Category Archives: Glaucoma

Central Africa’s high volume subspecialty eye centre breaks another record

A record 405 patients were attended to in one day at the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, MICEI!  This was on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 and included patients attending the general ophthalmology clinic as well as the retina, glaucoma, pediatric … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute as of December 2014

In 2015, patients coming for cataract surgery, vitreo-retinal surgery (for retinal detachments, advanced diabetic retinopathy etc.), glaucoma filtering surgery, eye operations on children etc. will be received in this waiting room nearing completion.

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World Glaucoma Week 2014

Glaucoma is called the “sneak thief of sight” because it is a silent illness and most people don’t notice they have a problem until vision diminishes substantially or blindness occurs. Conservative estimates put the proportion of people aged 40 years … Continue reading

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Glaucoma, the first cause of irreversible blindness in Africa

Join the fight against blindness due to glaucoma. 1. Do you know whether you have glaucoma? 2. Do you know any close relative, friend or colleague with glaucoma? 3. If you are 40 years or above, when is the last … Continue reading

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Sensibilisation au glaucome – connaissez vos risques…

Janvier est le mois de sensibilisation au glaucome. – Savez-vous si vous êtes atteint du glaucome ou pas? – Est-ce qu’un membre de la famille ou un ami proche est atteint du glaucome? – Savez-vous que le glaucome est la … Continue reading

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Preparing the construction site for the foundations

Here, part of the right-wing of the clinical services building of Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute. This wing will host various subspecialist ophthalmologists such as for cataract, glaucoma, retina and vitreous, pediatric ophthalmology and squints etc. and their teams; equipment … Continue reading

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World Sight Day 2012 and Central Africa

Today is World Sight Day 2012, an international day of awareness for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and VISION 2020: The Right to Sight. According to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, there are currently 285 million … Continue reading

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Construction work on Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute in Yaounde about to start

As the bulldozers move in to prepare the construction site for this state of the art eye hospital and training centre in Yaounde, Cameroon, we wish to share with you some photographs of Obak and the proposed institute site. Institute … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute envisage un Centre de correction de la vue par laser à Yaoundé

Les lunettes et les lentilles de contact sont les approches traditionnelles pour corriger des troubles de la vision dues à des erreurs de réfraction comme la myopie, l’astigmatisme, l’hypermétropie et la presbytie. Néanmoins, la correction de vision au laser, qui … Continue reading

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World Glaucoma Week Starts Today!

Don’t let glaucoma darken your life.   Please visit the World Glaucoma Week site for a list of events around the globe.  Also do check out this glaucoma music video.

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