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FAQ for Chinese seeking healthcare in the Korea

Chinese seeking healthcare in the Korea A new way of obtaining affordable medical treatment is quickly becoming more and more popular both in China as well as in other industrialized nations. This new fad is known as medical tourism and is the act of traveling to other countries to obtain medical, dental and surgical treatments. A combination of many factors has led to the recent increase in popularity of medical tourism abroad, of the long wait lists for treatment in many of the countries that have public health systems, the ease and affordability of international travel, and the improvement of technology and standards of care in many countries of the world.

Chinese patients are opting to undergo medical treatment in Korea for procedures such as: face lifts, heart bypasses and fertility treatments. Chinese patients can receive 5-star personal care, from treatment and recovery in the finest hospitals and clinics, and 24-hour attention and services, to luxury accommodations while recuperating. A stress-free environment and privacy away from neighbors, family, or colleagues relieve anxiety, speed the healing process, and produce better, faster results.

Korea is a popular destination for Chinese patients who need cosmetic and dental care.

Currently medical tourism patients are seeking in large numbers the expertise of medical tourism companies to travel to Korea as an affordable, enjoyable, and safe alternative to having medical, dental, and cosmetic surgical procedures done in their home countries.

As one of the "hot destinations" for medical tourism, Korea is quickly establishing itself in the field of medical tourism.

Chinese seeking healthcare in the Korea Korean hospitals and clinics provide a variety of medical services for medical tourists including comprehensive health screening, cancer treatment, organ transplantation, joint/rheumatism care, spinal treatment, ophthalmology, dental care, infertility treatment, otorhinolaryngology, and Korean traditional medicine. Currently, the most popular treatments for medical tourists are cosmetic procedures such as eyelid surgery, nose jobs, facelifts, and skin lightening.

Particularly, Korean cosmetic surgery techniques have been globally lauded by both patients and the media. Prospective patients travel from China, Japan, and Southeast Asia in order to receive the advanced care and service that Korean hospitals offer. Available cosmetic procedures such as eye, nose, facial contouring, anti-aging procedures, body contouring, and cosmetic dermatological treatments are of advanced standards. The abundant clinical experience and professionality comes to a global standard while the best surgical skills suitable for patients of Asian origin have settled down to be the most competitive surgical treatment field in Asia.