MyMediTravel currently has no pricing information available for Hip Augmentation procedures in Costa Rica. However, by submitting your enquiry, you'll hear back from the facility with more details of the pricing.
Centro Médico Dr. Macaya Centro, located in Calle los Almendros, San Jose, Costa Rica offers patients Hip Augmentation procedures among its total of 34 available procedures, across 4 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Hip Augmentation procedures at Centro Médico Dr. Macaya Centro, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: ICS - International College of SurgeonsISBI - International Society for Burn InjuriesFILACP - Federación Ibero Latinoamericana de Cirugía Plástica
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Hip Augmentation is considered a plastic / cosmetic surgery procedure that requires coordination between a plastic surgeon, anesthetist and other surgical medical staff. This type of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery procedure / treatment can be considered reasonably expensive, especially given the skill set, experience, training and equipment used by the specialists involved. For Hip Augmentation, photos are required for the specialist to review prior to treatment.
As with all plastic surgeries, recovery varies from person to person and this is no different for Hip Augmentation, where the immediate recovery post-op can take a few days before you're moving around again. You should anticipate an extended period of rest immediately following your surgery, during which time you should avoid any heavy lifting and strenuous exercising. After a week or so, you can expect to return to light activities, gradually breaking yourself in over the new few weeks and months. The plastic surgeon will provide you with a detailed post-operative aftercare plan, which should be closely followed. This may include exercises and stretches, a diet plan and advice on how to treat the wounds.
You will be required to stay in Costa Rica for around 10-14 days post-op. During this time you'll be required to visit the surgeon for a post-op checkup and have stitches removed. Once given the all clear, you'll be able to travel home, it's very rare for travel arrangements needing to be changed as the success rate for Hip Augmentation is very high. This is mostly down to the more recent advances in medical technologies and surgical techniques, coupled with the extended experience of the plastic surgeons. However, the risk of complications is always there and these may include infection of the wound, bleeding, numbness and swelling around the wound and damaged scar tissue. To reduce the likelihood of such complications, all patients need to do is rest immediately after surgery and adhere to the surgeon's aftercare and recovery advice.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 18/09/2020.