Phone : +977-061-460352

Himalaya Eye Hospital was established in 1993 at Gharipatan, Pokhara of Kaski district. It is being run under NNJS with the financial support of Eyecare Foundation, the Netherlands. As per the agreement signed, the Eyecare Foundation, the Netherlands provided 10% of total operating cost as its contribution towards hospital operation and continued its full support for community based activities, human resource development, and procurement for equipments and instruments for the hospital. The project "Strengthening Eye Care Services in Nepal" implemented by NNJS with support of AOCA has recognized Himalaya Eye Hospital as training centre for Phaco-emulsification Training to ophthalmologists and refresher training to mid- level ophthalmic manpower. Giving continuity to the program of previous years, Himalaya Eye Hospital conducted surgical eye camps in Djibouti, an East African Nation in 2007. The camps were organized in five provinces of the country and altogether 720 surgeries were performed. This is the highest number of surgery ever performed in a single series of camp in that country.

Service Area: Gandaki, Dhaulagiri and Karnali zone

Population in Service Area: 3 million


Main objectives:

Reduce 90 % of Avoidable Blindness through

  • Preventive & Curative Service
  • Creating awareness and decreasing incidence of preventable blindness
  • Improving people’s treatment seeking behaviors
  • Making Eye Care Service accessible to the people who are living underneath the line of poverty
  • Extending services by developing manpower and infrastructure

Available Services:

Hospital Based Service

  • Cataract including Phaco-emulsification and SICS
  • Glaucoma,
  • Squint, DCR etc.

Community Based Services

-Surgical Eye Camps - Primary Eye Care Centres -School Eye Health Programme

-Screening Camps (mobile and static) -Radio Eye Health Programme

Service Time:

OPD 9.00 AM to 4 PM (Sunday till Thursday)

9.00 AM to 3 PM (Friday)

Emergency: 24 hours

Admin: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Future Plan

-Consolidate and further strengthen the subspecialty services

-Extend and expand community based activities

-Develop and extend physical facilities

-Further enhance the service quality.


Data in 2023

Total OPD : 3,32,884

Total Surgery : 11,098