123 cataract surgeries were performed in Phikal OMEC

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Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology had conducted two days Outreach Microsurgical Eye Clinics (OMEC) with the support of The Fred Hollows Foundation in Phikal rural municipality of Sindhuli District. Dr Ben limbu (Consultant Cataract and Oculoplastic Surgeon) of Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology and his team did 127 surgeries there (123 was cataract and 4 Pterygium surgeries.

Dr Ben limbu

Dr Limbu  stated on his facebook

“Despite of No Electricity, No Motorway, Inconsistent Mobile Network and No Hotels, I found this event most enjoyable moment with wonderful people around me, most entertaining band performing with me every night, most sophisticated Operation theatre, best open classroom for eye health education & awareness who were perfect students whom I can teach many things. Thanks, all local organisers and local leaders for being with us”

Cataract surgery in eye camp of remote nepal

Photo source: Dr Ben Limbu

Mass Counseling in Health example Post operative cataract patient

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