On the occasion, a gold medal was awarded to eminent ophthalmologist
and eye specialist, Dr Niaz Ahmed Brohi for his services in the field of ophthalmology, especially for performing over 9500 corneal transplants while a young doctor from the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) Dr Sidra Zafar was given cash prize of Rs.
The pace of research and technological advances are so rapid that it is no longer possible for an ophthalmologist
to master every field.
Shifa International Hospital Professor Farooq Afzal chaired the meeting that had been attended by leading ophthalmologists
, Retina specialists and Medical students.
Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of DHA, said: "Diabetics who visit the DHA facilities will no longer have to go to an ophthalmologist
for their annual eye check-ups.
With the untiring efforts of Shifa's Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dr Jonathan Song, paediatric ophthalmologist
associated with the Wilmer Eye Institute of John Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore), Dr Roberto Pineda of Harvard Medical School, Dr Paul Chan, an expert in retinopathy of prematurity, of Weil Cornell Medical College in New York, Dr Monte del Monte, a cross eye expert, of University of Michigan, Dr John Leslie Brooks, consultant ophthalmologist
of Moorfield Eye Hospital in London, Dr Virender Sangnan attached with the L V Prasad Eye Institute will perform surgeries inside the aircraft.
Harrington Physician Services has hired ophthalmologist
We need to screen all diabetics in order to catch the retinopathy really early, and educate them," said Dr Biu Sikivou, ophthalmologist
in-charge of the Clinic.
is a doctor who specialises in diagnosing and treating eye conditions.
Other upcoming topics for OjO's YouTube channel will include: Interviewing tips for Ophthalmology candidates and Ophthalmology practices, the Red Flags of Recruitment, How and When to Hire an Ophthalmologist
, Spotting Trust in a Potential Partnership Opportunity and more.
Here they have a questionnaire for an optometrist or ophthalmologist
to fill out.
Always visit an ophthalmologist
if you notice changes in your vision.