Ophthalmology Department

Dr. O. Malemane MBChB (UZ) Mmed Ophthalmology (UZ) Specialist Opthalmologist & Consultant
Dr T. Sibanda  MD (Russia)  FRCOPSA (CMSA) Consultant

The department of Ophthalmogy at United Bulawayo Hospitals is located at Richard Morris Hospital .It is a central referral Hospital for eye care services that caters for eye services for the entire Southern part of Zimbabwe. Bulawayo Metropolitan, Matebeleland North and South ,Midlands and Masvingo Provinces .It is a training Centre for both Doctors and nurses who are interested to specialize in eye work .The department has a staff complement of 2 consultants, senior registrors and ophthalmic medical officers.

Services Provided
Inpatient :two (2) admitting wards.
Outpatient:Eye clinic runs from Monday to Friday.Holidays and weekends are reserved for emegerncies.
Eye operation:Most anterior segment surgeries which include
-cataract surgery
-Celamone surgery
-Anterior segment laser
-Oculoplastic surgery
Refraction :We offer optical services to patients who need spectacles .This is currently manned by Council for the Blind Zimbabwe.We offer refraction services in partnership with ZCFB.
Outreach Services:This service is offered in collaboration with Council for the Blind Eye Specialists go for mobile services in District Hospitals and Mission Hospitals where they treat eye diseases and operate on patients requiring surgery.