Is it safe to wear contact lenses during the coronavirus pandemic?

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, patients continue to look to doctors of optometry, their primary eye health care physicians, for accurate eye health and vision guidance. When it comes to contact lens wear, the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) and doctors of optometry want to reinforce that contact lenses are a safe and effective […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

There is an increasing number of confirmed cases of coronavirus across Nigerian cities and this situation is likely to get worse over the coming weeks and months. Guidance is now that everyone should be practising social distancing and wearing facemasks when in public spaces. The guidance around those with symptoms is that: If you live with […]

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work.  Do it all! What to do to keep yourself […]

How Covid-19 Affects the Eyes

The most common symptoms that are associated with a Covid-19 infection are typically fatigue, fever, and a dry cough. However, a number of patients who have been diagnosed with the virus have reported symptoms related to their eyes. These have usually been conflated with a broad conjunctivitis diagnosis, but not all ocular symptoms experienced can […]

Is it safe to go for Eye Consultation During this Covid-19 Pandemic?

States have reopened health care access and doctors of optometry across the country are safely providing the full range of comprehensive eye health and vision care once again. Some of these consultations include essential routine and urgent care, emergencies, telehealth consultations and more. Keeping one’s eye health in check can help ensure patients are seeing […]

Our Covid-19 Infection Protocol In Our Offices

At Maldor Eye Clinic, we have hand sanitiser (60% alcohol) available at the front door, and we ask patients to sanitise their hands on entering the practice. We disinfect everything the patient has come into contact with and frequently clean surfaces that are touched by staff if possible. This cleaning includes clinical equipment and other […]

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day.           Here are some healthy vision tips to keep in mind: 1. Know your genes: Your genes are an important factor in your eye health as many eye diseases are known to be […]

Diet and Supplement – Healthy Eye

There are a lot of eye health needs that can be met through proper diet. Balance & moderation make the difference when it comes to any nutritional plan for health, including eye health.  Eat a variety of the foods presented here, or compliment your diet with the appropriate vitamin supplements, & your eyes should grow […]

Are You Experiencing The Peksy Eyelid Twitch?

Are you experiencing the pesky eye lid twitch?  – That repetitive, involuntary spasm of your eyelid muscle that occurs every few seconds for a minute or two.These factors might be the causes:  >Stress>Fatigue & Tiredness>Alcohol & Caffeine>Dry Eyes>Allergies & irritation>Nutritional Imbalance So what do you do when your eyelid go insane >Minimize causes of stress>Catch up […]