• 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 …
    • Mr. Rupani hosted an event in Houston, USA on 28th June to introduce LRBT

      Mr. Rupani hosted an event in Houston, USA on 28th June to introduce LRBT

      Mr. Rupani hosted an event in Houston, USA on 28th June to introduce LRBT. Mr. Najmus Saquib Hameed, Chairman LRBT, apprised the attendees on the milestones that LRBT has achieved in its 32 year history and plans for the future. It was a well attended event with Ms. Aisha Farooqui, …
    • LRBT is Proud to Receive the Corporate Excellence Award ’17

      LRBT is Proud to Receive the Corporate Excellence Award ’17

      LRBT is proud to receive the Corporate Excellence Award ’17 (non- profit sector), 3rd year in a row by Management Association of Pakistan. It is a proud moment for each and every individual associated with LRBT as such honors do not only add to our motivation but also mark that …
    • 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 receives the Balochistan Excellence Award for Health

      LRBT receives the Balochistan Excellence Award for Health

    • 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 …
    • 13th SAARC Conference of Ophthalmology

      13th SAARC Conference of Ophthalmology

      Prof. S.Fawad Rizvi ,Chief Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of LRBT Hospital, Karachi has won a Gold Medal for his presentation on “Management of Retinal Haemangioblastomas” at the recently held 13th SAARC Conference of Ophthalmology. Thank you for making LRBT proud once again.
    • LRBT & HCI to Conduct 5000 Cataract Surgeries Through Funding Provided by HCI

      LRBT & HCI to Conduct 5000 Cataract Surgeries Through Funding Provided by HCI

    • 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 …
    • FREE Eye Camp at North Nazimabad, Karachi.

      FREE Eye Camp at North Nazimabad, Karachi.

      Thank you APPNA for financing the initiative.
    • LRBT Held a 3 Day Training Workshop

      LRBT Held a 3 Day Training Workshop

      LRBT held a 3 day training workshop on photography and patient’s story writing at LRBT Korangi Hospital. A big thank you to Mr.Jamshyd Masood for training the staff with such dedication and passion.
    • 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 …
    • Cutting Edge Technology

      Cutting Edge Technology

      On 9th February 2015, reportedly first time in Pakistan 27+Guage, 6500 cuts Ultra High Speed Vitrectomy on Alcon Constellation Vision System was done at LRBT, Free Base Eye Hospital, Korangi Karachi by our Chief Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. Syed Fawad Rizvi. Two patients one with Macular Hole & the other with …
    • 30th Corporate Excellence Awards Ceremony

      30th Corporate Excellence Awards Ceremony

      We are proud to share that LRBT was awarded the Certificate Of Corporate Excellence in “Not for Profits” by the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP) at the 30th Corporate Excellence Awards Ceremony held at The Governor House. MAP also celebrated it’s golden jubilee on this occasion. President of Pakistan Mr. …
    • Inauguration Ceremony of LRBT Tando Bago Theatre Complex

      Inauguration Ceremony of LRBT Tando Bago Theatre Complex

      The project for the surgical complex at LRBT Tando Bago to be financed by Government of Japan under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) signed in Sept 2013 has been successfully completed. The inauguration took place on 11th Dec 2014. LRBT is extremely grateful for this support …
    • Thank you Mr. K.Z. Hassan for giving 29 years of your life to LRBT.

      Thank you Mr. K.Z. Hassan for giving 29 years of your life to LRBT.

      Without you LRBT would not have been here where it is today. By the grace of Allah,you and your team’s dedication LRBT is now operating at 71 locations nationwide and serving humanity in every corner of the country. More than 28million families have been touched by LRBT and they are …
    • 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 …
    • Deepak Perwani & Gul Ahmed-Fashion for a Cause

      Deepak Perwani & Gul Ahmed-Fashion for a Cause

      Pakistan’s top fashion brands Deepak Perwani and Gul Ahmed have joined together to support LRBT’s mission to eradicate curable blindness from Pakistan. The House of Deepak Perwani loved for its vibrance and captivating use of color and print has put together in collaboration with Gul Ahmed four beautiful and meaningful …
    • First Cornea Transplant at LRBT Odigram-Swat

