Tilganga Institute of ophthalmology has established 16 community eye centers to date. These eye centers provide comprehensive screening, minor surgery, referral service at community further various eye health education and awareness.
The Swoyambhu Community Eye Centre is situated in Dallu Aawas of Kathmandu. It was established in July 2011 with agreement between TIO and Council for community health services. This eye center is supported by the Vision Himalaya Foundation, Switzerland.
1. Eye examinations
2. Vision and Refraction
3. Ophthalmic Investigations Such as Cycloplegic refraction, Intra Ocular Pressure (IOP) measurement, Lacrimal Passage examinations, Schirmer’s test
4. Medicine and Spectacles dispensing service
5. Extra Ocular Foreign Body Removal & Minor Surgical Procedures
6. Referrals for complex eye conditions.
School Screening Eye Camp
Community Screening Eye Camp