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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Boy, 9, seeks overseas treatment

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Adama Fatty, a resident of Kunkujang is in desperate race against time to raise money for her nine-year-old son who urgently needs medical treatment abroad.
The kid, Ebrima Ceesay, a student at GOVI is suffering from bilateral chronic uveitis, had loss in the eye, which according to a doctor at Sheikh Zayed Regional eye care centre, Okoh AJ Ophthalmologist, the young boy is progressively losing vision in his left eye, and systemic reviews were not contributory.

The nine-year-old boy also had a B scan done which revealed a retinal detachment in the left eye.
He is presently being rehabilitated, but also hoping to have a possible cataract extraction, retinal detachment surgery and intraocular lens insertion in one sitting.

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This, according to the medical report is presently not done in the Sheikh Zayed Regional eye care centre or in the Gambia; “hence we are referring him to seek for this procedure overseas.”
The family can be reached on the following numbers: 3906813/65278903087771.

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