The Philippines may not be the first country you think of when considering plastic surgery abroad, but this fascinating part of the world has a great deal to offer the so called medical tourist. World-class expertise, state-of-the-art facilities, and terrific care - all at very low prices. The Philippines may be a long way to travel but it's certainly worth it.
Costs and Prices
Cosmetic surgery in the Philippines in, on average, 40% cheaper than the United Kingdom. For example, a typical nose job in the Philippines costs just over £2,000. In the UK, the same operation costs anything between £3,500 to £5,500. Similarly, a face lift in the UK costs at least £5,000, but in the Philippines you would pay no more than £3,500.
We are unable to recommend any Filipino clinics at this time. Please check back soon for a list of reputable private practices.
Surgeons in the Philippines
Plastic surgeons in the Philippines are, on the whole, well trained and highly skilled with many having worked or studied in Australia or the United States. The Philippine Medical Tourism Program (PMTP) was set up by the government to help establish the country as a premier medical tourism destination. The Filipino authorities strictly monitor the cosmetic surgery industry to ensue standards are high and to encourage further growth and development.
Prefer to have treatment nearer to home? Take a look at recommended plastic surgeons in the UK.