Elderly Club members learn about eye care

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Senior citizens learned about proper eye care and bid farewell to Pattaya’s top public health officer at their September meeting.

Dr. Jitlada Lertjarassiwilai, an ophthalmologist from Pattaya Public Health Office, spoke to the Pattaya Elderly Club Sept. 7 about eye diseases and the need for regular exams and treatment of the eyes. Afflictions that affect the elderly include cataracts and presbyopia, which affects near or distance vision after age 40.

(L to R) Elderly Club President Pranee Maneesan, Ophthalmologist Dr. Jitlada Lertjarassiwilai and Wannaporn Jamjumrus, director of the Pattaya Public Health and Environment Office. (L to R) Elderly Club President Pranee Maneesan, Ophthalmologist Dr. Jitlada Lertjarassiwilai and Wannaporn Jamjumrus, director of the Pattaya Public Health and Environment Office.

Following the lecture, Elderly Club President Pranee Maneesan led members in singing sons for Wannaporn Jamjumrus, director of the Pattaya Public Health and Environment Office, who plans to retire at month’s end. They also presented flowers to her.

The Pattaya Elderly Club plans its next meetings at city hall on Oct. 19 and Nov. 9. For further information contact the Pattaya Call Center at 1337.