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

for health screening in Matang Anglican Church.

Patients awaiting registration and examination.

Charts for visual acuity.

Equipments for screening.

Patient registration and history taking by staff nurses.

Applanation tonometry with a Perkin's tonometer

Sarawak Sight Campaigns