Laser Eye Surgery Blog

London Vision Clinic is helping to reduce preventable and unnecessary blindness in Nepal

The World Health Organisation estimates that 39 million people around the world suffer from blindness. Of that population, over 50% of avoidable cases are caused by untreated cataracts, closely followed by uncorrected refractive error.1 In Nepal, only the privileged few can afford sight restoring cataract or corrective eye surgery. Even buying a pair of glasses is out of most people’s reach. That’s why we have been focusing our efforts on two key projects: the establishment of a Refractive Surgery Unit in Kathmandu… Read more

London Vision Clinic is helping to reduce preventable and unnecessary blindness in Nepal

Elle The Organiser Lends Her Skills To Tilganga Eye Hospital

Most patients visiting the London Vision Clinic reception are either somewhat preoccupied by the thought of their forthcoming surgery, or relishing the sensation of being “glasses-free” for their post-operative checks. While friendly faces greet them in reception before being ushered away for various scans, tests and eye checks; the majority of visitors to 138 Harley Street barely give a thought to the behind-the scenes mechanics and carefully conceived system which governs their personal appointment schedule throughout their laser eye surgery journey. Despite… Read more

Elle The Organiser Lends Her Skills To Tilganga Eye Hospital

Eye surgery In The Himalayas – London Vision Clinic Foundation Work

Since the launch of the London Vision Clinic in 2002, there has been a vast amount of research, technology and surgical skills development. This type of expertise was not available in Nepal, until now. Professor Dan Reinstein, has founded the London Vision Clinic Foundation and created a programme to allow for the transfer of skills and training of selected staff at the Tilganga Eye Centre in Nepal. This programme, which has already begun, will soon enable the Tilganga Eye Centre to be… Read more

Eye surgery In The Himalayas – London Vision Clinic Foundation Work

Kishore Returns To Nepal To Further Foundation’s Work

As much as he will be missed by his former colleagues and friends at the London Vision Clinic, ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon Dr Kishore Raj Pradhan, will be welcomed back at the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in his native Nepal. For the past five months – with a short break in the middle – Kishore has been training alongside Prof Reinstein and the team in all aspects of refractive surgery. “I wanted to learn every part of the process as it is… Read more

Kishore Returns To Nepal To Further Foundation’s Work