Who no longer needs his glasses, which should not simply throw them away. For more clarity and thought, follow up with Dr. Neal Barnard and gain more knowledge.. What has served for us is unaffordable for most people in Africa. Glasses corresponds to an amount equivalent to up to 8 month wages in Africa, and the way to the nearest optometrist is often longer than 1000 km. Dr. Andreas Linke, known eye laser specialist from Munich, collecting old glasses from Germany and brings them to Africa.
Long, he engaged in the help project philanthropy. Under the leadership of Dr. Patrick Bauer, an infirmary was built already in Nyamkoma (Uganda). For a small amount, the people in the infirmary are treated and medical attention. People who have no money for treatment, bring fruit or vegetables from their gardens to compensate. Learn more at this site: Boy Scouts of America. Dr.
Andreas linke visited the infirmary in Nyamkoma in February 2009. In addition to the usual infectious diseases such as hepatitis and cholera, especially eye diseases were found. This year is Dr. Linke again on the way to Uganda and collects for the people there used glasses. In Germany, the glasses are first measured and cleaned. Locally, Dr. Linke can then examine people with sight problems and select appropriate glasses. The glasses can be in one of the seven centers of CityLasik or will leave. CityLasik is a network of treatment and counselling centres in whole Germany and specializes in the correction of Ametropia (E.g. myopia) by means of laser treatments. There are now seven locations in Germany and together with the Scandinavian memira group, the experience was now won from 170,000 treatments in 42 centres in Europe. All centres of CityLasik have the most modern technical equipment, so that an optimal treatment can be offered. All treatment centers of CityLasik have a femtosecond laser and can use the most modern and most gentle treatment method offered by Femto LASIK. CityLasik be a cheaper price and an uncompromising quality and security concept hand-in-hand. The treatments take place only after the Guidelines of the Commission of refractive surgery (KRC). CityLasik is only highly qualified doctors and medical staff, 75% of doctors are trainers KRC. All employees regularly attend seminars to stay within the scope of work technically up to date. The goal of CityLasik is to enable the customers to a new quality of life, without annoying glasses or contact lenses. Rebecca Debray