At Drishti we provide a wide range of high quality services

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Comprehensive Eye Examination

Our team of qualified eye care professionals (ophthalmologists and optometrists) is dedicated to providing you a complete ocular health check-up. This includes the assessment of your ability to see at far and near, need for eyeglasses to correct refractive errors, eye muscle balance and structural and functional integrity of the front and back part of your eyes. Whether you are renewing your eyeglasses prescription or visiting for a yearly check-up or testing your eyes for the first time or comprehensive eye examination, Drishti comprehensive eye package covers all. Our experts armed with the state-of-the-art equipment are here to ensure that you have a clear vision and healthy eyes.

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Ocular Prosthesis Clinic

For the patient who had lost their eye due to disease or trauma, we aim to restore their confidence and cosmetic outlook with a prosthesis . We are, therefore, happy to announce the provision of Ocularistry Service at the Drishti Eye Care System, where we offer custom-made ocular prosthesis, which makes for superior user-comfort and cosmesis as close to the natural eye as possible. We are one of the few centers that provide specialized ocular prosthesis service in Nepal. We have dedicated and trained professionals in our team to provide ocular prosthesis services to the highest standard.

SERVICES

  • Conformer Therapy
  • Custom Ocular Prosthesis
  • Custom Sclera shell
  • Orbital Prosthesis
  • 3D limbus structure
  • The 3D appearance of iris painting
  • A full detailing of the structure
  • High-grade multi-stage polishing
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Cataract Surgery

Cataract called as ‘Motibindu’ in Nepali is the cloudiness of the lens inside the eye and causes blurred and foggy vision that leads to difficulty in face recognition, driving and seeing distance at far. Cataract surgery is one of the biggest highlights of our center. We take pride in being one of the few centers that perform surgery under topical (eyedrops) anesthesia (without numbing the whole eye) using the latest phacoemulsification machine in Nepal. Patients can resume their normal work the next day after the surgery and don’t need any special eye pads. Our surgeons are highly qualified in this technique having performed thousands of such surgeries at our different branches. In addition, our cataract surgeons regularly visit national and international eye hospitals to provide phacoemulsification training. This procedure is painless, efficient and has an excellent visual outcome. We also offer other options for cataract surgeries such as Small Incision Cataract Surgery, Toric IOL insertion, and Scleral Fixation IOL. We offer a range of  lens designs to our cataract surgery patients:

  • Nonfoldable PMMA IOL
  • Foldable IOL
  • Toric IOL

Why Cataract Surgery at Drishti?

  1. Topical Cataract Surgery: Cataract Surgery without the need of Injection
  2. IOLMaster 700: Most accurate and updated instrument to calculate the power of lens before cataract Surgery made by Carl Zeiss (A German Company)
  3. Surgeon: All surgeons who perform cataract surgery at Drishti Eye Care Center, Kalanki has performed more than 10 thousand cataract Surgeries.

International Standards Operation Theater:

  1. Vinyl Flooring OT: This flooring system minimizes the spread of microbes or diseases.
  2. HEPA Filter: An air filter that removes (from the air that passes through 99.97% of particles that have a size greater-than-or-equal-to 0.3 µm.

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Retina Service

Retina services within our center are aimed to be comprehensive both in terms of diagnosis and management. With the use of the latest diagnostic modalities such as Optical Coherence Tomography (using infrared light to view the structures of the back of the eyeball), fundus photography and Optical Coherence Tomography coupled with Angiography we are confident in our services. Our retina clinicians have obtained fellowship training from top-notch ophthalmology hospitals overseas (Germany, Japan, and New Zealand). The following specialized retinal procedures are a few of many retinal services available within our center:

  • Intra Vitreal injections (Like Avastin, Lucentis, Ozurdex)
  • Nd YAG Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Macular Hole surgery
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Glaucoma Clinic

A complete diagnosis and management of glaucoma are ensured at our center. Our highly trained glaucoma specialists with the aid of the latest glaucoma screening devices such as Humphrey Field Analyser, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Fundus Photography are here to make sure that glaucoma is detected early and managed to the highest standard. We strive to provide world-class treatment to our glaucoma patients.

Our surgical procedures:

  • Nd-YAG Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Surgical Iridectomy
  • Trabeculotomy
  • Trabeculectomy 
  • Glaucoma Drainage Devices
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Vision Therapy / Amlyopia Therapy

Our binocular vision clinic deals with a comprehensive eye examination and non-surgical management of:

  • Ocular motility dysfunction (an eye movement disorder)
  • Non-strabismic disorder (conditions where your two eyes don’t work together)
  • Strabismus (deviation of eye)
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Accommodative problem (eye focusing problem)
  • Visual information processing disorder
  • Visual-motor integration disorder

We also provide vision training to the special population like intellectual disability, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, brain injury, Downs syndrome for perceptual, behavioral, learning related dysfunction and attentional dysfunction. We have a team of experts and dedicated clinicians who have received specialized training in treating binocular vision anomalies. We take pride to be the first center in Nepal to introduce the Vision Therapy System (VTS). This non-surgical vision training includes enjoyable therapy sessions with a sequence of activities and games individually prescribed and monitored to develop efficient visual and processing skills using lenses, prisms, flippers, filters, occluders, and special computer software.