      First Cornea Transplant at LRBT Odigram-Swat

      It’s a big moment for our fight against curable blindness in KPK and Pakistan. In the history of Malakand, Swat KPK, LRBT Free Secondary Eye Hospital Odigram, Swat successfully held the first corneal grafting surgery on May 2, 2014. Patient Lehayat suffering from Keratoconus was brought in to the Odigram, …
    • 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 …
    • The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Funds Ophthalmic Equipment at LRBT Free Eye Hospital, Odigram –Swat, Pakistan

      The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Funds Ophthalmic Equipment at LRBT Free Eye Hospital, Odigram –Swat, Pakistan

      OFID has provided much-needed financing amounting to $100,000/- for ophthalmic equipment required at LRBT’s new Free Eye Hospital, Odigram near Saidu Sharif in Swat. They have also give $ 9,215 for staff training. This enables us to deliver free high quality eye care services to the poor people of Swat, …
    • LRBT join hands with US based non profit organization “No More Tears” for raising funds for children’s sight restoration

      LRBT join hands with US based non profit organization “No More Tears” for raising funds for children’s sight restoration

        LRBT has joined hands with US based non profit organization “No More Tears” to help us raise funds for poor children eye sight restoration
    • 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 …
    • Equipment Urgently Required for Treating  20 Diabetic Retinopathy DAILY

      Equipment Urgently Required for Treating 20 Diabetic Retinopathy DAILY

      Equipment Urgently Required for Treating  20 Diabetic Retinopathy DAILY OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) Cost of Equiment Rs. 17.9 Million (€ 123000) LRBT Korangi hospital, Karachi is in dire need of OCT – a sophisticated hi-tech equipment which provides sectional images of the retina i.e back of the eye.  It is …
    • Vision for Humanity – LRBT Annual Review 2013

      Vision for Humanity – LRBT Annual Review 2013

      LRBT Annual Review 2013 ‘Vision for Humanity‘  is published and now available online. To view the report click here: https://www.lrbt.org.pk/annual-reviews-financials/  
    • LRBT Free Eye Hospital, Odigram (Swat) Now Operational!

      LRBT Free Eye Hospital, Odigram (Swat) Now Operational!

      LRBT opened up its new hospital in Odigram, Swat on September 26, 2013 with construction work of the hospital building being completed. The primary reason for accelerating the pace of work was to be able to provide service to the local populace and the catchment area in the shortest possible …
    • 25 Million Patients Given the Gift of Sight in 27 Years

      25 Million Patients Given the Gift of Sight in 27 Years

      OUR 25 MILLIONTH PATIENT – 11 YEARS OLD FAZL-UR-REHMAN 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 …
    • LRBT Receives 1st FPPCCI Achievement Awards Certificate

      LRBT Receives 1st FPPCCI Achievement Awards Certificate

      The federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry awarded LRBT with 1st FPCCI Achievement Awards Certificate for outstanding services in Pharmaceutical, Medical & Health Care Facilities. We are humbled and take this opportunity to thank our donors & supporters as it would not have been possible for us to treat …
    • Dr. Zaheer uddin Aqil Qazi awarded with“Noval Christy Gold Medal 2013” by the Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan (OSP)

      Dr. Zaheer uddin Aqil Qazi awarded with“Noval Christy Gold Medal 2013” by the Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan (OSP)

      In recognition of extraordinary achievements in academics and professional life, Dr. Zaheer uddin Aqil Qazi of LRBT Lahore Hospital was awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on August 14, 2012. His efforts were also recognized by the ‘Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan’ (OSP), which awarded him with “Noval Christy Gold Medal 2013” during its annual …
    • LRBT Awarded With ‘Certificate Of Merit’ At ‘SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards 2011

      LRBT Awarded With ‘Certificate Of Merit’ At ‘SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards 2011

      The Committeee for Improvement in Transparency, Accountability & Governance (ITAG) of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) adjudged LRBT for Certificate of Merit in the category of Non-Governmental Organizations (including NPOs) sector. The ceremony of SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards & SAARC Anniversary Awards for Corporate Governance Disclosures …
    • Congratulations! LRBT treats its 24 Millionth Patient

      Congratulations! LRBT treats its 24 Millionth Patient

      STORY OF SOBIA 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 …
    • THE CORNEAL BLIND: THE GIFT OF SIGHT IS IN YOUR HANDS

