Glaucoma, the silent thief of vision

March 16, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, please, listen attentively to my poem. It will answer nearly all the questions you have been asking about glaucoma,” I announced gleefully to the audience. I could see, my nephew Segun raise […]

Inevitable changes in eye care: Are we ready?

March 9, 2017

In Davos, Switzerland, every year, political leaders, entrepreneurs, intellectuals, innovators and thinkers assemble to discuss the world’s big issues. This year’s theme is about how technologies have transformed our world. We have moved from the […]

When the unexpected happened, would you accept?

February 9, 2017

“Doctor, I don’t want surgery, just give me some medicines to wash the cataract away from my eyes so I can see well,” shouted the 82-year-old-woman. Her children had warned me that she was apprehensive […]

Steroids can cure, maim!

February 2, 2017

Steroids produced naturally by the body are called hormones. They help your organs, tissues, and cells do their jobs. Your body must have a healthy balance of natural steroids to grow, stay healthy and meet […]

Moses many woes on his way to blindness

January 26, 2017

Moses Africanus had severe itching and had been self-medicating with steroid-containing eye drops for over a year. After reading the instructions leaflet in the eye drop package, he became worried and frightened. Could he already […]

Can we really save Moses from going blind?

January 19, 2017

Last week Moses Africanus appealed to Dr. Ben to save him from blindness. Why? He had been having severe itching in both eyes for quite a while. Following intense rubbing, his eyes were always red […]

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