Qdays Medical Holidays has long offered quality focused medical tourism services to the traveling tourist. In 2012, together with local authorities, Qdays Medical Holidays has pro-actively started to promote the Brasov as a medical tourism destination. Read on to find out how this is done, and why we believe there is no better medical tourism destination in Romania than Brasov.
Together with the entry on Why Send Pictures Before Travelling Abroad for Plastic Surgery? and Preparing for Plastic Surgery Abroad, we recommend reading valuable info on what to expect after the plastic surgery in aspect to down time, healing times and what to avoid in the weeks following the surgical intervention.
Right After the Surgery
It is very likely to experience bruising and swelling after the intervention for a period of time which varies from surgery to surgery: for the rhinoplasty surgery it usually lasts between 7 to 14 days and for breast surgery there will be some discomfort for a few days, and your breasts may feel tender for a number of weeks after the procedure. For liposuction, it is normal to experience soreness in the operated area after surgery for 2-3 weeks.
It has often been the case that patients who travel for the purpose of dental treatment have asked us why they need to be in Romania for a longer period of time. In this week’s health related blog entry we try to answer this very question by looking at the times needed for dental treatment.
In case you suffer from cataracts, the only effective treatment is surgery. As we detailed in our previous blog entry, cataract is a dangerous eye condition which can lead to blindness. Because Qdays Medical Holidays wants to keep its patients fully informed about their treatment abroad, we have decided to offer some useful advice on before, during and after the cataract surgery abroad. This second entry on cataract surgery covers issues related to the actual surgery, but if you’ve missed out on our previous blog entry, you can read it here: Cataract Surgery Abroad.
Moving into the area of laser eye surgery, this week we are going to look at the cataract surgery procedure. Advice before, during and after the surgery will be detailed in next week’s health tip.
Cataract is the disease which manifests itself by the clouding of the crystalline and leads to decreased vision; leaving this untreated, may cause complications that can lead to blindness. The only effective treatment against cataract is SURGERY, which involves replacing the damaged lens with a new, artificial lens.
Whenever you enquire with Qdays Medical Holidays about any sort of plastic surgery abroad, we will kindly ask you to send us one front and two side pictures of the areas which will undergo surgery. Read more about the reasons why we recommend sending pictures before plastic surgery abroad.
Once you receive a quote from one of the operating surgeons at our partner clinic and decide to book the surgery in Romania, the doctor will give you specific instructions on how to prepare for surgery, including guidelines on eating and drinking, and taking or avoiding certain vitamins and medications. Some surgeons suggest that their patients go on a diet before the operation. It is highly recommended that you stop smoking one month prior to the surgery.
You will have an appointment with the operating surgeon at least 24 hours before the surgery.
Last week we presented some useful information for people who need to undergo hip replacement surgery. This week, read on about various symptoms that patients need to pay attention to in the period following the surgery. Also, an important aspect for people who decide to have orthopedic surgery abroad is air transport and protecting from deep vein thrombosis.
After the surgery, you will spend one day in the intensive care unit, and then you will be moved back to your room. The team of doctors, ranging from the physician to the anaesthetist and nurses will take care of you and monitor you to make ensure you recover quickly and safely in order to get back to your professional and personal activities. During this period you will be fully attended to your personal needs (hygiene, food, etc.) as well as your medical needs by the clinic staff without the need of companions. However, rest assured, visitors are more than welcome.
Because we always aim to keep the travelling patients fully informed, in the next couple of weeks, we will be presenting useful information on the most popular procedures for patients undergoing treatment abroad. Read on about the hip prosthesis implant, how to prepare for the intervention, the actual surgery and some important points to keep in mind for postoperative care.