Plastic Surgery Tourism Victims Taxing Ailing NHS System

When the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) revealed that it would be facing a 5 percent budget shortfall over the next two years – and an estimated £3.4 billion shortfall by 2021 – health care advocates around the United Kingdom and the world were naturally alarmed. The beleaguered health system had already been making headlines in 2017 for turning … Read More

Travel Surgery Patients Stranded Due to New Look

Plastic surgery tourism, the act of traveling to a foreign country to undergo lower-cost plastic surgery procedures, is on the incline. According to Patients Beyond Borders (PBB), the number of Americans traveling abroad to undergo plastic surgery procedures is increasing by about 15 to 20 percent a year. In fact, PBB estimates 1.4 million Americans will travel abroad for medical … Read More