Cataract is a medical condition in which the normally clear lens of the eyes becomes progressively opaque, resulting to blurred vision. Getting cataract surgery is your best option if you want to restore your vision without the aid of eyeglasses or contact lenses. This procedure is highly effective and safe.
If you’re considering traveling to Southeast Asia for this elective procedure either to save on cost or to take advantage of better quality care in the region, the first step is to find the best ophthalmologist in Southeast Asia.
With the rapid growth of medical tourism, patients from the west have easy access to pertinent information needed before they fly across the world. There are several government-sponsored websites that contain the most comprehensive list of highly qualified ophthalmologists in each Southeast Asian country. There are also privately funded websites that help you make well-informed decision by providing you with all the information you need to consider such as the ophthalmologist’s years of experience, availability, subspecialty, and educational background.
For your safety and peace of mind choose ophthalmologist who practices in hospitals or medical facilities that are accredited by medical associations recognized in the United States and European countries. This means that the hospital and the accredited ophthalmologist have passed rigorous credentialing process making them highly qualified to provide medical care to international patients.
Traveling to Southeast Asia for cataract surgery equates to up to 75% savings, access to world-class healthcare system (especially if you choose Singapore), timely medical attention, and better quality care.