LASIK is currently the most popular laser eye correction surgery for a myriad of vision-related problems including astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. Its popularity is contributed primarily to its impressive success rate in restoring 20/20 vision.
However, the cost of LASIK eye surgery in the west is increasing every year. Today, the average cost in the United States is around $4,500 for both eyes. The cost would have been fine if it were covered by health insurance. Unfortunately, most don’t cover refractive surgery.
If you feel that undergoing LASIK eye surgery is the best solution for your vision problems but don’t want to spend a fortune, consider going on medical travel outside of the United States or European nations.
One of your best options is Singapore, where you can get high quality LASIK services at significantly lower costs. The country, which boasts of world-class healthcare system and is recognized as one of the safest places for medical travelers, has been continuously improving its healthcare capabilities by procuring modern technologies and acquiring the services of highly trained ophthalmologists. In addition, country’s health standards are comparable to those in the western hemisphere, at times even better.
Best of all, their prices are substantially lower than those offered at western eye surgery clinics. In fact, the average prices are 50 to 70 percent lower. This, combined with world-class health care service and significantly reduced waiting time, should make Singapore your number one choice for quality LASIK eye surgery.