Latest News in Opthalmology

Dr Bore at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

Dr Millicent Bore is currently undergoing a fellowship training in cornea and anterior segment a LV Prasad Eye Institute, India. This is a 15 months hands on fellowship with surgical exposure.

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Department of ophthalmology staff and students who participated in the outreach

Staff and students from the department of ophthalmology held an outreach to Makueni County Refferal Hospital between 23rd and 25 April 2015. During the outreach, more than 12 eye surgeries were performed. More than 100 patients were seen in the outpatient department and treated.

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Dr Stephen Gichuhi graduated with  a  PhD from  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on 6th March 2017. His thesis was on “The Epidemiology and Management of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia (OSSN) in Kenya”.

The PhD project consisted of the following

  • 3 systematic reviews on

   i) the epidemiology of OSSN in Africa

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The department of ophthalmology held  a curriculum review stakeholders meeting at the Silver springs Hotel on the 19th November 2015. The meeting brought together the academic staff, students representatives, NGO representatives, alumni, Government representatives and representatives of private eye hospitals in a forum to revise the current Masters of Medicine in Ophthalmology curriculum.

Silver Springs Hotel
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