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Asia Leads the World in Hairline Restorations

Asia performs the highest number of surgical hair restoration procedures of any region, racking up 102,702 operations in 2012, according to industry data (ISHRS). That’s more than Canada, South and Central America and Europe combined.

India Visa Requirements for Medical Tourists

People seeking medical treatments in India can receive a Medical Visa if their care is being handled by a reputable, licensed healthcare facility.  Up to two traveling companions – blood relatives only – are permitted to accompany the patient if they have obtained separate Medical Attendant Visas, which have the same validity as the Medical Visa.

Some of the ailments/procedures that are given preference include neuro-surgery, ophthalmic disorders, heart problems, renal disorders, organ transplants, congenital disorders, gene therapy, plastic surgery, and joint replacement.

The visa is valid for up to one year, of for the duration of the procedures, whichever is less, and is valid for up to three separate entries over that time period.

***It is advisable to contact an embassy, consulate, or similar expert in visa requirements prior to traveling for your care. Please click here for more information about medical visas to India.

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