Author: Sangchul Yoon

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Ophthalmologist
Organisation: Severance Hospital

Vietnam ICT based school health project screens 34,738 students

Ophthalmologist
Organisation: Severance Hospital

Sangchul Yoon and Mijin Kim on Vietnam school health project… The ICT-based Comprehensive School Health Project in Thanh Hoa Province, had set out its goals as improvement of Health awareness and health behaviour amongst secondary school students in the area. Project BOM affiliated with Yonsei University Severance Hospital, a South Korea originated NGO, and a…

Glaucoma is Coming Silently

Ophthalmologist
Organisation: Severance Hospital

For World Glaucoma Week, Sangchul Yoon on glaucoma in South Korea, risk factors and more… The order of the leading cause of global blindness is cataract, refractive error, glaucoma, and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). However, the impact of cataract on the number of people who are blind is quite different in high income countries like South…

Glaucoma in South Korea

Ophthalmologist
Organisation: Severance Hospital
South Korea has been collecting epidemiological data regarding eye health from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) since 2008. A considerable amount of scientific articles have been published from this data about an ethnically homogeneous population with high myopia and prevalence of various eye diseases. The results of the survey emphasize the…