Medical Tourism in India helps Iraqi Woman Regains her Eyesight after 18 Years

It took 18 years before Gula Namiq Hassan has her eyesight back after an intraocular glue surgery in Chennai. The shrewd vision of Dr. Amar Aggarwal and his team in context of using fibrin glue in place of sutures has lead to success of this eye treatment.

Online PR News – 06-June-2012 – New Delhi – Medical Tourism in India is setting new benchmarks by offering advanced medical treatment and surgical procedure to the patients from third world country as they are unable to avail of similar service in advanced nations due to the cost of treatment. The news of Gula Namiq Hassan regaining her vision after 18 years of ordeal since she lost her eyesight to war in Iraq reinforces the resurgence of India as a force to reckon with when it comes to medical travel destination.

Advanced Healthcare treatments are available in India at a fractional cost as opposed to other medically advanced nations offering similar services. The prospect of regaining vision after a long time span of 18 years is truly a matter of delight for a person who had lost the abitlity to glimpse her loved ones due to this doomed fate. Gula Namiq Hassan who accidentally lost her vision after her eyes got pierced by flying shrapnel pieces cropped up from a bomb blast in 1994 can now again see the colors, world and her loved ones after an eye surgery at Aggarwal hospital, Chennai.

Just a few days ago on 28th May, a team of expert doctors removed the thick membrane in the pupil and fixed an intraocular lens using fibrin glue. Hassan was able to see after Dr. Amar Aggarwal removed the dressing from her eye just after a day of surgery. This was the second time when Dr. Aggarwal attempted the glued intraocular procedure after a gap of five years. Last, he attempted this procedure on a five year old girl whose eyes got damaged in a firecracker burst.

Talking about the success rate and fruitful results of intraocular glue procedure Dr. Amar Aggarwal said “If this patient had come to me 18 years ago, I may have had nothing to offer. With this glue procedure, now we can treat patients whose intra-ocular lens capsule is missing.”

India is fast drawing patients from around the world owing to its world clad medical infrastructure, vast pool of skilled medical professionals and advanced surgical procedures available at the fractional cost of other advanced nations with similar facilities. The case of Gula Namiq Hassan is one such example of successful medical treatments which are available in India at affordable cost.

About the Company

Medi Connect India offers medical tourism services in India and connects to patient globally in helping them plan and research their medical travel in India. Medi Connect India is a division of Indian Holiday Private Limited ®, winners of 2 consecutive National Tourism Award and recognized by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

As the medical division of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd., Medi Connect India is associated with some of the trusted travel bodies like IATO, PATA and ASTA along with Indian Medical Travel Association (IMTA) which brings together best providers in Indian healthcare industry.