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£535raised of £4,000 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £535 to help fund a congenital glaucoma operation

    Funded on Monday, 6th August 2018

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    Story

    Fola Baruwa was diagnosed with bilateral congenital glaucoma at the age of 11 months. He had a left trabuculectomy - and examination under anaesthesia on 17/05/2017.

    Findings included bilateral haab's striae and pale cupped disc with VCDR of 1.0 right eye and 0.95 left eye. He was also being managed for allergic conjunctivitis. He had a right trabuculectomy as well as re suturing of the left conjunctiva on 31/05/2017.

    The left lens was also noted to be subluxated. He had EUA and cycloplegic refraction post operatively which revealed an astigmatism of -11.5DS + 1.75DC X 180 degrees Right eye and -8.50DS + 1.75 X 180 degrees Left eye. He presented 3 weeks ago with a right upper eyelid swelling and was noted to have a corneal ulcer which healed with the use of antibiotic eye ointment.

    He was subsequently noted to have developed a cataract in the right eye a week ago. Ocular ultrasound scan showed a right vitreous and retinal detachment and features of left vitritis. He is presently on steroid antibiotic eye ointment in the right eye and syrup acetazolamide 100mg bd.

    Fola has been referred to Moorfields Hospital in Dubai ( Branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital London) and there is hope of him regaining full sight.

    I am crowdfunding to support Fola's parents towards the cost of the surgery as they have spent all their savings on their child's condition. All money raised will be for this sole purpose.Please support to give Fola his sight.

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    • Adepeju Olatunji4 months ago
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      4 months ago
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    • Adepeju Olatunji8 months ago
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      Adepeju Olatunji

      8 months ago

      Offline contribution - £200

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    Page last updated on: 8/7/2018 9:45 AM

    Supporters

    8

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 7, 2018

      We pray he receives healing miraculously

    • Lynda Jones

      Lynda Jones

      Apr 17, 2018

      Every little helps right? Wishing the family all the best

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 13, 2018

    • Sarah Barton

      Sarah Barton

      Apr 13, 2018

      Hoping all goes well. x

      £10.00

    • O Okeme

      O Okeme

      Apr 11, 2018

      Hope this helps get us closer to the target for the child. Praying a lot as well.

      £400.00

    • Yemi Taylor

      Yemi Taylor

      Apr 11, 2018

      Let there be light!

      £50.00

    • M Babayemi

      M Babayemi

      Apr 11, 2018

      £10.00

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