eye clinic

Welcome to Eye Clinic

The Eye Department at Mengo Hospital is among the most outstanding ones, offering high quality professional diagnosis and treatment of common eye diseases to its clientele. This is due to the highly trained and experienced staff, coupled with the availability of modern equipment. The Department has come a long way, and has been assisted by Friends of Mengo Canada and USA, in terms of staff training and securing modern equipment.


The Mengo hospital eye clinic is one of best-specialized clinics in the region. It has been in existence and operation since 1987. It is a center of excellence for eye care in Uganda performing over 3000 eye surgeries per year and attending to over 200 patients per day. Plans are underway to transform the eye clinic into a fully-fledged eye hospital with specialist eye services.

Services Offered;

  • General and Private outpatient services for adults and children
  • Inpatient admission for private and general patients
  • Pharmacy
  • Optical services (eyeglasses)
  • Eye surgery
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Yag laser
  • OCT
  • Eye drop production
  • Fundus imaging
  • Visual field testing and Analysis

The department also offers the following special clinics;

  • Orthoptist (squint) clinic
  • Low vision clinic
  • Retina clinic
  • Glaucoma clinic
  • Children’s Clinic

The Clinic operates under the schedule below;

Monday to Friday 8;00am to 8;00pm  (only emergencies after 8;00pm)
Saturday 9;00am to 1;00pm   (only emergencies after 1;00pm)
Sunday 24 hours for emergencies