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Asian Bariatrics Hospital, located in Ahmedabad, India, is the only stand-alone bariatrics medical center in India, which offers treatments and procedures for obesity and gastrointestinal tract diseases.

Thailand is a land of friendly people, a place where you can explore ethnic entertainment, nightclubbing, bargain shopping, and medical tourism. It is one of Asia’s best tourist and medical destinations. Its medical tourism industry boasts of high standard medical facilities, affordable healthcare costs using the latest in medical technology. 

Providing more than just good weight loss surgery, Asian Bariatrics helps patients achieve desired weight loss results through strong post-surgery follow-up system, guided dietetic care, and uplifting ABC support groups – making sure their patients will never face the same situation again.

http://www.placidway.com/profile/1801/Nirunda-Clinic-%7C-Plastic-Surgery/How far would you be willing to travel to see a dentist? Would you fly to another country? It may sound excessive but, as dental costs continue to rise, some people are choosing to travel overseas for treatment. There are plenty of exotic countries to choose from, but those who are looking for discount dental work are flocking to Asia. High-quality care, a wealth of options, and great prices help make this healthcare necessity accessible.

Thanks to a flourishing economy and growing medical system, Asia has transformed itself into a viable medical tourism destination. Knee surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures in Asian orthopedic clinics used to address damage to bones and tissues caused by arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and the pain and stiffness of arthritis due to injuries.  Partial or total knee replacement surgeries relieve knee pain that can’t be controlled by other orthopedic procedures to renew range of motion and mobility.

Medical tourism in the Philippines has a long standing tradition, with foreigners coming to the island nation in search of traditional healers and alternative medicine. This form of medical tourism has slowly given way to the modern, more mainstream kind which is effectively helping the national healthcare to grow and improve.

Affordable healthcare, familiar surroundings, and state of the art, world-class medical treatments, procedures, and protocols are attracting millions of Asians, including Japanese, Chinese, and expatriate Koreans to South Korea for a variety of surgical procedures and medical treatments. The Korean Tourism Organization (KNTO) is targeting medical tourism developments in her major cities to attract 10,000 foreign patients a year in coming years.

Dr. Harshavardhan Hegde, Consultant and Head, Department of Orthopedics and Spine Surgery at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon performed a 4 level disc replacement surgery on a 54 year American patient. Dr. Hegde in an 8 hour long surgery replaced two lumbar discs (lower back) and two cervical discs (neck).

LASIK is the most advanced laser vision correction surgery today and is capable of correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The ability of the modern excimer laser to remove tissue with sub-micron precision has created a sudden interest and over a million people will have LASIK performed this year.

Traveling In Asia? - by: Dr. Ramanpal Singh Thakeil MD - Bangkok Travel Medicine Clinic

Traveling in this part of the world is generally very safe. However, it is noteworthy to take certain precautions prior to travel. It is advisable to visit a travel medicine doctor either prior to your travel or upon your arrival in the region.

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