Bariatric Surgery in Mexico: A great option for price conscious surgery candidates in The U.S. and Canada
June 25, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsJune 25, 2016 - Current obesity rates in North America are alarming; in The United States alone, 34.9% of adults suffer from obesity; in other words, more than a third of all American Adults are obese. Canada faces similar challenges with its population, whereas 29% of adults are obese; putting a heavy strain in public health resources in said economies.
Even though nearly every health insurance company claims to cover bariatric procedures, almost none of working adults' policy in The U.S. covers them for weight loss surgery. In Canada, in contrast; the wait period for health insurance approval for Bariatric Surgery ranges from 2 to 12 years; certainly during which, many obesity related health issues arise or worsen.
Canadian Statistics show that demand for Weight Loss Surgery exceeds the supply of specialized Bariatric Surgeons in provinces other than British Columbia and Quebec creating an unattended market with serious health issues.
High prices of Bariatric Surgery around the world ($20,000-$25,000USD on average) has driven people from countries such as: Canada, The United States, Australia, The United Kingdom, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, Russia, Colombia and Bahamas among many others to seek price conscious, high quality, safe alternatives abroad. Bariatric Surgery in Mexico has become a highly sought after medical tourism destination. Tijuana's strategic geographic location as a neighboring city to San Diego California has been key to its rise in popularity. Patients from all over the world can easily arrive at San Diego international airport and then transported to Tijuana, Mexico on a short drive across the border.
A rising influx of Bariatric Surgery candidates has prompted Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana Mexico to lead the country's offerings of said procedures. Companies such as Long Term VSG have consistently been performing successful, affordable bariatric surgery in Mexico. Procedures like the Gastric Sleeve in Tijuana, Gastric Bypass, SADI-S, Duodenal Switch and revision surgeries are growing in demand.
By offering low prices starting at $3499 for Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana, Long Term VSG strives to improve people's health; providing patients a tool that allows them to lose their excess body weight, keep it off long term and alleviate many of its associated comorbidities such as: Type 2 Diabetes, High blood pressure, Heart disease, Sleep apnea.