Morocco Becoming Major Player in Plastic Surgery Vacations

The global economy might not look good but the government and people in the vacation getaway Morocco remain confident and happy these days.This developed after the tourism sector of Morocco has found a new way to earn money for the government and its people. Aside from its scenic spots, Morocco is now earning big also in plastic surgery.According to reports, Morocco is now becoming a favorite to place to people seeking plastic surgery due to the low prices they offer to foreign tourist seeking to avail such kind of medical services.Based on the data from the internet, the average cost for a plastic surgery in Morocco is 2,500 euros ($3,500)

Plastic surgery is not new in Morocco since the medical procedure dates back in the early 1950s and now the country is an emerging country for plastic surgery. Data from health authorities in Morocco revealed that there are about 1,000 to 1,200 cosmetic surgeries per month in Morocco, and 10 to 15 percent of patients came from abroad.About 80 plastic surgeons working in both private and public clinics are also operating in the country, mostly in Rabat and the economic capital Casablanca.

In the current plastic surgery market, breast enhancement and liposuction are the most popular operations. Women are the main clients, accounting for three-quarters of plastic surgeries.

The Moroccan Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery (SMCPRE) said men undergoing plastic surgery is also increasingly with one operation in particular penoplasty, or penis enlargement.Morocco is a country located in North Africa. It has a population of more than 32 million and an area of 710,850 kmĀ², and also primarily administers the disputed region of the Western Sahara. It is part of the Maghreb region, in addition to Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania, and Libya, with which it shares cultural, historical and linguistic ties.