Thailand offers tourists chance to win a new face

By Karla Cripps, CNNUpdated 5th March 2014
Nearly 1 million medical tourists visited Thailand in 2012 for services such as hip 
replacements, dental treatments and cosmetic surgery. In this file photo, a Thai therapist gives a deep laser stimulation treatment to a client at a medical spa in Bangkok.
Medical tourism contributed 9% of global GDP (more than $6 trillion) in 2011.
Medical tourism contributed 9% of global GDP (more than $6 trillion) in 2011.
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