International Destinations: India and Mexico
Prostate enlargement can cause a variety of urinary problems and decrease the quality of life. If you are suffering from this, then Greenlight Laser Treatment For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Abroad can help you ease off these symptoms.
The green light laser prostate surgery cost in the USA can be traumatizing. Due to this, people usually look for cheaper options for greenlight laser treatment for BPH abroad.
Mexico and India offer cheap greenlight laser treatment for benign prostate hyperplasia. Here, you can get discounted treatment. So, you do not just save money, but you get to spend time in exotic tourist destinations as well.
Also, the cost in these countries is far less than the green light laser prostate surgery cost the UK, Canada, or Australia.
Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is the non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland. It is also called prostate enlargement and is prevalent in older men and includes various symptoms likeMayo Clinic Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) …The severity of symptoms in people…” View in Article:
If left untreated, BPH can cause severe problems like kidney stones, acute urine retention which can ultimately lead to renal failure. Pubmed Benign prostatic hyperplasia …Observational studies have demonstrated…48 months and 5% developing acute retention in the 48 month period…” View in Article
The treatment for Greenlight laser in benign prostatic hyperplasia involves high powered (80-120 watts) laser beam therapy.
This beam evaporates the enlarged prostatic tissue that presses on the outlet of the urinary bladder causing urinary outflow obstruction symptoms.
The procedure is also referred to as Laser Ablation of the prostate or Photo-selective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) or photo vaporization of the prostate.
TURP may be considered as the gold standard treatment for BPH, however, it has many side-effectsPlos One Journal 5-year long-term efficacy of 120-W GreenLight photoselective vaporization of the prostate for benign prostate hyperplasia …TURP is associated with potential risks, including postoperative bleeding requiring transfusions…” View in Article. These include:
Benefits of Greenlight Laser Therapy over TURP
Several American patients prefer to travel abroad to get treated for Benign prostatic enlargement due to the advantage of cost and no post-operative hospitalization stay.
Greenlight laser treatment is a minimally-invasive technique that works on an outpatient basis and may take an hour or so. Even if post-operative hospitalization stay is required, it is rarely beyond 24 hours.
Although Greenlight laser for BPH is a minimally invasive procedure, however, it is not recommended for some patients.
Patients who are not suitable to undergo this procedure are:
Though the post-operative complications following GreenLight Laser Treatment are considerably lower than other conventional techniques, there is a rare possibility of developing complications such as strictures due to scarring, retrograde ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction.
Mexico adjoins the southern border of the USA. The proximity of the country makes it an ideal medical tourism destination for Americans and Canadians. Our partner hospital is located in Mexicali, a border city in Mexico.
The price for greenlighting laser therapy for BPH in Mexico begins at $9,000 USD*. Some reasons why you should choose Mexico for your treatment are:
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If you are looking for affordable treatment away from your home, then India has to be on your list. You can find treatment options in major cities like Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, etc here in India. Here, the prices begin at USD 7,000*.
Reasons, why you should book your Greenlight therapy for benign prostate hyperplasia in India with us, are many. Some of them are:
Costa Rica is a popular medical tourist destination in Central America.
Currently, we do not provide greenlight laser treatment for BPH in Costa Rica. Please contact our case managers for available options.