Presbyopia Treatment Abroad

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers performing surgery to correct Presbyopia, such as LASIK, PRK and Refractive lens exchange.
Vithas Xanit International Hospital Contact Vithas Xanit International Hospital
Private Hospital, Spain
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Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
Listed ophthalmologist:
Dr. Angel Cilveti
Dr. Angel Cilveti
Head of The Ophthalmology Department
HM Hospitales Contact HM Hospitales
Hospital Group, Spain
HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
Liv Hospital Contact Liv Hospital
Private Hospital, Turkey
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The first in a brand new chain of ultra-modern hospitals, opened in January 2013, LIV hospital focuses on foreign patients, and tries to provide a complete and comprehensive service by a dedicated international team.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
Heidelberg University Hospital Contact Heidelberg University Hospital
University Hospital, Germany
Heidelberg University Hospital is one of Europe`s leading medical centers. World-renowned experts provide comprehensive care of the highest international standards in all medical specialties.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
Listed ophthalmologists:
Prof. Gerd U. Auffarth
Prof. Gerd U. Auffarth
Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology
Prof. Mike P. Holzer
Prof. Mike P. Holzer
Director of Refractive Surgery
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya Contact Bangkok Hospital Pattaya
Private Hospital, Thailand
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This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
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Dr. Srisuraj Sawang
Dr. Srisuraj Sawang
Ophthalmology
Dr. Pipat Anuchatrakoon
Dr. Pipat Anuchatrakoon
Ophthalmology
Clínica Anglo Americana Contact Clínica Anglo Americana
Private Clinic, Peru
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Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
Medipol Mega Hospital Contact Medipol Mega Hospital
Private Facility and University Hospital, Turkey
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Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Selim Kocabora
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Selim Kocabora
Eye Diseases Specialist
SARAFIANOS Private Clinic Contact SARAFIANOS Private Clinic
Private Hospital, Greece
SARAFIANOS is an ISO 9001 certified private clinic in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
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Dr. Ioannidis Vasilios
Head of Ophthalmology
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Dr. Mpoufidis Theodoros
Ophthalmology Specialist
Hygeia Hospital Contact Hygeia Hospital
Hygeia Hospital, Greece
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
IDCSalud Hospital General de Catalunya Contact IDCSalud Hospital General de Catalunya
Hospital, Spain
With over 350 beds and 300 physicians, idcsalud Hospital General de Catalunya has always been a benchmark in healthcare, providing tertiary medical services in over 25 medical specialties since 1984. The hospital is part of Grupo idcsalud, a leading European healthcare.
Availability:
Presbyopia Treatment is available
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About Presbyopia Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What types of surgery are used to correct Presbyopia?
Refractive eye surgery for presbyopia involves improving near vision in the non-dominant eye.
The most common Presbyopia Surgery procedures are:
  • Monovision LASIK: Surgeons create “monovision” by using LASIK surgery to leave one eye with good vision for seeing in the distance and one eye for seeing clearly close up. LASIK surgery uses a laser to remove layers of the cornea through a flap in the eye.
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK): Cannot provide both near and distance vision in the same eye but it can create one eye with good distance vision and one eye for good near vision.
  • Multifocal LASIK: This investigational procedure is not yet FDA-approved but it is a procedure to create different zones on the front of the cornea which correct the vision at different distances.
  • Conductive keratoplasty (CK): Uses radio frequency to shrink the collagen fibers in the eye to steepen the sides of the cornea. The procedure results in improved vision close up. CK is performed on one eye only to correct presbyopia.
  • Refractive lens exchange (RLE): Removes the natural lens in the eye and replaces it with an artificial lens. This procedure is used for cataract surgery but it may be available to correct presbyopia.

How often is surgery used to treat presbyopia?
Surgery has not traditionally been used to treat presbyopia but is becoming an increasingly popular option for people who want to see without glasses or lenses.

Duration of procedure/surgery:
- CK takes a few minutes to carry out.
- PRK surgery takes around 10 minutes.
- Monovision LASIK takes under an hour to complete.
- Corneal implants take between 1 and 2 hours to comple

Days admitted:
None. Presbyopia surgery takes place in a doctor’s office or clinic on an outpatient basis.

Anesthesia:
Presbyopia surgery takes place under local anesthesia and a sedative if needed.

Recovery:
Vision clears fully after one or two months following presbyopia surgery, depending on the type of procedure, although you will be able to see immediately after the surgery.
Patients generally return to work the day after presbyopia surgery.
Recovery for corneal implants is longer – up to 2 or 3 weeks.

Risks:
Presbyopia surgery is relatively straightforward though some risks remain.
Risks depend on the type of procedure chosen.

After care:
- Take prescribed antibiotic and anti-inflammatory eye drops for a few weeks after presbyopia surgery.
- Protect the eye outside with dark shields or glasses.
- Some patients wear eye patches at night.
- Don’t apply eye make up or go swimming for the first two weeks following presbyopia surgery.
- Avoid exercise for one week.
- Avoid rubbing your eye after presbyopia surgery.