LRBT inaugurated its 17th Free Eye Hospital in North Karachi, Karachi on January 2, 2012. The facility has been opened in a renovated building generously donated to us by Mr. Kazmi for which we are deeply obliged to him. It is an 8-bed hospital that will provide FREE TREATMENT to 150 patients in OPD and will perform 15 Cataract surgeries on Daily Average basis. The hospital consists of an Operation Theater, Male & Female Wards, Out Patient Department (consisting of rooms for Screening, Refraction & Biometry), a Laboratory and a Pharmacy. To further facilitate the patients, the hospital will be enhanced to accommodate 300 patients in Outpatient Department and perform 30 cataract surgeries per day by July, 2012.