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LEC Goes to BRTTH0

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The staff and patients of Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH) inLegazpi City, Albay once again received free eye services from the Legazpi Eye Center group. In line with Vision 20/20, our LEC ophthalmologist with some nurses provided free basic eye examination (visual acuity screening and funduscopy exam) and consultation to more than 100 patients and personnel from the said hospital.  Artificial tears, antibiotic eyedrops, corrective reading glasses where given for free to the more in-need patients who sought consult during the said visit.  LEC would like to thank the staff of BRTTH who graciously hosted us.

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OCT Now Available at LEC0

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The latest and most advanced diagnostic machine for ophthalmology is already available in Legazpi Eye Center. The Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT machine is up and running for the diagnosis of glaucoma and retinal diseases like macular holes, vitreous detachments and age-related macular degeneration.

Using a state-of-the-art 3D OCT camera, our optometrist will take both a digital photographic and a three dimensional cross sectional scan of the back of your eye in one sitting. This allows us to instantly diagnose a number of common conditions. The scan is non-invasive, painless, simple and quick.

What’s more, this image will be stored on our computer – so we can monitor for changes to the condition of your retina with every eye test you take...

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Legazpi Eye Center Observes Sight Saving Month0

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Legazpi Eye Center celebrates this year’s Sight Saving Month with a series of activities geared towards blindness prevention. Starting January of 2013, LEC doctors have been conducting a series of lectures entitled “Basic Ophthalmology for Primary Care MDs”.

In cooperation with Bicol Access Health Centrum, Camarines Sur Medical Society and the Albay Medical Society, LEC ophthalmologists updated the local non-eye MDs with lectures on the top causes of preventable blindness such as cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Municipal health officers from nearby towns of Naga City and Legazpi City where invited to the almost monthly lectures provided by LEC.

Aside from lectures on preventable blindness, local MDs where updated on Retinopathy of Prematury, Uvieitis as well as Ocular Emerge...

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New and Improved Website Launched1

Legazpi Eye Center, Bicol’s premier Eye Care Center, recently launched its new and more improved website.

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