Right to Sight

School of Optometry organized a four day event “Right to Sight” at Health Sciences Campus. On the closing day on October 28, 2016, renowned Ophthalmologist, Dr Qaisar Hanif Sheikh was the chief guest. Prof Dr Aamir Ali Chaudhry, Head, School of Optometry, Dr Basim Mubarik from Madinah Teaching Hospital and Ms Kalsoom Rani, Coordinator School of Optometry were also present on the occasion. Students of Optometry gave presentations on “Contrast Sensitivity” and on the data they collected from three day screening camp held in the Campus. Students took part in model competition and displayed different models depicting various aspects regarding visual health. On the occasion, Students of Doctor of Optometry also presented a skit on “Right to Sight”. Speaking to the students Dr Qaisar Hanif threw light on the role and scope of the optometrists. ‘Ophthalmologists and Optometrists go hand in hand, in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the eye and visual system, he elaborated. He appreciated the efforts of the students of Optometry for organizing this event and distributed trophies to model competition winners.