Prevalence of ocular disorders with seasonal variations in Tertiary Care Hospital in South Punjab.

  • Jamila Anwar Shahida Islam Medical College, Lodhran.
  • Muhammad Luqman Ali Bahoo Shahida Islam Medical and Dental College, Lodhran, Punjab.
  • Faisal Ali Bahwal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur.
  • Kanwal Ijaz Azra Naheed Medical and Dental College Lahore.
Keywords: Conjunctival Disease, Lenticular Disorder, Ocular Morbidities, Refractory Errors


Objectives: To observe the Prevalence of Ocular Disorders with seasonal variations in South Punjab. Study Design: Observational descriptive study. Setting: Ophthalmology Department of Shahida Islam Teaching Hospital affiliated with Shahida Islam Medical College Lodhran, a tertiary care Hospital in south Punjab. Period: January 2018 to December 2018. Material & Method: The case records of all consecutive patients seen at the outpatient department (OPD) of Shahida Islam Teaching Hospital, Lodhran from January 2018 to December 2018 were retrieved. The demographic data such as age and sex of the patients were noted. The patient data were collected from the OPD registers at the clinics and analyzed retrospectively. Results: A total of 14398 patients were examined out of which male were 46.3% and female were 53.7%. Ocular examination revealed that out of 14398 patients most common ocular morbidity is refractory errors followed by conjunctiva diseases and then lenticular disorders. Conclusion: Majority of ocular morbidity were either preventable or treatable. If detection is early in the course, prevalence of ocular morbidity can be greatly reduced.

Author Biographies

Jamila Anwar, Shahida Islam Medical College, Lodhran.


Registrar Ophthalmology

Muhammad Luqman Ali Bahoo, Shahida Islam Medical and Dental College, Lodhran, Punjab.

MBBS, FCPS, FICO, FACS Fellowship Refractive and Corneal Surgery

Associate Professor Chairman Cornea Unit and Head of Ophthalmology


Faisal Ali, Bahwal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur.


Assistant Professor Neurosurgery

Kanwal Ijaz, Azra Naheed Medical and Dental College Lahore.

MBBS, M.Phil

Assistant Professor Physiology