BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
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HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

Department of Ophthalmology Ahmadu Bello University was established in 1978  then Guinness Eye Centre, Kaduna  The Department was relocated to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika-Zaria as a result of Federal Government directive to relocate  permanent site in 2005.

Is composed of the following units each headed by a head as follows:

Clinical unit consisting of four subspecialties of Glaucoma, Paediatrics, Optical, Medical Retina and Oculoplastics.

Optical unit consisting of Optometrists, Dispensing Optician and Optic Technicians

Nursing Services unit which is manned by Ophthalmic Nurses and Theatre Nurses.

There are  18 Resident Doctors in the Department