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Bunionectomy in Mexico

Bunion Surgery in Tijuana – Mexico for US$1,635 only*

*Does not include cost of x-rays or MRI. Prices may be altered without any prior notification. Contact us through the quote-form on the right for the latest prices.

Bunionectomy Before and After in Mexico - TijuanaPainful bunions, bony overgrowths in the foot which cause the big toe to bulge out, can be taken care of through bunionectomy.

While bunions are not a serious medical condition, you may have to opt for surgery for their removal, should they interfere with your carrying out day-to-day activities.

What is a Bunion?

  • A bunion is a tiny overgrowth in the first joint of the big toe.
  • A bunion protrudes out from the joint and presses the bones of the big toe causing it to curve out.
  • It also causes the big toe to press against the other toes, thereby causing deformity in the foot.
  • Bunions may result in pain and make it difficult to wear shoes.
  • It is alternatively known as hallux abducto valgus deformity.
  • The medical community remains divided over the cause of bunions. While some believe a bunion is an outcome of prolonged use of ill-fitting shoes, others are of the opinion that certain genetic factors result in bunions, which are aggravated by wearing shoes that don’t fit well or high heels.

An Overview of Bunionectomy

  • Bunionectomy is alternatively known as exostectomy.
  • The procedure involves excising away the bulging portion of the foot.
  • During the procedure, your surgeon will make a cut at the head of the big toe.
  • A tiny portion of the bone is removed.
  • The bone is realigned to remove deformity in the foot.
  • Your surgeon may also use a screw, wire, or a pin to correctly align your foot.
  • Since bunionectomy is usually performed on an outpatient basis, you may be able to return home the very day you have surgery.
  • Do bear in mind a bunion may recur after surgery, especially if you continue to wear ill-fitting footwear or high heels
  • You may have to remain off your operated foot for some time after your bunion surgery.

When opt for Surgery?

You may want to opt for a bunionectomy if:

  • Non-operative treatments have failed to alleviate pain and discomfort
  • You find it difficult to walk or accomplish normal day-to-day activities

Leading Tijuana Surgeon for Bunion Surgery

Patient Room - Ortho Surgery Center in Tijuana - MexicoIf you want to circumvent high cost of surgery in your home country, you may look into bunionectomy in Tijuana by a leading orthopedic surgeon in Mexico. The surgeon is a veteran of orthopedic surgery having performed thousands of bone and joint procedures over a span of more than three decades.

An active international affiliate member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Dr. Eliseo Mora Sanchez is sensitive to the needs of foreign patients and offers surgery packages that are just a fraction of the US prices. Here is the profile of Dr. Eliseo Mora Sanchez.

Dr. Mora’s well-equipped surgery center is conveniently located in Tijuana, Baja California just a few minutes’ drive from San Diego in California.

Number of Days Required

Estimated length of stay in Tijuana: 1-2 days

You will be required to arrive in Tijuana one day prior to your bunionectomy surgery. In case you are not asked to return for follow-up the next day, you may be able to leave for home the same day you have bunion repair surgery.

What’s included in the Package?

Our value-for-money packages for bunion surgery in Tijuana, Mexico include:

  • Surgeon and his team’s fee
  • Anesthesiologist’s fees
  • Pre-ops
  • Complimentary ground transportation
  • Post-op medication
  • Destination coordinator to assist you and take care of your tiniest requirements
  • Visa and passport help
  • Help in booking air-tickets

And a lot more! Do note – x-rays and MRIs cost an extra $30 and $220, respectively. For complete and updated details on packages for bunion surgery in Mexico, contact us through the website quote-form on the right.