Genevieve Ifeoma Ugwu

UGWU GENEVIEVE IFEOMA,   OD

Department of Optometry
Federal University of Technology Owerri

E-mail: genevieveugwoke@yahoo.com

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

2015           -Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. - O.D. (Optometry) Distinction

2009          -Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. - Tech. (Optometry and Optical Technology) Second Class Upper Division

2002          -Federal Government Girls’ College Lejja Nsukka, Enugu State -W.A.S.S.C.E

1995           -Model Primary School Nsukka.  -F.S.L.C.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

January 2016 – December 2016:      De-Lens Ophthalmics Eye and Vision Center
Suite G-14b Febson Mall Wuse Zone 4 FCT Abuja.

Position: Intern Optometrist.

  • ♦  Attending directly to patients under strict supervision from senior optometrists.
  • ♦  Working with a team of low vision specialty optometrists, and vision therapy optometrists.
  • ♦  Fitting specialty lenses for patients with Keratoconus, Pellucid Marginal Degeneration, high astigmatism, spherical refractive errors, and presbyopia.
  • ♦  Using diagnostic equipment such as Central visual field instrument, Slit lamp biomicroscope, Fundus camera, Pachymeter.
  • ♦  Basic contact lens fitting.
  • ♦  Monthly seminar presentations on several topics relating to eye care.

 

October 2010 – October 2011:                   Nigeria Air Force Hospital.
Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja. {NYSC}

Position Held: Optical Technologist.

  • ♦  Act in a professional manner and assume responsibility for patients seeing aides and good order.
  • ♦  Select and fit patient lenses into frames.

 

February 2010 – October 2010:                 Kondoti Optical Services.
No 12 Dan Suleiman Street, Utako, Abuja, Surfacing  and Glazing Department.

  • ♦  Take order for production of patient lenses.
  • ♦  Mark lenses and block them in preparatory to surfacing and polishing.

 

June 2008December 2008:            Jec Optical Services.
No 1 Red Cross Way, Enugu, Enugu State.

Industrial Attachment: Glazing and Dispensing  Department.

  • ♦  Verify lens powers using the lensometer.
  • ♦  Mark, cut, glaze and polish lenses.
  • ♦  Fit lenses into frames.

ACHIEVEMENTS, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS:

  • ♦  July 2016: Certificate of Completion Kerasoft IC Contact Lens (Keratoconus management) Training, Ultravision, United Kingdom.
  • ♦  Dec 2015: Membership Certificate, Nigerian Optometric Association.
  • ♦  Dec 2015: Department of Optometry Best Graduating Student Award.
  • ♦  Dec 2015: Optometrist & Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria Award of Excellence.
  • ♦  Dec 2015: Department of Optometry Best Student in Contact lens Award.
  • ♦  Dec 2015: Department of Optometry Best Student in Clinical Optometry Award.
  • ♦  October 2015: Thesis: Comparative Analysis of the Antimicrobial Effects of Emilia sonchifolia and Selected Antibiotics on Ocular Bacteria.
  • ♦  June 2015: Certificate of Participation Mission Africa 2015 Medical Outreach.
  • ♦  August 2014: Certificate of Participation Mezu International Foundation August 2014 Medical Mission.

SKILLS

  • ♦  Proficient in the usage of Eyecare instruments like, Ophthalmoscope, Retinoscope, Phoropter, Visual Field Instrument, Optical Coherence Tomography Instrument, Slit Lamp Biomicroscope, Nyktometer, Tonometers, Auto Refractor, Keratometer, Pachymeter, Lensometers, Synoptophore, Glazing machine.
  • ♦  Vision rehabilitation.
  • ♦  Contact Lens Fitting.
  • ♦  Public Speaking.
  • ♦  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • ♦  Excellent clinical skills especially with difficult patients such as elderly, low vision and contact lens patients.
  • ♦  Ability to use electronic database for safekeeping of patient data.

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