Winning Entry, Metroeyes Write to Win Writing Contest 2017
Temisan held her chest in fear and started to cry. She thought the figures were right, but she always got sums wrong, and sentences mixed up. She felt so sad and cried some more.
Ocular injuries are caused by various agents. Primary among these agents include stick/wood splinters, stones, pieces of metal, glass, fall, plastic, head-butt, fist blow and fingernails which can lead to penetrating or contusion injuries.
A Pterygium is a thin fleshy triangular growth on the conjunctiva that may grow and extend over the surface of the cornea.
All refractive errors must be taken seriously and treated promptly especially in Children. This is because for the eye to develop fully it must receive enough light stimuli to keep it working.
You’re not with those thick glasses you used to wear. What happened? Did you visit a healer?”
How a pair of glasses changed an infant's world in an instant!
That was the complaint a nine year old patient gave when she came into my consulting room the other day. She said and I quote, “whenever I close my right eye, everything looks wavy with my left eye. It’s like things are bent like a wave”.