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Neuro Ophthalmology Service

Neuroophthalmology services at our center include the assessment and management of neurological anomalies of the eye and the visual system. The problems in the brain may sometime manifested in eye for the first time and need prompt and proper attention to prevent from fatality and morbidity. All the patients having trauma in the head in RTA, or having a severe headache with vomiting, undergoing treatment for Tuberculosis, or diagnosed with any brain tumour need complete ophthalmological examination. We provide all of the comprehensive services in the best manner within our hospital. Some of the services include treatment for – blepharospasm (frequent involuntary movement of face muscles) and optic neuritis (inflammation of the eye nerve).

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Pediatric Clinic

The pediatric clinic at our center involves expert clinicians to assess, diagnose and treat all kinds of childhood eye and vision problems such as amblyopia (lazy eye), refractive errors (need for eyeglasses), squint (deviated eyes) and congenital ocular anomalies. Our clinicians are up-to-date with the latest developments in treating childhood vision problems and adhere to the evidence-based practice guidelines. Our pediatric clinic is child-friendly with toys and colorful cartoon paintings so that children won’t get bored while waiting for ocular evaluation. Our clinicians can detect ocular and vision problems in children as young as newborns. Child visual system is vulnerable to maldevelopment due to poor and uncoordinated use. In if not diagnosed and treated at the appropriate time, treatment becomes difficult at a later stage. Hence with the moto that no one child goes needlessly blind, we have come up with a slogan ‘Aankha Jachau, school Jau’. Under this program, we aim that children gets their first eye and vision exam at a hospital before entering the school.

 

We provide free comprehensive eye and vision exam for children below 5 years.

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Cornea and Extraocular Disease Clinic

Cornea (called as “Bahiri Naani” in Nepali)  is the anteriormost part and the most transparent part of the eyeball. There are numerous conditions and diseases of the cornea that needs special attention by cornea specialists. Various types of medical and surgical treatments for corneal and extraocular diseases are provided within our center. Our cornea clinicians have received a fellowship from the world’s highest-ranked eye hospitals. We are fortunate to have a cornea specialist who has received cornea fellowship from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, NY, USA and the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Nepal. We strive to provide the best of the best care to our cornea patients. Some surgical procedures that we perform at our center include:

  • Sutureless pterygium surgery (removal of the fleshy growth in the eye without stitches)
  • Corneal transplant (transplantation of a donated cornea),
  • Descement’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descement’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)

(DSEK and DMEK are the specialized surgical procedure for patients with decompensated (diseased/cloudy) cornea due to endothelial cell loss.)

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Uveitis Clinic

Uveitis service at our center involves expert diagnosis and treatment of intraocular inflammation with the use of extensive laboratory investigations including Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analysis, advanced ocular imaging techniques procedures such as Fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Optical Coherence Tomography with angiography (OCTA).  We are the first eye care center in Nepal to incorporate PCR in diagnostic procedures which help to identify the exact infectious etiology of uveitis. Our clinicians have received uveitis fellowship under the direct supervision of eminent uveitis specialist at one of South Asia’s best eye hospitals (Sankara Nethralaya, India). Since this disease is closely associated with arthritis, rheumatic disorders, collagen vascular disorders, skin diseases and thyroid disorders, we aim to identify its systemic association, complete diagnosis and treatment to the uveitis patients. 

Few highlights of uveitis services are-

  • Periocular steroid injections
  • Aqueous and vitreous tap analysis
  • Intravitreal Steroid Implantation (Ozurdex Implant)
  • Complicated Cataract surgery
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Ocular Imaging

Drishti Eye Care System provide the ocular imaging with the most updated and sophisticated equipment like Tritan Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for Retinal Imaging, Non – Invasive Angiography, Fundus Photography, Humphrey Visual Field for Glaucoma Detection, IOL Master 700 for IOL measurement before Cataract Surgery, A Scan and B Scan, Non-Contact tonometry for Intraocular Pressure Measurement.

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Contact Lens Clinic

The contact lens clinic is a specialized clinic that provides all varieties of the contact lens to the patients. Our optometrists conduct a thorough assessment of your eyes and determine your eligibility to wear contact lenses. Various types and designs of contact lenses ranging from soft lenses to cosmetic colored lenses are available from our clinic. We also specialize in fitting contact lenses in irregular corneas such as keratoconus (conical protrusion of cornea) and post PK (eye condition after corneal transplant surgery).

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Oculoplasty Clinic

Oculoplasty services at our center involve different medical and surgical procedures for eye conditions as well as for cosmetic purposes. Our oculoplastic surgeons have received the fellowship from the highly ranked Eye institutes such as The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA and Flinders Eye Institute, Australia. Our surgical procedures include surgeries for:

  • Ptosis (drooping of the eyelid)
  • Constant tearing and tear pathway blockage (dacryocystorhinostomy, DCR)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cosmetic lid surgery (lid crease enhancement)
  • Botox injections (cosmetic)
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Low Vision Service

When conventional treatments – medical or surgical – fail to prevent or restore vision loss, vision rehabilitation and sight enhancement services work at empowering people with low vision and blindness - to become important contributing members of the society. These services are a combination of learning daily living and work related skills, and the use of suitable low vision devices, along with customized counseling.

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