Prof. Dr DN Shah, Ophthalmologist currently working as Head of Department of Ophthalmology in the Grande International Hospital.has been appointed as the Vice-chancellor (VC) of the NAMS (National Academy of Medical Sciences) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, also the Chancellor of the academy.
Joy Sarkar, A 10 years boy from Bengaluru, India has vision restoration after a sensory nerve from his left foot was replaced in his left eye. Joy had this born defect in his left eye called Corneal Anaesthesia. He had lost his vision and Corneal Sensation due to this genetic defect. Sural nerve transplantation was […]
As part of a recent research collaboration agreement between Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital (SCEH), Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS), and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), a five-year-long cornea research project has started. The first phase of this project is a multi-centre, randomised controlled clinical trial (RCT) comparing topical chlorhexidine 0.2% to […]
After a successfully launching of modular operation theatre which is first of its kind on the ophthalmic sector in Nepal now Biratnagar Eye Hospital has successfully performed its first LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis ) or a LASER vision correction on several patients. The post up vision was 6/6 without spectacles for all of the patient […]
A new product Aveo Contact Lens is now available in the Nepalese market from today. An official launch ceremony was conducted in Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu with total participants of about 60 which include optometrists, eye care professionals, contact lens practitioners and other stakeholders of the ophthalmic business industry. Asik Pradhan, holding more than a decade-long practice […]
Four days free surgical eye camp was successfully conducted in Netrawati Gaupalika Kimtangfedi Dhading. Total no of 611 patients gets there eye checkup and 123 free cataract surgery were performed by Dr. Kamal Khadka and his team. The surgical camp was supported by Himalayan health care, Direct Relief International and Vision 2020 Nepal.
Four days free surgical eye camp was successfully conducted in Doti Eye Care centre and Addarsh rural municipality Deumandu Doti. Total of 1148 patient gets there eye checkup and 242 free cataract surgery were performed. The surgical camp was Supported by Government of Nepal and Organized by Geta Eye Hospital.
Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh is all set to start the Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) Survey in Province 1 with the support of Eye Care Foundation, CBM, Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital and Mechi Eye Hospital. NNJS is planning to complete the RAAB Survey in all the newly formed province within 7 […]
Five million rupees has been appropriated from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), Dang for the development of physical infrastructure of Lamahi Eye Hospital operated under the purview of Dang-based Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh. The amount was appropriated because the construction of physical infrastructure was required for development and expansion of the health facility, informed Metmani […]