Colombia, one of the top destinations for plastic surgery in America
Updated: Nov 12, 2021
Colombia is one of the most visited countries in the world to perform plastic surgeries. It is a destination of choice by foreigners, principally Spanish and Americans, who seek economy and good quality for their procedures.
Colombia is recognized today for its high-skilled plastic surgeons and lower prices compared to other countries. For example, in North America, liposuction costs between $ 4,000 and $ 8,000. In Colombia, it costs around $ 2,000 to $ 3,000, just like breast augmentation.
In 2018, Colombia stood out as the fourth country where more foreigners traveled to undergo aesthetic procedures. A total of 346,140 treatments were performed. The cities that welcomed the most foreigners were Medellín, Bogotá, and Cali.
Note that December is the busiest month during the year for plastic surgery procedures, where the number of surgeries increases by 50%.
According to the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Isaps), it revealed that in 2017 approximately 23 million plastic surgeries were performed around the world.
Presently, Colombia performs around 26% of plastic surgery procedures on foreign patients that travel abroad for aesthetic treatments. Numbers that keep growing year after year. Do you want to know more about plastic surgery in Colombia? Check more on our website