Haemorrhoid Laser Surgery Abroad Avoiding NHS Waiting Time
Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels in the anus and lower rectum. The rectum is the last area of the large intestine before it exits to the anus. Hemorrhoid swell when the veins enlarge and vein walls become stretched, thin, and can irritated by passing stool.
There are two types of hemorrhoids:
Hemorrhoids lie inside the rectum. Usually it is not possible to see or feel these hemorrhoids, and they rarely cause discomfort. Sometimes passing stool can damage a hemorrhoid’s surface and cause it to bleed. In some cases straining can push an internal hemorrhoid through the anal opening.
Hemorrhoids are under the skin around your anus looking like enlarged blood vessels. Irritated external hemorrhoids can itch or bleed.
Savings for haemorrhoid treatment abroad
You can save money and time by opting for haemorrhoid treatment abroad. Cost of haemorrhoid laser surgery abroad are lower than in UK private clinics, and there is no waiting times.
As a rule, the cost of haemorrhoid treatment abroad is lower than in UK. Haemorrhoid surgery in the UK can be very expensive, and in many EU countries the same procedure can be found at a fraction of the cost. Often this means that you can combine your haemorrhoid treatment with a holiday, for less than the price of having the same haemorrhoid treatment alone in UK.
The actual cost savings you can make by having haemorrhoid treatment abroad will vary depending on the procedure you want and the country you want to go. Many popular treatment destinations abroad offer savings of 50- 80% compared to the cost of private haemorrhoid treatment in the UK.
Other costs besides costs of haemorrhoid surgery abroad
There is more costs to haemorrhoid treatment abroad than just the cost of the procedure itself. You need to fly and pay for your stay, and you may also need to consider these costs for person that goes abroad with you. Private medical can offer complete packages, that will including arranging flights, accommodation and your aftercare holiday break, all for one set price. You can arrange your trip and then you will need to consider all the costs flight, transfer, accommodation and meals.
Private clinics abroad usually offer package deals that would include transfer to and from airport, haemorrhoid treatment, after operation care, stay at 3 or 4 star hotels for you and person who accompanies you.
Cost of haemorrhoid treatment in private clinic abroad
Total cost of haemorrhoid treatment for your treatment usually is lower than having the treatment in UK private clinic. In addition NHS allows you to bypass the NHS queue for haemorrhoid treatment, by reimbursing costs of treatment, if you receive private treatment abroad. So actual costs for surgery will be much lower than planned.
Why haemorrhoid treatment abroad is cheaper?
Haemorrhoid treatment abroad is cheaper because their costs of service are lower. The wages paid to the surgeons and private clinic staff abroad can be far less than those paid in the UK. It is far less expensive to run a private clinic abroad than if it is to run one of a similar standard here in the UK, so clinic abroad to cut their prices they don’t have to charge as much for their services.
Why patients chose to have haemorrhoid surgery abroad?
There are more than one reasons depending on diagnose, required treatment, costs and others, these reasons include:
• – Costs of surgery – haemorrhoid treatment abroad can often be found at a fraction of the price in the UK.
• – No waiting time –NHS are having long waiting time for haemorrhoid treatment. By travelling abroad you can get treatment significantly sooner. And in some cases get refund for haemorrhoid treatment abroad.
• – New surgery treatments – NHS often offers cheapest available service. In private clinic abroad you and your doctor can choose best available treatment for you.
• – Specialist services – private clinics abroad tend to offer specialised haemorrhoid treatment equipment and well educated medical staff.