Realizing the potential of the Medical Tourism industry many countries are now using it as a way to promote Tourism and increase revenue. Costa Rica is one such destination, especially suited to North American patients as its less expensive, offers standardized expertise and quality care. One does not have to take a trans-Pacific flight and is a Mecca for plastic surgeries. [src]
German and American patients also avail of medical facilities in Argentina and Hungary for cost-effective cosmetic and dental procedures.
Thus the non-seasonal approach of Medical Tourism is making it grow by leaps and bounds.