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43 patients receive free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2022-12-01 14:41:21
43 patients receive free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) carried out free surgery on 43 needy patients at its modern operation theater on Thursday (Dec 1).

Under the supervision of BEHRI Professor Dr. Md. Saleh Ahmad- Prof Dr Moutushi Islam and Dr Rubina Akhter took part in the operations at the BEHRI at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital.

All the patients underwent small incision cataract surgery (SICS). The patients – 24 men and 19 women -- had been suffering from severe cataract problems.

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Vision Care Foundation and Navajagan Disability Rights Organization jointly 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 1,700 patients already received free surgery through this free eye camp across the country,” he said.

This camp was held on November 22 at Nawab Jaigir Rahmaniya Madrasa in Chapainawabganj, he added.

BDST: 1441 HRS, DEC 1, 2022

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