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Tag Archives: optometry

  1. QEH GETS $166,000 MACHINE TO DETECT CONDITION THAT CAN LEAD TO BLINDNESS

    Barbados’ main public health care facility, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is now better able to diagnose keratoconus, a progressive vision impairment of the cornea that can lead to blindness. During the official handing over ceremony, the hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Mr. Anthony Harris explained that while traditionally the disease was categorised as rare, […]

    February 19, 2020HealthNo comments
  2. QEH TO GET $166 000 KERATOCONUS MACHINE FROM FIRSTCARIBBEAN COMTRUST FOUNDATION

    If all goes as planned, come World Sight Day 2019, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital should have its first ever Pentogram Tomography Machine. The state of the art ophthalmology machine, worth around BDS$166 000 represents the latest technology in eye examination and will be able to perform 3D investigations of the eye and be used to […]

    September 7, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
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    May 6, 2019Breaking News, Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Advocacy group for rare eye disease sufferers to work with Caribbean Ophthalmology Research Alliance

    One week after it was launched, members of “Keratoconus Barbados“, (KCB) are actively seeking to form linkages with other established organisations in Barbados with common goals. Keratoconus Barbados, is a support and advocacy group for persons suffering with the rare eye condition keratoconus. With one of its main objectives being research into the rare eye […]

    February 19, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Keratoconus Barbados – A support and advocacy group for the rare eye condition launches awareness & fundraising effort

    Barbados will see the launch of a support and advocacy group for the rare condition keratoconus, on the 3rd of February at Radisson Aquatica Resort at 3 pm. The event is free of cost for interested persons. Keratoconus is a progressive, rare eye condition that causes visual impairment with blurred vision and high sensitivity to […]

    February 1, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments