Eye Health: Protect your vision for life

Healthy eyes care bumrungrad hospital bangkok thailand

Welcome to Better Health, the magazine for patients and friends of Bumrungrad International Hospital.

 
In this issue, we devote special attention to eye health, providing a wealth of information about eye problems in people of every age – from infancy through adulthood. Having healthy eyes from birth through old age is essential for a fulfilling life, and we are pleased to give you the essential facts in helping you keep your vision clear and bright at any age. 

 

 

 

Highlights from This Issue
Welcome

Having healthy eyes from birth through old age is essential for a fulfilling life, and we are pleased to give you the essential facts in helping you keep your vision clear and bright at any age.

An Innovative Technique in Treating Refractive Errors and Cataracts

A new choice of treatment for refractive errors and cataracts that gives precise, safe, and satisfactory results

Pediatric Eye Diseases - Treat Them Before It's Too Late

It’s easy to observe a child’s body develop, but parents can’t readily tell if their child’s eyesight progresses as it should.

When Tear-Producing and Tear-Drainage Systems Malfunction

The everyday notion of “tears” refers to transparent liquid flowing from the eyes in sadness, pain or joy. But when it comes to tears (as produced by the body’s lacrimal systems) and health, there is much more going on than you think.

M.D. Focus Get to Know Our Doctors

Get to know our doctors Meet four Bumrungrad physicians who share their thoughts on a range of healthcare topics. Providing the highest standards of patient care requires a hospital-wide commitment and professional expertise. Bumrungrad’s medical staff includes over 1,300 world-class doctors of the highest caliber, with outstanding professional credentials and advanced training across the full spectrum of medical sub-specialties.

Age-Related Vision and Eye Disorders

Age-related decline in eye health can occur as you age, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you are doomed to a life of visual discomfort.

Effective Blood Sugar Control Can Save Diabetes Patients From Eye Surgery

One of diabetes’ most serious and debilitating complications is eye damage, such as cataracts, central serous chorioretinopathy, or diabetic retinopathy. These conditions tend to strike type 1 diabetes sufferers who may have to prepare for the worst: losing their eyesight.

Q & A

Time is critical when eyesight problems arise. Do not neglect suspicious symptoms because waiting too long may lead to untreatable eye damage. People with eye and vision-related concerns should always seek guidance from medical professionals. To that point, here are some patient questions with responses from the ophthalmologists at Bumrungrad International Hospital.

News From Bumrungrad International

The Eye Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital, led by Dr. Nattawut Wanumkarng, an ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery, along with the center’s ophthalmologist team, recently hosted an annual academic meeting on Techniques in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.