Community Eye Centre (CEC)

15 community eye centers till date

In the context of our commitment to Vision 2020 and the saying “Prevention is not only better also cheaper than cure”, we are offering comprehensive eye care in rural areas of the country. For this purpose, TIO has established 15 community eye centers till date. These eye centre provide comprehensive screening, minor surgery, referral service at community further various eye health education and awareness.

The CEC is situated in the district headquarter of Dhading-Dhading Besi. This centre was established in July 2001 with the efforts of TIO, Dhading Milan Kendra and the District Development Committee of Dhading. The operation cost was supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia till 2011. This centre achieved its self sustainability by end of 2011.

The CEC is situated in Manthali at the premises of Tamakoshi Service Society the District headquarter of Ramechap District. It was established in July 2001 with agreement between TIO and Tamakoshi Service Society and operation cost is supported by the Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The CEC is situated in Phaplu at premises of General District Hospital, the District Headquarter of the Solu District. It was established in January 2003 with the joint efforts of TIO and the Himalayan Health Education and Environment  and operation cost is supported by the Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The Nuwakot CEC is in the Red Cross building situated in Bidur, in Nuwakot District. The centre commenced its operation from March 2004 with the agreement between TIO and the Nepal Red Cross Society, district chapter Nuwakot. This centre’s operation cost was supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia till 2013. This centre achieved its self sustainability by end of 2013.

The Sindhu CEC is situated in Chautara, in Sindhupalchok District. It commenced its operation from March 2004 with the agreement between TIO and the Nepal Red Cross Society district chapter Sindhupalchowk with the financial support of the Fred Hollows Foundation, (FHF), Austrailia.

The Bhaktapur CEC is situated in chyamasingh of Bhaktapur Municipality.It was established in Nov 2006 with agreement between TIO and  Bhaktapur Municipality with the operation cost was supported of Himalaya Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The Rasuwa CEC is situated in Dhunche of Rasuwa. It was established in Dec 2006 with agreement between TIO and Nepal Red Cross Society district Chapter Rauswa. This centre ‘s operation cost is supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia.

The Okhaldhunga CEC is situated in Okhaldhunga Headquarter of Okhaldhunga. It was established in Jan  2007 with agreement between TIO and Nepal Red Cross Society district Chapter Okhaldhunga. This centre ‘s operation cost is supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia.

The Rolpa CEC is situated in Libang of Rolpa. It was established in June 2008 with agreement between TIO and Nepal Red Cross Society district Chapter Rolpa. This centre’s operation cost is supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia.

The Mustang CEC is situated in District Health Office of Mustang. It was established in July 2009 with agreement between TIO and District Health Office, Mustang. This centre ‘s  operation cost is supported by the  SOIR IM till 2014. Now, being supported by Himalaya Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The Dolakha CEC is situated in Charikot, Dolkha. TIO tookover its management since  Nov 2010 with agreement between TIO and Lions Club, Dolkha. This centre ‘s operation cost is supported by the Himalaya Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The Swoyambhu CEC is situated in……of Kathmandu. It was established in July 2011 with agreement between TIO and Sowyambhu Community Health… This centre’s operation cost is supported by the Vision Himalaya Foundation, Switzerland.

The Manang CEC is situated in District Head Office of Manang. It was established in Nov 2014 with agreement between TIO and District Head Office, Manang. This centre’s operation cost is supported by the Himalaya Cataract Project (HCP), USA.

The Jiri CEC is situated in Jiri, Dolkha. It was established in  Nov 2015 .with agreement between TIO and Jiri Hospita and incoordination with Jiri Municipality. This centre ‘s operation cost is supported by the Vision Himalaya Foundation, Switzerland.

Our Services

From TIO’s inception to-date interventions and modalities such as modern cataract, corneal transplant, glaucoma surgeries, vitreo-retinal surgeries, orbital surgeries, strabismus surgery and refractive surgery have been offered.

General Services

An OPD (outpatient department) is where modern ophthalmic care is given to the general public.

Speciality Services

TIO’s clinical services are divided into a number of specialist services, each handling a particular sub-speciality of ophthalmology.

Laser Eye Surgery

Tilganga’s Refractive Surgery Unit opened in January 2012 and offers the latest in laser technology for the correction of corneal problems.

Eye Bank

The Nepal Eye Bank at TIO is an unprecedented facility in Nepal. The concept of the Eye Bank was supported by the International Federation of Eye and Tissue Banks (IFETB), before TIO was even built in 1994.

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