Cosmetic surgery tales are usually about the rich and famous celebrities. It is an expensive venture that many say costs an arm and leg, and yet it comes with serious risks too. Back home many Rwandans like Liza have joined the bandwagon of beauty enhancement through cosmetic surgery. Indeed, the high demand is what led to introduction of cosmetic surgery services in Rwanda.
Previously, Rwandans in need of cosmetic surgery had to travel abroad like to the US, the UK, Belgium, India and South Africa to get the services. However, people can now get the services in the country at King Faisal Hospital.Dr Charles Furaha, a plastic surgeon at King Faisal Hospital, says he noticed the demand for cosmetic surgery, and decided to introduce the services. The South African trained plastic surgeon started practicing in 2011.