BNSB Eye Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Barisal

District: Patuakhali

District Code: 78

Facility Type: Non Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1993

Type of Hospital: Eye Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Funding: The hospital gets funding from different types of donor agencies to buy new instruments and for the treatment of poor people.

Patient Information

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

Average number of patients per day: 170

Patient number in last year: 40000

Payment Provided by: Patients but if needed the hospital bear the cost of treatment for the poor people.

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital gets equipments and instruments as donation from national and international donor agencies and if needed they buy equipments with their own money.

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Total Number

Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp yes yes 6
b Schiotz Tonometer yes     yes 3
c Direct Opthalmoscope yes   yes 5
d Indirect Opthalmoscope yes   yes 1
e 90 D lens yes   yes 2
f 20 D lens   yes
g Gonioprism yes   yes 1
h Bjerum’s screen     yes
i Hess chart screen   yes
j Material for diplopia chart   yes
k Red green goggles yes   yes 6
m Snellen test type     yes
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen)     yes
o Streak Retinoscope   yes
p Trial Frame and trial case   yes
q Prism bar     yes
r Refractometer yes     yes 1
s A-scan yes yes 2
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 3
b PHACO Machine yes yes 1
c Automated Vitrectomy yes
d Bipolar Cautery yes
e Steam Autoclave yes yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave     yes
g Suction Machine     yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula yes     1 1
i Endotracheal intubation     yes
j Ambu bag yes
k Laryngoscope yes
l BP Machine yes     yes 4
m Stethoscope yes     yes 4
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets yes     yes   2
p DCR set yes     yes   2
q Chalazion I/C set yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set   yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine   yes
c Lensometer     yes
d Trial set (Manual power check)     yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 21

Senior Ophthalmologist: 3

Junior Ophthalmologist: 1

Refractionist: 2

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Administrative support staff: 3

Cleaner: 3

Driver: 2

Security Staff: 3

Biomedical/Equipment Technician: 2

Counselor: 1

Record keeping system: Both in Papers and computers.

Service Area

Refractive error
Lacrimal Surgery

Referral System: If needed they refer their patients to some specialized hospitals for the complicated cases i.e. surgical strabismus, they arrange the referral if needed and follow up their patients regularly.

The hospital has CME program.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks: 48

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 25

Effective Days for providing services: 300 days

Surgery per year: 1400-1500

Outdoor patients per year: 60000


They have OT, OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop. In the eye department 4 operations take place a day on an average. They have uninterrupted power supply and their cleanliness is very good.