COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC
The health sector in Lebanon is in deep crisis. Medical coverage has become a commodity that only a small privileged percentage of the Lebanese society can attain; a luxury at times where health should be a basic right.
The Ophthalmology specialty at Saint George Hospital was established as an independent department in 2011. Currently it features the following sections:
- Operating room facility with state of the art equipment to treat all kinds of ophthalmic surgical pathologies including : cataract, glaucoma, corneal transplant , retinal surgery, strabismus and pediatric eye diseases
- Outpatient clinics equipped with advanced examination tools for a complete ocular evaluation
- Diagnostic ward with all the technology needed for assessment of anterior and posterior segment pathology
- Medical team that includes attending staff in the different subspecialties of ophthalmology in addition to the resident staff covering elective, emergency as well as consultation services in the hospital