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Eye Care Trip - September 2013

October 1, 2013

Another year has come,and the Eye Care team,made up of 2 eye doctors and 1 assistant, came back September 21st to 29th and directly impacted more than 1,000 people.

At the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO), the team participated in holding consultation with doctors for 40 patients and guided the doctors through surgery with 12 patients. The team also held a training conference on eye surgery skills for 30 doctors at VNIO.

Training conference on eye surgery skills

Chuong My District Hospital, located outside of Hanoi, was the second part of the trip. The Eye team checked the eyes of 20 patients and the eyes for almost 900 students at Ngoc Hoa Primary School, located nearby. To follow up, 40 students from the primary school will have the chance to go to Hanoi to buy much needed eye glasses.

Eyes checking for students at Primary school

The Eye Care team was thrilled at the success of the trip and they are looking forward to come again

 

More pictures here

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