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Celebrations of Orthoptist Day for public awareness in Pakistan

By News Desk

June 3, 2024 03:16 PM


Celebrations of Orthoptist Day for public awareness in Pakistan

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College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences organized Orthoptist Day event for public awareness.  Orthoptists provide eye care and support for a range of visual challenges.

From blurred vision to eye movement disorders, they play an important role.   Their non-surgical methods include prescription lenses, patching therapy for amblyopia, use of prisms, and tailored exercises.   On this special day, support your local orthopedic professionals for better eye health.

Principal College of Ophthalmology Professor Muhammad Moin, Professor Emeritus Dr Asad Aslam Khan, Professor Dr Ali Ayaz, Professor Dr Syed Raza Ali Shah, Professor Dr Nasir Chaudhry and other faculty and students associated with the Department of Ophthalmology participated on this occasion.

Prof Dr Muhammad Moin as an Ophthalmologist said Orthoptists look at the effects of the eyes. His expertise in visual disorders, designing disease-specific exercises plays an important role in improving the quality of life of patients.

Professor Emeritus Dr Asad Aslam Khan said orthopedics deals with the complications of eye movement disorders, vision, and visual development. Orthoptists who help enhance visual function and prevent long-term complications.

Orthoptists work side by side in managing conditions like amblyopia and strabismus, said Professor Dr Ali Ayaz Sadiq in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Whether it's patching therapy or teaching eye exercises, orthoptists make a lasting impact on children's vision.

Orthoptist Ayesha Sarfraz said, "As we celebrate this special day, let's appreciate the incredible work of orthoptists around the world."

Orthoptists play an important role in eye health, helping patients improve their vision and quality of life. As an Orthoptist I thank all Orthoptists for their commitment to eye health!


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