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arroncooke2 posted:
Hi,

I went to Barcelona 4 months ago for a presbyopia surgery which turned to be successful for me. The surgeon who was in charge of the operation was very professional and attentive to me. At the beginning, I was a bit afraid of this operation because as it was related to the eye, I knew it could be delicate. But after the doctors explained to me step by step how the surgery was going to be and how safe it is, I felt relieved! I stayed in a cosy apartment in Barcelona near the famous Sagrada Familia which is absolutely delightful. I rent this short-term apartment through a local agency who guided me very well through the whole process. The accommodation was clean and particularly bright, and not so expensive for the location. I am pleased to say that my experience in Barcelona was outstanding. I went there with a few doubts concerning my surgery, but in the end it all went perfect.
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stewartbette responded:
I'm glad everything went well for you. I've heard from some friends that there are a lot of really good doctors in Barcelona. It's nice to hear you found a reliable real estate agency. In my case, me and my wife went on a trip to Barcelona last year but had a terrible experience with one of them. We were first told that we would not pay agency fees, but then we ended up paying much more than expected. I found this agency through Google by typing "rent apartment in Barcelona " or "presbyopia surgery " and was in the first page of it so I thought it would be offering a professional service... It's a shame that some of these companies do a lot of Search Engine Optimization simply to get more clients and money while there are other ones that are serious and work very hard but are still quite unknown. My best friend was lucky enough to find one like that and he was able to rent an amazing apartment near the beach for a really interesting price. [br>
So speaking from personal experience, I would recommend everyone to take their time and don't simply book the apartment on the first site they find. Compare, search for reviews, call the different agencies and ask them all the questions you want and make sure you get ALL the answers. This way, you'll fully enjoy your trip to Barcelona and don't get bad surprises. Hope this helps!

Links:
http://apartment-barceloneta.com/apartments-rent-barcelona.html
http://www.cromaidea.com/que-hacemos/posicionamiento-seo.html
http://www.cirugiadelavistacansada.es/index.php/supracor

http://barcelona-home.com/en/rent-apartment-barcelona-city-center
 
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kristina_jenkins replied to stewartbette's response:
It is nice to read about other people's experiences with Barcelona. I had a similar case like you one year ago. I am curious to which doctor you went for your presbyopia surgery in Barcelona , because I also went to Barcelona with my little daughter when she needed eye surgery to. It went perfectly fine, and I was really happy that we choose Barcelona to get the surgery done. Of course our daughter was scared to get operated, but the surgeon was really good and the nurses were good at calming my little girl.
[br>Regarding the accommodation, we rented a very nice apartment in which we could stay with our family. It was located near La Rambla, so we were in the centre of the city. In the beginning we did not know where to look for accommodation , since we were so busy arranging everything for the presbyopia surgery. Luckily we found an amazing real estate agency and they helped us in any possible way. They explained us everything about the city and they found this great apartment for us. Our visit was not for positive purposes, but in the end when we look back, it had a positive spin.

http://www.cirugiadelavistacansada.es/index.php/supracor
http://barcelona-home.com/en/flats-and-apartments-in-barcelona
 
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arroncooke2 responded:
I agree with the above comment and can also tell from personal experience that renting an apartment in Barcelona is not the easiest thing to do. Some agencies aren't honest with their clients, promising tons of things and claiming the apartments are the best in the market but when you get there you see it's very different from what they told you in the beginning and from what you see in their website. Bargains are there but most of them are to be found on well established real estate agencies with years of experience and good reputation.

http://barcelona-home.com/en/accommodation-in-barcelona

 
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An_257203 replied to arroncooke2's response:
Hello,
My husband decided to undergo Presbyopia surgery last year. We thought we might as well go abroad so he could relax properly and we had heard good things from friends about the doctors and the service they provide in Barcelona. The operation was a success and it was a lot better being able to enjoy a small holiday rather than going straight back to reality as the experience in itself was quite stressful for us.
In terms of searching for an apartment to rent in Barcelona, we also encountered many problems. On booking we found that many companies were not honest and tend to leave out important details such as cleaning the flat yourself, hidden charges, and returning deposits which they wouldn't have told us unless we enquired; all these things caused us added hassle which made us spend a lot of time researching where to find accommodation and the best companies to rent apartments in Barcelona. To our delight, we found a few agencies that were reliable and well-priced. From our personal experience, they seem to offer the whole package and best of all are happy to reply to any questions, which for me are the best types of real estate agencies, that are not afraid to sugar coat that you will have to pay for these things, as we had to budget these things in at the end of the day. Hope this helps with your search!
 
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Lasers in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

What sorts of lasers are utilized?

