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India Welcomes Medical Tourists with New Visa

India’s new M-type visas is good news for medical tourists. The visas are valid for a full year and are issued to accompanying companions and family members.

Cataract Surgery

With age; the crystalline lens of the eye changes and progressively turns opaque. This is known as a Cataract and slowly causes blindness. It is the most common cause of blindness and is usually very common among the elderly. It is easy to detect and treat.

Cataract surgery is the most common way to treat advanced cataracts. It is safe and easy and mostly performed as an outpatient surgery. There are two types of surgeries – Phacoemulsification and Extracapsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE). In both procedures, an ophthalmologist removes the opaque lens and replaces it with an artificial plastic lens. Both processes are suture-less although sutures are required for large ECCE incisions. ECCE surgery is also often performed with the help of liquid nitrogen (Cryoextraction).


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                  Cankaya Hospital

                  Ankara, Turkey


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Turkish

                  Çankaya Hospital offers qualified medical assistance with the latest advances in technology. Çankaya Hospital’s mission is to provide an international, qualified, flexible and pers...

                  Hospital Clinica Biblica

                  San Jose, Costa Rica


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Hospital Clinica Biblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica. Established in 1929, the hospital´s mission and vision focus on the health of each one of its clien...

                  Tropicana Medical Centre

                  Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001

                  Languages: English

                  Tropicana Medical Centre (TMC) is the flagship hospital of TMC Life Sciences Berhad. We aim to be the premier healthcare provider of comprehensive and affordable health care services. To achieve that,...

                  Optimax Eye Specialist Hospital

                  Georgetown, Malaysia


                  Languages: English

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                  Hospital Santa Fe

                  Panama City, Panama


                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Hospital Santa Fe is the only hospital in Panamá that offers Health Care Plans designed to fit every individual patient's unique needs.

                  Hospital Santa Fe has a long and proud his...
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