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This patient has lost sight in one eye due to an eye condition that could easily have been treated had she been able to reach an eye clinic. Women and girls are more likely to be affected by eye problems than men and boys and then less likely to seek treatment due to a gender inequality that favours males over females.
An elderly and infirm patient has her blood pressure taken at a community clinic in Otuke. The nearest hospital with an eye department is in Lira, 80 kilometres away. Poor often unpassable roads as well as the distance means that this patient has never had an eye check.
Two community health workers check patients vision using two charts; one for those who can read English and one for those that cannot. This test of visual acuity is one of the most basic eye checks and is known the world over. Results of the test will determine if the patient needs to go on to see a doctor or not.
A patient attending a community eye clinic in Wakitaka near Jinja to the east of Uganda is prescribed a pair of reading glasses. The effect on quality of life is great; many patients comment that they can, once again, read their Bibles.
A patient has the back of his eye examined using a specialist camera at a clinic in Rwemiyenje near Mbarara. The camera can be operated by non-specialist health workers, and the resulting images checked later by an eye doctor.
Young girls attending a school close to an eye clinic in Rwemiyenje have their eyes checked. In rural communities, children are less likely to suffer from eye problems due to excessive screen use but still need screening for other common problems like squint that might affect their vision. The clinical team usually includes a health worker who specialises in children’s eye complaints.

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The Diagnosis

Diagnosis – how was this reached? Were there any challenges in reaching this diagnosis?

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