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    Prima Medical Center Saigon, Cataract, Eye Diseases

    Prima Saigon Eye Hospital organized eye screening activities for hundreds of elderly people in Binh Phuoc province

    15 April, 2024

    Eye diseases like cataract and glaucoma are one of the biggest obstacles affecting the quality of life of the elderly. They are is the risk of vision loss due to aging, neuro-ophthalmic diseases or systemic diseases related to the eyes.

    Common eye diseases in the elderly

    • Cataracts
    • Diabetic retina
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular degeneration
    • Dry eyes

    Among them, some diseases can restore vision, but some diseases cause complete loss or no vision recovery if detected late and not treated properly. Therefore, eye examination, screening, and detecting early symptoms of the eye disease are very important and urgent.

    Cataracts are a common eye disease in the elderly
    Cataracts are a common eye diseases in the elderly

    In the elderly, the risk of blood pressure diseases and diabetes is very high. This is one of the common causes that increases the risk of eye diseases, making it difficult to treat late.

    Therefore, elderly people should regularly have health checks combined with regular eye examinations to detect early and promptly treat diseases that can affect the eyes, especially those with a history of eye diseases. suffer from these diseases. This not only helps improve eyesight but also improves the quality of life for the elderly.

    Eye diseases screening activities for the elderly in Binh Phuoc province

    On April 12th, 2024, Prima Saigon Eye Hospital cooperated with Hoan My Binh Phuoc Hospital (members of the Hoan My Medical Corporation) to organize screening and consultation activities for eye diseases for more than 500 elderly people in Dong Phu district, Thuan Phu commune, Binh Phuoc province.

    Dong Phu district, Thuan Phu commune, Binh Phuoc province is an area with many poor households, people do not have the conditions to regularly undergo medical examination and treatment at modern facilities and access high-quality medical services.

    Screening and consulting activities for eye diseases for more than 500 elderly people in Binh Phuoc
    Screening and consulting activities for eye diseases for more than 500 elderly people in Binh Phuoc

    Therefore, Prima Saigon Eye Hospital wants to create opportunities for older people in this area to access high-quality medical services, and experience examination and screening for cataracts and other eye diseases as well as receive advice on appropriate treatment methods with a team of dedicated and experienced doctors.

    After the screening and consultation activities, all participating people felt very satisfied because they were aware of their eye health in particular and health status in general, thereby raising awareness about eye care and health protection.

    Development orientation and long-term cooperation

    In addition, this is the first activity in which Prima Saigon Eye Hospital cooperates with Hoan My Binh Phuoc Hospital to create a program that brings practical meaning to the community, marking the beginning of long-term cooperation between the two hospitals.

    Prima Saigon Eye Hospital and Hoan My Binh Phuoc Hospital
    Prima Saigon Eye Hospital and Hoan My Binh Phuoc Hospital

    In particular, this event creates a premise for Prima Saigon to expand cooperation with and develop ophthalmology at general hospitals under the Hoan My Medical Group system, improving potential and surgical eye capability, forming and building the first and largest private eye care centers in Vietnam.

    Our Ophthalmology  Team

    Prima Saigon is one of the prestigious eye hospitals in Vietnam, recognized by the US embassy in Vietnam.

    If you need an eye screening or assessment, please have a visit to Prima Saigon Eye Hospital

    • Address: 27 Ky Dong St, District 3, HCMC
    • Websitehttps://primahealth.vn/en/
    • Business Hours: 07:30 – 17:00 from Monday – Saturday
    • HOTLINE: 0919-209-039 or 1900 – 9115

    Prima Saigon recommends that clients should reserve their intended consultation at least three days before their visit for convenience and less waiting time.