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


The vitreoretina service at AlShifa is a center of excellence in the country with a very experienced faculty. About sixty patients are examined everyday and approximately 600 major retinal surgical

procedures are performed every year. It provides diagnosis and treatment of various diseases of retina, vitreous and choroid. Commonly encountered conditions include retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal problems related to myopia, retinal vascular occlusion, ocular trauma, ocular infections, retinitis pigmentosa and other heredofamilial retinal conditions.

The center provides management for simple and complex retinal detachments including proliferative vitreoretinopathy, giant retinal tears, advanced proliferative diabetic retinopathy, tractional retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, intraocular foreign bodies etc. The surgical armamentarium includes latest vitrectomy machines, microsurgical wide-field viewing system, intraoperative laser, the use of various intraocular temponade agents including long-acting gases, silicone oil and heavy liquids.

Retinal vascular diseases like diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and retinal vasculitis are managed by laser and intravitreal injections of anti VEGF drugs. This also includes management of age related macular degeneration.
The diagnostic facilities include state of the art Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), digital retinal imaging and fluorescein angiography for excellent accuracy and repeatability. Procedures like ultrasound and electrophysiological tests like ERG, multifocal ERG, EOG and VEP are routinely performed in appropriate cases.

The center provides training program for post graduate residents and two year program for subspecialty fellowship in Vitreoretina which is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan.


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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