Which is the top destination for cosmetic vacations?
For a long time it seems that Lebanon is the most popular destination for people that are interested in combinig tourism with plastic surgery. Ye this seems to change now because Dubai seems to overpass Beirut as the most popular destination for medical tourism. The rich emirate has invested much in order to become a leading option in medical tourism industry. Its estimated (according to the Dubai Health Authority) that more than 500000 medical tourists will visit Dubai by 2020. Of course medical tourism doesn’t refer only to cosmetic procedures while other medical procedures are included under this tag.
How Dubai invests in this industry? By opening multiple top quality cosmetic and medical centres throughout the whole Emirate. The fact that Lebanon is facing economic and geopolitical issues made it even easier for Dubai to reach the top. Its also important that many international doctors are coming to Dubai adding in the respectability and reliability of such centers.
Dr. Francis Rogers Palmer, a plastic surgeon previously based on Beverly Hills – with a huge experience of 27 years-, just entered the team of Cosmetric, a brand new Dubai Cosmetic Center. Dr. Palmers states: “My involvement is to bring the Beverley Hills mentality to Dubai… In most people’s eye, Beverley Hills remains the centre of the cosmetic surgery world, because of its association with the entertainment industry. I believe it puts us at the forefront of whatever that is new, useful and very effective,” and adds “I plan on doing things just the way I do them in Beverley Hills, to the exacting standards of equality and aesthetics”.
Will Dubai be the next Beverly Hills in Cosmetic Surgery? It seems the emirate is possible to achieve this!