The Lifeline Foundation Trust and Humane Touch Trust in collaboration with Shifa Eye Hospital organised Free Eye Check-up Camp for underprivileged communities at Shifaa specialist Centre , Neelsandra on 20th January 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm.The objective of this camp was to spread awareness on eye disorders, early detection of ailments, and to detect refractive errors and provide corrective glasses free of cost to the underprivileged communities.
A team of 5 members from Shifaa hospital were visited the venue. Eye specialists Dr Syed Kaleemullah and Dr Sajjad Ahmed attended to 247 patients. The beneficiaries attending the free eye camp were evaluated for vision (refractive error) and eye ailments. Those requiring surgery especially cataract were advised surgery, and Shifa hospital will be conducting these at subsidized costs.
Overall 110 individuals were screened for eye diseases, 66 Glasses were noted down to give the patients with refractive errors and more than 10 patients were identified for Cataract surgery. Some of the people were also provided eye drops for eye lubrication and free medicines. We thank Humane Touch Trust for taking the sponsorship of all the Glasses. May God bless each and everyone who were part of this initiative.