Free Eye Camp, Bogra

UK based eye care organization, Al-Basar International
Foundation, yesterday, launched a colossal free eye camp in Bogra. The country
director of the organization Dr. Ahmed Tahir Al-Manbari along with a high level
team of foreign guests inaugurated the camp early in the morning. During this
time a number of local dignitaries, leaders and government officials have been

Thousands of patients from various
parts of Bogra district came to the camp very eagerly moved with the desire of
having free treatment for their eye diseases. Most of patient were bearing
cataract but because of the poverty and stringent financial conditions in which
they were living, it was hard for them to have their eyes treated and their
sights restored. To them the Free Eye Camp of Al-Basar was an unprecedented opportunity
to lead them right up to the door of hope and happiness.  

Patients with mature cataract
have only been selected by means of thoroughly eye screening. Then the selected
ones went through more investigations for insuring their fitness for surgery. patients
who proved to be fit after all examinations are given times and dates for the

It is estimated that each day,
more than a hundred patients will be able to undergo cataract surgery at the
hands of world class surgeons.

The camp will continue for 7
seven days.  Afterward two follow up
events will also be conducted for the patients for looking into the conditions
of the operated eyes.  The camp will last
for 7 days, during which more than 500 patients will hopefully regain their
sights and go back to their ordinary life.

  • Patient Comments

    • Thanks to Al-Basar

      My name is Khorshed. My father’s name is himmat Ali. I belong to misekara village in Tangail district. I am 80-year-old and I had cataract in both eyes. I heard that Al-Basar International Foundation does operation for free. First I did operation in one eye at one of its charity camp, then I did surgery of other eye in their another camp. […]

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