Best Eye Hospitals in Kenya [2023 updated list]

So, what are the best eye hospitals in Kenya?

Well, if you are looking for the best eye hospitals in Kenya you’re in the right place- there exist quite a number of Ophthalmic (eye) hospitals in the country..

Most of these highly-ranked eye facilities have in place the best Ophthalmologists (eye specialists) plus state of the art technology.

Below is the full list.


Best Eye Hospitals in Kenya [according to reviews and recommendations]

Here is a list of the best optical hospitals in Kenya:

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital

Dr Agarwal’s eye clinic is considered one of the best eye hospitals in Nairobi.

They have been offering eye care services for over 60 years now so you can bet on the experience of their eye specialists.

Some of their optical services include;

  • Glaucoma
  • General ophthalmology
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical retina
  • Ocular
  • Anti VEGF agents
  • Diabetic Retinopathy et cetera

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital Contacts

Location: Goodman Tower, 2nd floor, Waiyaki Way road, Westlands, Nairobi

Phone: 0798 103101



PCEA Kikuyu Hospital

Kikuyu hospital has an outpatient eye unit clinic that runs on Weekdays (6.30 am – 3 p.m).

The facility offers a wide range of eye diagnostic services, at highly subsidized rates making it a popular destination for patients with eye problems in Kenya.

The hospital also provides low-vision aids (magnifiers/telescopes for patients, when necessary.

PCEA Kikuyu Hospital Contacts

Location: Inside PCEA Kikuyu Hospital, Hospital Road, Kikuyu

Telephone: 0722-207636 / 0733-606133




The lions Sightfirst eye hospital

If you’re looking for one of the top eye hospitals in Kenya, Lions Sightfirst is absolutely one of them.

The hospital is run by Lions Club Kenya, one of the oldest charitable organizations locally.

The hospital has specialized in offering comprehensive eye care services with its team of committed eye care professionals delivering high-quality treatment and care to patients.

Notably, the institution has grown to be one of the biggest eye hospitals in the East Africa region (they have clinics and outreach programs in various locations).

The lions Sightfirst eye hospital Contacts

Location: Kapatgat Road, Loresho, Nairobi

Phone: +254 020 422 6000 / +254 728 970 601 / +254 733 619 191




Lighthouse for Christ Eye Center

Lighthouse is another awesome option for all of your optical needs.

The facility is Christian-based and provides both medical and surgical sight-saving eye care to all.

Lighthouse for Christ Eye Center Contact

Location: Abdel Nasser Road, Mombasa

Tel: +254-041-2226179 / +254-041-2220018 / +254-041-2224160




Eye and U

Eye and U is a modern eye hospital (they have invested heavily in eye care technology) offering a range of eye care services under one roof.

Best of all, they have added skilled and experienced eye specialists and surgeons from India to their team to help them handle complicated eye problems locally.

All of their eye care services are available at affordable prices.

Eye and U Contacts

Location: 3rd Floor, Pacis Centre, Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi

Phone: +254 202 402020 / +254 718 202020




City Eye Hospital (CEH)

You need to consider City Eye Hospital too if you are looking to be treated at the best eye clinic in Kenya (it’s rated among the very best).

The hospital is committed to providing high-quality, safe, and affordable eye care to all and has been attracting raving reviews from satisfied patients.

The center also serves one of the best optical shops in Kenya and stocks an extensive array of eyewear (latest top brands and styles).

City Eye Hospital Contacts

Location: Ngong road, opp. Traffic Police Station, Nairobi

Tel: +254 714 617782 / +254 736 329348


Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital (Best Eye Clinic for kids)

Gertrude’s is one of the best eye hospitals in the country for your little angels.

There is a team of greatly experienced ophthalmologists and nurses who are waiting to deliver the best eye diagnostics and care services for your little ones as well as older children.

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital (Eye Clinic) Contacts

Location: Inside Gertrude’s Children Hospital, 34 Muthaiga Road, Nairobi

Telephone: 0207 206000/0730 645000/0709 529000




Eagle Eye laser Center

Eagle Eye Care is another home of professional eye care- you will meet some of the best opticians in Kenya here.

Besides providing eye treatment services of all kinds including surgery, the center runs several optical shops in the city.

Eagle Eye laser Center is best known for its amazing one-to-one customer service.

Eagle Eye laser Center Contacts

Location: 5th Avenue Building, 5th Ngong Avenue, Nairobi

Phone: +254 715 186034




Sabatia Eye Hospital

Sabatia Eye Hospital is a popular, not-for-profit eye care facility located in Vihiga County making it a good option for those in Western Kenya.

They offer both outpatient and inpatient eye services including Slit-lamp examination, Refraction, Fundoscopy examination, Visual Acuity, Tonometry, Management and treatment.

The hospital also partners with local Universities to provide short Ophthalmological courses.

Sabatia Eye Hospital Contacts

Location: Opp. Deputy County Commissioner’s office, along Kisumu, Chavali Kapsabet Road

Telephone: +254 723 721316 / +254 733 731013




Laser Eye Centre Limited

Laser Eye is another award-winning eye clinic (they have some of the best-qualified and dedicated Ophthalmologists on the land).

In fact, the medical director here (Dr. Mukesh Josh) is considered a pioneer in Ophthalmic Surgeries across the East Africa region.

Currently, they have a revolutionary ‘No Touch, No Cut’ laser vision tech aimed at helping clients get rid of spectacles fast.

Laser Eye Centre Contacts

Location: 1st floor, Block A, ABC place, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi

Telephone: +254 722 526698 / +254 735 678870



Best Eye Hospitals in Kenya : Conclusion

There you have it – a list of the best eye hospitals in Kenya.

Of course, the list isn’t exhaustive so you can still look around for an option near you.

Indeed, most major private hospitals across the Nation provide exquisite eye care services and can be a good bet.

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