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Accreditation: A Guarantee for Cosmetic Surgery Abroad?

Americans, Canadians and Europeans often travel abroad for cosmetic surgery. This is because cosmetic surgery is not covered by health insurance and they have to pay for it out of their own pockets. Most patients choose to go to Latin America, since it’s relatively close to the US, when compared to South Asian alternatives. However, all it takes for a Continue Reading...
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Should Tourists Worry about Ebola?

We have all heard the news. There have been documented cases of Ebola in the US and Africa. The surrounding controversy is natural. Due to the fear that Ebola generates, some people are afraid to travel. Should you worry about Ebola? And should Ebola stop you for seeking medical or dental care in another country? Following are four points about Continue Reading...
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The Rise of The Bahamas: Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism in The Bahamas: When it comes to the medical tourism industry, the Bahamas is quickly becoming a rising star among American patients seeking medical care in the Caribbean. It’s easy to see why. Very few destinations offer nearly 100% safety and security like the Bahamas. Flights to the Bahamas are relatively cheap and short. Other medical destinations in Continue Reading...
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Dr. Charles Diggiss, FRCS.

Dr. Charles Diggiss, FRCS. Obesity (Bariatric) Surgeon: One of the most respected names in bariatric surgery in The Bahamas, Dr. Charles Diggiss is a pioneer in Laparoscopy in General Surgery and an eminent surgeon who is respected and highly regarded in The Bahamas, and beyond. Dr. Diggiss undertook medical studies at the University of the West Indies and, thereafter his Continue Reading...
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Recovering from Lap-Band Surgery

Lap-Band Surgery: Many people gather information to prepare for lap-band surgery. However, the surgery is just part of the weight loss protocol. In order to reduce discomfort and complications and to sustain weight loss over the long-term, proper post-operative care is needed. Therefore, it’s important to know what to expect after the surgery, especially if you’re flying back home. It’s Continue Reading...
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Doctor Sy Pierre

Doctor Sy Pierre MD.: (DABA-Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology) Anti-Aging Medicine Doctor Pierre is a friendly, affable doctor with a palpable Bahamian charm. He is a respected physician and has practiced at the finest hospitals and clinics in the Bahamas. Dr. Pierre is living proof that the medical care at the Bahamas is on par with the care Continue Reading...
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Estrogen Replacement Therapy

How is Estrogen Replacement Therapy Done? Estrogen replacement therapy is the process of artificially replacing estrogen that has been lost because of one or more reasons. Low estrogen levels are normally caused by menopause, although they can also be caused by a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus), chemotherapy or radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer. In some cases, disorders Continue Reading...
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Testosterone Replacement Therapy

What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body and it is the cause of several male sexual characteristics and physique. However, the female body also produces it, although in less quantities, because it is involved in the development of muscle bulk, bone growth and the production of red blood cells. When levels of testosterone Continue Reading...
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Facelift Surgery

What You Should Know About a Facelift Surgery Rhytidectomies, or what are commonly called “facelifts,” are very popular. Facelifts are ranked number six in the top ten procedures sought by medical tourists from all over the world. It’s common to have a rhytidectomy and an aesthetic blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery) at the same time, in order to give a matching Continue Reading...
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Gastric Bypass Surgery

The Basics of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (LRYGB) Being obese is not easy. People who suffer from obesity are often mocked and frowned upon as if it were their fault that they are obese. That’s in addition of all the health hazards that obesity conveys. Unfortunately, diet and exercise alone don’t work for everyone. Fortunately, there are several different Continue Reading...
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