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Guest editorial : Cataract surgery in Nepal: then and now

Hennig A .

Sagarmatha Chaudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan, Nepal


Physiological disproportions between un-corrected vision and degree of myopia

Gupta Y1 Rizvi SAR20, Gupta M3

Professor, (2)Assistant Professor, (3)Associate Professor (1,2) Institute of Ophthalmology, (3) Department of Physiology Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002 (U.P.), India

refractive error, myopia, uncorrected visual acuity, disparity, axial length

Anatomical and functional outcomes of surgery of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Sharma H1 Joshi SN2, Shrestha JK3

(1) Ophthalmologist, (2) Associate Professor, (3)Professor and Head of Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Medicine, BP Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal

rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, scleral buckling, pars plana vitrectomy, anatomical outcome, physiological outcome

A profile of low vision among the blind school students in Lumbini Zone of Nepal

Sharma MK1 Thapa H2, Paudyal B3, Adhikari RK4, Dhakwa K5

(1) Associate Professor, Lumbini Eye Institute (2) Optometrist, Low Vision Department, Lumbini Eye Institute (3) DCEH, National Low Vision Program, NNJS, Nepal (4) Professor, Lumbini Eye Institute (5) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Lumbini Eye Institute, Sidhdartha-Nagar, Bhairahawa, Nepal

low vision aids, low vision rehabilitation, low vision treatment

Etiology of vitreous hemorrhage in a tertiary eye care center in Nepal

Sharma R1 Joshi SN2, Shrestha JK3

(1) Lecturer, Kathmandu University of Medical Sciences, Department of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu University Teaching Hospital, Dhulikhel, Nepal (2) Associate Professor, (3) Professor, BP Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuwan University, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

vasculitis, vitreous hemorrhage, diabetic retinopathy, Eales disease

The patterns of refractive errors among the school children of rural and urban settings in Nepal

Pokharel A Pokharel PK, Das H, Adhikari S

Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Bacteriology and antimicrobial susceptibility of adult chronic dacryocystitis

Chaudhary M1 Bhattarai A2, Adhikari SK 3, Bhatta DR4

(1)Assistant professor, B.P Koirala Lions Centre for ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine (2) Central Department of Microbiology, (3)Professor, Central Department of Microbiology (4) Associate Professor, Central Department of Microbiology Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

chronic dacryocystitis, nasolacrimal duct, lacrimal sac, epiphora, mucopurulent

PRK vs LASEK vs Epi-LASIK: A comparison of corneal haze, post- operative pain and visual recovery in moderate to high myopia

Reilly CD1 Panday V1, Lazos V2, Mittelstaedt BR3

Dr Brent Mittelstaedt, DO


Pattern of refractive errors among the Nepalese population: a retrospective study

Shrestha S P1 Bhat KS2, Binu VS3, Barthakur R1, Natarajan M1, Subba S H 4

(1) Department of Ophthalmology, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal (2) Department of Ophthalmology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India (3) Department of Statistics, Manipal University, Manipal, India (4)Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, ethnicities, age

Role of amniotic membrane transplantation in ocular surface disorders

Arya SK Bhala S, Malik A, Sood S

Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

amniotic membrane transplantation, ocular surface disorders, chemical injury, dry eye

A report on a rare case of Kearns Sayre-like syndrome

Gupta Y1 Gupta M2, Sambhav K3, Phougat A3 ,Varshney A3

(1)Professor, (3)Resident, Institute of Ophthalmology (2)Reader, Department of physiology, JNMC Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Kearns Sayre syndrome, total external ophthalmoplegia, ptosis

Conjunctival rhinosporidiosis presenting as a cystic mass-an unusualpresentation

Lavaju P1 Arya S K1 , Kumar B2 , Upadhaya P2

(1) Department of Ophthalmology (2) Department of Pathology, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

conjunctival cyst, oculosporidiosis, rhinosporidiosis, Rhinosporidiosis seeberi

Probable Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada’s Syndrome associated with tonic pupils

Narang S Sood S, Malik A

Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College Hospital, Sector- 32, Chandigarh, India

probable Vogt-Koyanagi-Haradas disease, pupillary abnormalities

Prevalence of the glaucomas in Nepal

Sah R P

Rana-Ambika Lumbini Eye Institute, Nepal


Ocular trauma among children in western Nepal: agents of trauma and visual outcome

Adhikari RK1 Pokhrel H2, Chaudhary H2, Chaudhary B2

(1) Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, (2)Rapti Eye Hospital, Dang, Nepal