CKS Free Eye Clinic at Indus Hospital Karachi

In 2009 Care and Kindness Society set-up a Free Eye Clinic in Indus Hospital, located at Korangi Crossing, Karachi. To-date CKS free Eye Clinic has served more than 45,000 patients and its eye consultant team has performed 1630 free cataract surgeries. Care and Kindness Society is bearing all the expenses of this free eye clinic which includes specialized equipment, consultant & paramedical staff salaries, medicines and intraocular lenses. The Eye examination and treatment, equipment (Yag Laser, etc) purchased for this set-up alone cost more than Rs.7.3 million*. CKS also facilitates free patient referral to tertiary eye centers for specialized investigations such as FFA, Glaucoma field testing and squint surgeries.


CKS Free Eye Clinic at Indus Hospital,Korangi Karachi No. Patients Cost in Rs.
Patients screened & treated from October 2009 - 15 June 2014 51,138 3,078,280
Free Cataract surgeries performed between 2009-15June 2014 1,633 5,715,500
Patients referred to a Tertiary Eye Facility for special procedures No. Patients Cost in Rs.
Free Investigations- Fluorescent Fundus Angiography (FFA) 665 399,000
Free Investigations-Glaucoma Field Test & other tests 201 402,000
Free surgeries Dacrocytorhinostomy (DCR),Laser & squint surgery 545+78+199 3,578,500
Specialized equipment purchased by CKS for this clinic alone.* 7,517,775
Details of free services provided by CKS free Eye Clinic at Indus Hospital,Korangi-Karachi

Year No.of patients attending Clinic No.of free Surgeries Referral to tertiary eye facility for specialized investigations & free treatment
FFA Laser Rx DCR Squint Glaucoma Field Test
2009 526 51 120 90 10 19 35
2009-2010 8740 150 135 110 8 36 28
2010-2011 9017 419 110 105 15 40 40
2011-2012 8601 343 140 80 18 39 45
2012-2013 9560 373 90 100 19 50 38
2013-2014 9000 291 70 60 8 15 15
Till May 44,944 1627 665 545 78 199 201

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