There are some instances where it makes sense for a patient to travel to a different city in the U. S. or abroad for their selected procedure. One case could be the cost of the procedure, as plastic surgery procedures could be cheaper in different locations depending on where you live. Also depending on where you live, local plastic surgeons may not have experience performing specific procedures. This is often the case with new surgeries such as, especially if the patient lives in a remote area. If traveling for plastic surgery is a must, it is important that you take the necessary precautionary measures to help ensure your safety.