Frequently Asked Questions
Our partner hospitals provide first class medical treatment for 30-50% of the cost of comparable European or US medical services. In laser treatment, our patients can saves more than 1500 Euro through our service offerings even with travel expenses and 3 day holiday in Istanbul.
For packages one week before the surgery the payment needs to be transfered to the related bank account number.
If you buy a package you can pre-pay by bank transfer one week before your arrival. In case you only request the surgery you can also pay with credit card or cash just before the treatment.
When dealing with an eye treatment, having confidence in the treatment is of the essence. Confidence that can only be won by guaranteeing our proven safety. Our Partner World Eye Centers has been named as the largest Opthalmology hospital in the world with 120 Opthalmologist performing 40,000 eye examinations and 5,500 laser correction and eye surgeries in 19 different branches per month.
The World Eye Centers experienced medical staff and professional team in health tourism, renders service in 19 different languages including, English,Dutch, and German.
Accreditation is a process in which an entity, separate and distinct from the health care organization, usually non-governmental organization, assesses a health care organization to determine if it meets a set of standards requirements designed to improve quality of care. Accreditation provides a visible commitment by an organization to improve the quality of patient care, to ensure a safe environment and to continually work to reduce risks to patients and staff. World Eye centers has:
- JCI quality certificate
- ISO 9001:2000 Quality certificate
- TUV (Technischer Überwachungs-Verein) Quality certificate
In response to growing interest in accreditation and quality improvement worldwide, the Joint Commission launched its international accreditation program in 1999. Joint Commission International accreditation standards are based on international consensus standards and set uniform, achievable expectations for structures, processes and outcomes for hospitals. Joint Commission International`s standards for hospitals clearly define the principals and processes needed to assess the key functions of acute care organizations and associated ambulatory settings. Source: www.jointcommissioninternational.com
The amount of time a patient needs to go in and out of the treatment room is 10 minutes. The treatment per eye takes 3-4 minutes. Before the treatment anaestethic eyedrops are used to anaesthetise the eyes and the patient won't feel anything during the treatment.
After specific eye and corneal examinations, dependent of the structure of your eyes, next to the standard laser treatment(Q-Value-Topolazer-Wavefront) you can also be treated with the IntraLase treatment (method with laser that creates a flap). You can get more information about different types of laser treatments from this link: www.worldeyelasik.com