ISSN 0886-3067


Volume No 35 Issue No 4

Relationship of HbA1c with Visual and Anatomical Outcomes of Bevacizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema

Purpose: To find the frequency of different ocular diseases in the prisoners of district jail, Lahore. Study Design: Cross-sectional study Place and Duration of Study: Health care unit within the vicinity of jail during 1st week of June 2014. Material and Methods: Total number of jail inmates was 3050. Two hundred and seventy individuals reported ocular problems who were examined by the visiting team. Complete eye examination was performed and data was collected. The patients with refractive errors were given spectacles and diseases manageable with eye drops were treated accordingly. Patients having glaucoma, cataract, retinal disorders of diabetes or hypertension were referred to Mayo Hospital for more detailed examination and free treatment. This activity was a joint venture of Social Welfare Department - Home Department Punjab, Administration of District Jail Lahore and College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences, King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital Lahore. The jail inmates were the beneficiaries of this project and all medicines and spectacles were provided free of cost, funded by Sight Savers, Pakistan.

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