Achievements at a Glance

In over 38 years of operation, we have saved the sight of over 55 Million patients and performed more than 5 Million surgeries. LRBT is the major provider of eye care in the country that is totally free for the poor. LRBT impacts and improve the life of more patients than any NGO in the country.

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IN YEAR 2022

During the year ending June 2022, we treated 3 million patients in OPD and performed over 286,419 major & minor surgeries.

LRBT apart from General Ophthalmology (which includes Cataract) runs several special programs including Pediatric, Female blindness, School Screening, Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy.

LRBT runs the largest programme for postgraduate ophthalmological training in the country with 61 doctors currently in its Fellowship/Membership programmes at Korangi, Lahore Township and Lahore (Multan Road) Tertiary hospitals.

In addition it trains approximately 89 students every year in diploma & certificate programmes for Ophthalmic Assistant, Ophthalmic Technicians, Refractionists and Operating Theatre Technicians in its School of Ophthalmic Paramedicine at Korangi Hospital.

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Our History

LRBT was established in 1984 by 2 retiring businessmen Graham Layton & Zaka Rahmatulla.

In its first year of operation 11,699 patients visited its Out Patients Department (OPD) and 546 major and minor eye surgeries were performed.

LRBT has now grown to a network of 19 eye hospitals & 54 clinics.

The network of hospitals and PECCs is spread over 4 provinces of the country in a manner that no Pakistani is more than a 3 hour bus ride away from an LRBT facility.

In over 38 years of our existence 55 million patients have been treated and over 5.2 million major and minor surgeries have been performed

All treatment as well as surgery at LRBT is totally free for the poor complying with our mission, “No man, woman or child should go blind simply because they cannot afford the treatment.” LRBT has touched & improved the lives of more people than any other NGO in Pakistan.

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