The National Eye Centre Kaduna is an agency/parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Health.

The National Eye Centre, Kaduna is the apex Federal Government owned eye hospital in Nigeria. It was commissioned to start full operations at the hospital complex in December 1992 as the then government’s response to increasing incidence of eye health issues among Nigerians sometimes leading to irreversible blindness.

Its mandate is to provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative eye care services to all Nigerians and even patients from the West African sub-region.

The National Eye Center is a training institution for Ophthalmology in Nigeria and Ophthalmologists and other eye health care manpower across the nation

Cataract and Glaucoma, Cornea Transplant, Paediatric/Strabismus, Oculoplasty and Vitreo-retinal surgery

Clinical Services

  • Primary Care Clinic (PCC)
  • Cataract and Glaucoma
  • Cornea and Anterior Segment
  • Orbit Occuloplastic
  • Vitreo-Retina
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Optometry
  • Optical
  • Pharmacy

It has several world class equipment including:
Argon Laserfor non-invasive retina photocoagulation; Wireless BIO used for indirect fundoscopy, DRI-OCT (Triton Plus), a three dimensional optical coherence tomogram used for anterior and posterior segment imaging, tomography of the retina and optic nerve, OCT/Fluorescein Angiography and fundus Photography.
IridexMicropulse Laser Machine for non-invasive retinal
photocoagulation, trabeculoplasty, etc.
Auto-Kerato-Refracto-Tonometre, Wave front Analyser, Specular Microscope, Excimerlazer machine and Eye Bank,
A and B Scanner, Eye CareTonometer for measuring intra-ocular pressure for mainly paediatric patients, handheld pachymeter and keratorefractometer etc

National Eye Centre
Off Nnamdi Azikiwe By-Pass Mando
PMB 2267 Kaduna.