Baltic Remedy
Global Traveler|December 2021
Combine high-level medical care with spa visits in Lithuania.
By Debra Bokur

The very roots of medical tourism can be traced to ancient times, when travelers set off for distant lands in search of healing mineral springs and cures for whatever ailment afflicted them. Modern medical tourists book flights, but the goal of the search remains the same: relief and healing. Today those journeys are often motivated by the lure of reasonably priced options that may be unavailable at home.

Known for pine-scented forests and deep, dazzling lakes, the Baltic country of Lithuania holds claim to an ever-increasing number of visitors traveling abroad in search of affordable, high-standard medical treatments. Lithuania holds particular attraction for travelers seeking cosmetic procedures, with a focus on laser teeth whitening, rhinoplasty and breast augmentation, and reduction surgeries.

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