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First Children Eye Hospital by Al Shifa Trust

Pakistan's first Children Eye Hospital is nearing completion with an estimated cost of Rs. one billion. It is unique since it will be one of its kinds in the entire region of Asia Pacific. Up to 80% of childhood blindness is avoidable if diagnosed and treated appropriately at an early stage.

Project Overview:

A full range of treatment for children eye diseases is provided and will be expanded manifold in the new set-up. These include:

  • Cornea and refractive disorders
  • Cataract and Glaucoma
  • Vitreo-retinal disorders
  • Eye Cancers
  • Reconstructive and plastic surgery
  • Low vision management
  • Up to 500 OPD per day
  • Approximately 150 surgeries per week

Current Requirement and its Approximate Costs:

Sufficient funds have been arranged for the construction and furnishing. Now we require funds for the diagnostic and surgical equipment which is highly expensive. Donors are requested to help us for the following:

Handheld Autoref Rs. 12,50,000
Handheld Slit Lamp Rs. 16,50,000
Vitrectomy Machine Rs. 12,000,000
Operating Microscope Rs. 16,000,000
Anesthesia Machine Rs. 2,500,000

Doctor's Clinic Equipment:

Opthalmoscope Rs. 110,000
Retinoscope Rs. 150,000
Indirect Opthalmoscope Rs. 600,000

Note: You may give donation for the full equipment or a part of the total cost.