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
What's New
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'Ocular Prosthesis 500 patients treated at Al-shifa annually more

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Al-Shifa Trust wins another award more

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'Eye Camp organised at Attock village more

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Universal Service Fund (USF) Contributed For Al-Shifa Trust Light House more

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Al-Shifa Trust Gets International AGFUND award more

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Sukkur Hospital Jump Starts towards self reliance more

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Pakistan Institute of Ophthlamology forges ahead in more

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Income generating project in progress more

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Record budget for year 2008-2009 more

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Multiple incentives for Employees more

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Muzaffarabd Hospital construction gaining momentum more

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Digital Library more


Specialty Departments  

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The hospital is one of the very few institutions in the country where experts in their respective specialties manage different eye diseases. Following sub-specialties have been established at Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital: 

a. Cornea and Refractive surgery 

This department is equipped with most modern diagnostic and surgical equipment like Specular Microscope, Computerized Corneal Topography, Anterior-segment photography, Pachymtery etc. Over 1200 corneal transplants have been performed so far. It also offers Radial Keratotomy, Photorefractive Keratotomy etc. This department also runs a subspecialty fellowship course for one year.

b. Retina and Diabetes 
This department has facilities for Posterior Vitrectomy, Retinal Reattachment Surgery, Air Fluid Exchange, Argon laser, Endo laser, Fundus Flouresceine Angiography and Electrophysiological tests. Large number of patients with retinal problems including diabetes is treated here. Well-trained and experienced staff provides excellent services to patients. The latest OCT is now available here.

c. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 

Pediatric Ophthalmology is one of the best in the country. It has five Specialized pediatric Opthamologists. Two of them have been trained at Tornato hospital for sick childern. It deals with all the eye problems of children with latest surgical and diagnostic quipment like Ret Cam.

d. Glaucoma 

The Glaucoma department runs a very busy clinic. Supported by Humphrey Field Analyzer and retinal Tomograms, it is dealing with all types of Glaucoma's. Early detection and timely treatment is the aim of doctors working in the clinic. 

e. Orbit and Oculoplastic 

Tumors and other lid problems are very serious and difficult to manage. This department lead by an experienced Oculoplastic surgeon deals in cases of ocular tumors and patients requiring Lid/ Orbital surgery. Treating eye cancers in time has saved many lives. 

f. Lacrimal 

Recently started subspecialty deals with diseases of the Nasolacrimal system in which the common problem is that of watering of the eye due to blockage of tear ducts. 

g. Contact Lens and Artificial Eye Clinic

This service has been recently provided and patients can now have contact lenses and artificial Eyes within the hospital on reasonable rates.

i- Low Vision Clinic

This unique service in the country deals with those patients who cannot be treated either medically or surgically but they still have residual vision, which can be made use of by the help of special glasses and other low vision aid. Supervised by a senior Ophthalmologist it has a counselor and two Optometrists. It also makes low cost low vision aid devices indigenously.

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Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals

        No of patients treated in Al-Shifa since inception  4,753,437(Last Updated on May 04, 2008)

Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals