Two minor sisters’ eyesight was reportedly restored through surgery conducted by a medical team at the Lahore General Hospital (LGH).
A spokesperson for the LGH said on Saturday that these girls were suffering from congenital retinoblastoma complications.
The operations were conducted by head of the Department of Ophthalmology, LGH, Dr Muhammad Moin and Assistant Professor Dr Lubna Siddique Mian.Principal Postgraduate Medical Institute Dr Sardar Muhammad Alfareed Zafar congratulated Dr Moin and his team on successful operation of ‘highly sensitive nature’ and appreciated their efforts.
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In the private sector, surgery for cancer patients costs around Rs2 million, which was provided free of cost at the LGH under the current government’s policy, he added.
Dr Moin said that Ayesha, who was now 3 years old, was brought to the LGH at the age of 4 months and she underwent a complete diagnostic and medical examination.
The girl was admitted to the hospital and well treated for one year, he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 10th, 2021.