The Ophthalmology Department,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.







Kuching, Sarawak,

East Malaysia.

8th February, 2007



(Left picture: The outline of the hand of a 10 year-old Peruvian boy who had had a successful operation to restore his sight on board ORBIS.)




Sister Dina and staff from the Eye Department of Sarawak General Hospital touring ORBIS plane.

Dr. Mahadhir (Left) and friends from West Malaysia.

Dr. Lawrence showing fellow anaesthetists from Sarawak General Hospital.

Patient waiting for vitrectomy.

Dr. Fuller entertained the audience with a talk on Art and Ophthalmology while the patient was being prepared for operation.

Monet's Japanese Bridge showing the effect of cataract.

Edgar Degas and his visual problem.


Flying Hospital ( ORBIS plane) Surgery Schedule for Week 2

Tuesday 08/03/2007   Dr. Ambati (Trainee: Dr. Mahadhir)

and Dr. Kertes (Trainee: Dr. Intan)

Bong Kai Siang

(7 years old)

Right superficial corneal opacity.

Anterior lamellar keratectomy with amniotic membrane graft.

Mimah bt Jahari

(66 years old)

Right macular hole and cataract.

Right phaco+ IOL, PPV, ILM peeling and gas (ICG, trypan blue, C3F8 ready)

Tay Yee Seng

(68 years old)

Right rejected corneal graft.

Right corneal graft + cataract extraction + IOL

Jee Pei Boon

(34 years old)

Left proliferative DMR with vitreous haemorrhage.

Left PPV, endolaser (patient for avastin injection next Tuesday)


Sarawak Sight Campaigns