Maxity Glaucoma Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, yesterday, described poor doctor-patient relationship in the country, particularly in terms of medical information on diseases, treatment and management, as a big challenge in the healthcare system
Ahead of today’s World Sight Day (WSD), ophthalmologists have raised the alarm that over 4.25 million adults in Nigeria, aged 40 and above, suffer from moderate to severe visual impairment or blindness.
2 Dec 2021
The work is concluded and we have presented it at the World Ophthalmology Conference. The only thing with Nigerians is that we prefer orthodox medicine to the traditional ones.
19 Jul 2021
… Caution against too much eye exposure to digital screens …As Natures’ Field recommends EyeCap maintaining, managing eyesight Medical experts have said that more Nigerians are having eye related problems due to neglect of the small but most vital part of the body, especially to frequent exposure to laptops, phones and television screens. They also…
1 Jul 2021
The media and the scientific community have been awash with reports associating heavy consumption of ‘hot’ coffee with glaucoma and colorectal cancer.
15 Oct 2020
Ahead of the World Sight Day (WSD), today, October 8, 2020, scientists have validated more plants for the treatment of ocular (connected with the eye or vision) diseases such as glaucoma, conjunctivitis, cataract, ocular allergies, ocular inflammation among others. WSD focuses global attention on blindness and vision impairment. The theme for this year is “Hope…
15 Feb 2020
Africa Cataract and Eye Foundation in collaboration with Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu (in his private capacity) and the late Alhaji Oga Momodu Yesufu Free Cataract Surgeries for Agbede
17 Oct 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given reasons why more than one billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment. According to the first World report on vision issued by the (WHO), the reasons are because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and farsightedness, glaucoma and cataract.
30 Aug 2019
A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease. Oshintelu, who works with Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday in Lagos. NAN reports that glaucoma is a condition…
17 Mar 2019
To mark World Glaucoma Week, medical experts have advised Nigerians to go for regular eye test, as early detection is key to reducing the advancement of glaucoma and symptomless glaucoma.
14 Mar 2019
As part of its ongoing efforts and collaborations to raise awareness on glaucoma and improve access to quality care and management of the eye disease in Nigeria, the Eye Foundation Hospital Group organized a 3rd Biennial ....
18 Jan 2019
Dr Progress Oyegbeda, the Chief Medical Director of Clear Vision Eye Clinic, Benin, says glaucoma may lead to blindness, if not treated.