Moulvibazar BNSB Eye Hospital provides eye care services round the year through its Out-door, In-door department.
On an average daily 230 patients attend and get treatment in the Out-Patient Department. The other facilities available in the Out-Patient Department include:
- Various Examinations.
- Investigation (B-Scan, YAG-Capsulotomy, YAG-PI) along with other routine investigation
- Cornea and Cataract Clinic running.
- Distribution of Vitamin A Capsule.
Ocular Microbiological Laboratory
Investigation done regularly in moderate Ocular Microbiological Laboratory on the following-
- Corneal Scrapings and Conjunctival Swabs for staining and culture
- Routine examination of blood, urine etc.
- BT, CT, Plasma Glucose etc.
- Prepared the penicillin & Fortified Gentamicin eye drops.
On an average monthly 200-250 patients become operated in the In-Patient Department, which includes-
- Various type of Cataract Surgery (including Phaco with IOL implantation).
- Squint surgery.
- Ptosis surgery.
- Entropion correction.
- Ectropion correction.
- Pterygium surgery.
- I & C of Chalazion.
- Enucleation surgery.
- Evisceration surgery.
- Papiloma Excision.
Out Reach Services
Moulvibazar BNSB initially started its activities through outreach programs and still attaches much importance to them. This is Specially significant for a country like Bangladesh having 80% of its population living in the rural areas where ophthalmic facilities are virtually absent. Through the following outreach activities total free services are given to all patients irrespective of their social standing.
Mobile Rural Remote Eye Camp/Screening Camp
Initially BNSB Moulvibazar started its activities through mobile eye camps in different remote areas at Sylhet division. This outreach program has been continuing from the beginning. Its aim to make is to make eye care services accessible to people of remote rural areas of the country particularly in the dry season (October to March).The eye camps are designed to reach treatment facilities to the doorstep of these less privileged patients. Patients are treated for eye aliments and surgeries mainly for cataract and some extra ocular diseases and complicated cases are being referred to the hospital. The local committee provides all kind of non- Medical logistics support from inception to till. Total patients attended and treated in Eye Camp 509,731 & total patients operated in Eye camps 52,650.
School Sight Testing Program (SSTP)
The program started in 1986 with the aim to detect visual and other ocular defect in the school going children and arrange their appropriate treatment. Eye health education is an integral part of the program where students and teacher are imparted knowledge on eye health care. Those who can be helped by spectacles are prescribed and the ones needing surgery are being referred to the nearest hospital from inception to till total Schools Visited 453 nos total Students examined 139,099.