‘Doctors at Trinity Regional Eyecare-Minot Center will spend much of next week sharing their skills with an Asian counterpart. Dr. Pham Nhu Vinh Tuyen (Too-YEN), an ophthalmologist from Vietnam, will be in Minot July 11-19 as part of a fellowship program to lift the quality of eye care in southeast Asia.
Dr. Tuyen will focus on learning advanced surgical techniques in cataract surgery, laser vision correction, neurophthalmology and glaucoma, according to host physician Darrell Williams, M.D., an ophthalmologist with Trinity Medical Group.
Vietnam is about 30 years behind U.S. technology,” Dr. Williams states. “”Through this fellowship program we can bring a medical educator here for training. The goal is skills transfer ‚Ä’ to acquaint Dr. Tuyen with the technology and techniques that we use here