Thais set world eye treatment record | Bangkok Post: Most recent

Most Recent >

Doctors set eye treatment standard

- +

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.

Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

1 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments