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Zamfara Eye Centre treats 15,000 patients – Official


GUSAU -The Zamfara Eye Centre, Gusau, has treated 15,000 patients of various eye diseases from 2012 to date.
The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer in charge of the centre, Alhaji Lawwali Hassan, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Tuesday.
Lawwali said that the centre had recorded many successes in the treatment of various eye diseases.
According to him, the centre was owned by the state government but funded by Sightsavers International which provided medication and other components needed for the operation.
“The centre is established within King Fahd Abdul’aziz Women and Children Hospital, Gusau, and the patients mostly treated are those suffering from cataract, while others are with trauma and foreign body removal.
He said that patients of cataract and glaucoma paid N2,500 for the exercise; those with corneal larseration, ptryguim, and evaceration paid N1,500; and patients with foreign bodies paid N500.
Lawwali called on the people of the state to report early, any unusual sign they noticed their eyes in order to rectify it immediately. (NAN)

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