Cosmetic Surgery in India
- Why You Should Consider It
By Stephen Todd
Plastic surgery comes from
the Greek word plastikos, which means to fit for moulding.
The origins of plastic
surgery can be traced to India in approximately 600 B.C., when
the practitioner Sushruta, reconstructed criminals and
prisoner's nose's and earlobe's that had been amputated.
Today, it is fitting that
cosmetic surgery in India is again in the news, as its cosmetic
surgery industry flourishes.
Here are three reasons why
more and more people from overseas are considering India for
their plastic surgery treatments:
The Growth of Cosmetic
Surgery in India
Medical tourism is behind
the growth of plastic surgery in India. This is where residents
of one country seek to reduce the costs of their medical
treatment at home, by finding cheaper alternative treatments
abroad (and take a free holiday with the savings) and they are
looking at countries like India.
India combines world-class
healthcare with prices costing a fraction of those in the US or
India is now the leading
country promoting medical tourism in the world and growth in the
industry is currently running in excess of 30% per annum.
Medical tourism is now a
multi billion pound business.
India is even moving into a
new area of "medical outsourcing" where subcontractors aim to
provide services to over stretched healthcare systems in western
countries, such as the UK National Health Service.
The Indian education system
at present is training an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 doctors and
nurses each year to meet the demand for increased medical
The Expertise of Cosmetic
Surgery in India
Everyone has heard horror
stories about botched plastic surgery operations, so is India a
destination that can be trusted? The answer is a resounding yes.
In fact India's private medical facilities are on par with any
in the world, and Indian doctors, medical staff and plastic
surgeons are renowned the world over for their expertise.
Plastic surgery in India
offers some of the best facilities combined with plastic
surgeons whose expertise is equal to the best available in any
The Price of Cosmetic
Surgery in India
While Indian healthcare is
renowned worldwide, the growth in medical tourism has seen a
large part of this growth come in plastic surgery.
The concept has broad
appeal, as Indian private facilities offer advanced technology
and high-quality procedures on par with hospitals in the major
industrialized countries at a fraction of the cost, with some
treatments just a tenth of the price of comparable western
Plastic and reconstructive
surgery In India utilizes the latest techniques to cover all
areas of cosmetic surgery including:
· Hair restoration, (hair
implants, hair flaps, and scalp reductions)
· Rhinoplasty, (reshaping or
· Face lifts
· Brow lift
· Submetal lipectomy
· Laser hair removal
· Chin and cheek enlargement
· Lip reductions
· Surgery for breasts
All of these are available
and many more, so whatever plastic surgery is required India can
fulfil your requirements.
When you add up all the
facts that include:
World class medical
facilities, staff with unrivalled expertise, costs at up to 1 /
10 of those in major industrialized countries and the
opportunity to take a holiday in one of the most beautiful
nations on earth, then it is time to discover India.
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medical tourism in India
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