• 39th Million Patient of LRBT – Rimsha dares to dream again!

      39th Million Patient of LRBT – Rimsha dares to dream again!

      “I can still recall the excruciating pain in my right eye when I tripped and fell on the road 6 years ago. Even though I was very young at that time yet that memory is clear as day.” Rimsha’s mother continues narrating the painful ordeal, “We were on our way …
    • LRBT’s 38th Million Patient – Sher Muhammad

      LRBT’s 38th Million Patient – Sher Muhammad

      Children are God’s gift to parents, they are HIS blessings. However, for some it turns into test of their patience and their belief in God. 10-year-old Sher Muhammad is one such case. Since childhood his vision was hazy and it had gradually deteriorated over time to the point where he …
    • LRBT’s 37 Million Patient –Maryam’s journey from darkness to light

      LRBT’s 37 Million Patient –Maryam’s journey from darkness to light

      On a bright sunny day in a small colony, 6 year old Maryam was returning home, happily skipping along while she regaled her brothers with stories of her day. They smiled at her indulgently and patiently waited for her to complete her story for the third time. Once home Maryam …
    • LRBT’s 36 Millionth Patient – Muhammad Saeed an 11 year old boy from Baldia Town, Karachi

      LRBT’s 36 Millionth Patient – Muhammad Saeed an 11 year old boy from Baldia Town, Karachi

      Saeed, 11, a happy, confident boy and a student of grade 4 in a government school, lives in Baldia Town Karachi along with his parents and two siblings. Though poor, their father Asif, dreams of having his children study and live better lives than he did. Part of a joint …
    • LRBT’s 35 Millionth Patient – Mashtama a beautiful 8 year old girl from Quetta

      LRBT’s 35 Millionth Patient – Mashtama a beautiful 8 year old girl from Quetta

      Mashtama – a beautiful 8 year old girl from Quetta – could not, for the most part of her life, comprehend what it meant to be beautiful. She was hardly 5 when her teachers and parents realized that she suffered from vision impairment. What seemed to be a simple issue …
    • LRBT’s 34 Millionth Patient – 14 year old Mohd. Ali – defies all odds as he helps his mother support their family.

      LRBT’s 34 Millionth Patient – 14 year old Mohd. Ali – defies all odds as he helps his mother support their family.

      At the age of 14, Mohammad Ali seemed to have aged far beyond his years. Now somewhat mature, Ali had once been a naughty, fun loving child, who enjoyed going to the neighborhood school and playing cricket on the road with his friends. This had not happened overnight; the last …
    • LRBT’s 33rd millionth patient – Mohammad Liaquat – hails from Lyari and is the only hope for his family of 12

      LRBT’s 33rd millionth patient – Mohammad Liaquat – hails from Lyari and is the only hope for his family of 12

      ‘You are our only hope. You must not fail us.’ The words of his parents, after his diabetic father’s first heart attack , rang in his ears over a decade later as he faced the inevitable doom – his nemesis – complete darkness. Being punished once by being locked in …
    • LRBT Treats It’s 32nd Million Patient Ali Husnain From the Suburbs of Karachi

      LRBT Treats It’s 32nd Million Patient Ali Husnain From the Suburbs of Karachi

      Children are a source of happiness and hope – the essence of our future. We dream through them and of them; all that we could not achieve on our own, seems possible through them. They fill the world with their laughter, cheer and love. 8 year old Ali Husnain, a …
    • LRBT Treats It’s 31st Million Patient Zohara From Tando Allahyaar

      LRBT Treats It’s 31st Million Patient Zohara From Tando Allahyaar

      Zohara is a 12 year old daughter of an old farmer Ibrahim of Tando Allahyaar whose wife expired last year leaving behind 6 children: Two married sons and one daughter who live separately and Zohara and her two young brothers living with Ibrahim, one of them is mentally handicapped. Zohara …
    • 30 Years 30 Million Patients Treated!

