HITEC Eye Hospital will provide free check-ups and consultancy on eye diseases for the elderly (over 60) in Hanoi every afternoon from 1pm to 3pm over four months, as of September 1st, in response to the International Day of Older Persons, October 1st.
Eye diseases to be checked and consulted are refractive errors, glaucoma, diabetes, and cataracts.
The elderly will be given advice on medicine use and eye care.
HITEC Eye Hospital, operational since August 19th, 2010, has offered the most advanced equipment of eye-checking and treatment, including the Phaco surgery system to treat cataract, world top artificial lens of Alcon (from America), LASIK surgery system, ALLEGRETTO WAVE- EYE Q to treat numerous refractive errors such as myopia, far-sight with the most modern equipment, FEMTOSECOND LASER technology which removes the necessity of using a scalpel, and other modern machines using digital technology including fluorescence angiography, retinal scans or laser systems to treat retinal diseases.
Translated by Nguyen Thao