Blindness and other forms of visual impairment affect millions of people from the West. If you’re one of them and/or are experiencing difficulty with your eyesight, then you might want to consider seeking medical attention for your eye in Southeast Asia. Here’s why:
Affordable Cost: Southeast Asian countries, particularly Thailand and Singapore, continue to attract medical tourists from Western countries due to low costs of medical care and procedures. These countries exert a conscious effort to make the cost of business relatively low thereby giving private hospitals no reason to charge local and international patients a fortune. Consulting board certified ophthalmologists in these countries and having eye surgery such as LASIK is up to 50 percent cheaper than in the west.
High Quality Care: Recognized as the center of excellence in the field of ophthalmological and eye care services, Singapore is one of your best choices when seeking ophthalmology care in Southeast Asia. Like South Korea and Thailand, it also invests heavily in world-class medical equipment and in conducting research. Most notably, ophthalmologists in Singapore are some of the best in the world. Aside from years of experience and training at some of the top universities in the world, they are also subjected to an annual re-accreditation program to ensure that only the highest standard of practice in providing medical expertise and care to you.
Incredibly affordable prices, world-class healthcare systems and internationally trained ophthalmologists make Southeast Asian countries ideal medical destinations to anyone who suffers from visual impairment.