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Ophthalmology

Opthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology at United Bulawayo Hospitals is located at Richard Morris Hospital. It is a central referral Hospital for eye care services that caters for eye care services for the entire Southern part of Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Urban, 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

 

Services provided                                                                                                   

Inpatient: There are 2 wards for male and female patients

Outpatient: Eye Clinic runs from Monday to Friday. No services are offered on weekends and Public Holidays.

Eye Operation: We provide all types of eye operations

Refraction: We offer optical services to patients who need spectacles. This service is currently manned by Council for the Blind Zimbabwe.

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.