Yet another tragic needless plastic surgery death has been reported. A 28year-old New York woman, Beverly Brignoni, died from a massive pulmonary embolism while getting a tummy tuck and liposuction in the Dominican Republic.
Medical Tourism is on the rise, as American woman seek low-cost plastic surgery and go abroad for these services. Prices can be from 50 -90 percent less than plastic surgery prices in the U.S., tempting many consumers.
People are flocking to Brazil, Poland, Mexico, India, China, Dominican Republic, Thailand and even South Africa where they can go on Medical Safaris. Some countries are offering “extreme makovers”.
Safety, Recovery and Post-op care are major issues.