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Traditional eye medicine practice in Benin-City, NigeriaEbeigbe, J. - 2013 - Southern African Optometrist
The use of traditional eye medicines as a form of eye care in Africa is very common. However, there is concern about the harmful effects of some traditional medicines on the eyes. This study was a cross-sectional survey conducted in Benin-City, Edo state, Nigeria. Sixty-eight traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) who treated eye conditions participated in this study. Most (87%) were males and 13% were females. Their age ranged between 25 to 65 years with a mean age of 42.25 ± 2.14...