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Welcome to Lumbini Eye Institute & Research Center

Established in 1983, starting with only two rooms and four staffs, including Dr. S.P. Dhital as only a doctor within Government Hospital (Bhim Hospital) premises, today Lumbini Eye Institute (LEI) has evolved from a small eye clinic to one of the leading and most successful eye care center among several eye hospitals run under Nepal…

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Message From

Message from Chairman: NNJS Lumbini Province and Hospital Management Committee, LEIRC Lumbini Eye Institute and Research Center/ Shree Rana Ambika shah Eye Hospital is one of the pioneer institutions in eye care service in Nepal. Working in the guidance of the parent organization (Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh)… Continue
Mr. Sagar Pratap Rana
It’s my privilege to welcome you at Lumbini Eye Institute and Research Centre.We are committed to serve each and every one who walks into LEIRC to our best abilities in a dedicated and professional manner with a humane touch. A noble vision has become a historic Institution.… Continue
Prof.Dr. Gyanendra Lamichhane
Chief Medical Director


What LEI offers

General Ophthalmology

General ophthalmology department is one of the important departments of LEI. There are three units. All the patients, who come to LEI, are screened by…

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Uvea Clinic

Uveitis subspecialty service in LEI is being provided in all working days. IPD service is available for surgical cases and those who need systemic intravenous…

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Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. In most forms of glaucoma the IOP is elevated above normal limits, causing damage…

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Cornea department in LEI was established in 2003 AD. This unit is treating patients from various parts of Nepal and also from other countries especially…

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Ear Clinic

Ear Service: As an eye hospital, we are providing ear care services. This year 600 ear patients served from ear clinic.But many ocular conditions are…

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Clinical laboratory is always a vital department in any hospital. It helps doctor to find out the cause of disease and to select most significant…

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Orbit, Oculoplasty and Ocular Oncology, a distinct subspecialty handles anomaly of orbit (eye socket), eyelids, tear ducts, and the face. It also deals with the…

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Vitreo-retina (VR) and Uveitis is one of the well equipped and busiest clinic of LEI. No such service has been provided by any other centre…

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Low Vision

The aim of  Low Vision Clinic is to maximize the residual vision for visually impaired patients with the help of low vision services.  This is an integral…

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Premium Paying Clinic

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Pediatric Clinic

As ophthalmology is a speciality of eye care for adults, inevitably there exists a sub super-speciality for child eye care that is pediatric ophthalmology. Thereby,…

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Outreach Department

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LEI as Teaching Learning Center


Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science Program

Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science Program The program has been conducted since 2018 through NAMS, Bir Hospital Nepal with the goal to provide competent, compassionate and community-oriented optometrist who is capable of providing exclusive…

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Long term training Programs

a) Pediatric fellowship b) Vitreo-Retina fellowship c) Oculoplastic fellowship d) Cornea fellowship Contact research@lei.org.np [...]Read More...

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Short term training Programs

a) MSICS Training  b) PhacoEmulsification Training  c) Orientation and Mobility Training “Orientation and Mobility Training” Program was held at Lumbini Eye Institute from 5th-10thApril, 2015. The program was focused to the counselors of LEI with the aim of providing mobility…

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PCL In Ophthalmic Science Programme

PCL In Ophthalmic Science       Ophthalmic Paramedical ( PCL In Ophthalmic Science) is the major supportive manpower for Ophthalmologists.Considering this major factor we are also committed to produce trained manpower.Its not possible currently…

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MD Residency Programs

MD Residency Programs LEI offers 3 years MD ophthalmology residency program which is affiliated with National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS ) . So far 16 MD residents have graduated from this institute. We have 10…

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