Afia Eye Center

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Tangail

District Code: 93

Facility Type: Private Hospital

Establishment Year: 2009

Type of Hospital: Eye Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Patient Information

All kinds of patients come here for the treatment of their eyes.

Average number of patients per day: 30

Patient number in last year: 12000

Payment Provided by: Patients

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital imports and sometimes they call tender to buy equipments and instruments.

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp Yes Yes 5
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 2
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 2
e 90 D lens Yes Yes 1
f 20 D lens Yes Yes 1
g Gonioprism Yes
h Bjerum’s screen Yes
i Hess chart screen Yes
j Material for diplopia chart Yes
k Red green goggles Yes Yes 2
m Snellen test type Yes Yes 1
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes Yes 1
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes Yes 1
q Prism bar Yes Yes 1
r Refractometer Yes Yes 1
s A-scan Yes
t Keratometer Yes Yes 1
B Advancer secondary eye care  
a FFA including Fundus camera Yes
b YAG Laser with slit lamp adapter Yes
c Laser unit for retinal coagulation Yes
d Exophthalmometer Yes
e B-Scan Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes Yes 1
b PHACO Machine Yes Yes 1
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes Yes 2
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes Yes 1
g Suction Machine Yes Yes 1
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes Yes 1
i Endotracheal intubation Yes
j Ambu bag Yes Yes 2
k Laryngoscope Yes Yes 1
l BP Machine Yes Yes 1
m Stethoscope Yes Yes 1
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes 2
p DCR set Yes Yes 2
q Chalazion I/C set Yes Yes 2
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set Yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes
c Lensometer Yes Yes 1
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 28

Senior Ophthalmologist: 3

Ward Nurse: 1

Theatre Nurse: 3

Name of the ophthalmologist: Dr. Md. Abdur Rakib Tushar

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Administrative Support Staff: 1

House keeper: 3

Cleaner: 2

Security Staff: 2

Biomedical/Equipment Technician: 1

Counselor: 1

Record keeping System: Both in papers and in computers.

Service Area

Provided Services:

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma

Referral System: They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for complicated cases i.e. Surgical Strabismus, disorder of retina and vitreous and complicated pediatric cases. The hospital refers its patients to specific doctors and hospitals.

Cataract Operations in last 2 weeks: 40

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 9

Effective Days for providing services: 365 days


They have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop. Size of the operation theatre 300 sq ft. They have continuous water/gas/electricity supply and their cleanliness is very good.