21 out of 98 eye patients received free surgery
Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 11:41 am
Reporter :

Health Desk-- 29 Nov’18: A total of 21 cataract patients from Mymensingh received free eye surgery treatment at Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute of Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on Wednesday.

Of them, 12 are women from Gafargaon upazila in the district who had been suffering from severe cataract problems.

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute Director Prof Saleh Ahmed led the operation in association with Dr Moutushi Islam, Dr Mojibor Rahman and Dr Rubina Akhter.

Prof Saleh Ahmed said the hospital has been continuing monthly eye camp in different areas to save vision of the cataract patients.

Earlier on October 26, Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute and Vision Care Foundation organised the eye camp in Varoil Gandogram Government Primary School in Gafargaon where over 600 patients received treatment.

A total of 98 patients were selected for operations as their infection were severe. In first phase, 21 patients underwent operations.