Short reports and Correspondence| Volume 60, ISSUE 9, P1075-1077, September 2007

The complications of ‘cosmetic tourism’ – an avoidable burden on the NHS

      Aesthetic procedures are an increasing proportion of the modern reconstructive surgeon's workload. Recent press coverage in the print media, on television and the internet
      • Coleman N.
      Cosmetic surgery – where to go.
      • Lunn E.
      New rush to foreign hospitals.
      has brought the phenomenon of cosmetic tourism to the attention of the public and the plastic surgical community.
      • Dyson R.
      Cosmetic tourism. This is money.
      Patients are increasingly travelling to other countries lured by the promise of reduced cost, increased ease of accessibility and reduced waiting times.
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