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Medical tourism articles

Our articles and features about international medical tourism are written by some of the world's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

They are aimed at patients who may be considering travelling for treatment. International Medical Travel Journal provides a library of medical tourism articles aimed at hospitals, clinics and medical travel agencies.

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What you need to know before having Botox injections in Spain Across Spain, and in Marbella, you will find many beauty salons and hairdressers offering Botox injections, many of them advertising what appear to be very attractive prices. Ocean Clinic Marbella look at what risks you take by choosing to have your procedure outside of a medical setting.

Cross-border reproductive care in Europe A significant number of couples are travelling abroad for fertility treatment each year. Although the actual figure is unknown, the couples travel to obtain fertility treatments available in other countries.

What are blastocysts and what is their importance? If you are interested in blastocyst embryio transfer, this article will be of great use. Written by ProcreaTec, an infertility clinic in Spain, this article outlines blastocyst embryio transfer and its importance to fertility treatment

Getting Dental Implants in Hungary Despite the improvements that have been made in dental care, millions of people all over the world still suffer from tooth loss. There are several causes of tooth loss including tooth decay, gum disease, otherwise known as gingivitis, and even injury.

Medical Tourism In Greece The company MedTourism activates as a medical facilitator, promoting medical and tourist packages to the international patients

Dental Facings: Veneers or Lumineers Facings (or veneers or lumineers) are thin porcelain shields that are bonded to the teeth. It is a delicate technique that demands considerable skill and expertise from the cosmetic dentist and dental technician to achieve a beautiful, natural-looking result.

Blood Plasma (PRP) Cosmetic surgery Prevent hair loss with your own blood. Our blood plasma (PRP) contains active growth factors which can promote hair growth!

Looking Gorgeous with the PRP “Vampire” facelift! The PRP facelift / vampire facelift is the latest non surgical method of rejuvenating the skin! It is an injectable treatment which uses the patient’s own blood; hence “Vampire Facelift”.

Dental Tourism in Hungary Dental tourism is the practice of travelling to another country for dental treatment. It is classified under the broad category of medical tourism.

Obesity treatment at LUX MED Hospital Obesity is a serious disease! Its main causes involve an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise. Genetic factors, certain diseases and medicinal products may also have influence. If your BMI is over 35, it is high time to contact a specialist! In the LUX MED Hospital, we provide comprehensive diagnostics and consultation in the treatment of various obesity types, including dietary, psychological, endoscopic and surgical procedures.

10 tips on choosing IVF abroad Choosing a good IVF center is not easy and people need to know that medical intervention abroad is not free of risk; medical, financial or safety risks need to be considered.In order to make a meaningful choice, there are some specific points to consider when choosing a clinic abroad.

Spain, a major player in egg donation There are many reasons that why Spain has become a major player in the global world of fertility – including a positive legal environment, high quality medical care and state of the art research

Triple your chances of having a baby A new technique which dramatically increases the chances of getting pregnant with IVF is now available in Spain. IVF Alicante is the first clinic in the country to implement Eeva (Early Embryo Viability Assessment) which being hailed as the future of reproductive technology.

What should I expect on my first dental treatment abroad visit? How successful your first dental treatment abroad visit is will depend on how comfortable you are with the dental clinic abroad you have chosen. First, it is important to find a dental clinic you can trust.

Medical Tourism in Cancun, Mexico Over the last five years, medical tourism has boomed tremendously. The reason for the on-going popularity of medical tourism is largely because healthcare particularly in the US is very expensive.

Achieve a younger look with eyelid correction surgery Łukasz Ulatowski, plastic surgery specialist at LUX MED Hospital provides detailed information about eyelid correction surgery including what planning is needed beforehand, what to expect during the procedure and the aftercare required.

Interview with FIV Marbella embryologist, Enrique Criado Enrique Criado - Born in 1978 graduated from the University of Jaén in 2004 and became a specialist in human reproduction in Vistahermosa Clinic in collaboration with the University Alfonso X the Wise in 2006.....

New IVF techniques increase fertilisation success rates At the Fertility Show, a conference held in London, Dr Mónica Alarcón, a gynaecologist at the fertility clinic Ginefiv in Spain, discussed two new techniques that will give patients a greater chance...

A breast lift can help restore a firmer, shapelier breast By Dr Foued Hamza, a cosmetic surgeon practising in Paris, France. A woman's breasts help define her femininity, and with the vast differences in shape, size, and appearance, breasts further help to define her individualism. Therefore, changes to the breasts can be dissatisfying and make women feel as if they are losing some of their femininity and youthful vitality.

The attitude to beauty in the UAE Dr Luiz Toledo discusses the aspirations and attitudes of Arab nations to cosmetic surgery, beauty and censorship. "One of the most interesting things that happened in my career as a plastic surgeon, when I moved from Brazil to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, was to be exposed to a completely new (to me) scope of problems referred by patients."

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