Ophthalmology and eye care in Vietnam are still developing at a national level. There are significant disparities between the rich and the poor and between urban and rural areas. A range of professional visits and meetings with ophthalmologists will provide excellent insight into ophthalmology and eye care in Vietnam. The professional programme is balanced by a wide range of cultural visits with ample opportunity to experience the beauty, culture and history of Vietnam and enjoy its fabulous cuisine.
Travel with experienced tour leader and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Professor, Christopher Liu OBE, as you journey from Hanoi to Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. There is an optional extension to the magnificent temples of Angkor in Cambodia after the tour.
Professor Christopher Liu OBE is based in Brighton. Born in Hong Kong, Christopher came to England aged 15 to study before entering medical school in London. He is widely travelled and enjoys introducing western delegates to exotic cultures. He has led the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Study Tours to China in 2004 and 2014 , Egypt 2006, Syria in 2007, Cuba in 2012 and Japan in 2017. Christopher has been president of the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association, British Society for Refractive Surgery and the Southern Ophthalmological Society. He has also been Honorary Secretary of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon,and is Council Member and Trustee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Christopher Liu was appointed OBE by the Queen in her 2018 New Year’s honours list.
Ground only cost US $3,321 pp sharing