Filed under: Americas, Europe, Healthcare, People, Surgery, Technology
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, December 14, 2010 — People in America and Europe are increasingly traveling to developing countries to get better medical services at a lower cost. Factors that have led to the increasing popularity of medical travel include the high cost of health care, long wait times for certain procedures, the affordability of international travel, very high standards and state of the art installations that compete with the best of its kind in the USA and Europe.
A forecast by Deloitte Consulting published in 2008 projected that medical tourism originating from the US could jump from 1.5 million by ten times over the next decade. The Dominican Republic is emerging as a destination for such medical travel because of its proximity to the USA and its fine weather, which allows patients to experience a vacation along with medical treatment.
Dr. Alba Reyes Sagiv, an American Board Certified Surgeon, operates the Skin and Hair Transplant Institute from the Dominican Republic for more than 10 years, using the latest surgical techniques to help hair loss patients get full hair restoration with a personalized treatment. All patients receive personal attention and their total satisfaction is the goal of the clinic. This is in contrast to factory-like approach of many surgeons in the USA. Read more
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July 01, 2010 —People seeking eyebrow and eyelash transplant procedures can benefit from the expertise of Dr. Alba Reyes, the first physician in Latin America to be admitted to the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Eyebrows and eyelashes are key facial features, and careful hair transplants can help people in cases where their eyebrows or eyelashes are damaged by an accident or if they have very few hairs right from the start. Eyebrow transplantation and Eyelash transplantation are safe procedures, which can significantly enhance a person’s appearance, when performed by an experienced surgeon.
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