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Dr Rohit Saiju, MD

Dr. Rohit Saiju is a dedicated ophthalmic surgeon specialized in cataract and oculoplastic surgery which deals with problems affecting the eyelids and face, tear ducts, and eye socket. He also has a special interest in cosmetic eyelid surgery, Botulinum toxin injections (BOTOX). He has a prestigious career over one and a half decade in the clinical eye and facial plastic surgery and has held these services since 2004. His credentials emphatically distinguish him in the field. He holds a master's degree in Ophthalmology in 2001 from Tribhuvan University and a one-year clinical fellowship from the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Melbourne (2003-4). He has completed an Intensive Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy course from Mettapracharak Eye Hospital in Thailand in 2008.

Dr. Saiju is currently heading the Orbit and Oculoplastic Department in Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology Kathmandu. He is appointed as a professor at the National Academy of Medical Science. Currently, he is the Founding President of the Nepalese Society for Oculoplastic Surgeons (NESOS) and an executive member of the Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery APSOPRS. Dr. Saiju was awarded by "Distinguished Service Award" of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) in Tokyo 2014.

Dr. Saiju has more than two dozens scientific publications to his credit and is frequently invited as faculty and speaker at national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Saiju is also an international master trainer for cataract and oculoplastic surgeries for Africa and Pacific Islands.

He, with his team, ensures high-quality service with customized care to individuals.

His areas of specialization are:

  • Cataract Surgery - Phacoemulsification with IOL implantation
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS)
  • Oculofacial and Ocular Trauma Surgery.
  • Asian Eyelid - Blepharoplasty surgery
  • Ocular Oncology (Eye Cancer Treatment)
  • Endoscopic and External DCR (Surgery for Blocked Tear duct)
  • Pterygium Surgery with grafting
  • Thyroid Eye Disease Treatment
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • Glaucoma Screening
  • BOTOX for Blepharospasms and Wrinkles


Caring with compassion and commitment

Dristi Eye Center is an advanced eye care center located at the heart of Kathmandu. We bring the art and science of medicine together to give the best possible high-quality services to our patients. We aim to restore the best possible vision and beauty of your eyes.

We understand everyone's beauty aspirations. Whether young or old, man or woman, everyone wants to look their best. That is why our clinic is the favored beauty destination for many beauty aspirants.

Everyone is unique in their facial feature and we understand what is right for your face and treat it just the right way by customized service. Our goal is to give our patients a life-changing experience by delivering their true inner beauty outward into the physical form. Procedures include the minimally invasive latest techniques in cataract surgery, double eyelid surgery, droopy eyelid repair, anti-aging procedures, and other specialties in Asian plastic surgery.


Eyes are our prime senses and aesthetics.

The first noticeable thing on your face are your eyes. Eyes tell us what another person is feeling - approval, amusement, anger, love and jealousy. At every glance on your face, people see the natural aging process, inherited traits or blemishes. Change in any of these can alter your appearance.

We believe that it is very important to provide you with all the information you need - that none of your questions or requests go unanswered. Your satisfaction with the results of your surgery and with all the steps before and after surgery is our main goal. We emphasize to follow the ethical practice, provide value for money.

People with aesthetic eyelid plastic surgery to enhance the appearance of the existing eyelid and face so that it conforms to accept standards of beauty and balance. Eyes are perceived by almost all cultures as contributing to a more youthful and alert facial appearance.

Your eyes and your needs are different from that of others and are our primary concern. We want to understand your needs, help you to develop realistic expectations, and determine the right surgical plan for you.

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