Godswill Nathaniel

Godswill Nathaniel
University of Port Harcourt · Department of Ophthalmology

Doctor of Medicine

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June 2014 - present
University of Port Harcourt/University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
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Publications (16)
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Objectives: To assess and compare the refractive status and intraocular pressures of children attending the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Eye clinic. Materials and Methods: The study was a hospital-based comparative cross-sectional study in children aged 5- 18 years attending the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Eye cli...
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Objective: This study sets out to determine the visual status of commercial taxi drivers in Alakahia, Choba-a semi-urban Niger-Delta community. Methods: One hundred and eight (108) adult male commercial taxi drivers in Alakahia community were screened for glaucoma using the direct ophthalmoscope (Keeler) during the 2020 edition of World Glaucoma we...
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Objective: This study sets out to determine the visual status of commercial taxi drivers in Alakahia, Choba-a semi-urban Niger-Delta community. Methods: One hundred and eight (108) adult male commercial taxi drivers in Alakahia community were screened for glaucoma using the direct ophthalmoscope (Keeler) during the 2020 edition of World Glaucoma we...
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Abstract Objective: To evaluate the relationship between glaucomatous structural damage assessed by RTVue SD-OCT and functional loss as measured by Frequency Doubling Technology (FDT) perimetry. Materials and methods: One hundred and forty eyes of 70 newly diagnosed glaucomatous patients irrespective of intraocular pressure level were recruited fro...
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Abstract Aim: The aim was to elucidate the demographic characteristics of the participants who presented at a week-long free eye screening programme to mark the World Glaucoma Week 2019 at the Ophthalmology department, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital and their sources of referral.Methodology: Members of the public were invited for fre...
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Abstract Objectives: The definitive management of pterygium is surgery, but recurrence has remained a major challenge. This is to study the efficacy of suture-less glue-free amniotic membrane grafting in the prevention of recurrence and associated complications. Materials and methods: It was a prospective interventional noncomparative study conduct...
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Objectives: To describe short-term efficacy of goniotomy with trabecular meshwork excision using the Kahook Dual Blade (KDB, New World Medical Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA) in patients with Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, (POAG) either as a standalone or plus Phacoemulsification (phaco). Method and Patients: A retrospective review of 12 eyes of 9 patien...
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Background: There are conflicting reports regarding the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and intraocular pressure (IOP). There is a need to evaluate these contradicting findings in our environment. Aim: To examine the relationship between intraocular pressure and body mass index (BMI) in a population screened for glaucoma at the Universit...
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Aim: To identify people with glaucoma and glaucoma suspect amongst first degree relatives accompanying their glaucoma patient relatives to the Glaucoma Clinic, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt. Materials and Methods: It was a prospective population-based study of first-degree relatives of Primary open-angle glaucoma pat...
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The social media has revolutionized the practice of medicine in the area of communication and information dissemination. AIM This study aims at examining the ways ophthalmologists who practice in Nigeria use the social media and how they impact on their practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was cross-sectional study of eighty-seven (87) consenting...
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BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus has significant ocular morbidities leading to visual impairment and blindness. Most patients are not aware that diabetes mellitus affect the eye with potential debilitating consequences. The study examines the awareness and attitude of diabetic patients attending the endocrinology clinic of the University of Port Harco...
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Background: A four-month-old Nigerian male was presented with spontaneous hyphaema in both eyes initially thought to be due to trauma or possibly non accidental injury. There was associated secondary glaucoma and skin lesions typical of juvenile xanthogranuloma. This condition, to the best of our knowledge, has not yet been reported in Nigeria. Cas...

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