Our advice

To smoothly complete your treatment, we recommend spending approximately 4 to 7 days in and around Ho Chi Minh City.

Worth Knowing

Patients can ask to undergo both pre-op eye examination and surgery on the same day.

One week control

The one-week post-op examination can be performed from 5 to 10 days after surgery. Patients must understand that may any unexpected situation arise, they might need to extend their stay for special care.

Other check-ups

The following routine check-ups can be completed with an ophthalmologist in the patient’s home country.

Recommended Length of Stay in Vietnam
Cao Thang Eye Hospital recommends patients to plan spending approximately 4 to 7 days in and around Ho Chi Minh City so as to smoothly complete their treatment.
Day 1
Arrival in Vietnam
Day 2
Initial Eye examination
Day 3
Refractive Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Day 4
One-day check-up
Day 5
Free and easy
Day 6
Free and easy
Day 7
Free and easy
Day 8
One-week post surgery
Patients can leave Vietnam if our doctors advise to do so.
How to enter Vietnam with a Tourist Visa
Most visitors to Vietnam need a visa to enter the country.

Citizens from countries which signed bilateral or unilateral visa exemption agreements with Vietnam are exempted.
A tourist visa may be valid for 30 days and up to 90 days. It can be extended once in Vietnam.
Getting your Vietnamese Visa
On arrival

Foreign patients have growingly been asking for their visa online. After payment and confirmation (a visa approval letter), their visa is ready and waiting for them at their chosen airport of arrival in Vietnam. Check a visa service provider to know the requirements: My Vietnam Visa

At the embassy or consulate

Future patients may find the address of the Vietnamese embassy or consulate closest to them by visiting Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.

Via a travel agency in Vietnam

Future patients may contact their preferred Vietnamese travel agency. We recommend that the purpose of visit as well as Cao Thang Eye Hospital’s contact details are provided so as to make sure your agency conceives a package that fits seamlessly within our medical process.