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Eye Services

Established in 1991, the Eye Unit has grown to become a household name for both clinical and surgical eye services. The department’s motto of ‘Sharing the Light, Restoring Vision’ is the guiding principle that drives our compassionate and holistic ophthalmic care.

Eye Outpatient Clinic

The Eye outpatient Clinic runs every Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at our Eye & Dental Centre. Services provided include:

  • Pediatric and adult eye care
  • Mobile clinics and outreach services
  • Low vision services
  • Ophthalmic testing including:

1. A/B – Scan ultrasound
2. Keratometry
3. Automated and subjective refraction
4. Fundus photography
5. Ocular coherence tomography
6. Cornea topography
7. Flourescein angiography
8. Automated visual field perimetry

Eye Surgeries

The eye is a very fragile organ which requires extreme care before, during and after surgical procedures to minimize or prevent further damage. The Tenwek Hospital Eye team lead by well-trained consultants, clinical officers, and nurses, dedicate their time to provide holistic care for those in need or eye surgeries. Surgical services offered by the unit include:

  • Small incision cataract surgeries
  • Phacoemulsification cataract surgeries
  • Pediatric cataract surgeries
  • Strabismus surgeries
  • Retina surgeries
  • Retina laser procedures
  • Glaucoma surgeries
  • Cornea transplant surgeries
  • Oculoplastic procedures
  • Ocular trauma related surgeries

Other Medical Services

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