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Institute of Ophthalmology


  • To provide tertiary level medical care to poor populations of this region
  • Develops outstanding teachers for supporting excellence of medical education and set highest standards of teaching at undergraduate and post graduate level.
  • Bring together in one place highly talented education and research faculties and make new strides in biomedical discoveries.


  • To evolve and demonstrate methods of rendering a highly competent Ophthalmic service to the community through an integrated approach of promotive, preventive, rehabilitative concept.
  • To provide facilities for training of ophthalmologists, subspecialties, ancillary ophthalmic personals, like ophthalmic assistants and nurses. Emphasis should be laid on training of health personnel for rehabilitation of the blind and other Para ophthalmic staff like laboratory technicians, OT Technicians, eye banking staff etc. need to be trained on regular basis.
  • To initiate research in Ophthalmology at its highest level including Clinical research, operation research, product research.
  • To act as referral Centre for ophthalmic health care providers such as PHCs, SHCs and other ophthalmic facilities providers.
  • Through extending the reach of quality eye care to the poor and needy  through active community involvement, screening camps, and IT enabled Vision Centers in rural areas


The institute of ophthalmology is located in the heart of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences on a hilly area at Jamshoro near main Indus highway. It is also approachable by the fast moving Hyderabad to Karachi motor way which is only 2 kilometers to the west of campus. The institute of ophthalmology is affiliated to Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences. This is the teaching institute and hospital where both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training is carried out.