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Photos: Free eye treatment in Bauchi…thousands benefit



Photos: Free eye treatment in Bauchi…thousands benefit

In continued effort of His Excellency Governor Mohammed A. Abubakar to provide quality medical services to the people of Bauchi State, the Bauchi State government in collaboration with Albasar International Foundation offered free eye treatment for thousands of Bauchi residents.

Recall that Gov. M. A. Abubakar invited Specialist Eye Doctors from Albasar International Foundation Nigeria to dispense free eye services to patients with eye ailments through the Ministry of Health with direct supervision of the Hon. Commissioner Dr. Zuwaira Hassan.

Screening and provision of free medical services including surgery has been offered to more than 10,000 people across the state.

This is the 4th time the government of His Excellency Governor Mohammed A. Abubakar is sponsoring such exercise.

Below is the report of the just concluded Eye Camp at Specialist Hospital, Bauchi;

A. 11080 patients were seen and examined.
B. 6000 patients received eye medications.
C. 3000 patients received eye glasses.
D. 442 patients were operated in total, out of which:

i. 407 patients were operated for CATARACT
ii. 25 patients operated for PTERIGIUM
iii. 3 patients operated for GLAUCOMA
iv. 2 patients operated for ENTROPION
v. 5 patients operated for CHALAZION

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