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Simulation of vision loss in an eye with cataract

Cataract is a cloudiness of the eye’s natural lens. The most common form is age related cataract, which usually develops gradually over a period of years or decades. In Cameroon and Africa as a whole, cataract is one of the … 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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Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur

Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur Le 14 novembre 2012, nous célébrons la journée mondiale du diabète. La campagne cette année-ci marque la quatrième année consacrée à l’Education et la Prévention du Diabète. Le diabète au Cameroun Cette … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute Proposed Layout

The proposed layout of Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute reflects its objectives well. These objectives include: 1. To serve as a tertiary level eye referral center, not just for Cameroon also but for neighboring countries. 2. To offer ophthalmology subspecialties … 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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Clearing and leveling almost complete

Clearing and leveling of the land to build the new Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, Yaounde is almost complete. Construction of the clinical services building of the institute is anticipated to start by the end of the month of September … 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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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute at the 4th International Exhibition for Enterprises, SMEs and Partnerships of Yaounde

The Africa Eye Foundation has secured a stand for the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute  during the 4th International Exhibition for Enterprises, SMEs and Partnerships of Yaounde (Salon Promote), from 3rd to 11th December 2011 in Yaounde. Salon Promote, is the biggest exhibition … Continue reading

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