When you realize that you have vision loss, the most necessary thing to do is to immediately go to a medical facility to be examined and given the most appropriate treatment. Avoid prolonged conditions, the eyes will be difficult to recover and there is a risk of permanent blindness.

1. About the medical examination service

  • The eyes are the windows of the soul and are also a sensitive and vulnerable organ. Accordingly, up to 80% of the information we receive every day is through our eyes. Currently, eye diseases are more and more common and can be encountered at any age.
  • Routine eye exams include a series of tests to help your doctor evaluate your vision and look for eye diseases. Eye exams help detect eye problems when they are still early and treatable. At this time, your doctor will have methods to help you correct or adapt to changes in vision as well as effective care and treatment of eye diseases, thereby preventing vision loss and blindness.
  • Department of Ophthalmology – Van Thanh Ward provides comprehensive examination and treatment of eye diseases for patients of all ages. The Faculty is invested in a system of modern facilities, a system of advanced medical equipment that will give customers the most perfect care. Besides, the Department of Ophthalmology has a team of experienced doctors, who will help customers quickly find the cause of the disease and provide a treatment plan at the root.
  • With the goal of improving the quality of medical examination and treatment, bringing optimal treatment efficiency to patients. At Van Thanh General Hospital, the examination and treatment procedures are strictly and carefully built according to the standards of the Ministry of Health. The facility provides comprehensive care, supporting patients in the entire medical examination and treatment process, Patients are completely assured when visiting alone without the support of family members. Convenient procedures, minimizing waiting time for customers to the maximum. A civilized and cost-optimized medical examination and treatment space.

2. Function of examination service

  • Examination and treatment of eye diseases
  • Advise customers on how to properly care for their eyes to keep their eyes healthy.

3. Eye-related diseases

  • Eye allergies: When allergic, the eyes will become red, itchy and uncomfortable for the patient. This is one of the most common diseases in all ages, from children to adults.
  • Refractive error: This is one of the common causes of vision problems. The most typical are nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia.
  • Pink eye (or conjunctivitis): The cause of pink eye is usually a bacterial infection, a virus, or an allergic reaction. The disease is capable of being transmitted from one person to another through respiratory droplets, secretions, etc. The disease can easily become an epidemic if there are no measures to limit the spread.
  • Blepharitis: This disease is less dangerous but causes unpleasant sensations such as itching, burning, sensation, dry eyes …
  • Chapped, stye: Symptoms are mild swelling, itching and slight redness of the eyes. After about 3-4 days, the sore spot emerges a mass the size of a grain of rice. If the stye is allowed to fester and burst, it can be dangerous to eye health.
  • Cataract: It is a phenomenon in which the lens in the eye becomes cloudy and is no longer transparent. The disease reduces vision in patients such as blurred vision and can lead to blindness in the long run.
  • Uveitis: An inflammation of the inside of the eye that causes the eye to become red and swollen. The disease can spread, destroy the eyes very quickly and even cause blindness if not treated early and promptly.
  • Macular degeneration: Although the disease does not cause complete blindness, it will seriously affect the ability to observe and recognize colors. The disease is often detected only when it has advanced so it is difficult to detect the disease.
  • Glaucoma: It is common in people over the age of 40. Glaucoma can occur suddenly without symptoms. To control and detect the disease in time, you need to have regular eye exams.

4. Subjects of examination

Anyone of any age is at risk for eye diseases. Therefore, everyone should develop the habit of having regular eye exams. Especially if you are in the group of people prone to eye diseases such as:

  • Elderly (over 40 years old)
  • People with eye diseases such as refractive errors, cataracts, glaucoma…
  • People with a family history of eye diseases
  • People who are wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • People with systemic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, etc.

Also, if you notice any of the following changes in your vision, you should see an eye doctor right away:

  • Change in eye color, redness around the eyes
  • Difficulty focusing or seeing objects near or far away
  • Double look
  • Dry eyes with itchy or burning eyes
  • Eye pain, blurred vision
  • Lots of tears
  • Sudden loss of vision, seeing dark patches
  • Sensitive to light
  • Difficult to see in the dark
  • Seeing halos around lights
  • Even minor or serious eye injuries
  • History of diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.

5. Examination process at Van Thanh

Step 1: Reception: The examiner comes to the reception counter, receives the order number (STT) and waits if the clinic/hospital is crowded.

Step 2: Provide information: Upon arrival at his/her STT, the examiner goes to the reception counter and provides the following information:

  • Personal information: Including date, month, year of birth, gender, current residential address, contact phone number
  • Health information: Current health status or items you want to do, medical appointment letter (if any), medical examination book (if any).

Step 3: Receive information:

  • Reception staff update patient information.
  • Reception staff provide information and guide the patient to the room and floor they need to go to for medical examination.

Step 4: Medical examination

  • The patient comes to the clinic and waits for his name to be called into the clinic.
  • The doctor examines and makes a clinical diagnosis.
  • The doctor ordered to perform some clinical tests.
  • The examiner performs the tests, takes the results, and returns to the clinic.

* Doctor receives results and diagnoses:

  • Prescribe medication and schedule (or not make) a follow-up date.
  • Indicates immediate hospitalization.

Step 5: Payment

  • The examiner takes the diagnostic results to the checkout counter and makes the payment.
  • In case of payment by health insurance, the medical examiner needs to present the card at the reception counter before.

Step 6: Get the medicine

  • Customers come to submit the book at the pharmacy counter to receive medicine
  • Customers like to check medicine and leave

6. Specialist services

Van Thanh Hospital provides a variety of services for examination and treatment of eye diseases. The examination and treatment packages at Van Thanh General Hospital are optimally designed for each group of patients with different pathological risks. Depending on age, symptoms and disease risk, patients will be consulted with the appropriate examination and treatment package

  • Examination and treatment of eye diseases: Red eyes, conjunctivitis, dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, live tears…
  • Remove foreign objects in the eye, remove lime stones, remove super hairs, ingrown hairs, etc.
  • Examination and treatment of retinopathy due to complications of medical diseases: diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pain….

7. Benefits and values ​​brought

With the investment in modern equipment, it can be said that Van Thanh PKDK is a prestigious address. When coming here for examination and treatment, customers are completely assured because:

  • A team of highly qualified doctors, always dedicated to the patient
  • Modern equipment system
  • Clean and civilized medical examination and treatment environment
  • Optimal medical examination and treatment process, saving time and costs
  • Usually an eye exam should be maintained once a year. However, different ages and eye health conditions will dictate the time differently. Doctors recommend that children have their vision checked at each routine physical exam. By the time your child turns 3, it’s easier for the doctor to evaluate your child’s eyes.
  • Children 6-17 years old need regular eye exams 1-2 times a year. Children with refractive errors such as nearsightedness, astigmatism… should measure glasses every 6 months. People between 18 and under 40 years of age and who do not have eye problems should have a routine check-up every two years. People 40 and older should have their eyes checked once a year. Individuals with a family history of eye disease should have an annual check-up. Eye exams are the best way to protect your eyes.

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