We all know that maintaining an optimal weight is better for our health, but sometimes we need a little help getting there. The problem is, weight loss procedures and treatments in the U.S. can be prohibitively expensive, often ranging anywhere from $17,000-$30,000 per procedure. In most cases, medical insurance policies don’t cover this type of procedure because it’s elective.
Nevertheless, by traveling to foreign destinations can find affordable weight loss surgical procedures in countries like India, at the Artemis Health Institute or in Mexicali, Mexico at Mexicali Obesity Solutions. Some of the best bariatric surgeons in South Korea are found at 365 mc’s Obesity Clinic and Bariatric Surgery Center in Seoul, you can achieve your goals without putting yourself in debtor’s prison for the rest of your life.
High quality medical care is available to Americans in such destinations as Mexico, Argentina, India and Singapore. The Joint Commission International, ensuring quality and excellence in education, training and procedures offered around the world accredits medical facilities in foreign countries.
Receiving procedures like gastric bypass, gastroplasty, lap banding or stomach stapling in foreign countries takes advantage of high quality, low cost yet quality standard medical procedures.
The most common types of bariatric surgeries include:
- Open and laparoscopic
- Adjustable Gastric Band
- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB)
- Gastric Sleeve
- Biliopancreatic bypass with duodenal switch
Surgeons experienced in weight management, obesity and weight control, and subspecialties that utilize advanced laparoscopic surgery and procedures generally perform bariatric surgery.