Vacancy at Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Nepal

Vacancy Announcement  Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, a leading eye care NGO having 17 eye hospitals,74 eye care centers and several outreach programs is seeking application from qualified and interested Nepali candidates, who are committed to work at Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar (BEH) on the contract basis. BEH has an excellent international reputation and performs more […]

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What is Phacoemulsification surgery? The benefits of Phaco surgery for Cataract?

A cataract is an opacity/clouding of the human crystalline lens inside the eye. In the cataract surgery, the cloudy cataractous lens is removed and replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) to restore clear vision. The cataract surgery usually does not require an overnight stay in Hospital. Phacoemulsification: Phacoemulsification is the type of extracapsular cataract extraction […]


Partnership Agreement between NNJS and Rotary International

Partnership Agreement between Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS) and Rotary International District 3292(Nepal/Bhutan) was signed on 20th July 2018 for promoting prevention of blindness and develop comprehensive sustainable eye care services in Nepal and strengthening the capacity of existing hospitals and primary eye care centers. Source: Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh


Job Opportunity for Optometrist at Rapti Eye Hospital

Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Eye Health Program, Rapti & BahadurgunjPublished Date: 2075/04/01 Required Post: Optometrist Required No. : One  Qualification: B. Optom passed, Priority for M.Optom Age: Not more than 36 Service: Contract  Work experience:  Priority will be given for experienced  Salary: As per rule of NNJS  Note:1. NHPC registered certificate scanned copy is needed […]


Increasing eye allergy with increasing pollution.

With increasing Air pollution in the capital city Kathmandu, there is a massive increase in the number of patient with eye allergies. According to Ophthalmologist Dr. Ben Limbu of Tilganga Eye Hospital, there is an increase in eye patient with allergies. The growth has risen to 50% increase in the last 15 years. Cataract and […]

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Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology

Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology Nepal Blindness Survey conducted in 1981 revealed that 0.84% of the Nepali populations are blind and 1.7 % has unilateral blindness. Besides, 90% of the blinds reside in rural areas, therefore, blindness is really a serious public health imposing a social as well as economic burden to our country. In order […]

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RAAB Survey training at Lumbini eye institute

Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness (RAAB) is a rapid survey methodology developed at ICEH. It is a population-based survey of visual impairment and eye care services among people aged 50 years and over. Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey is the most important survey done by a country. The reports from RAAB shows the […]