Eye Health

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 […]

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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 […]

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Eye care Everywhere, Photo Competition

About the “Eye Care Everywhere” Photo Competition The #EyeCareEverywhere Photo Competition organized by The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), is the fourth photo competition organized for World Sight Day. Professional and Amateur photographers can take part in this photo competition.   As mentioned on the IAPB website, IAPB run a photo competition […]

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3 Ways to Slow Down Myopia

Myopia, which is also known as short-sightedness or nearsightedness, is a growing problem. In fact, recent study predicts that myopia will affect vision for nearly half of the global population by 2050.1 Myopia usually begins in childhood when the eyeball grows too long, causing blurry distance vision. The condition is caused by family history, lifestyle […]

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EIGHT WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR EYESIGHT

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your quality of life. These useful eight tips will help you to protect your eyesight. Eight Tips for Protecting your eyesight  1. Know your risk factor for Ocular diseases.  Do you or any of your family suffer from diabetes or […]