Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is a surgical procedure intended to reduce dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses, and to improve quality of life. In fact, LASIK is now the most common vision correction procedure worldwide and it is performed on nearly 1 million patients every year.
Cataract is a common cause of poor vision in older adults. It is a curable form of blindness. People with cataract sees the world as if looking through foggy glass which makes reading or driving difficult. Fortunately, cataract surgery has seen dramatic advancements is now a relatively quick and safe procedure.
Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove vitreous gel from inside the eye. This surgery is often an option for patients that has vitreous hemorrhage (blood in the eye) or retinal detachment.
With the rise of prices for medical and dental services in Western countries, more patients come to South-East Asia every year to carry on their treatments at a fraction of the cost billed in their home country.
• The reduction of travel cost over the recent years.
• The spread use of high-technology machines, especially in the field of ophthalmic care.
• The high experience of South-East Asian doctors in diagnosing conditions and performing surgery.
In 2014, as compared to Cao Thang Eye Hospital’s, LASIK Surgery prices for both eyes in Western countries, were multiplied by a factor of:
3.2 in Canada
3.3 in the United States
3.7 in Australia
4.2 in the UK