The most as often as possible utilized lasers are Ho:yag (holmium laser), KTP (potassium titanil phosphate or green laser), LBO (lithium triborato), and SCD (semiconductor diode laser).

Holmium laser

This laser utilizes a fiber that permits the tissue to be all the while cut and vaporized, permitting it to be utilized on vast prostates.bph tissue is cut into 2 or 3 pieces that, by utilization of a shredder, are differentiated into little pieces, which are later removed.the focal point of this system is that patients who have gotten anticoagulant treatment and who have huge prostates can be dealt with as in open surgery, yet with substantially less draining and with a shorter time of hospitilization, somewhere around 1 and 2 days. This laser system does not give focal points in the treatment of littler prostates over TUPR (transurethral prostate resection).this laser utilizes a fiber that permits the tissue to be at the same time cut and vaporized, permitting it to be utilized on expansive prostates.bph tissue is cut into 2 or 3 pieces that, by utilization of a shredder, are divided into little pieces, which are later removed.the preference of this strategy is that patients who have gotten anticoagulant treatment and who have substantial prostates can be dealt with as in open surgery, however with substantially less draining and with a shorter time of hospitilization, somewhere around 1 and 2 days. This laser procedure does not give points of interest in the treatment of littler prostates over TUPR (transurethral prostate resection).

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stewartbette replied to arroncooke2's response:
Artificial Intraocular Lenses , or IOLs , switch the eye's natural lens that's removed throughout cataract surgery. IOLs have been in existence because the mid-sixties, although the first Food and drug administration approval for just one happened almost 30 years ago. Before that, should you have had cataracts removed, you needed to put on very thick eyeglasses or special contact contacts to be able to see after, because the natural lens that were removed wasn't changed by having an artificial one.



Until lately, only cataract surgeons - not their sufferers - considered the potential risks and advantages of various IOLs. The surgeons' discussions centered on the surgical technique (obvious cornea, small cut, etc.) and also the physical style of the contacts (one-piece versus. multi-piece, acrylic versus. silicone) and just how that design affected insertion, positioning and healing.

Good vision after cataract surgery was another essential consideration. However that new IOLs happen to be introduced that solve more vision problems than ever before, cataract surgeons convey more to think about before selecting IOLs for his or her patients' visual needs. Cataract people are increasingly active in the choice too.

Should you or somebody is going to be going through cataract surgery, think about your options within the following summary of the very most lately developed IOLs.

Premium IOLs: Multifocal & Accommodating

Traditional IOLs are monofocal, meaning they provide vision at one distance only (far, intermediate or near). They certainly are a noticable difference within the cataractous lens that's changed throughout surgery, which supplies only cloudy, blurred vision at any distance. But traditional IOLs mean that you need to put on eyeglasses or contact contacts to be able to read, make use of a computer or view objects at arm's length.

The brand new multifocal and accommodating IOLs for example Crystalens and Trulign offer the potential of seeing well at several distance, without glasses or contacts. Good examples of multifocal IOLs are very different versions of Alcon's AcrySof IQ ReSTOR. Abbott Medical Optics also provides the Tecnis and ReZoom multifocal contacts.

Presbyopia-fixing IOLs are thought "premium" contacts, meaning you have to pay any connected extra cataract surgery costs yourself. Medicare insurance and many healthcare plans won't cover these extra costs, since the additional advantages of these IOLs are thought an extravagance and never a clinical necessity.

Toric IOLs for Astigmatism

Toric IOLs made to correct astigmatism are also considered "premium" contacts, and - like multifocal and accommodating IOLs - likely can cost you extra due to benefits which are not available in conventional IOLs.

The aspheric form of Alcon's AcrySof IQ Toric IOL is definitely an astigmatism-fixing "premium" intraocular lens.

Food and drug administration-approved in 1998, the Staar Surgical Intraocular Lens was the very first toric IOL obtainable in the U . s . States. The Staar toric IOL is available in a complete selection of distance vision forces, in 2 versions. One corrects as much as 2.00 diopters (D) of astigmatism and yet another corrects as much as 3.50 D.

The Food and drug administration also approved the AcrySof IQ Toric IOL (Alcon) in September 2005. Different types of the toric IOL can correct 1.50 to three.00 D of astigmatism. This lens also will come in aspheric versions for crisper vision. Different types may also filter potentially harmful Ultra violet or blue light.

In May 2013, the Food and drug administration approved the Trulign Toric IOL (Bausch Lomb), the very first accommodating IOL which corrects astigmatism. The lens, which could correct cornael astigmatism between .83 D and a pair of.50 D, offers patients obvious distance, intermediate and near vision without glasses after cataract surgery.


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