The Ophthalmologist,The Optometrist, The Optician; Understand The Uniqueness!!!

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Human being are truly a complex being. Complexity, in the sense that our needs are endless. Endless as it may seem, our priorities must never be misplaced, or misinterpreted. Key among the priorities of any functional community, with a proactive leadership, is the health of the populace. Health, according to the World Health Organisation, is...

Nigeria Optometric Students Charged To Conquer The world

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NOSA CONFERENCE, IMSU 2015 The annual conference and annual general meeting of the Nigeria Optometric Student Association came to an end over the weekend. This student professional body truly depict what the future holds for us, as professional. I was ably invited to the 4-day event by Comrade Domike Princewill, President, Madonna University Chapter of...

Why You Must Be Wary, Tuberculosis Is Real

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He had a nose mask running across his face. I was not sure, so I decided to confirm this elderly looking patient's diagnosis. It is Tuberculosis. This is what a normal Tuesday clinic looks like. Most Tuberculosis patient report for a check in this day. The crowd can be astounding, and people of all...

Who Loses When A Patient Becomes Impatient

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Imagine a busy general out-patient department (GOPD), where patients scheduled to see the doctor, as a follow-up to initial visit, far outstrip patients presenting on a first time basis. Imagine where the doctor-to-patient ratio is usually more than 1:500, depending on the centre. Imagine where the facilities, built over 10 years ago is expected...

Nigeria’s Optometry Schools Set To Begin Her Annual Conference/AGM In Owerri, Imo State

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  When the President of the Nigeria Optometric Student Association, Madonna University chapter contacted me, I was thrilled, after all we are all Doctors. So I decided to dig further about the National body of the group. I learnt a lot but I ll share the major highlights of my outing with this Great Group. Before...