Tunisia may be a North African country but it is just a two and a half hour flight from the UK. The private health care system is on a par with most major European countries. Prices are very attractive and the country boasts an increasing number of modern, state of the art clinics offering a full range of plastic surgery.
Costs and Prices
Tunisia is one of the cheapest reputable destinations for cosmetic surgery abroad. The cost of plastic surgery in Tunisia is up to 60% less than in the UK. For example, nose reshaping surgery in a private UK hospital will cost in the region of £4,000, whereas in Tunisia it costs as little as £1,800. A face lift in the UK will set you back anything from £6,000 to £10,000 in the UK but in Tunisia many skilled plastic surgeons charge just £3,000.
You will find the majority of the most popular private cosmetic Tunisian clinics in the city of Tunis. El Menzah Polyclinic is a modern, well equipped practice offering a full range of plastic surgery treatments. ChirurgiePro, also based in Tunis, offers plastic surgery and cosmetic dentistry to patients from all over Europe. And finally, Cosmetica Travel is one of the leading Tunisian medical tourism company, offering tailored packages for men and women having plastic surgery abroad.
Surgeons in Tunisia
In order to become a cosmetic surgeon in Tunisia, seven years of school is followed by a further four years of specialist plastic surgery training. Many Tunisian doctors train choose to undertake this training in the UK, USA or France. Over recent years, Tunisia has developed a well-regulated healthcare system with all medical institutions closely monitored by the Ministry of Health. All surgeons must be attached to the to the Tunisian Medical Council (Conseil national de l'Ordre des Médecins de Tunisie).
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