Department, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Matang Eye Screening
This screening was carried
out in the morning of 28th August, 2005 on the invitation of the Anglican
Church of Matang. Matang is a village 20 Km from Kuching City Centre.
In addition to eye screenings, patients were also screened for hypertension
and diabetes mellitus. The eye screening covered visual acuity, intraocular
pressure and fundoscopy. 49 patients were seen by the eye team and 18 of
these were referred to Sarawak General Hospital for further follow-up mainly
for cataract and suspected glaucoma.
Patients having free drink and food
for health screening in Matang
Patients awaiting registration and
Charts for visual acuity.
Equipments for screening.
Patient registration and history
taking by staff nurses.