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Metabolic Surgery

Metabolic Surgery with Ikon Health Care Turkey

Metabolic surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is a type of surgery that is performed to treat obesity and metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea. This type of surgery alters the digestive system to reduce the absorption of calories and nutrients, leading to weight loss and improved metabolic function.

Metabolic surgery is a complex procedure and is typically performed in specialized centers by experienced surgeons. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with the surgery itself, including bleeding, infection, and complications related to anesthesia. For this reason, it’s essential to thoroughly research the medical facility and the surgeon before undergoing metabolic surgery, whether at home or abroad.

Health tourism for metabolic surgery is becoming increasingly popular, as some countries offer the surgery at a lower cost than in many Western countries. Countries such as Mexico, Turkey, and Thailand are known for offering metabolic surgery at a lower cost than in many Western countries, and some facilities even provide all-inclusive packages that include travel, accommodations, and medical care.

However, it’s important to note that traveling for metabolic surgery carries additional risks. Patients may not have access to the same standard of care or legal protections they would have at home, and follow-up care can be difficult if the patient returns home immediately after the surgery. Additionally, there may be language barriers, cultural differences, and difficulties obtaining medical records or prescriptions.

In summary, while health tourism for metabolic surgery can be a viable option for some individuals seeking treatment for obesity and metabolic disorders, it’s important to carefully weigh the risks and benefits and to thoroughly research the medical facility and the surgeon before undergoing the procedure, whether at home or abroad.

İkon Diş provides service to its patients with a multidisciplinary approach with its physician staff specialized in different fields of oral and dental health.

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