This is a list of the best cornea transplant hospitals in Kenya. According to a report by the Ministry of Health, about 75,000 people in Kenya have corneal diseases. Most are in dire need of cornea transplant services necessary to prevent them from going blind.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best cornea transplant hospitals in Kenya.
1. PCEA Kikuyu Hospital
The hospital’s eye unit was established in 1975 and is the eye centre for Nairobi and a referral centre for the East African region. It is generally acknowledged as an eye hospital that offers affordable corneal transplant, laser treatment, cataract surgery, eye examinations and many other optical services.
Contact: 0722 207 636, 0733 606 133.
2. Eye & U Kenya
It is a well-equipped, modern and comprehensive eye hospital that offers a complete range of eye care services. The services include corneal transplant, Vitro-retina surgeries, vision testing for glasses and contact lenses, cataract, squint and glaucoma assessment.
Location: 3rd Floor, Pacis Centre, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi.
Contact: 0718 202 020.
3. Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital
It is one of the biggest eye hospitals in the East African region. It is committed to delivering quality eye care to patients across regions. The hospital is widely known for offering reliable and affordable corneal transplant services.
Location: Loresho, Nairobi.
Contact: 0728 970 601, 0733 619 191.
4. Tenwek Hospital
Tenwek Hospital eye unit is a household name for both clinical and eye surgical services. This includes cornea transplant, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery and ocular trauma-related surgeries.
Contacts: 0727 033 725, 0710 602 013.
5. City Eye Hospital
City Eye Hospital combines ethics, expertise, advanced technology and ultra-modern facilities to deliver high quality and affordable eye care to all, including corneal transplants.
Location: Ngong Road, Opposite Traffic Police Station, Nairobi.
Contact: 0714 617 782, 0736 329 348.
6. Kisii Eye Hospital
The hospital is a social enterprise that offers high quality, affordable and accessible comprehensive eye care services such as corneal transplant, cataract surgery, laser treatment for glaucoma, diabetic eye complications and after-cataract.
Location: Kisii, Behind Kisii Primary School.
Contact: 0727 807 097.
7. Lighthouse For Christ Eye Centre
It is a charity hospital that has been providing eye care in Kenya since 1969. It operates a modern eye clinic and surgical centre in Mombasa and fully equipped satellite clinics in Voi, Mariakani and Kilifi.
Contacts: 0724 620 888, 0733 226 129.
8. Laser Eye Centre
It is a world-class eye care centre that offers a range of exceptional services such as corneal transplant, laser vision correction, cataract extraction with phaco-emulsification, dry eye treatment, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma treatment and cross-linking for keratoconus.
Location: 3rd Floor, Doctors Plaza, Sarit Centre.
Contacts: 0722 526 698, 0735 678 870.