FAISALABAD

The 76th bi-annual free eye camp at Darul Hikmat Darul Shafa Hospital would be held on March 1 and remain operational throughout the month.

A target has been fixed to carry out more than 11,000 operations of eye patients. The medical team comprising 80 eye specialists and 250 paramedical staff would perform voluntarily during the camp. It is pertinent to mention that this free eye camp started in 1976 under the supervision of spiritual leader Abu Anees Sufi Muhammad Barkat Ali Ludhianvi which is being held regularly twice in a year in the month of March and October.

After the death of the founder of Darul Ehsan, the free eye camp is being organised under the supervision of Mian Muhammad Shafi and Mian Najibullah, Administrator and Vice Administrator of Darul Ehsan respectively.

The meal/medicines, accommodations, other medical facilities and lens for eyes are also provided to the poor and deserving patients without any cost during the camp.

The management of eye camp said that 484,000 eye operations had been carried out during the 75 camps while over 1million eye patients had been examined at outdoor section besides providing them with free medical treatment and medicines. The successful ratio of this camp is 99.90%, which is a world record. Provision of free services, free medical treatment, free meals and dealing the patients without any discrimination are the salient features of the free eye camp at this spiritual place.