World Sight Day observed in Vietnam Health

World Sight Day observed in Vietnam

The Hanoi-based Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) held a meeting in response to the World Sight Day themed “Eye Care for All” on October 8.
Vietnam supports impoverished in Laos Health

Vietnam supports impoverished in Laos

Doctors from the Ho Chi Minh City Eye Hospital worked with their Lao counterparts to provide free eye examinations and surgeries to war veterans and the disadvantaged with cataracts in Laos.
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Free eye surgeries for Tra Vinh poor patients

Some 350 eye patients in remote areas of Tra Vinh province recently received free surgeries as part of the Mekong Delta locality’s progamme supporting visually impaired low-income people.
Doctors fear lack of glaucoma awareness Health

Doctors fear lack of glaucoma awareness

Up to 94 percent of people receiving eye check-ups are unaware of the effects of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, heard a meeting held in Hanoi on March 11 to mark the World Glaucoma Week.
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Free eye care to Lam Dong’s poor patients

Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), an Australian non-governmental organisation, has provided free eye check-ups to 530 poor patients in Don Duong district, the Central Highland province of Lam Dong.