      THE CORNEAL BLIND: THE GIFT OF SIGHT IS IN YOUR HANDS

      14 % of the blindness in Pakistan is due to a diseased Cornea. It is curable through a transplant of a healthy Cornea. All over the world people donate their corneas after death in order to give the gift of sight to those who require a transplant. Unfortunately Cornea donations …
    • National Rural Support Programme- Small Grants and Ambassadors program (NRSP-SGAFP)/US AID’s Small Grants Program

      National Rural Support Programme- Small Grants and Ambassadors program (NRSP-SGAFP)/US AID’s Small Grants Program

      National Rural Support Programme- Small Grants and Ambassadors program (NRSP-SGAFP)/US AID’s Small Grants Program The project is progressing well and is expected to complete on schedule. We have till the 31st of January, 2013 successfully carried out 8559 Phaco Emulsification Cataract Surgeries of females. SGAFP approved a grant of Rs.21.7 …
    • LRBT Treats its 23 Millionth Patient

      LRBT Treats its 23 Millionth Patient

      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 …
    • LRBT & USAID Partnership

      LRBT & USAID Partnership

      USAID under the Small Grants Ambassador’s Fund Program has sanctioned a grant of Rs.27,663,391/- under the project “Restoring Eyesight of 11,417 Poor Female Patients through Cataract Surgeries” at 7 LRBT hospitals to be performed over a period of 12 months. We are deeply thankful to them for their commitment and …
    • LRBT inaugurates the 17th Free Eye Hospital in North Karachi

      LRBT inaugurates the 17th Free Eye Hospital in North Karachi

      LRBT inaugurated its 17th Free Eye Hospital in North Karachi, Karachi on January 2, 2012. The facility has been opened in a renovated building generously donated to us by Mr. Kazmi for which we are deeply obliged to him. It is an 8-bed hospital that will provide FREE TREATMENT to …
    • Pakistan Centre For Philanthropy Certification (PCP)

      Pakistan Centre For Philanthropy Certification (PCP)

      LRBT has been awarded the NPO Certification by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy for meeting standards in the areas of Internal Governance, Financial Management, and Programme Delivery. LRBT scored 91% and is rated by PCP in their top percentile
    • Saved from a life of darkness – A new future for Sajida

      Saved from a life of darkness – A new future for 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 …
    • A new future for Baby Sajida

      A new future for 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 …
    • Our 20 Millionth Patient – Little Altaf can also now fulfill his dreams

      Our 20 Millionth Patient – Little Altaf can also now fulfill his dreams

      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 …
    • LRBT Treats its 19 Millionth Patient – Mohammad Mushtaq

      LRBT Treats its 19 Millionth Patient – Mohammad Mushtaq

      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 …
    • LRBT Treats its 18 Millionth Patient

      LRBT Treats its 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 …
    • 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 …
    • All-Pakistan ‘Cataract Marathon’ on World Sight Day

      All-Pakistan ‘Cataract Marathon’ on World Sight Day

      Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan celebrated ‘World Sight Day’ on October 8, 2009 by conducting a pan-Pakistan ‘Cataract Marathon’, where all Cataract Surgeries held in LRBT Hospitals were sponsored by the bank. Standard Chartered Bank donated a sum of Rs 1.8 million to LRBT for sponsorship of all cataract surgeries for …
    • LRBT Free Eye Care Hospital in Korangi Restores Vision of 140 years old woman

      LRBT Free Eye Care Hospital in Korangi Restores Vision of 140 years old woman

      Sight restoration surgery has been successfully performed on Fatima Bibi at LRBT’s Free Eye Hospital Korangi (Karachi). She claims that she is 140 year old as she was born in 1869. After regaining her sight, the first thing she wished to see was the LRBT team which restored her vision. …
    • LRBT Treats Sight of 7 Blind People Belonging to One 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 …
    • Cornea Transplantation

      Cornea Transplantation

      So far 1,077 corneas have been transplanted at our Korangi (Karachi) & Lahore tertiary hospitals absolutely free of cost. The following have been kind enough to arrange corneas for LRBT: Begum Manzoor Illahi – Lahore Syed Muslim Hasany – Canada Lions Club International, District 305-S.I (Pakistan) We are also grateful …
    • LRBT crossed the milestone of treating 16 millionth patient -Ali Hamza

