• Phone

    (+977) 1 597 0048

  • Location

    Gaushala, Bagmati Bridge

  • 24 Hours Emergency Service
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Services / Speciality Services

Glaucoma Clinic

The Glaucoma clinic  at TIO was established in 2002 and  since then it has grown into one of the largest tertiary referral centre  in the country in terms of glaucoma patient care. It is well equipped with latest diagnostic and therapeutic facilities.

The main aim is to early diagnose and treat glaucoma which aims to combat blindness due to the disease.  We also focus on awareness of glaucoma by organizing glaucoma awareness programs such as patient education and celebrating Glaucoma Awareness Week once yearly. Glaucoma Support Group Nepal (GSGN) has also been established in TIO which provides support to the underprivileged in terms of free treatment. We are specialized in treating both adult and pediatric glaucoma .


Investigational facilities:

The Glaucoma clinic is well equipped with the most advanced diagnostic tools used for investigating glaucoma case such as :
•    Tonometer
•    Gonioscopes ( adult and Pediatric)
•    Humphry visual field analyzer (HVF)
•    Frequency Doubling Perimeter(FDP)
•    Optical Coherence tomography (OCT) 
•    Anterior segment swept source optical coherence tomography
•    Disc photography
•    GDX
•    Pachymeter

Treatment facilities:
•    Glaucoma treatment requies both medical and surgical  procedures 
•    We provide following treatment facilities:

Lasers: Yag peripheral Iridotomy (PI)
•    Argon laser 
•    Trans scleral cyclophotocoagulation ( TSCP) 

Surgical procedures: 
•    Peripheral Iridectomy 
•    Trabeculotomy
•    Trabeculectomy 
•    Goniotomy 
•    Phaco Trabeculectomy ( combined cataract and glaucoma surgery) 
•    Glaucoma drainage device