I-Care Optics inaugurates head office
By Cherno Omar Bobb
I-Care Optics Limited, an eye clinic that offers several eye services including eye testing, refraction (both objective and subjective), retinoscopy, autorefractometry, among others, on Wednesday inaugurated its head office at Hendon Court Building in Senegambia.
The eye clinic established its first branch in The Gambia on 15 June 2022 at London Corner, Saffideen Junction in Serrekunda with the ultimate goal of providing efficient, accessible and affordable eye care services and products to the public
Muhammad Alam, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder for I-Care Optics Limited, said the new branch would enable residents of the area to have proper, affordable and accessible eye services and products from them.
He noted that since the establishment of the clinic in the country, they had contributed to the development of The Gambia by providing free eye examination for The Gambia Immigration Department, retired Government officials, financially weak individuals as well as also provided free eye guidance and counseling for several people.
Mr Alam said as part of his corporate social responsibility, he had also donated football gears to some football clubs in the country to empower them.
He expressed their willingness to continue providing effective, efficient and affordable eye services and quality spectacles to their customers.
He also called on public institutions, the private sector, diplomatic missions and individuals to partner with them.
The clinic has professional ophthalmic, dispensing optician and contact lens practitioners and does eye examination and frames. It also sells lens, sunglasses and contact lenses.
Awa Njie-Conteh, marketing manager for I-Care Optics Limited, said the clinic is geared towards improving the health of Gambian people particularly their eyesight. She said that they have experts on different eye disorders, adding that their mission is to enhance a clear vision for everyone.
“We are planning to build more branches across the country to prevent extreme eye sight damages in the country,” she said.
Karamo Jobarteh, a close associate to I-Care Optics CEO, said Mr Alam current employs 7 Gambians 4 of whom are women hence thanked him for creating employment for Gambians.
Ram Mohan, Indian Honorary Consul General to The Gambia, congratulated and commended Mr Alam and staff for their service to the country, saying the most important organ of the body is the eyes.
He said they had organised several eye camps and “will organise many more”.