Free eye surgery for the elderly

Monday, Dec 25 2017, 12:28

QTV - From December 22nd to 24th, the Asia - Pacific Prevention of Blindness Association (APBA)  in collaboration with Dong Trieu Town Health Center operated free eye surgery using the Phaco method for 140 elderly people with cataracts.

Patients are checked before surgery.
Patients are checked before surgery.

These patients were selected from 21 communes and wards in Dong Trieu Town by Quang Ninh Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dong Trieu Medical Center. The total cost of the surgery was over VND 500 million, funded by the APBA, contributing to bringing light to the elderly with cataract in Dong Trieu town.
Translated by Chu Linh