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Precision Eye Laser Centre in the Philippines It’s not easy being astigmatic, farsighted or nearsighted.

20,000 Britons go abroad for dental treatment The Observer newspaper reported on Sunday that some 20,000 UK citizens travelled abroad last year for dental treatment.

Save thousands on treatment abroad The Mail on Sunday’s recent investigation into medical tourism revealed that Britons can save thousands of pounds in choosing to have their treatment abroad.

Patients reminded of medical tourism risks Medical tourism can be a safe and affordable way to have an operation, but patients should be aware of the potential risks associated with surgery, a private company has said.

Hungary proves a hit for dental treatment A growing number of British people are recognising the benefits of travelling to Europe for private dental treatment amid the ongoing NHS dentistry crisis.

Malaysian hospitals respond to medical tourist needs The Star newspaper in Malaysia has recently published a series of articles dedicated to the country's booming medical tourism industry.

Indian hospitals treating rejected NHS patients Hospitals in India are seeing more and more patients from the UK, thanks to cost-effective procedures and the problems of treatment availability on the NHS, experts have said

Pensioner chooses Poland for hip replacement A pensioner has returned to the UK after visiting Poland for a hip replacement.

Medical tourism growing in Malaysia Medical tourism is a fast-growing market in Malaysia, an expert has claimed.

Medical Tourism Association has launched The Medical Tourism Association (MTA) is an association made up of the top international hospitals, insurers, educational institutions,

Medical tourism on the rise More people than ever before are travelling overseas to seek medical and dental treatment abroad, it has been revealed.

Low-cost dental treatment from the Kreativ Dental Clinic in Budapest With many dental treatments simply not available on the NHS and the cost of private dental work rocketing, many people in the UK have neglected their dental health and shied away from much needed treatments.

Malta promotes medical tourism provision Malta is planning to boost its medical tourism provision with a £20 million injection of finance being made available to help attract visitors to the country

Hong Kong to become 'centre of medical excellence' Women have been flocking to Hong Kong to give birth, as the private healthcare provision tends to be better in the city than on the mainland.

EU ethical disparities force couples into IVF treatment abroad Legal differences between EU member states are driving many couples overseas to seek infertility treatment, a senior IVF expert has claimed.

Kerala to establish new medical tourism centre A new holistic tourism centre is to be set up in the Indian state of Kerala, offering medical treatment and visitor attractions, it has been reported.

Singapore recognised for medical tourism Singapore's successful medical tourism industry has been recognised at the TravelWeekly Industry Awards, which were held in Hong Kong earlier this month.

Medical tourism package for hair launched in Brazil A new medical tourism package designed to cater for people with hair loss has been launched in Brazil.

Indian men keen on cosmetic surgery Cosmetic surgeons in India are being kept busy with both locals and medical tourists keen to improve their appearance by going under the knife

Travel to Prague for tourism and treatment The Czech Republic has developed its tourism industry immensely over the last few years, welcoming hoards of tourists and patients seeking treatment abroad.

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