Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients

by Al-Mustafa Welfare Society
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 3000 Poor Patients

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, a Free Eye Camp was held in Khanpur City of District Rahim Yar Khan of Bhawalpur Division, Punjab. Khanpur Tehsil is a densely populated area and hosts approximately 1 million people. The campsite was Garhi Ikhtiyar Shareef, Khanpur. 

Objectives

  • Provision of Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged populations living in Pakistan's urban and rural areas who don't have access to affordable eye care services.
  • To provide medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped parts of the country.
  • To create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

Al-Mustafa's  Eye Campaign Team selected the campsite, coordinating Al-Mustafa's local network and the feedback from the local community. To facilitate a significant number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we sought support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc., for the advertisement and to make the campsite easily assessable for most patients in the community.

Statistical Summary:

  1. Total Beneficiaries 1345
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries 305
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive 6

Our Team

The team for the Eye Camps consists of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers are also encouraged to participate.

The Camp

The Eye Camp was conducted for three days. One thousand three hundred forty-five patients were examined, and 305 Cataract Surgeries were performed at the campsite. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also given necessary treatment and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided entirely free of cost.

After calculating IOL power using biometry, all cataract patients were operated on using the Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation. Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for postoperative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After one month, postoperative follow-ups were done by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centre.

Hepatitis C-Investigations

Apart from providing Eye Care Services, we also conduct Free Hepatitis-C investigations, and the positive cases are referred for further treatment. 

We will continue to send more campsite reports in the coming days.

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I hope you and your family enjoyed a delightful Eid-ul-Adha. 

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, a Free Eye Camp was organized at T.H.Q. Hospital in District Kashmore, the gateway to province Punjab and Baluchistan. It is a dry, hot and densely populated district with more than a million population.

Objectives

  • Provision of Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged populations living in Pakistan's urban and rural areas who don't have access to affordable eye care services.
  • To provide medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped parts of the country.
  • To create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

Al-Mustafa's  Eye Campaign Team selected the campsite, coordinating Al-Mustafa's local network and the feedback from the local community. To facilitate a significant number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we sought support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc., for the advertisement and to make the campsite easily assessable for most patients in the community.

Statistical Summary:

  1. Total Beneficiaries 325
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries 141
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive 4

Our Team

The team for the Eye Camps consists of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers are also encouraged to participate.

The Camp

The Eye Camp was conducted for two days. Three hundred twenty-five patients were examined, and 141 Cataract Surgeries were performed at the campsite. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also given necessary treatment and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided entirely free of cost.

After calculating IOL power using biometry, all cataract patients were operated on using the Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation. Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for postoperative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After one month, postoperative follow-ups were done by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centre.

Hepatitis C-Investigations

Apart from providing Eye Care Services, we also conduct Free Hepatitis-C investigations, and the positive cases are referred for further treatment. 

We will continue to send more campsite reports in the coming days.

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Please accept our warmest greetings all the way from Kot Mithan, Punjab. 

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, a Free Eye Camp was held in Kotmithan, located in the District Rajanpur of Punjab. It is the city of the famous Sufi poet, Khawaja Ghulam Farid. It is a small city having arid-dessert-like weather and becomes extremely hot in summer. 

Objectives

  • Provision of Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged populations living in Pakistan's urban and rural areas who don't have access to affordable eye care services.
  • To provide medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped country areas.
  • To create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

Al-Mustafa's  Eye Campaign Team selected the campsite, coordinating Al-Mustafa's local network and the feedback from the local community. To facilitate a significant number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we sought support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc., for the advertisement and to make the campsite easily assessable for most patients in the community.

Statistical Summary:

  1. Total Beneficiaries 2245
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries 633
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive 09

Our Team

The team for the Eye Camps consists of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers are also encouraged to participate.

The Camp

The Eye Camp was conducted for three days. 2245 patients were examined, and 633 Cataract Surgeries were performed at the campsite. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also given necessary treatment and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided entirely free of cost.

After calculating IOL power using biometry, all cataract patients were operated on using the Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation. Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for postoperative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After one month, postoperative follow-ups were done by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centre.

Hepatitis C-Investigations

Apart from providing Eye Care Services, we also conduct Free Hepatitis-C investigations. We found 9 positive cases, which were referred for further treatment. 

We will continue to send more campsite reports in the coming days.

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Happy Eid to you all.

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, a Free Eye Camp was held in Bharchundi Shareef, located in the vicinity of Daharki, in the District Ghotki of Sindh. 

Objectives

  • Provision of Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged populations living in Pakistan's urban and rural areas who don't have access to affordable eye care services.
  • To provide medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped country areas.
  • To create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

Al-Mustafa's  Eye Campaign Team selected the campsitecoordinating Al-Mustafa's local network and the feedback from the local community. To facilitate a significant number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we sought support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc., for the advertisement and to make the campsite easily assessable for the majority of the patients in the community.

Statistical Summary:

  1. Total Beneficiaries 1345
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries 250
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive 22

Our Team

The team for the Eye Camps consists of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers are also encouraged to participate.

The Camp

The Eye Camp was conducted for two days. One thousand three hundred forty-five patients were examined, and 250 Cataract Surgeries were performed at the campsite. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also given necessary treatment and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided entirely free of cost.

After calculating IOL power using biometry, all cataract patients were operated on using the Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation. Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for postoperative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After one month, postoperative follow-ups were done by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centre in the vicinity.

Hepatitis C-Investigations

Apart from providing Eye Care Services, we also conduct Free Hepatitis-C investigations, and the positive cases are referred for further treatment. 

We will continue to send more campsite reports in the coming days.

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Please accept our warmest greetings all the way from Balakot.

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, a Free Eye Camp was held at Ghanool, Tehsil Balakot of District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Pakistan.

Objectives

  • Provision of Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged people living in Pakistan's urban and rural areas who don't have access to affordable eye care services.
  • To provide medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped country areas.
  • To create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

The Campsite: Ghanool, Balakot

Ghanool Village is located in the Tehsil Balakot of District Mansehra of the Hazara Division of KPK. It lies in the area that witnessed massive destruction in the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake. 

Al-Mustafa's  Eye Campaign Team selected the campsite Government Boys Secondary School, Ghanool Balakot, coordinating Al-Mustafa's local network and the feedback from the local community. To facilitate a significant number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we sought support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc., for the advertisement and to make the campsite easily assessable for the majority of the patients in the community.

Statistical Summary:

  1. Total Beneficiaries 475
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries 101
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive 0

Our Team

The team for the Eye Camps consists of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers are also encouraged to participate.

The Camp

The Eye Camp was conducted for two days, from 6th to 7th September 2021. A total of 475 patients was examined, and 101 Cataract Surgeries were performed at the campsite. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also given necessary treatment and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided entirely free of cost.

All cataract patients were operated on using Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation after calculating IOL power, using biometry. Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for postoperative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After one month, postoperative follow-ups were done by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centre in the vicinity.

Hepatitis C-Investigations

Apart from providing Eye Care Services, we also conduct Free Hepatitis-C investigations, and the positive cases are referred for further treatment. 

We will continue to send more campsite reports in the coming days.

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Al-Mustafa Welfare Society

Location: Karachi, Sind - Pakistan
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Project Leader:
Ahmed Raza Tayyab
Karachi, Sind Pakistan
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