She is a 14 year old girl who lives in the village of Monterrey, Victoria, Yoro, north of the city of El Progreso, so that Sulmi could come to our clinic she had to walk an hour from her home to
Alixon is a 12 year old boy who lives in Quebrada Seca de El Progreso, Yoro. Alixon received an unintentional blow from his brother while they were playing together and as a result of the blow the boy was hit by his brother.
A pterygium is a raised, wedge-shaped lump on the eyeball that begins in the white of the eye (the sclera) and may invade the cornea. Pterygiums are benign (non-cancerous) tumours, but they can disfigure the eye.
We receive many patients who are going blind due to diabetes and also presenting with Glaucoma problems. Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that gradually robs you of your vision. It usually has no symptoms and can result in
Strabismus, a common condition among children and young people, is a visual problem that causes the eyes to be misaligned and point in different directions. One eye may look straight ahead, while the other eye looks in different directions.
A cataract is a clouding (opacity) in the lens of the eye that hinders vision. Cataracts are a problem that everyone will experience at some point. However, it is not a cause for alarm. It is not a disease.