"Cut Gut" operation has grown substantially as a fast and long-term treatment option for obesity. In fact, the total number of procedures performed in 2018 is estimated at 252,000. With numbers at an all-time high, it is a proven weight loss tool that will continue to fight the obesity epidemic.
With the staggering number of operations every year, Mexico is becoming a prominent location for less expensive medical services. Roughly one million Americans cross the border every year for healthcare which includes weight loss surgery.
On average, patients can expect 40% to 70% savings on these treatments by crossing the border to Mexico. As the figures grow in regards to people traveling to Mexico for affordable treatment options, the quality of patient care, surgical standards, and certified surgeons are in demand.