      30 Years 30 Million Patients Treated!

      30 Millionth Patient Abdul Sattar Abdul Sattar is 60, and over the course of several years he lost his sight particularly during night time, and for the past one year he was facing trouble in seeing during day time too. Last week, all that changed. Abdul Sattar was diagnosed and …
    • Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 29th Million Patients Athar Hussain 19 Year Old

      Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 29th Million Patients Athar Hussain 19 Year Old

      Help us change the lives of millions more like Athar and his sisters. Help us turn them into productive members for their families and society. Help us offer them a future. Athar grew up in a poor locality of Malir Town, Karachi with his four sisters. All of them attended …
    • Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 28th Million Patients Asra Zahid 6 Year Old

      Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 28th Million Patients Asra Zahid 6 Year Old

      LRBT reached another miles stone in September 2014 of treating its 28th Million patient, Asra, 6 daughter of Zahid Ali who works in a garment factory as an office attendant. He earns Rs.8.000/- a month and has 5 children. They live in a small rented `house in the eastern part …
    • Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 27 Million Patients In 28 Years!

      Thank You For Helping Us Treat Over 27 Million Patients In 28 Years!

      LRBT’s 27 Millionth Patient – 5 years old Ibrahim is the only child of Mehtab and Murtaza who was born after 11 long years of their marriage. Since his birth, Ibrahim was the sole centre of attention for his parents, but for some reason it was impossible to guard him …
    • LRBT’s has brightened up lives of 26 million patients!

      LRBT’s has brightened up lives of 26 million patients!

      11 year old Mohammad Mustafa, son of a poor farmer, is a student of 5th grade and lives in Larkana. Mustafa’s teachers had expressed their concern to Mustafa and his father about his poor  reading and writing abilities which they suspected was due to his eye sight. The father, who …
    • Fazl ur Rehman – Our 25 Millionth Patient

      Fazl ur Rehman – Our 25 Millionth Patient

      11 year old Fazlur Rehman was in the first grade when he started losing his vision. He damaged his cornea while playing with his friends gradually lost his vision completely in one eye. However his father, Ghulam Mustafa, a factory worker earning just Rs.8000 a month and with five more …
    • Our 24 Millionth Patient – Sobia Abdullah

      Our 24 Millionth Patient – Sobia Abdullah

      10 year old Sobia came to LRBT’s Tertiary Eye hospital in Korangi, a deprived area of Karachi, in a painful state. A thorn had pierced her eye earlier. Her father Rashid a pickup driver by profession earned Rs. 10,000/ month that was barely enough to put food on the table …
    • Shahnaz Akhtar

      Shahnaz Akhtar

      50 year old Shahnaz Akhtar and her three sisters suffer from Vitiligo and reduced vision by birth. At 22 she got married to her cousin, but her marriage lasted for only a month as she could not perform her household chores efficiently due to her low vision. She was sent …
    • Kulsoom – A Flood Victim – Our 22 Millionth Patient

      Kulsoom – A Flood Victim – Our 22 Millionth Patient

      40 years old Kulsoom is one of the millions of Pakistanis who were victimized by the history’s worst floods that hit Pakistan almost 2 years ago. She lost her house, cattle and crops and was compelled to move to a camp with her family, where they barely managed to feed …
    • Our 21 Millionth Patient – Baby Sajida

      Our 21 Millionth Patient – Baby Sajida

      9 years old Sajida lives in Qasba Colony in Karachi. When she was 6 she fell seriously ill but as her father Khalil was away for work and visited only once a month the child’s illness was ignored until he came home and found her with very high fever. Khalil …
    • Little Altaf Hussain – Our 20 Millionth Patient

      Little Altaf Hussain – Our 20 Millionth Patient

      10 years old Altaf Hussain visited LRBT hospital with his mother and aunt holding his hands, bringing him to the pediatric ward of LRBT Korangi hospital for a follow up visit. Altaf by birth had very weak vision and whiteness in his eyes and his parents took him to various …
    • Mohammad Mushtaq – Our 19 Millionth patient

      Mohammad Mushtaq – Our 19 Millionth patient

      At LRBT we strongly believe that” Life’s richest blessings come not in receiving, but in giving”. Meet Muhammad Mushtaq, our lucky 19 millionth patient whose life has been transformed by the sight restoration surgery performed free of all charges by LRBT Muhammad Mushtaq lives in slums of Malir with his …
    • Bushra Wahabuddin – Our 18 Millionth Patient

      Bushra Wahabuddin – Our 18 Millionth Patient

      Each person facing vision loss has a unique and compelling story to tell. Bushra is a 20 year old girl, youngest of her 8 siblings. She was very young when her mother became ill and was often in and out of hospital. Her father who ran a small carpentry shop …
    • Manthar Khaskheli’s Blind Family – LRBT Treats Sight of 7 Blind People Belonging to One Family

