Plastic Surgery in Costa Rica
If you are thinking about cosmetic surgery, you may want to consider plastic surgery in Costa Rica. The practice of Gabriel A. Peralta, M.D. has been an award winner of the Global Organization for Excellence in Health (GOEH). His practice, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, offers a wide range of plastic surgery procedures for the face and body. Dr. Peralta is board certified by the Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Costa Rica has been chosen as one of the most beautiful places in the world because of the wide variety of animals, landscapes, water falls, volcanoes, Natural Parks, rain forests, and the beautiful beaches and sunsets. All of this, combined with your plastic surgery experience at Dr. Peralta’s safe clinic and reasonable surgery fees, makes Costa Rica a good place for plastic surgery and medical tourism. Our patients can enjoy of this nature days before the surgery or while they recovery from the surgery.
Safety is Important: The time you spend with your surgeon during the consultation as well as during the surgical planning appointments is an important process to evaluate. Be sure to ask Dr. Peralta about the safety of the equipment available during your anesthesia (a certified anesthesiologist is as important as the surgeon who is going to accomplish your surgery) and the length of your surgical time. You need to be prepared in advance for surgery, so ask about recovery time and how this period has progressed over the years.
Dr. Peralta’s plastic surgery clinic in Costa Rica specializes in taking exceptional care of each patients, from the initial consultation to the follow-ups after surgery. Plastic surgery patients make an investment – physically, emotionally, and economically – when they choose to undergo a procedure. For these reasons, Dr. Peralta performs only one surgery a day to guarantee patients his full dedication and complete concentration on each particular case.
There are several plastic surgery procedures in which Dr. Peralta specializes in, such as facelift surgery, nose surgery, eyelid surgery, ear surgery, neck lift surgery, facial fat injections, facial rejuvenation surgeries, Botox ®, Restylane, and rhinoplasty. During the initial consultation, you can discuss which procedure is right for you. It is always best to do an evaluation of your goals and expectations prior to undergoing any plastic surgery procedure.
You may be a good candidate for plastic surgery if:
- You exercise regularly
- You don’t smoke (or are willing to quit temporarily)
- You are in good physical and psychological health
You accept the disadvantages of cosmetic surgery – costs, inconvenience, discomfort, and medical risks
- You don’t have any serious health problems (i.e. diabetes, hypertension, heart or lung disease, obesity, allergies, etc.)
- You can limit your alcohol and caffeine intake
- You have realistic expectations and goals
If you fit the above criteria, you could be a good candidate for plastic surgery. For further insight regarding plastic surgery in costa rica, and if it is the right choice for you, please schedule a consultation with our Costa Rica cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Peralta.
To learn about our plastic surgery procedures, such as tummy tuck surgery, breast augmentation, liposuction, face lift surgery, and nose surgery, please visit our procedures pages and view our before and after photos. We also encourage you to visit our Medical Spa.
To schedule a consultation with our Costa Rica plastic surgeon, you can call (506) 2296-6644 or his U.S. number at (954) 281-8534. If you prefer, you may fill out our online contact form.