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  • Free Medical Outreach -...

    Cedio will be holding free medical outreach at Odozienu Akwukwu Igbo for 5 days in memory of Sir Chief Dr Chukwuemeka Oscar Iworah. The Breast...

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  • Edem youth outreach

    From the 28th to the 30th September 2017, Cedio will be in Ozi Edem, Nsukka Local Government Area with an outreach programme for (but not limited...

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  • Okotomi medical outreach

    From the 25th to 30th of June 2017, Cedio will be providing a free medical outreach programme and seminar in Okotomi, Akwukwu Igbo,  Oshimili...

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Cataract

  • Cataract Is the opacity or loss of clarity of the crystalline lens. It affects about 50million people World Wide and causes blindness in almost 16million.
  • In developing countries like Nigeria almost 50% of the population over 50 years have cataract that impair vision.
  • Risk factors include old age, trauma to the eye, genetic predisposition, diabetes, smoking, alcohol, exposure to radiation and maternal infection.
  • Cataract surgery is one of the most cost effective surgical interventions. The patient's defective lens are removed and a synthetic lens implantedn. This must be carried out by an ophthalmologist.
  • Let us cherish our sight because “where there is no vision, the people perish;….(prov. 29:18)