      LRBT crossed the milestone of treating 16 millionth patient -Ali Hamza

      We treated our 16th millionth patient in April 2009 – Ali Hamza 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 …
    • 10,582 IDPs provided Free Eye Care Services

      10,582 IDPs provided Free Eye Care Services

      LRBT formed a medical team which held eye clinics in each of the 22 IDP camps by rotation. They examined eye patients, performed refraction including the provision of free glasses, prescribed & dispensed medicines, referred patients for surgery to our Akora Khattak hospital. Patients referred for surgery were transported, provided …
    • Help us Help the Internally Displaced People in Their Hour of Need

      Help us Help the Internally Displaced People in Their Hour of Need

      The displacement of innocent men, women and children from Swat, Buner, Dir and Bajaur after the army operation against the insurgents has been termed by the UNHCR as largest movement of people since our independence. This is a humanitarian disaster of epic proportions as women and children, the sick and …
    • LRBT inaugurates LRBT Free Eye Hospital in Arifwala near Sahiwal

      LRBT inaugurates LRBT Free Eye Hospital in Arifwala near Sahiwal

      Our 16th Secondary Eye Hospital in Arifwala (District Pakpattan) on Qaboola Road about 45 KM from Sahiwal was inaugurated by Begum Asmat Fatima on 18th January 2009. The hospital, a 40 bed facility is fully equipped to provide diagnostic and curative services for Refractive errors, Cataract, Glaucoma, Trachoma, Trauma, Lachrymal …
    • Our CEO Najmus Saquib Hameed with President Bill Clinton in Hongkong

      Our CEO Najmus Saquib Hameed with President Bill Clinton in Hongkong

      Our CEO Mr Najmus Saquib Hameed who attended the Clinton Global Initiative Asia meeting in Hongkong in December 2008 made the following commitment on behalf of LRBT: “We commit to the provision of free eye care to the poor inhabitants of the earthquake-stricken area of Hazara District of the North …
    • LRBT inaugurates LRBT Free Eye Hospital in Pasrur

      LRBT inaugurates LRBT Free Eye Hospital in Pasrur

      Our 15th Secondary Eye Hospital in Pasrur was formally inaugurated on December 30th 2008. Pasrur town is located 110 kilometers northeast of Lahore and some 45 kilometers from Sialkot. The hospital, a 40 bed facility is fully equipped to provide diagnostic and curative services for Refractive errors, Cataract, Glaucoma, Trachoma, …
    • LRBT sends mobile medical teams for the relief of Quetta earthquake victims

      LRBT sends mobile medical teams for the relief of Quetta earthquake victims

      A strong earthquake of 6.5 magnitude jolted Balochistan early Oct 30, 2008, killing and injuring hundreds and destroying houses and government buildings. LRBT sent 2 mobile medical teams to ziarat, the most severely effected area. The teams commenced work on 31st October and have so far treated hundrerds for wounds, …
    • PCP Certification

      PCP Certification

      The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) carried out detailed evaluation of LRBT in Internal Governance, Financial Management and Programme Delivery. We have been awarded 892 marks (89.2%) as compared to 843 (84.3%) in 2003. LRBT has been certified by PCP for the period ending 30th October 2011. PCP’s certification facilitates …
    • Treated 15 Million Patients

      Treated 15 Million Patients

      We crossed the 15th million patient mile stone in September 2008. Our 15 millionth patient was 3 year old Abdul Rehman the only male child of his parents, from a remote village of Balochistan who had been born blind. He was operated by our surgeons in Quetta and his sight …
    • 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 …
    • Latest Technology at LRBT

      Latest Technology at LRBT

      New Imagenet with basic facility of Fundus Fluorescien Angiography and added facility of Indocyanin Green Angiography and Anatofluorencens Photography was installed at LRBT Free Tertiary Eye Hospital Korangi. This is the latest state-of-the-art facility present only at LRBT Lahore and LRBT Korangi Hospital, Karachi.
    • 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 …
    • Advancement in Surgery

