Kehinde Oladigbolu

Kehinde Oladigbolu
Ahmadu Bello University | ABU · Department of Ophthalmology

MB;BS, FWACS, FICS, MPHEC(London)

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October 2014 - present
Ahmadu Bello University
Position
  • Professor (Full)
April 2009 - present
Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital
Position
  • Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist
Education
September 2016 - September 2017
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Field of study
  • MSc Public Health for Eye Care
April 2000 - October 2007
September 1988 - June 1995
University of Ilorin
Field of study
  • Medicine and Surgery

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Publications (32)
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Objectives Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) will become a major cause of blindness in Nigerian children unless screening and treatment services expand. This article aims to describe the collaborative activities undertaken to improve services for ROP between 2017 and 2020 as well as the outcome of these activities in Nigeria. Design Descriptive cas...
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Background: The quality of cataract surgery can be measured by visual outcome, which is sometimes limited by intraoperative complications, most commonly posterior capsular rupture. Aims: The aim of the study was to assess visual outcome at the last visit (≥8 weeks) following posterior capsule rupture (PCR) in patients who had manual small incisi...
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Teratomas are germ cell tumors that may contain several tissues derived from one or more of the three germ layers. Congenital orbital teratomas are rare. We report a case of congenital orbital teratoma in a 7-h-old male neonate who was noticed to have periocular swelling and progressive proptosis of the left eye at birth. Orbital teratoma was suspe...
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Purpose: To estimate the prevalence and magnitude of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy among people with diabetes mellitus in Katsina State. Methods: A population-based cross-sectional study of persons aged 50 years and over in Katsina State Nigeria based on the rapid assessment of avoidable blindness survey plus diabetic retinopathy metho...
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Background: Eye care workers comprise of both clinical and non-clinical staff. For effective prevention of blindness and visual impairment the eye care health professionals must work in harmony. Also, the consumer of the eye care servicers must have good knowledge of these categories of workers to prevent financial loss, ocular morbidity from quack...
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Aim To generate data on blindness and visual impairment for planning and monitoring a comprehensive eye care programme in Katsina state of Nigeria. Method A rapid assessment of avoidable blindness (RAAB) survey methodology was used to select 3120 persons aged 50 years and over. The sample was selected using a multistage cluster randomised sampling...
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Background: Central corneal thickness (CCT) is the measurement of the center of the cornea and also a parameter for assessing the corneal health status. Normal mean values for CCTrange between 521 μm and 554 μm due to racial and age differences; this is an important factor to consider when measuring intraocular pressure (IOP). The CCT is supposed t...
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Background: Eyelash extensions involve the attachment of synthetic eyelashes made of chemical fibers or other materials onto natural eyelashes. It has become common practice among Nigerian women for various reasons. Aim/Objectives: The aim is to assess eyelash extension use among students of a higher institution in Nigeria, the reasons for its use...
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Background: Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in most ophthalmic units. Endophthalmitis is still a dreaded complication and knowledge of the normal bacterial flora on the ocular surface and adnexae is paramount in the management of these cases. Aims and Objectives: To investigate the most frequently found ocular bacteria flora...
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Background: In our environment there is lack of awareness about the specific effects that hearing loss has on a blind person. The early identification of deafness and its early treatment have clearly been shown to lead to significant improvements in a child’s social and educational achievement. There is also evidence that comprehensive examination...
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Objective: This study aims to assess the level of awareness of glaucoma among members of a tertiary academic institution community in Northern Nigeria. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted in a university community and it involved interview and descriptive cross-sectional analysis. Consenting participants who presented at the sick bay...
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Blunt trauma to the globe may cause rupture or avulsion of the globe with its attendant consequences. Traumatic avulsion of the globe and optic nerve are rare because of the protection offered by the bony socket and the resistance of the globe due to its pressure and the thickness of the nerve tissues. However, there are a few documented cases of a...
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Aim: To evaluate the visual outcome of all patients who had cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant in five Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna State and to identify reasons for poor outcome and to proffer suggestions to improve outcome. Materials and methods: A prospective study using the WHO cataract surgery record form to collect d...
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Background/objective: To highlight the pattern of corneal ulcers at the Guinness Ophthalmic Unit, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria. Materials and methods: A retrospective review of case notes of patients who presented with corneal ulcer at the Guinness Ophthalmic Unit, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital between J...
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Aims and Objectives: To identify the causes of visual impairment and blindness in students of Kaduna State Special Education School (KASSES) and make recommendations for the planning of eye care, including prevention and management of the avoidable causes of childhood blindness in our environment. Background: Childhood blindness is one of the prior...
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Eye diseases constitute one of the common health problems presenting to the general practice clinic and could have significant socioeconomic consequences. To determine the pattern of eye diseases presenting to the eye clinic of Ahmadu Bello University Sick Bay, Samaru, Zaria. A prospective study of both new and old consecutive patients presenting t...
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Deaf persons are equally susceptible to other otologic diseases as the rest of the population; however, there may be increased morbidity among the deaf population. The aim of the study is to determine common otologic problems and their prevalence among the deaf and to offer treatment where appropriate. Six hundred and twenty students aged between 5...
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The main causes of blindness in children change over time. The prevalence and pattern of eye diseases in children were studied in northern Nigeria 6 years ago. This study like the previous one was a school eye health screening conducted in Zaria children school located at the centre of Zaria, a city in northern Nigeria. to determine the current pre...
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The association between deafness and ocular problems is well established; however the nature and prevalence of these problems are diverse across the globe. The aim of this study is to determine the nature and prevalence of ophthalmologic abnormalities in deaf students and offer treatment to those with remediable conditions. Six hundred and twenty d...
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Waardenburg's syndrome (WS) is a rare inherited disorder of congenital hearing loss and Pigmentary disturbances of the eyes, hair, skin and neural crest derivatives. 620 students in a deaf/blind school were examined and four had WS with a frequency of 0.65%. 2 males and 2 females with WS and age ranges between 10-19yrs {mean 15.75yrs.} All 4 subjec...
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To evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering efficacy of Garcinia kola 0.5% aqueous solution eye drops in patients with newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (POAG/OH). A randomized, double-masked, multicenter, active-controlled prospective study. Patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomly assigned in...
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A multi-centre, open, within-patient controlled study was performed on 106 adult volunteers to investigate the effects of Garcinia kolanut extracts on the pupillary sizes. 106 participants in three Nigerian Ophthalmic Centres with no pupillary defects and associated ocular or systemic co-morbidities had their pupillary diameters measured at 0, 15,...

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