Cunningham

Are you looking for aesthetic procedures beyond the US border? The option for less expensive cosmetic surgery can be compelling. I’m somewhat familiar with the desire for aesthetic procedures with a lower sticker price, since my aunt chose to have her second facelift in Mexico. (For anyone keeping track, her first was performed in Dallas, her third in Santa Fe.)

In many countries the cost of living is lower than it is in the US, which is good reason why the cost of certain procedures may be less expensive as well. For those willing to travel, this could be a great deal all around, depending on the circumstances, and let me emphasize the circumstances.

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