France has always been one of the best tourist destinations visited by many tourists from all over the world and this thanks to the diversity of its landscapes, the rich oenogastronomic, historical, cultural and artistic heritage, the temperate climate and the easy access and transport infrastructure, but also by its extensive and varied facilities such as restaurants, hotels, parks, museums...Moreover, it is recognized by its shopping centres known throughout the world. Plastic surgery in France has also occupied an important place and many tourists visit it to undergo aesthetic interventions such as liposuction, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty…
What are the different plastic interventions performed in France ?
Plastic surgery in France is of great important and there are different plastic interventions that you can undergo in France such as :
- Facial surgery : facelift, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, genioplasty
- Breast surgery : Breast augmentation with implants, breast lipofilling, breast lift, breast reduction
- Silhouette surgery : Liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift, thigh lift, buttock lift, buttock augmentation with implants, buttock lipofilling
- Men surgery : Hair transplant, penoplasty
- Aesthetic medicine : Botox and hyaluronic acid injections, PRP, laser hair removal, mesotherapy, cryolipolysis…
Before any plastic intervention, it is important to have a consultation with the plastic surgeon in order to examine you and check whether you can undergo the desired operation or not and this by asking you questions about your health as well as your medical history : your previous surgeries, the medications you are taking… Blood analysis must also be performed to be sure that you are suitable for the intervention, he will explain you the whole procedure including the steps, results, convalescence…
The medical curriculum of plastic surgeons in France
Medical training in France remains among the best in the world, so, you can be sure that you will be in very good hands.
In France, the speciality of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery is obtained after 7 years of the common core of general medical studies. Passing the competitive entrance exam for the internship allows a 5-year surgical training. This is followed by a period of assistantship of at least 2 to 3 years. Only the hospital-university and ordinal qualification gives the right to practise in the speciality of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The plastic surgeon who will operate on you must have certain criteria in addition to his medical qualifications and this in order to gain your confidence.
He must be experienced :
He must have enough experience with proven and real results
He must have an excellent reputation
Word of mouth and the experience of the patients he has operated on will tell you about his reputation.
He must respect medical ethics
A good surgeon must respect medical ethics and deontological code, he has also to be correct and serious with patients and explain them the limits of the intervention according to their case.
He must have human qualities
He has to inspire you confidence as listening attentively to the patient's request, to his needs is essential before any surgical decision and only a well-trained and competent surgeon will bring it to you.
What are the criteria that must characterize a good plastic surgeon ?
The price of plastic surgery in Morocco is very affordable and cheaper than in European countries, you will be able to have a medical stay of high quality thanks to the competence of the surgeons and the modernity of the clinics.
Is plastic surgery reimbursed in France ?
Generally, plastic surgery in France is not reimbursed as its aim is to correct physical imperfections and improve one’s physical appearance, It is not related to a pathology.
Where to undergo plastic surgery in France ?
You can undergo your plastic surgery in France in clinics, in hospitals where there is a department specifically dedicated to plastic surgery, while aesthetic medicine treatments such as hair removal, botox or hyaluronic acid injections, PRP… can be carried out in the aesthetic doctor's office.