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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.

Corneal Transplant Surgery

Corneal Transplant Surgery is also known as Corneal Grafting or Keratoplasty and is only performed on patients whose corneas are too damaged to be corrected by artificial lenses. In this procedure, the diseased or damaged cornea is replaced by corneal tissue obtained from a donor. This transplant surgery has one of the highest rates of success and the risk of rejection and post-surgery complications are minimal.

The cornea is completely replaced during Penetrating Keratoplasty and partly replaced during Lamellar Keratoplasty. These procedures are used to treat patients having Keratoconus, scarred corneas, Corneal Edema, corneal infections due to contact lenses and complications due to past eye surgeries. Laser technology is being used nowadays to cut out donor corneas and to make incisions in the corneas of the receiving patients.


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                    Featured Corneal Transplant Surgery Providers Abroad


                    Canadian Specialist Hospital

                    Dubai, United Arab Emirates


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Arabic

                    The Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH) is the brainchild of its Chairman, Mr. Mohammad Rashid Al Falasi. His vision is to establish a World Class medical facility that will cater to the tertiary healt...

                    Private Hospital Tsepeti

                    Crete, Greece


                    Languages: English, Greek

                    The hospital was founded in 1970, originally as a maternity hospital, by the famous gynecologist Sofoklis Tsepetis. This was the first and, remained so for a long time, the only clinic of its kind, in...

                    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 ...

                    Hospital Universitario

                    Bogota, Colombia


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Spanish

                    Hospital Universitario Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá opened its doors on January 31st, 1983, with the aim of providing patients, families and the community in genera...

                    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...
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