Glaucoma

In 2012 Sight For All trained Bhutan's first glaucoma specialist, Dr Deki as part of a 12-month fellowship in Australia. 


Dr Deki being presented with her certificate in Adelaide, 2013

Dr May Ko Ko Thet, from Myanmar was also trained as a glaucoma specialist through a 12-month fellowship in Australia in 2014. Dr Thet will soon be training her own fellow in this sub-specialty area at the Yangon Eye Hospital, Myanmar. 

Dr Khamphoua was trained as the first glaucoma specialist in Lao PDR at the National Ophthalmology Centre (NOC), Vientiane in 2014. Sight For All has also recently purchased and delivered a new Ellex YAG - SLT laser to enhance glaucoma management at this centre.

Drs Tharath and Sophal from Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia are currently undertaking their fellowships in glaucoma through Sight For All's reverse fellowship project. 


Sight For All Visionary, Dr Ridia Lim with glaucoma fellows, Dr Sophal and Dr Tharath

Sight For All's glaucoma team will be training glaucoma fellows at the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology, Hanoi in 2017.