Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals

Successful medical treatment of more than 4 Million People todate     Approximately more than 0.35 million successful operations todate      Approximately 1300 patients treated on a daily basis     More than 120 doctors trained/grauated to alleviate the sufferings of the blind       More than 0.3 million operations carried out during out reach progam/eye camps      More than 1.5 million children successfully screened todate
Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals
Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals
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1,559 patients treated at free eye camp more

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Al-Shifa plans degree classes for eye paramedics more

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Al-Shifa Trust's services lauded more

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Al Shifa Trust makes breakthrough in surgery more

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More than 50 thousand children blind in Pakistan more

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0.8m suffur from cataract in Pakistan more


Pediatric Opthalmology and Strabismus


This department caters exclusively for problems of the children upto 15 years of age. Multiple clinics are being run by this department. These include pediatric ophthalmology clinics, squint clinics, optometry clinic, orthoptic clinic and low vision clinic. Pediatric - Oriented opthalmologists,resident ophthalmologists, optometrists and orhtoptists each are providing services almost daily to about 75-100 children. More than 20,000 consultations are provided by this department during a year.


A considerable number of patients, children, adults and elderly, are those who have servere visual impairment or blindness which cannot be cured, but they can be helped by various means like special vision enhancement devices, counseling and special training in orientation and mobility. This helps them to make best use of available sight with least dependence on familiy. Al-Shifa is the pioneer in development of these services in the country, it is also a resource center for provision of all sorts of low vision devices, a center for training and awareness of various key professional components in low vision management like doctors, optometrists, opticians, special education teachers and counselors. We have also played a key role in the developement of mulitiple low vision centers in the country by providing trained manpower and capacity building.


This clinic is providing services for refraction or prescription of glasses. Run by qualified optometrists this is a very very busy clinic, which entertains from 100-150 patients daily. Every year more than 19,000 patients were prescribed with glasses, 40% of which were children.


This clinic deals with the management and diagnosis of problems of ocular muscle imbalance, assessment of vision in pre-verbal children. Two trained orthoptists assisted by two trainee orthoptists are running this clinic.

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Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals

        No of patients treated in Al-Shifa since inception  4,05594,135(Last Updated on November 08,2007)

Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals