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Your Healthcare Holiday Dollars go Farther in Thailand

Medical costs in the West are skyrocketing and patients are flocking to Asia to save, particularly to Thailand where outlays for treatment are generally five to ten times less than what they’d be in the US and Europe.

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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                  UZ Leuven (Campus Gasthuisberg)

                  Flemish Brabant, Belgium


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, French

                  UZ Leuven is able to offer its patients high-quality care. As a result, our hospital has been able to develop into a leading reference centre. In the future, UZ Leuven intends to consolidate and furth...

                  Cira Garcia

                  Havana, Cuba


                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Now-a-days, the "Cira Garcia" Central Clinic belongs to the Public Health National System of Cuba, and it is part of the subsystem of attention to foreign patients. It is commercialized in the interna...

                  VISSUM Madrid Santa Hortensia

                  Madrid, Spain


                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  The view is one of the most important senses. However, its decline can affect us along our lives. When that time comes, the best reward is knowing that you are right with the professionals who care fo...
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