Adunola Ogunro

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OBJECTIVES To determine types of glaucoma seen and the recent trends applied in treatment, a retrospective non-comparative case-series study was conducted in the Eye Unit of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Banjul, The Gambia. METHODS The records of the 88 patients(145 eyes) seen during the glaucoma training workshop(organised by Prof.James Standefer, a(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the demographic and psychosocial characteristics of incarcerated offenders in a Nigerian prison and investigate their relationship with psychiatric morbidity. DESIGN A cross-sectional study employing the 30 - item version of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-30) and the depression sub-scale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression(More)
BACKGROUND There is a dearth of information on postoperative eye infections in Nigeria and most hospitals do not have an infection control program in place. OBJECTIVE This study was done to investigate the incidence of post-operative eye infections, their potential sources and the preparedness of the hospital to prevent such infections. METHODS A(More)
needling is haemorrhage – either sub-conjunctivally or into the anterior chamber. If your view is obscured, then you should stop and try another time. A hyphaema requires the patient to be reassured, as their vision will be affected: you should wait until you are sure the active bleeding has stopped. Let the patient rest for 30–60 minutes then check for(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the rates of psychoactive substance use before and during imprisonment among a sample of prisoners and the factors that are associated with current drug use among them. METHODS All the inmates of Ilesa medium security prison, who gave informed consent to participate, were interviewed with a questionnaire detailing(More)
Aim: To examine the profile and presentation of a consecutive series of giant retinal tears (GRTs) in an African population. Also to review the clinical state of the patient’s fellow eyes. Method: A retrospective observational case series of thirty-six consecutive eyes of 36 patients with a GRT retina detachment that had vitreoretina surgery done between(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare intraocular pressure (IOP) measured with the Tono-Pen® to that measured using the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) in patients with primary open angle glaucoma attending a glaucoma clinic. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A comparative clinic-based observational study was conducted involving 75 patients (39 men and(More)
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