Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Sukkur is functioning since June 2000 and in the first phase, general Ophthalmology and outreach program was developed. In second phase subspecialties like Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina and low vision also started functioning.
The hospital will cater for Southern Punjab, Sindh and adjoining areas of Baluchistan. Many of the modern eye-care facilities come to this area for the first time. Phacoemulsification, the most modern surgical techniques to treat cataract has been used for the first time. Dr. waqar Pathan, an accomplished eye surgeon is working here as Medical superintendent of this hospital.
Community program lunched at sukkur is very extensive and covers a large area from multan to Dera Bugti.