Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Philippines as a Premier Medical Tourism Destination

Going out of the country to seek for various health care services is the best opportunity to take the best holiday. This is the foremost reason why medical tourism had earned its place in this era. Many places now offer people from highly industrialized countries to consider having their treatments done on their nation at affordable prices and be taken to some of the best tourist spots for a relaxing getaway.

In Asia, the Philippines is the premier facilitator of such venture. Even if it belongs to the less developed countries in the world, Filipinos are known worldwide as one of the best health care practitioners in the world thanks for their passion in their field and the insatiable need to learn more to be able to do more for their clients. Aside from that, the currency exchange rate greatly favors the tourists therefore making the services less costly and allows for sightseeing, shopping, and exploring. From travelling assistance, to getting the type of service that you want, down to helping you plan for a trip, the Filipinos can really surpass all of your expectations. 

There are a lot of excellent health care facilities in this country that you can choose from to cater to your every need. Some of them includes:

4. Metropolitan Medical Center
5. The Medical City
6. Asian Hospital and Medical Center
7. World Citi Medical Center
8. Manila Doctors Hospital
9. Beverly Hills Medical Group
10. Hospital San Juan de Dios

These health facilities are on top of their field in providing quality services to their clients. With regards to patients that seek both treatment and travel, there are packages to choose from that starts from USD1200++ for a comprehensive executive check up to other procedures which costs a lot less compared to the highly industrialized nations. To quote a few, here are some of the most popular services that are being offered including the average cost if done in this country:

1. Breast augmentation- USD 5200++
2. Tummy Tuck- USD 16900++
3. Blepharoplasty ( eyelid surgery )- USD 3500++
4. Vaser Liposuction- USD 3900++
5. Rhinoplasty – USD 2200++

These price quotes include the essentials which are the following:

1. Airport services such as round trip transfers and assistance.
2. Transportation services with a personal chauffeur and car.
3. Hotel accommodation to a fabulous hotel for at least 4 days and 3 nights, each with a complimentary breakfast.
4. Cellphone rentals with load credits.
5. A personal assistant that will take care of the appointment schedules and attend to other personal needs.

These costs are also inclusive of other fees including but not limited to:

1. Professional and consultation fees.
2. Laboratory Exams.
3. Operating Room fees.
4. Home medications.
5. Government taxes.

Other services that are expertly done for a fraction of the cost are:

Dental Implants
Porcelain Crowns
Porcelain Veneers
Teeth Whitening
2. Eye services
Cataract surgery
LASIK surgery
3. Cosmeticsurgeries
Butt augmentation
Breast reduction
Breast lift
Lip augmentation
Scar revision
Brow lift
4. Dermatological services
Diamond Peel
Pixel Skin Tightening
Milia extraction

All of these procedures cost so much in highly industrialized countries. When being done here, only a fraction of the total cost is being paid and with a lot of privileges that can be enjoyed all throughout the trip. You need not to worry of the quality of the services being offered as they are truly world- class even if they come cheap compared to other countries. The medical teams are trained in the prestigious institutions abroad to ensure that every procedure  at par with the global standards. The equipments are also top- of- the- line as they are constantly updated. Modernization of the equipments complements best with the most capable practitioners for  truly top quality services.

One of the main factors why the Philippines is the facilitator of choice for  medical tourism services is the caring nature of the Filipinos. Known for their hospitality and positive nature, they are really considerate with your needs to be treated very well and be pampered during your stay at the hospital. After your procedures, you will then be taken to an exotic tourist destination where you can relax and recuperate and feel better after receiving a world- class treatment. The hospitals have the best trained doctors and nurses and the country boasts of the many tourist attractions that will highlight your travel. 

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