Child Eye Care
The Eye Consultants Eye Hospital has established the best Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in Rawalpindi. The Division of Pediatric ophthalmology exclusively deals with eye problems of children up to 15 years of age. Presently, our department is one of its kind in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus division is well equipped and a state-of-the-art treatment facility in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The Department has fully equipped with two clinics, two refraction rooms, two vision assessment rooms for preverbal and verbal children fellow’s room, diagnostic room and a waiting area for 100 people. The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at The Eye Consultants Hospital, Rawalpindi is a center of excellence for training in pediatric ophthalmology in the country and the region.
We have 6 operating days in a week. The Anesthesia department has expertise and latest technology to induce general anesthesia to neonates, infants, toddlers and older children. On average 6 pediatric eye surgeries are performed in a day.
Our doctors have extensive experience in dealing with complicated strabismus cases, vertical and oblique muscle surgery and adjustable suture strabismus surgery.
The department of Pediatric ophthalmology has the privilege to use Artisan iris fixated intraocular lens in children with sub luxate lenses for the first time in Pakistan.
A large number of patients with pediatric glaucoma, cataract and retinoblastoma are referred to our hospital from different areas of our country and Afghanistan. Our pediatric ophthalmologists are experienced in dealing with all kind of pediatric eye diseases.
Brig (R). Dr. M. Amer Yaqub is the main surgery for children. He has more than 32 years of experience.