Introduction to Ophthalmology Department
Ophthalmology department of PAF Hospital, Islamabad is a well equipped department proudly providing state-of-the-art eye care services and emergency treatment round the clock. There is a dedicated team of an experienced consultant/ assistant professor and 3 registrars along with formally trained optometrist, expert medical assistants and highly skilled ophthalmic surgery staff. There is provision of outdoor services like refraction, anterior and posterior segment examination and consultation for various related disorders, automated non-contact tonometry, ophthalmic ultrasound, automated visual field analysis, fundus photography, fundus fluorescein angiogram and Argon and YAG therapeutic ophthalmic lasers. Phacoemulsification cataract surgery, trabeculectomy, strabismus surgery, lacrimal tract surgeries and microscopic surgeries for a multitude of ocular and adnexal lesions are routinely performed with excellent results. The inpatient service has 15 dedicated beds for indoor eye care. The department is also involved in research projects and teaching of newly qualified nursing staff.