The CT International Eye Hospital is one of the few dedicated,
comprehensive eye institutes in Vietnam. It’s internationally recognized
staff diagnoses and treats the entire spectrum of conditions of the
eye, including complex problems such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal
detachments, macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts.
Each year, the physicians see more than 50,000 patients and perform
more than 5,000 surgeries—volumes among the highest in the nation. Care
is delivered, all in one convenient location, in a state-of-the-art
building that demonstrates their commitment to putting patients first.
The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a world wide network of eye
hospitals and is happy to welcome the Coa Thang International Hospital
as one of it’s members. All member-hospitals are “centres of excellence”
in the area of ophthalmology and focus on delivering the best and most
safe ophthalmic care.
Would you also like to join the WAEH? Please review the criteria of admittance and send them to: Maaike van Zuilen
Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S
As the #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S., Wilmer Eye Institute has a big presence at the nation’s biggest ophthalmology research meeting. Here’s a look at what some Wilmer presenters will be talking about at ARVO 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avb_UrZGLRU
International Schwartz Rounds: looking for panelists
During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists! Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together regularly to discuss the emotional and social aspects […]
Dutch BICAT study proves safety and effectiveness of immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery
Image caption: “in ISBCS, transparant eye patches are used (right picture) instead of a non-transparant eye patch in DSBCS (left picture)” News from our full member: University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) offers comparable safety and efficacy to delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery (DSBCS), according to a major Dutch […]
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Understanding the impact of “hand‐holding volunteers” providing theatre support during surgery ‐ The patient perspective
News from our founding member: Moorfields Eye Hospital The majority of cataract, and some glaucoma eye surgeries is undertaken using local anaesthetic and can be uncomfortable for patients and make them feel anxious. This can be very unpleasant and cause anxiety in patients. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust uses volunteers in a “hand‐holding” role to provide comfort […]
Olena Kurylo was blinded in her right eye when a missile destroyed her apartment block in the opening hours of Russia’s brutal invasion last month. […] She was in danger of developing a fatal infection from her wounds. It was clear that Olena needed urgent surgery – but first she had to escape what had […]