Glaucoma Research and Chokkhu Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District:  Dhaka

District Code: 26

Facility Type:  Non- Govt

Establishment Year: 1988

Type of Hospital: Mixed

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Has separate operation theatre/ bed for eye care services and its own land

Patient Information

Both male and female patients come here to take treatment.

Average number of patients per day: 35

Payment Provided by: Patient

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital exports the equipments and instruments when needed.

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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 1
b Schiotz Tonometer yes   yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope yes yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope yes yes 1
e 90 D lens yes yes 1
f 20 D lens yes   yes 1
g Gonioprism yes   yes 1
h Bjerum’s screen yes   yes 1
i Hess chart screen     yes
j Material for diplopia chart     yes
k Red green goggles   yes
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 yes 1
t Keratometer yes yes 1
B Advancer secondary eye care  
a FFA including Fundus camera   yes
b YAG Laser with slit lamp adapter yes yes 1
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 1
f Flash/Speed Autoclave   yes
g Suction Machine yes   yes 1
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula yes   yes 1
i Endotracheal intubation   yes
j Ambu bag yes yes 1
k Laryngoscope   yes
l BP Machine yes   yes 1
m Stethoscope   yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets yes   yes   1
p DCR set yes   yes   1
q Chalazion I/C set yes yes 1
r Enucleation and Evisceration set yes yes 1
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set yes   yes 1
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine     yes
c Lensometer yes yes 1
d Trial set (Manual power check) yes     yes 1

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 144

Senior Ophthalmologist: 01

Junior Ophthalmologist: 01

Refrectionist: 01

Professional Degree: MS

They have training on Ophthalmology and they got it from Islami Eye Hospital such as Management of out patients

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 01

Eye Camp Coordinator: 01

Administrative Support Staff: 01

House Keeper: 01

Cleaner: 01

Security Staff:02

Biomedical/ Equipment Technician: 02

Record keeping System:  Both in papers and computer

Service Area

Provided Services:

1. Cataract

2. Glaucoma

3. Trauma

Referral System: They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for the complicated cases i.e.  disorder in retina. They don’t supervise the primary eye care centers. They have any CME program and follow up their patients.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks:

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 10

Surgery per year: 400

Patients in outdoor per year: 8000

New patients per day: 35

Ward for Eye: 02

Bed for Eye: 10


They have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop. They have uninterrupted water, gas and electricity supply and their cleanliness is good.