Health care

  • Costa Rica is a particularly attractive destination for North American and European tourists because of its incredible beauty and geographic proximity. It is home to a rich variety of plants and animals and it also has amazing beaches, mountains, volcanoes, rain forests and other astonishing things that you can discover only by visiting. But it goes beyond that.

    This country also offers high quality medical services with excellent costs. Nowadays, one of the most common procedures sought after by many tourists visiting the country is the treatment for various venous and arterial diseases.

    One of the best options is hands down found in Centro Vascular Avanzado Dr.Marcial Fallas. This physician has a vast trajectory in vascular surgeries and provides exceptional care and treatment for complex vascular problems.

    Some of the pathologies he can help you with are:

    LYNPHATIC DISSEASE. • Lymphedema.

    VENOUS DISEASE • Deep vein thrombophlebitis. • Varicose veins. • Spider veins. • Venous malformations.

    ARTERIAL DISEASES • Aneurysms. • Ischemia • Limb ischemia • Thrombectomies. • Embolectomies. • Anti-coagulation and thrombolysis. • Diabetic foot ulcers. • Cerebrovascular disease, • Carotid endarterectomy and other carotid surgery.

    There are two offices that you can visit: one in Hospital Clínica Bíblica in downtown San José and another one in Torre 20/20 in La Sabana. For more information: (506)22482022 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Imagine receive a 100% laser surgery to correct myopia , hyperopia , astigmatism and presbyopia, all in a simple quick procedure.

    This full laser tecnology  (bladeless) brings less flap related complications improving saftey and  better contrast sensitivity.

    What does bladeless means?  Traditional LASIK involves the use of a microkeratome to cut a thing, hinged flap of the eyes clear surface (cornea). This flap is then lifted for the application of the excimer laser to reshape the eye for the vision correction. Femto second LASIK uses high energy laser to create the flap which is more predictable and with better visual results.

    Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery…

    This laser will create the corneal incisions, the capsulorehxis, and the cataract lens division for easy extration,  improving patient outcome and safety. When you use Femto Laser tecnology with Premium intraocular lenses like the multifocal or the toric lenses, it improves the visual results, said Dr. Zlatko Piskulich Crespo-Oftalmology in CR-Visualiza Clinic. More information:

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