Adeyinka Olusola Ashaye

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  • A O Ashaye
  • African journal of medicine and medical sciences
  • 2003
The anatomic configuration of the anterior chamber angles in 240 newly diagnosed cases of primary glaucoma in Nigerian adults 30 years and above have been studied. The gonioscopic features in eyes of glaucoma patients 30 years and over have been compared to 250 subjects without glaucoma. Closed angles (Scheie grade 0 or 1) was found in 15.0% of cases(More)
PURPOSE To report the effectiveness of non-invasive management of congenital eversion of the eyelids, a rare condition associated with serious socio-psychological consequences. CASE REPORT Three neonates with congenital eversion of the eyelids and secondary conjunctival chemosis and prolapse were managed with 5% hypertonic normal saline, lubricants,(More)
BACKGROUND Onchocerciasis (river blindness) is a major cause of bilateral blindness with devastating socioeconomic consequences. Since Nigeria is the most heavily onchocerciasis endemic country in the world, the information on people's knowledge about this disease is significant. This could influence their response to current preventive measures of the(More)
BACKGROUND The use of conjunctiva autograft, adjunct antimetabolite therapy has been shown to be effective in preventing pterygium recurrence. OBJECTIVE To compare 5 fluorouracil (5-FU) to conjunctival autograft in the treatment of large, fleshy pterygium. METHODS A randomised controlled prospective study of outcome of pterygium treatment using 5-FU as(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the causes, place, type and visual outcome of eye injuries necessitating hospitalization in children and adolescents. METHODS Consecutive patients with eye injuries aged <18 years admitted to a tertiary hospital over an 18-month period. RESULTS Two-hundred-five patients were hospitalized because of eye injuries over the study(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of exfoliation syndrome (XFS) and its association with ocular disease in patients attending the eye clinic of the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 448 consecutive new patients, aged 30-90 years who presented to the eye clinic of UCH(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence and identify the types of glaucoma in the Akinyele district of Oyo State in southwestern Nigeria. METHODS Residents of Akinyele district of Oyo State in southwestern Nigeria aged 40 years and older were randomly selected in a stratified manner. All participants underwent comprehensive ophthalmic examination, including(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the post-operative complications reported in patients who had trabeculectomy with and without antimetabolite in UCH, Ibadan between 1999 and 2003 and the success rate achieved in term of the post-operative intraocular pressure (IOP). METHODS A retrospective study of the records of glaucoma patients who had trabeculectomy between 1999(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among patients attending the diabetic clinics of a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. METHODOLOGY We examined the eyes of 76 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus between July 2003 and January 2004 using dilated fundoscopy at the eye clinic of the University College Hospital, Ibadan. The results(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the causes and management of blindness and blinding eye conditions as perceived by rural dwellers of two Yoruba communities in Oyo State, Nigeria. METHODS Four focus group discussions were conducted among residents of Iddo and Isale Oyo, two rural Yoruba communities in Oyo State, Nigeria.(More)