Edhi’s eyes become source of vision for two blind persons

578121e224952news545s4f45fs54KARACHI: The two corneas donated by philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi after his death on Friday were successfully transplanted into two blind persons, read a statement issued by Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplant on Saturday.

The hospital said “Edhi sahab was amongst the first of the 2,000 donors registered at SIUT who have pledged their organs after death. The Edhi family donated both his eyes after he died at SIUT and fulfilled his will.”

“The surgery was performed in the late afternoon by a team of surgeons of the department of ophthalmology at SIUT,” the institute notified.

“The death of Edhi sahab has given vision to two most deserving persons and this is how he had wished his legacy to continue after death.”