Health & Fitness: Psst, You Wanna Plastic Surgeon?

Americans seek health-care bargains in Mexico's border towns

The magazine rack in the waiting room of Dr. Carolina Goldstein's dental surgery on Agua Caliente Boulevard in Tijuana is stuffed with copies of Good Housekeeping and other U.S. publications. THANK YOU FOR NOT SMOKING says a notice in English. Nearby, stacked pamphlets, also in English, extol the virtues of resin-bonded ceramic fillings. Soft music from a San Diego radio station fills the room. It could easily be an American dentist's office. Indeed, in some ways that is exactly what it is. Like many other dentists, doctors, opticians and pharmacists in Tijuana, Goldstein relies on Americans, several coming from as far...

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