Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients

by Al-Mustafa Welfare Society
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients
Free Cataract Surgeries of 1000 Poor Patients

Dear friends, I hope you are doing good.  

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, we organized a Free Eye Camp at the I.P.S SCHOOL, Dist Shangla Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. 

The objectives of this program are to provide:

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

The District Shangla has the lowest human development index in the province and second-lowest in the country. 

We selected the campsite with the coordination of the local community and Al-Mustafa's local network. To facilitate the maximum 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.

The Eye Camp was conducted for two days, from 28th to 29th of August, 2021. A total of 1475 patients was examined, and 115 Cataract Surgeries were performed during the campPatients 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 calculation of 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 were done after one month by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective primary eye care centres in the vicinity.

Our team for the Eye Camp consisted of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers also participated. 

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

Statistical Summary of Shangla Eye Camp:

  1. Total Beneficiaries                                                          1475
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries                                                115
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive                                               10

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

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Dear friends, hope you are doing good.  

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, we organized a Free Eye Camp in the District Jhal Magsi situated in Balochistan, which is considered the most underdeveloped province of Pakistan.  

The objectives of this program are to provide:

  • Free Cataract Surgeries to the poor and underprivileged people living in the urban and rural areas of the Balochistan region and all over Pakistan who don't have access to affordable eye care services. 
  • Medical eye care services to eliminate avoidable blindness in underdeveloped areas of the country.
  • And create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

The campsite was selected with the coordination of the local community and Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's local network. To facilitate the maximum 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.

The Eye Camp was conducted for 3 days at the Government General Hospital of District Jhal Magsi from 18th to 20th of March, 2021. A total of 587 patients was examined and 253 Cataract Surgeries were performed during the 3 days of the camp. 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 completely free of cost. 

All cataract patients were operated on using Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation after calculation of IOL power, using biometry. 

Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for post-operative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision. Postoperative follow-ups were done at the same campsite after 1 month by Ophthalmic Assistants of the respective Hospital.

Our team for the Eye Camp consisted of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers also participated. 

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

Statistical Summary of Jhal Magsi Eye Camp:

  1. Total Beneficiaries                                                           587
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries                                                  253
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive                                                 15

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Dear friends, hope you are doing good.  

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, we organized a Free Eye Camp in the thickly populated city of Sukkur, Sindh. 

The objectives of this program are to provide:

  • Free Cataract Eye Surgeries service to the poor and underprivileged people living in the remote areas of Pakistan to eliminate avoidable blindness.
  • Medical eye care services to patients in underdeveloped areas of the country.
  • And create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

The campsite was selected with the coordination of the local community and Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's local network. To facilitate the maximum number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we requested support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc for the advertisement and to make the camp easily assessable to most of the patients in the community.

The Eye Camp was conducted for 2 days in Sukkur, and a total of 837 patients was examined. 205 Cataract Surgeries were performed during the 2 days of the camp. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract were also treated at the same site. All these services were provided completely free of cost. 

All cataract patients were operated on using Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation after calculation of IOL power, using biometry. 

Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for post-operative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision. Postoperative follow-ups were done at the same campsite after 1 month by Ophthalmic Assistants of respective Primary Eye Care Centres.

Our team for the Eye Camp consisted of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers also participated. 

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

Statistical Summary of Sukkur Eye Camp:

  1. Total Beneficiaries                                                           837
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries                                                  205
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive                                                 04

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

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Dear friends, hope you had a blessed month of Ramadan and a joyful eid. 

As part of Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's Eye Campaign, we organized a Free Eye Camp in the suburbs of Wazirabad City, an industrial city of Dist. Gujrat, Punjab. 

The objectives of this program are to provide:

  • Free Cataract Eye Surgeries service to the poor and underprivileged people living in the remote areas of Pakistan to eliminate avoidable blindness.
  • Medical eye care services to patients in underdeveloped areas of the country.
  • And create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.

The campsite was selected with the coordination of the local community and Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's local network. To facilitate the maximum number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we requested support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc for the advertisement and to make the camp easily assessable to most of the patients in the community.

The Eye Camp was conducted for 3 days in Wazirabad. A total of 250 patients were examined, and 56 Cataract Surgeries were performed during the 3 days. Patients who required eye care treatment were treated at the same site. All these services were provided completely free of cost. 

All cataract patients were operated on using Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation after calculation of IOL power, using biometry. 

Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for post-operative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision. Postoperative follow-ups were done at the same campsite after 1 month by Ophthalmic Assistants of respective Primary Eye Care Centres.

Our team for the Eye Camp consisted of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers also participated. 

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

Statistical Summary of Bharchundi Eye Camp (8-10 December 2020):

  1. Total Beneficiaries                                                           250
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries                                                   56
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive                                                 06

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

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Peace and greetings to all the compassionate hearts!

With the help of your generous support, Al-Mustafa Welfare Society organized a Free Eye Camp in Kot Mithan, a densely populated city of Dist. Rajanpur, Punjab. 

All the Free Cataract Surgery Camps are organized as part of Al-Mustafa's Eye Campaign. The objectives of this program are to provide:

  • Free Cataract Eye Surgeries service to the poor and underprivileged people living in the remote and under-developed areas of Pakistan to eliminate avoidable blindness.
  • Medical eye care services to the patients in under-developed areas of the country.
  • And create awareness of eye care services for the elimination of blindness.


The campsite was selected with the coordination of local community and Al-Mustafa Welfare Society's local network. To facilitate the maximum number of beneficiaries, we need to reach out to the maximum number of people. For that purpose, we requested the support from the Primary Eye Care Centers in the area, government health institutions, local administration, schools etc for the advertisement and to make the camp easily assessable for most of the patients in the community.

The Eye Camp was conducted for 3 days in Kot Mithan. A total of 1752 patients were examined, and 629 Cataract Surgeries were performed during the 3 days. Patients who required eye care treatment other than cataract surgery were also provided consultation and medicines at the same site. All these services were provided completely free of cost. 

All cataract patients were operated on using Small Incision Cataract Surgery procedure with Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation after calculation of IOL power, using biometry. 

Operated patients were discharged with required medicines, a pair of sunglasses and counselling for post-operative care. Patients were found satisfied with a better vision. Post-operative follow-ups will be done at the same campsite after 1 month by Ophthalmic Assistants of respective Primary Eye Care Centres.

Our team for the Eye Camp consisted of 3 Ophthalmologists and 14 other technical staff. Local volunteers from schools and other social workers also participated. 

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

Statistical Summary of Kot Mithan Free Eye Camp:

  1. Total Beneficiaries                                                           1752
  2. Total Cataract Surgeries                                                  629
  3. Total Hepatitis-C Positive                                                 6


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Location: Karachi, Sind - Pakistan
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