      Advancement in Surgery

      LRBT Korangi Hospital, Karachi has recently introduced the sophisticated Micro Incision Vitrectomy Surgery (MIVS). Keeping abreast of the technological advancement in Medical sciences this suture-less surgery has been initiated and is being conducted on a regular basis. This mode of surgery is only being done at only a few advanced …
    • 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 …
    • Additional Subspecialty clinics made operational at LRBT Korangi Hospital, Karachi

      Additional Subspecialty clinics made operational at LRBT Korangi Hospital, Karachi

      Owing to the large need of patients requiring specialized care, 5 additional subspecialty clinics were started at LRBT Free Base Eye Care Hospital, Korangi 2 ½ Karachi. These are: Vitreo- Retina Medical Retina Glaucoma Cornea and External eye Disorders Occuplastics All these clinics are equipped with basic diagnostic equipment. LRBT …
    • Rashidabad Secondary Eye Hospital opened on June 2, 2008

      Rashidabad Secondary Eye Hospital opened on June 2, 2008

      Rashidabad hospital is located 30 km east of Hyderabad on the road to Mirpurkhas. This hospital has been built for us to our specifications by the Rashid Memorial Welfare Organisation and leased to us for 50 years at a nominal rent of Rs 100 per month. It has replaced the …
    • Abbot Laboratories sponsors 600 Cataract Surgeries at Korangi Hospital, Karachi

      Abbot Laboratories sponsors 600 Cataract Surgeries at Korangi Hospital, Karachi

      As a part of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Abbott Laboratories, Pakistan, Mr. Asif Jooma, General Manager and Ms. Saima Kamila Khan, Company Secretary, visited the LRBT Free Tertiary Eye Hospital in Korangi, Karachi, on May 14, 2008, where they donated $ 15,000 to Mr. Saquib Hameed Honorary CEO …
    • Rotary Club support programme for “Eradication of Avoidable Blindness”

      Rotary Club support programme for “Eradication of Avoidable Blindness”

      District Governor Aziz Memon, President Fakhri and members of the Rotary Club of Karachi South visited LRBT Free Tertiary Eye Hospital on 3rd May, 2008 to launch their Matching Grant Project in partnership with the Rotary Club of Spring Township Centennial, USA to restore the vision of 2000 poor patients …
    • LRBT Secondary Eye Hospital at Pasrur commences operation

      LRBT Secondary Eye Hospital at Pasrur commences operation

      Pasrur Eye Hospital has commenced full operation from April 1st 2008. The hospital has been funded by Mr Zakaullah, his family and friends and is LRBT’s 15th hospital. It is located 30 km from Sialkot and about 45 km from Gujranwala and will provide Free Eye Care services to 7 …
    • $60,000 from Rotary Club to Lahore Tertiary Hospital

      $60,000 from Rotary Club to Lahore Tertiary Hospital

      Members of the Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison visited LRBT Hospital in Lahore township to offer a grant of Rs 0.87 million for 580 free IOL for surgeries to be conducted as part of the The Rotary Foundation Matching Grant No 63132. The Rotary club of Ferney- Voltaire France, Rotary …
    • Sight Savers International (SSI) Funding for the years 2008-2010

      Sight Savers International (SSI) Funding for the years 2008-2010

      SSI has been our partner right from inception. A fresh protocol for the period 2008-2010 has been signed between LRBT and SSI whereby they will contribute to the operating expenses of Tando Bago, Tando Adam/Rashidabad, Gambat, Lar, Mandra and Shahpur Saddar Secondary Hospitals, improve our refractive services at all hospitals …
    • Standard Chartered Bank commits Rs 18 million during 2008-2010 to LRBT

      Standard Chartered Bank commits Rs 18 million during 2008-2010 to LRBT

      Standard Chartered Bank has agreed to support LRBT’s mission to eradicate curable blindness through their aid of $300,000 over a period of three years through Sight Savers International. Under this agreement SCB will donate $100,000 per annum 2008-2010. Mr Gavin Laws, Head of Governance Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, UK and …
    • Donation of Corneas by Lions Club

      Donation of Corneas by Lions Club

      Lions Club International District 305(S.I.) have agreed to donate 100 corneas for transplantation amongst poor patients at LRBT’s Korangi Tertiary Hospital, Karachi. 89 corneas have been transplanted so far.