Cosmetic treatments and plastic surgery can be very expensive. That's why more and more people are turning to medical tourism. Costa Rica allows patients to save thousands while also having world-class medical work done. The main city to visit for medical tourism is San Jose. Let's find out more about the opportunities it offers.

About San Jose

This city is the capital of Costa Rica. Located right in the middle of the country, it is an essential political and economic hub, with an estimated population of two million.

Every year, thousands of international tourists and business travelers arrive in San Jose. But that's not the only people that go. Growing numbers of medical tourists are taking a trip to the city because they can save so much money on cosmetic treatments and plastic surgery.

Affordable Surgery

Let's get straight to the point. Medical tourists can save thousands by getting surgery, such as breast augmentation, in Costa Rica . One of the best surgeons to visit is Dr. Pablo Solis in San Jose . He is qualified to an international level and has extensive experience completing surgery for western patients. Have a look at his prices below.

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Surgery

Price in the US (USD)

Price in San Jose (USD)

Total Savings (USD)

Breast Augmentation

$11,800

$4,000

$7,800

Breast Implants

$4,700

$3,700

$1,000

Facelift

$18,000

$10,000

$8,000

Tummy Tuck

$8,300

$5,300

$3,000

Surgery

Price in Canada (CAD)

Price in San Jose (CAD)

Total Savings (CAD)

Breast Augmentation

$16,000

$5,400

$10,600

Breast Implants

$6,300

$5,000

$1,300

Facelift

$24,000

$13,500

$10,500

Tummy Tuck

$11,200

$7,200

$4,000

These savings are huge and can really make these surgeries obtainable by the average person. Even after your flights and accommodation expenses are factored in, there is likely to be heaps left over. Not only that, you will also be able to enjoy a holiday.

Vision Repair

You can also have laser eye surgery completed in San Jose . The best person to see is Dr. Paul Flikier. He is an expert Ophthalmologist who can tailor treatment to your needs, restoring your vision as fully as possible. Have a look at an example of his prices below.

 

Price in the US (USD)

Price in San Jose (USD)

Total Savings (USD)

Laser Eye Surgery

$1,400

$1,000

$400

 

Price in Canada (CAD)

Price in San Jose (CAD)

Total Savings (CAD)

Laser Eye Surgery

$1,900

$1,350

$550

Overall Wellness

If you're seeking to improve your all round health while also wanting to look younger, then the Anti-Aging and Wellness Clinic is a great location to visit. They can tailor a solution specifically for you, which may involve diet modifications, medical weight loss, and anti-aging treatments. If you want to look and feel younger their team of experts can help you achieve your goals.

Make The Most Of It

It's time to make the most of the opportunities presented by medical tourism. Costa Rica offers great quality clinics in San Jose , allow you to transform your appearance and health without transforming your bank account. So why not consider a trip?