Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) carried out free surgery on 48 more patients at its modern operation theater on Thursday (August 11).
Prof Dr. Saleh Ahmed, Dr. Moutushi Islam, and Dr. Rubina Aktar conducted the operations at the BEHRI at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital.
Some 41 patients underwent small incision cataract surgery (SICS), 3 patients went for Ophthalmology and four received an increase in eye flash surgery. The patients – 37 men and 11 women -- had been suffering from severe cataract problems.
Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Vision Care Foundation, and Rotary Club of Baridhara Sunrise organised the free eye camp.
BEHRI Manager Mohammad Ahsan Habib said this initiative has been taken to provide eye treatment to poor and cataract patients.
“More than 1,500 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.
BDST: 1419 HRS, Aug 11, 2022