Equipment Urgently Required for Treating 20 Diabetic Retinopathy DAILY
OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography)
Cost of Equiment Rs. 17.9 Million (€ 123000)
LRBT Korangi hospital, Karachi is in dire need of OCT – a sophisticated hi-tech equipment which provides sectional images of the retina i.e back of the eye.
It is a non-invasive integral tool in the diagnosis and then right management of many diseases like Diabetic Retinopathy, the second most common cause of legal blindness in the west and fast approaching in our society as 10% of our population is diabetic.