Child eye health service had always been a priority in Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology. TIO have a separate child friendly area and examination rooms. Department is run by a team of Pediatric Ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists and eye health workers for dedicated pediatric eye services. including refractive errors, amblyopia and vision therapy, pediatric cataracts, trauma, strabismus, cortical visual impairment, retinopathy of prematurity, congenital and hereditary ocular diseases, infectious and inflammatory diseases to name a few.
The outpatient department caters around 150 -200 pediatric patients daily hailing from different corners of Nepal and neighboring countries like India and Bhutan.
School Vision screening program, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) screening are run from the department. Faculties are regularly involved in outreach microsurgical camps and hospital-based training programs.
Pediatric Ophthalmology and strabismus Specialist