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Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions related to the eye and vision care. Doctors who specialise in the medical and surgical treatment of eye are called ophthalmologists. The Department of Ophthalmology at Rehman Medical Institute was established from the first day of establishment of the institute. The department is committed to the pursuit of excellence in all medical, technical and surgical areas. 

The department is well equipped with all the necessary modern technology. It has the most qualified and senior staff members, who not only nationally but are well-recognized internationally as well.

  • Dr. Nasir Saeed – Head of Department, Consultant and Professor 
  • Dr. Rafiq Afridi – Associate Professor and Consultant 
  • Dr. Asif Mehmood Orakzai – Assistant Professor and Consultant 
  • Dr. Muhammad Saleem Gandapur – Consultant 

The staff services are available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Emergency Services are available 24/7.
The Department of Ophthalmology at RMI provides following medical surgical and nonsurgical services. 

1.    Consultant Clinics for Expert Consultation
2.    Optometry Refraction and Contact Lens Services
3.    Orthoptic Services
4.    Cataract and Anterior Segment Surgery: Including Small Incision Cataract Surgery
5.    Phaco with Mono-Focal and Multi-Focal Lens Implantation
6.    Secondary Lens Implantation with Scleral Fixation
7.    Oculo-Plastic Surgery Including Orbital Implants and Ocular Implants Blepharoplasty
8.    Entropion and Ectropion Surgery
9.    Ptosis Surgery
10.   Blepharo-Phimosis Syndrome
11.   Glaucoma Services Including Diagnostic and Therapeutic Facilities
12.   Laser for Diabetic, Retinopathy, Glucoma, Vascular Oclusions Retinopathy
13.   Laser for correction of refraction myopia / Hyper myopia
14.   Diagnostic and therapeutic services including B-scan, pachtmelry, visual fields, A-scan, biometry & lasers

Common diseases we treat in the Department of Ophthalmology are following;

  • Age related
  • Pediatric
  • Traumatic
  • Complicated
  • Pediatric Glaucoma
  • Adult Glaucoma
  • Traumatic Glaucoma
  • Neo-vascular Glaucoma
  • Infections
  • Trauma
  • Corneal Grafts
  • Cosmetic
  • Keratoconus
  • Collagen Cross Linking (CXL)
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Infective Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Spring Catarrh
  • Pterygium
  • Ocular Surface Neoplasia 
  • Congenital Squints
  • Acquired Squints
  • Paralytic Squints
  • Chronic Dacryocystitis
  • Congenital Blocked Nasolacrimal Ducts
  • Lacrimal Gland Tumors
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Thyroid Ophthalmopathy
  • Ptosis
  • Entropion
  • Ectropion
  • Congenital Lid disorders
  • Essential Blepharospasm
  • Blepharophimosis Syndrome
  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Diabetic Related Eye diseases
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Macular Oedema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Pigmentary Retinopathy
  • Retinal Tears
  • Retinal Detachments

•    Argon Laser
•    Visual Field Analyzer
•    B-Scan
•    Biometry
•    Phaco- Emulsification Machine 
•    Operating Microscope;        
•    Slit Lamp Bio-microscope    
•    Auto-refractometer
•    Direct Ophthalmoscope
•    Indirect Ophthalmoscope
•    Corneal Transplant Facility

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