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yasmin90
NSW, Australia
Should i get plastic surgery with Makeover Travel Bolivia?
After having my baby 20 months ago and losing a lot of the weight i put on during the pregnancy my body is not what it use to be by far. I am looking into getting a breast lift, breast implants, tummy tuck, bum lift and lipo on 6 areas. I have looked around and searched and found makeover travel it is a lot cheaper than others i have found and from the website seems excellent, although i have read some great reviews from people who have had work done there, i have also read some really bad stories or people getting surgery there and i am at a point where i am stuck and not sure whether i should continue with getting my surgery done there or not. This is a big step for me and i dont want to choose the wrong place and end up worse than i am now. Any help or advice would be excellent!


 



samir
Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Tourist cosmetic surgery  June 28, 2010 11:46 AM

YOU WILL GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR
What if you had a complication?
no body will treat you here in the US


drkavali
Plastic surgeon
Atlanta, GA
United States
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Plastic Surgery in Bolivia  June 28, 2010 2:12 PM

You might consider adding in the cost of a plane ticket and hotel to stay there a second or third time if you have problems after surgery. By the way, many of those "great reviews" may actually be posted by the staff at the surgery center and may not be real patients at all. I've heard of that happening, although I do not specifically know that is the case with Makeover Travel Bolivia. Buyer beware.


drgrossman
Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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  June 28, 2010 4:32 PM

With any kind of major surgery you are planning there need to be postoperative visits and those are frequent after a tummy tuck for about 3 to 4 weeks. Are you ready to be there for that long?
If a complication occurs, you have no right as you are not a citizen of that country.
Buyer be ware and as the other doctor said "you get what you pay for".


drgrossman
Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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  June 28, 2010 4:32 PM

With any kind of major surgery you are planning, there need to be postoperative visits and those are frequent after a tummy tuck for about 3 to 4 weeks. Are you ready to be there for that long?
If a complication occurs, you have no right as you are not a citizen of that country.
Buyer be ware and as the other doctor said "you get what you pay for".


MissJ521@aol.com
is your doc an ISAPS member.  June 28, 2010 8:33 PM

I would check if your doc were a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons which is kind of an international
connection to ASAPS surgeons here.

Then I would plan on staying there for a month or so--just in case. For surgery abroad, you need to find if you have a good doctor and also plan a long vacation around the surgery where you STAY around for a long time.


docblinski
Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  July 1, 2010 3:48 AM

Better to be safe than travel So iy costs a few $s more BUT YOU WANT SAFETY>


jbrooks
Makeover travel   May 4, 2012 1:07 PM

I am from Toronto Canada, I landed in Bolivia on thurs morning 1am (yesterday), had my surgery with makeover travel, I came by myself and I was extremely nervous. As far as I know everything went well. I haven't seen the scar yet, they have me resting back at my room. I must warn you.... The pain is horrendous, I can barely move around. I will keep you posted on my progress. Dr Monica is very nice and informative, she takes you to the clinic, and picks you up. If you have any questions.... Feel free to email me.
Jaimebrooks78@hotmail.com
Good luck!


RatLaDep
  July 17, 2012 5:10 PM

I just came back June 13,2012. There are pros and cons. The pros of course it's cheaper.I really like my nose though it's swollen. I like my breasts. They are very concerned about you having lab results. The cons:they say the hospital is modern and the personnel speak English. Not true, Monica Nieva speaks English and the doctor but when I recovered I had to speak Spanish to the staff. They didn't understand english.The facilities are not modern,maybe for a 3rd world country. None of the surgery rooms even had doors.My surgery room looked like storage room. Monica Nieva brought her purse into the operating room and she had a face full of makeup. So obviously the room is not sterile. I had surgery at Clinica de Jesus and my room did not look like the photos online or in the pamphlet.Monica is nice and helpful. However she doesn't do a good job of keeping track of payments. I had surgery May 28, 2012 and I paid what I owed. Yet June 2nd Monica called me frantic saying I didn't pay and she needed money from me. I was trying to recover and was upset. I found the page where she wrote my information down and she 'Oh I see.' She apologized but it was still upsetting for me. If you decide to go, DON'T GO BY YOURSELF. The doctor was really nice and he seemed very knowledgeable. I made sure to thank him before I left.


docblinski
Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  July 18, 2012 3:52 AM

With SUCH a glowing report why not post the exact operations and TOTAL costs including travel, meals OR, MD ALL the fees so we can see if you save $'s and was the "risk reward" ratio worth it! Sounds kinda SCARY to me. Better safe than sorry.


