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55 destitute receive free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

Staff Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2023-02-02 17:19:21
55 destitute receive free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) carried out free surgery on 55 needy patients at its modern operation theater on Thursday (Feb 2).

BEHRI honourary Prof Dr Md Saleh and Dr Rubina Akhter took part in the operations at the BEHRI at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital today.

Some 53 patients received Cataract surgery and two patients received Ophthalmic surgery, among 55 patients 28 men and 27 women.

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Vision Care Foundation and AKM Abu Taher Foundation organised the free eye camp.

BEHRI Manager Mohammad Ahsan Habib said this initiative has been taken to provide eye treatment to the poor and cataract patients.

“Around 1,800 patients already received free surgery through this free eye camp across the country,” he said.

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute started treatment services in April 2014 through modern medical equipment and investigations while more tertiary eye treatments are now being given here by using modern operation theater.

BDST: 1719 HRS, FAB 02, 2023
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