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Service and Salary Structure
President AST makes landmark decision on service and ....Read Moreģ
BoT approves 660 million Al-Shifa Budget
BoT approves 660 million Al-Shifa Budget ....Read Moreģ
Ground breaking ceremony of Pharmaceutical Project
Ground breaking ceremony of Pharmaceutical Project...Read Moreģ
Double honour for Prof. Wajid
Double honour for Prof. Wajid ...Read Moreģ
Turkish Ambassador
Turkish Ambassador Visits AST ...Read Moreģ
Sukkur Offers Free Teleophthalmology
Sukkur offers free teleophthalmology services to rural Sindh ...Read Moreģ
Fred Hollows
Fred Hollows delegation from Australia...Read Moreģ
NAVTEC Supported Training
NAVTEC supported training program...Read Moreģ
Egyptain specialist at AST
Egyptian specialist at AST for training in ...Read Moreģ
AST and Govt of Mauritius
AST signs MoU with Govt of Mauritius....Read Moreģ
Young Friends of AST
Young Friends of AST...Read Moreģ
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Al-Shifa Optical Services – Glasses and Contact Lens
This is a unique feature of Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Rawalpindi. Different Disease-Specialist Clinics are available for major eye problems.
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus  
  • Exclusively deals with eye problems of children (upto 15 years of age)

  • Dr. Saemah Zafar is the head of the department along with four other child eye specialists.

  • Most modern equipment like RetCam, special endolaser and PC-Smart Visual Acuity system etc. are available.

  • Modern surgical treatment facilities like use of CTR in complicated congenital cataract and adjustable strabismus sutures are available.
Department of Vitreo-Retina  
  • Deals with complicated eye diseases of posterior segment of eye-retina like diabetes, retinal detachment etc.
  • Prof. Nadeem Qureshi is the head of the department along with four other retina specialists.

  • Most modern equipment like OCT, FFA and Argon lasers are available.

  • Modern treatment facilities like use of Inj Avastin, use of heavy liquids are frequently being used
 
Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery  
  • Deals with complicated eye diseases of Cornea and anterior segment of eye

  • Prof. Wajid Ali Khan is the head of the department. He is also the Chief Consultant of the Trust. He is specially known for his work in corneal grafting. 

  • Most modern equipment like Confocal Microscope, CCL-Technology, Topography, and Specular Microscope etc. are available.

  • Modern treatment facilities like use Amniotic Membrane Transplant, Corneal Cross-linking, etc. are regular features of this department
 
Department of Orbit and Oculoplastics  
  • Deals with tumours of eye, reconstruction of birth defects and defects due to trauma all of which involve modern plastic surgical techniques.

  • Prof. Tayyab Afghani is the head of the department who is a leading Oculoplastic Surgeon of the country with special interest in diseases of the orbit.

  • Modern treatment facilities like use of Inj Botox, cosmetic eye surgery, artificial eye replacement etc. are available.
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Department of Glaucoma  
  • Deals with glaucoma which is a silent killer of vision.

  • Dr. Farah Akhtar  is the head of the department

  • Most modern equipment like HRT, FDT, and Cyclodiode are available

  • Modern treatment facilities like use of diode laser, use of mitomycin-C and 5-FU are frequently being used.
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