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 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”
Photo source: Dr Ben Limbu