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I-Care Optics launched in Gambia

Jun 20, 2022, 10:50 AM | Article By: Sulayman Waan

A team of Indian eye specialists on Wednesday 15th June, 2022 launched I-Care Optics Center in The Gambia.

The institution located at London Conner, Safeedin Junction aims to sell affordable lenses and conduct eye examination for customers.

According officials, the company has to test customers’ eyes to know the kind of spectacles that is suitable for their eyes before selling them glasses.

The I-Care Optic clinic has professional ophthalmic, dispensing optician and contact lens practitioners. The institution does eye examination and frames. It sells lens, sunglasses and contact lenses.

The company offers several eye services including eye testing services, refraction (both objective and subjective), retinoscopy and autorefractometry.

The eye optics also has several eye items on sale including spectacles and accessories or dispensary, sunglasses UV and polarized photocromatics with Arc lenses tinted or polarized lense, blue max lenses, multifocal lenses, among others.

Mohammad Mumshad Alam, proprietor of I-Care Optics said the institution aims to provide effective and affordable eye services to the public; sell eye lenses that provide clear vision to people and protect human eyes from possible environmental effects such as sun rays and dust.

The eye specialist said nowadays many often spent much time on mobile phones and computer screens without any form of eye protection, and noted that such is very bad for human eyes. He encouraged all to protect their eyes from screens and rays of the sun using authorized eye glasses.

“Sunglasses are very important for Gambians because the sun rays are very high here,” the eye specialist noted.

“I call on the public to purchase the eye glasses. We do not charge eye testing and a customer do not need to pay consultation fees as well. We will test your eyes and sell you spectacles that are suitable to your eyes,” he said.

He advised all to conduct eye examination to ensure they know their eyes’ health condition before it’s too late.

Karamo Jobarteh, close associate to the CEO of I-Care Optics said: “The CEO has been working on this area for over ten years and now deems it necessary to open this I-Care Optics in The Gambia to provide affordable lenses and services to all. He is here to protect peoples’ eyes.”

Amadou Drammeh, a member of the community who is familiar with the eye specialist described him as competent and sociable.

 He said the Indian eye expert came to provide good and affordable eye glasses to all.

Speaking further, he appealed to all to support the I-Care Optics to ensure it continues providing effective service delivery to the masses.

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