Following a successful days of screening, the Alimosho Free Eye Cataract surgery has commenced for patients whose cataract are ripe enough to be operated.
The beneficiaries which numbered about 150 were operated on Wednesday, 25th January 2023 by a team of specialist from the Muslim World League who had arrived earlier for the purpose.
The surgery, which is usually concluded with the operated eye being covered, is expected to remain in the condition for about 24 hours. After the covering period on Thursday, 26th January 2023, the Doctors uncovered it and the patients were each given a sunshade to protect the eye from direct sunlight.
Before discharge, the patients will be made to pass through a compulsory rescreening and a routine checkup which will elapse in 6 months from the day of the operation.
In his congratulatory remark, the Executive Chairman of Alimosho Local Government, Hon Jelili Sulaimon congratulated beneficiaries for being patient with the Medical team from the time of screening till the end of the surgery.
In addition, he urged them to endeavour to follow all guidelines given to them in order to ensure a complete healing.
The beneficiaries are still appreciating and praying for the Council Boss as at the time of this report.
Babatunde Opeyemi Yusuf
SA Media to Executive Chairman
Alimosho Local Government