RatLaDep
  July 25, 2012 3:34 PM

The total surgery including 9 days stay was $5,260.The airfare was $861. I stayed an additional 6 days which was maybe another $300. Food at the hotel cost me another $250.I went for appointments with the doctor every 4-5 days. So by the time I left all of my stitches were out. Another thing I really liked was that the MD understood what scarring meant to me. When visiting the doc's in the states I kept asking them about keloid scarring. Being able to perform surgery without leaving keloid scarring is a real art; as far as I'm concerned. I've had surgery about 5 other times. They weren't plastic surgeries. But I have the scar to show for each surgery. I visited plastic surgeons in Dublin, Sacramento and Napa. The doctor in Napa admitted that he had never done surgery on a person of color and that all his clientele was white. So I had to rule him out. The doctor in Sacramento was considered an ethnic nose specialist. His fee was $17,000 for my nose. And if I just wanted a picture of how he would 'design' it would cost me $2,500. The doctor in Dublin was unsure of being able to perform breast aug with minimal scarring.So in Bolivia this didn't seem to be a challenge for the MD at all. After all, nearly all of his clientele are people of color. Considering the risk it was the right choice for me. Whether I would do it again remains to be seen.


docblinski
Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  July 26, 2012 3:47 AM

Again I see the total spent was $6600+/-. But What exact operation/s did you have?? You have not discussed. I think you had breast and nose but again you have not stated exactly so impossible to compare in US terms.


ratladep
  July 27, 2012 6:14 PM

"I really like my nose though it's swollen. I like my breasts." Rhinoplasty and breast augmentation.


docblinski
Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  July 31, 2012 3:49 AM

So yes you where very "lucky" for a rhinoplasty and (I assume Silicone) breast implants at a fee of $6,600+/-. To give you and idea on the costs in Miami I would/could haste charged $8,000. So yes you saved $1,400. But thank God you did not have a post op issue. As most of us expert feel the added expense for safety is not a good reason to travel. Especially if you have a serious out of country complication. As you stated 3rd world medicine and facility. Also even minor or late complications back here in US, you will find very few of us PSs will take on your care. Vs I can refer and ask a colleague in your city to render care quite easily, as a courtesy to me another US colleague. Thanks for being so honest and I am happy for you good results.


Dr.Pascual
Cosmetic surgeon
Aventura, FL
United States
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Should i get plastic surgery with Makeover Travel Bolivia?  October 1, 2013 10:57 AM

Choosing where to have your surgery is very important. First you should have a consultation with several surgeons to go over your expectations and to see what can be done surgically to enhance your look. Once you find a surgeon that you feel comfortable with, then you can set up your surgery date and plan accordingly. If you desire a butt lift, you should do that procedure first, then as a second procedure, you can do the breast lift and the tummy tuck. I recommend staying close to home for your procedures because there will be multiple, and the closer you are to your surgeon, the easier it is to see him/her if any complications arise. The U.S. has very competitive plastic surgery prices currently, especially in Miami. A bit of research will help you find the right surgeon for you. Good luck on your search.
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henryjames
Cosmetic surgeon
Pune, India
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Hi  May 19, 2014 4:36 AM

You should go for the rhinoplasty surgeon in India


henryjames
Cosmetic surgeon
Pune, India
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Hi  July 11, 2014 12:09 AM

If you can afford to come in India than you will get the best cosmetic surgeon for the surgery they are affordable and best in surgery


henryjames
Cosmetic surgeon
Pune, India
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Hi  September 19, 2014 2:19 AM

if you are feeling not good so you should go for the surgery. I know the cosmetic surgeon in India Dr. Ashish Davalbhakta you can have an experienced of the doctor and you will find the surgery experienced http://www.aestheticsmedispa.in/dr-ashish-profile.html

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Cosmetic surgeon
Delhi, India
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Hi  October 5, 2014 11:30 PM

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imoijen
Please don't do it  October 7, 2014 3:24 AM

That's the advise I wish someone has given me 4 years ago before making the biggest mistake of my life. I destroyed my face and body. My well know plastic surgeon (I refuse to call him doctor) kept pushing and pushing more and more procedures. He took advantage of a momentary lapse of judgement and destroyed my life for money. Please give some time to yourself to rethink what you are about to do. Stay away from injections and the knife and that would be one of the best decisions of your life. No matter what they tell you, anything you do is irrepable, it cannot be undone and if you try to reverse it chances are it will become even worse not better. Please research about the side effects of each procedure, and keep in mind that they are more common than not.
Great website has nothing to do with your long time results. Go to a respected dermatologist and he or she will explain to you all the possible dangers.




 



 

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