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Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Lacrimal Apparatus comprises of main Lacrimal gland, Accessory Lacrimal gland, and  Lacrimal passages which include puncta, canaliculi, lacrimal sac and Nasolacrimal duct. Congenital  NLDO: Congenital Nasolacrimal duct obstruction occurs in approximately 30% of normal newborn infants. The blockage occurs most commonly at the valve of Hasner, at the distal end of the Naso lacrimal duct. […]

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Contact Lens Basics, Instruction, Oxygen permeability

What is Contact Lens? A contact lens is a small plastic wafer typically designed to rest on anterior surface of cornea or sclera (basically corneoscleral part) with the purpose to correct refractive errors and also used for cosmetic purpose to artificially change the color. Types of Contact Lens fitting 1. Alignment Fit (Ideal): Ideal fitting […]

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Diplopia/Double Vision -Classification, Causes, and Treatment of Diplopia

Diplopia or Double VisionDo you see double images sometimes? Excluding the self-made squinting of Eye, Getting drunk on those weekends, and tired Mondays, this sort of short timed diplopia is not a thing to worry about. So, What is diplopia or double vision or Ghost image? Our two eyes work mutually; the images that hit […]

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Rise of Eye care service in Rukum (Nepal)

Headquarter of Rukum District(2017) Rukum is a beautiful Himalayan district of Nepal having the population of 207,290 according to the census of 2011 by “Nepal Government”. Rukum lies 280 km(Displacement) west of Kathmandu valley.The road travel from kathmandu takes 23 hours into the Terai, Inner Terai to Rapti- salyan Rukum hilly highway.The headquarter is “Khalanga”.Rukum is […]

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Routine Eye Exam of your Child.

Every year many Children go blind due to the lack of eye health facility and carelessness of the parents in Nepal. A country like as in Nepal, lots of children are blind because of unreachable eye health care and lack of public health awareness. Healthy eyes and perfect vision are one of the most important […]

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Interpretation of OCT : A Basic Approach

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive and well-tolerated technology which uses a beam of light to image the layers of retina resulting in 10-20 times higher resolution than ultrasound images. OCT performs microscale and cross-sectional topographic imaging which provides a quantitative idea of the macula. This has helped in diagnosing, monitoring and managing various […]