Doctors set eye treatment standard
- Published: 17 Mar 2013 at 20.27
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Thailand set the first Guinness world record for providing mass treatment for people with eye diseases at Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi in Ayutthaya on Sunday.
Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard
Deputy Public Health Minister Chonlanan Srikaew said the world's largest mass treatment of visual impairment, organised by the Ministry of Public Health, the Medical Council of Thailand and King Prajadhipok's Institute, drew 50 ophthalmologists and 450 patients, mostly the elderly suffering from the symptoms of cataracts.
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