The status and advantages of Iran in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology and eye surgeries are one of the most sensitive and specialized branches of medicine in which few countries in the world can claim to be advanced in. Despite all the restrictions over the past few years, Iran has managed to gain a leading position in ophthalmology, as it is now among the top 15 countries in the world.
Medical tours of tourists from all over the world to Iran for specialized eye surgeries and a high percentage of successful operations by Iranian physicians are evidence of the superiority of ophthalmology in Iran.
Achievements, capabilities and advantages of Iran in the field of ophthalmology
Iran currently has more than 2,500 specialized and specialized ophthalmologists, which is one of the leading countries in the Persian Gulf area, middle east and West Asia. The level of ophthalmology knowledge in Iran in terms of surgery and scientific education is also such that it is able to compete with Europe and America.
However, Iran’s main advantages over other countries do not end with these two characteristics, and one of the most important factors of ophthalmology in Iran is the price. It can be said that Iran’s appeal to those who travel to our country from Western countries for surgery and other treatments is that the quality of ophthalmology in the ophthalmic world is at a much lower cost than the advanced countries.
Ophthalmologists in Iran are internationally recognized figures, and every year in the international ophthalmology examination, conducted by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) among young graduates of this field, Iranian physicians earn high marks.
In the field of research, every year, various international conferences and seminars are hold with the participation of Iranian physicians, as well as publishing leading articles of ophthalmologists in Iran in prestigious international journals.
In terms of medical equipment and facilities, Iran also has the most up-to-date equipment in the world and utilizes the latest technologies and ophthalmic tools along with the advanced countries of the world. However, some ophthalmology equipment in Iran is very rare in the world and in some cases it cannot even be found in European and American countries, this has led Iran to have the best ophthalmology centers.
One of the important things in the field of medical tourism or health tourism is the tourist attractions of the destination country. For this reason, it can be claimed that the natural phenomena and antiquities of Iranian cities along with the advanced knowledge and facilities in the field of ophthalmology have made Iran a unique destination for patients from neighboring countries and elsewhere in the world.
Suture-free corneal surgery, corneal keratoplasty, corneal transplants with synthetic laser, use of stem cells in the field of ocular infections and internal eye tumors have been just a few of Iran’s advances in ophthalmology. In the field of cosmetic ophthalmology, Iran has also achieved the most up-to-date surgical technologies and expertise in the world, including endoscopic applied knowledge in ophthalmic surgeries in Iran. We have seen in recent years that some celebrities and models have traveled to Iran to perform cosmetic surgeries from countries such as Britain, Sweden, Brazil and others.
It should be borne in mind that according to world statistics, every five seconds an adult and one minute a child in the world become blind, and there are about 135 people with visual impairment. These statistics show that there is a high demand for ophthalmic treatments worldwide.
In this article we take a look at ophthalmology in Iran and its achievements and see what the potential of health tourism in Iran is. Now we know that patients can enjoy excursions in Iran in addition to enjoying the best surgeries and therapies at a lower price than other countries.
If you intend to use ophthalmology services in the best medical centers in Iran, Pars Med Tour is ready to provide you with specialized services and advice in this field. Just keep in touch with us.