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World Sight Day Observed

Bashundhara Eye Hospital offers spl discount

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 14 October, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bashundhara Eye Hospital offers spl discount
Doctors and employees of Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) take out a rally on the hospital premises in the capital’s Bashundhara Residential Area on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day. —SUN photo

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI), an ophthalmic venture of the country’s largest business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, has offered treatment and diagnosis at concessionary prices in observance of the World Sight Day 2022.

As a part of the campaign, patients can enjoy 50 percent discount on consultation fees of physicians and 25 percent discount on all kinds of medical examination.

Bashundhara Eye Hospital is observing the World Sight Day with the theme ‘Love Your Eyes’.

Marking the day, doctors and employees of the BEHRI brought out a rally, led by its Director Prof Dr Md Saleh Ahmed, on the hospital premises on Sabrina Sobhan Road in Block-D of Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on Thursday.

Later, they paraded adjoining areas to boost public awareness about eye vision.

Aristovision Pharmaceutical Ltd sponsored the rally while BEHRI arranged treatment and test at a discount rate.

Speaking on the occasion, renowned ophthalmologist Prof Dr Md Saleh Ahmed said, ‘The World Health Organisation has announced October 13 as the World Sight Day to make people aware of the eye problems amid growing rate of blindness.’

Talking to journalists, Hospital Manager Mohammad Ahsan Habib said, ‘We have announced a weeklong special discount offer. The outdoor  patients will enjoy 50 percent discount on doctor consultation fee and 25 percent discount on test till October 19.’

An on-the-spot visit shows heavy turnout of the patients who flocked to the BEHRI to avail themselves of the opportunity of eye treatment at low cost.

Replying to a query, Manager Mohammad Ahsan Habib said the patients have hailed from the adjoining areas of the Bashundhara R/A and from other parts of the capital.