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Knee Replacement Surgery Abroad Costs Just 30-50% of That in the U.S.

Knee replacement surgery costs $34,000 at U.S. hospitals, but only $19,200 in Singapore, $11,500 in Thailand;and just $9,500 in Costa Rica. Medical tourism gets you feeling better for way less.

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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                  Featured Cataract Surgery Providers Abroad


                  Phuket International Hospital

                  Phuket, Thailand


                  Accreditation: JCI, HA

                  Languages: Thai, English, Japanese, German, Swedish, Danish

                  As one of the leading private hospital within the region, Phuket International Hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical and hospital services, specifically orientated to the needs of the Thai ...

                  Ankara Guven Hospital

                  Ankara, Turkey


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

                  Languages: English, Turkish

                  Ankara Güven Hospital was established in 1974 to provide world-class healthcare services and continue to serve its patients by combining the requirements of modern medicine with many years of exp...

                  Brussels Eye Center

                  Brussels, Belgium


                  Languages: English, French

                  In the heart of Brussels, in the European Community district, the Eye Center is specialized in prevention, medical and surgical treatment of the eyes.

                  Our center gathers 6 specialised o...

                  Shanghai United Family Hospital

                  Shanghai, China


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Chinese

                  Shanghai United Family Hospital (SHU), a joint venture between Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) and the Shanghai Changning Central Hospital, is a member of the United Family Healthcare (UFH)...

                  Ygia Polyclinic Private Hospital

                  Limassol, Cyprus


                  Languages: English, Greek, Russian

                  “Ygia” Polyclinic Private Hospital is the oldest private hospital in Cyprus.  It was established in 1983 and commenced operations in 1987. It is the largest and one of the best equipp...
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