      Manthar Khaskheli’s Blind Family – LRBT Treats Sight of 7 Blind People Belonging to One Family

      Manthar khaskheli is a hari who lives in a mud hut in Khaskheli village in District Badin. He gets a share of the crops from his landlord and supplements that by odd jobs in the off season. Life is a struggle to survive as he supports a family family consisting …
    • Sana– Our 17 Millionth Patient

      Sana– Our 17 Millionth Patient

      Bringing back sight to Sana’s life is a shining success story of LRBT. Sana, a 12 year old girl, was born in a poor family and since both her parents were working in a small factory to earn their living, 22 days old Sana was handed over to her old …
    • Ali Hamza – Our 16 Millionth Patient

      Ali Hamza – Our 16 Millionth Patient

      Growing up in slums of Karachi offered little opportunity for little Ali. As further odds against ever having a chance in life, Ali started to lose his eye-sight at the age of 6 and two years later his parents took him to a local doctor who diagnosed cataract in both …
    • Abdul Rehman – Our 15 Millionth Patient

      Abdul Rehman – Our 15 Millionth Patient

      There was great rejoicing in the Hakeem family when Abdul Rehman was born. He was going to be their support in their old age, their insurance policy. But the joy soon turned to sorrow : Abdul Rehman was blind. Abdul Hakeem took him to a Doctor in Quetta who diagnosed …
    • Uzma – Our 14 Millionth Patient

      Uzma – Our 14 Millionth Patient

      Uzma, a student of Grade-I, lives with her parents in a remote village of Balochistan. Her father works in a Government department and earns Rs.6,000/- (£ 48) per month. He is the sole bread winner and remains under financial strain/debt all the time as he has to support his wife …
    • Sana – Our 13 Millionth Patient

      Sana – Our 13 Millionth Patient

      Pakistan, a third world developing country, lacks necessary resource of providing its people with medical and health facilities and it is the underprivileged and the destitute that suffer the most. Sana happens to be one such sufferer who was born to parents falling under the category of the under privileged, …
    • Master Sherwali – Our 12 Millionth Patient

      Master Sherwali – Our 12 Millionth Patient

      Master Sherwali, a young boy of 9 years, lives in Karachi. His father is a truck driver who earns Rs. 5,000/- ($ 83) per month on which he supports his old parents, who live with him, his wife and 4 children Young Sherwali was suffering from blurred vision and dropped …
    • Ms. Wahab Janea – Our 11 Millionth Patient

      Ms. Wahab Janea – Our 11 Millionth Patient

      For some unfortunate people, when it rains it pours. One such person was Ms. Wahab Janea, resident of village Bhoonja, Tehsil Balakot, Distt. Mansehra. Her world collapsed on 8th October 2005. Her family, relatives, home and dreams were reduced to rubble when the devastating earthquake struck. Seventy percent of her …
    • Mati-ur-Rehman – Our 10 Millionth Patient

      Mati-ur-Rehman – Our 10 Millionth Patient

      Master Mati-ur-Rehman is a 9 Years old, resident of Tehsil Golarchi, Distt: Badin. He belongs to a family of 10 people which includes his parents, 3 sisters and 4 brothers. The father supports his family by selling milk which earns him a meagre amount of Rs 5000 for supporting his …
    • Anish Kumar – Our 7 Millionth Patient

      Anish Kumar – Our 7 Millionth Patient

      Anish Kumar comes from an under-privileged family and lives in Mastung (Balochistan). He had been suffering from congenital cataract in both eyes, resulting in low vision since his birth. The poor boy and his family had no idea about the severity of the disease he was suffering from.Although he managed …
    • Kanwal Bashir – Our 5 Millionth Patient

      Kanwal Bashir – Our 5 Millionth Patient

      Kanwal Bashir is the youngest in the family of seven. Her father worked as a cleaner and earned Rs. 8,000 a month to support the family members. At the age of 10 years she was diagnosed with developing Cataract in both eyes during a routine school screening program conducted by …
    • Ehsan Munir – Our 3 Millionth Patient

      Ehsan Munir – Our 3 Millionth Patient

      A resident of Karachi, Ehsan Munir has 3 brothers and 2 sisters.His father works as a clerk, just earning enough to support his family.At a very young age Ehsan developed cataract in both eyes, and slowly his vision became blurred and was unable to see and lead a normal life …