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#492438 - 06/18/14 08:34 AM EYE DOCTOR
ScubaLdy Offline
There is a very good chance I will get my cataract surgery while I am here. They tell me I will need a lot of follow-up care and I don't want to stay here any longer than necessary.
Is there an ophthalmologist in Belize?
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#492447 - 06/18/14 11:07 AM Re: EYE DOCTOR [Re: ScubaLdy]
MisterB266 Offline
Here are the 3 ophthalmologists I know in Belize City. Consultation fee was BZ$50 to $60 a few years ago.

Dr. Hegar Amin, 9 Daly Street

Dr. Victoriano Valdez, St. Thomas Strett at corner of Lizarraga Ave.

Hoy Eye Center, corner of St. Joseph & St. Thomas Streets

#492466 - 06/18/14 05:00 PM Re: EYE DOCTOR [Re: ScubaLdy]
Loansum-Al K Offline
Harriette, I myself have never been, but I understand that the Hoy Eye Center mentioned by MisterB266 is very good.
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#492501 - 06/19/14 12:58 PM Re: EYE DOCTOR [Re: Loansum-Al K]
Noele McLain Offline
I had both my cataracts done by Dr. Hoy. He is awesome!
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#492508 - 06/19/14 06:32 PM Re: EYE DOCTOR [Re: ScubaLdy]
ScubaLdy Offline
Noele - did they do the cataract surgery by removing and replacing the lenses? Do you have an estimate on the cost? I'll see if I can get my insurance to cover it.
I just learned - today - that I can't get it done on this trip. I have to return in January for follow-up on my dental surgery so can schedule it for then. In the meantime I don't see well.
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