Medical tourism articles

Our articles and features about international medical tourism are written by some of the world's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

They are aimed at patients who may be considering travelling for treatment. International Medical Travel Journal provides a library of medical tourism articles aimed at hospitals, clinics and medical travel agencies.

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Infertility treatment in Greece Greece is becoming more popular as a destination for medical tourists wishing to receive infertility treatment abroad.

Gender selection in IVF Not only is gender selection a legal option in Cyprus, but the technology involved also ensures that the healthiest embryos can be selected. Dünya IVF Clinic in Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus explain what is involved.

How to get younger skin in minutes New laser technologies are available to reverse the signs of ageing and damaged skin - ICA cosmetic clinic in Tenerife, Spain explain

Thank you for a miracle! Dr Svetlana Shiyanova, Head of the Infertility Department at ISIDA Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine, discusses her work and the deep satisfaction that helping women and couples achieve their dreams of having a baby brings.

Can my sterilisation be reversed? Budapest Medical Services in Hungary provide both conventional and key-hole procedures for tubal ligation reversal surgery. Here they explain what is involved in the procedure and what you can expect.

Medical tourism in Greece: What are the advantages? What are the advantages of travelling to Greece for medical treatment? Dr Athanasios Christopoulos, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Aesthetic Anaplasis in Athens addresses all the key points.

Air Alliance Medflight: Case Study Christina B was a long way from home when she sustained serious injuries in a cycling accident in South Africa. This case study details how the team from Air Alliance Medflight got her safely back to a hospital in Austria.

Transplants in India Transplantation over the past few decades has gradually become the accepted treatment for a number of conditions where organs like the kidneys, have irreversibly failed. Med Tour India 4 Health have the ability to send medical tourists to some of the finest hospitals in India for transplant surgery.

Advanced treatment of sports injuries in Lithuania Dr Darijus Rimas, Head of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Centre at MDTC in Vilnius discusses sports injuries and the advanced treatments available at the Centre, including sewn meniscus repair and knee cartilage transplantation.

What is face lift dentistry? In time, everything in nature gets abraded and older. Just like our skin, our teeth get old. The Dental Estetik Center in Turkey explain how face lift dentistry can help replenish your teeth to make you look younger.

Are dental veneers right for you? To achieve the perfect appearance and get rid of dental “imperfections”, people turn to cosmetic treatments. Dental Estetik explores the most popular dental cosmetic treatments, dental veneers, and explains whether they are right for you.

Six steps for ex-pats in choosing a dentist abroad in Slovakia - Smile Clinic As an ex-pat choosing a dentist may not be one of the questions you think about when moving or traveling abroad. Yet it is also one of those issues that can come up quickly. So here are six steps to help you in choosing a dentist abroad.

Quick Fixes in Cosmetic Dentistry - Dental Estetik Center There is a growing number of people suffering from tooth problems of one form or another, some being general tooth problems that require simple fixes, others being aesthetic issues, that require a bit more thought. Dental Estetik Center in Turkey offer some quick fix advice on some common dental aesthetic problems.

What is a temporary implant bridge? - Smile Clinic Many dental clinics abroad, including the Slovakian based dental clinic- Smile Clinic-Dental Holiday, provide dental implants; anywhere from one implant to full-jaw reconstruction. They answer your questions regarding temporary implant bridges and explain why and when they will be used in the treatment process.

Polish dentists make the tourist world go round For some time now, it has no longer been Cracow’s famous castle of Wawel that mostly attracted foreign tourists to visit Poland, but, strangely enough, teeth.

Looking younger with Ocean Clinic’s signature PAVE Facelift Considering a facelift? Ocean Clinic Marbella is the proud home to one of the most innovative techniques - the Pave Facelift, pioneered by Head Surgeon Dr. Kaye.

How facial feminisation surgery can help With an increasing interest in feminisation surgery, triggered by the high profile gender transition of Caitlyn Jenner, cosmetic and plastic surgery specialist, Ocean Clinic Marbella explore how facial feminisation surgery can help transgender patients show their true face.

Breast augmentation advice from Clinic Beaucare A large number of women aspire to having bigger and/or firmer breasts. There may be a number of reasons behind this. As every woman has a different view of her body, the idea of the "right" breast size is a very subjective one and such evaluations are highly personal.

How to get rid of Osteoarthritis in France Osteoarthritis is a real disease of a great number of athletes and elderly persons. Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the joint cartilage covering the bone extremities.

Why having cosmetic surgery in Spain can be a smart move The strength of the pound against the euro means cosmetic surgery in Spain represents better value than ever for UK patients. Cosmetic surgery specialists, Ocean Clinic Marbella, looks at the reasons why Spain is the ideal destination to be considered for cosmetic treatments.

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