14Jan, 2021

NEC Carries Out First Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implant

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National Eye Centre, Kaduna has carried out its first ever Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implant (AGV). This was disclosed by Dr. Olusegun Olaniyi, a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of Glaucoma Department in Centre and the first eye surgeon to be trained and certified to do the AGV procedure in the Northern part of the country. According to Dr. Olaniyi, who did the surgery on a patient named Shehu Bello, the AGV is an improvement on the previous Trabectomy surgery, as it produces better outcome. Mr. Bello who is a resident of […]