Kenyans have adopted a wait-and-see attitude on this procedure. Contrary to sceptical myths surrounding laser eye treatment, there are neither blades used, needles nor injections. The procedure is performed while the patient is conscious. “We do not give patients anesthesia, surgery is done when the patient is fully awake. Patients often engage doctors while the surgery is ongoing,” said Dr
East African venture capital firm InReturn Capital (www.inreturncapital.com) has entered a partnership with Hurlingham Eye Care Services group (HECS – hurlinghameyecare.co.ke), according to a press release issued on 2 November. InReturn Capital is an impact investing company which aims to generate positive social impact and profits by investing in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the East African region, from its offices in Nairobi,
The Eagle Eye Laser Centre runs an ophthalmological clinic to treat eye conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma, through a corrective surgery on the eye using advanced technology equipments that offer accurate and lasting optical solutions. Such innovative procedures like the LASIK (Laser-in-SituKeratomi) uses a computer controlled cool beam of light to gently reshape a damaged cornea in 5 – 10
Five years ago, while Nemuel Ngoiyo was preparing to sit for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, something strange happened to his eyes. He could no longer see the blackboard from the back of the class, where he sat, and unless he held his books very close to his eyes, he could not read. The strain gave him blinding headaches.