New Technology To Save Eye Patients

Kenyans with eye problems will be happy to know some of the world’s most advanced correction technologies are available in Nairobi.

According to Dr Mukesh Joshi, the director of Laser Eye Centre at Sarit Centre, Nairobi has become the leader in laser eye surgery in Africa and most of Asia.

Though the leading eye problems in Kenya are cataracts and trachoma, new conditions are emerging especially among young urban Kenyans.

Dr Mukesh says one of these problems is Keratoconus, a condition where the eye bulges out forming an egg-like shape.

“It is currently increasing to an unprecedented level never noticed before in the history of mankind,” he says. Read more