Specialist Ophthalmologist &Vitreoretinal Surgeon
|Languages Spoken||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Specialist||Specialist Ophthalmologist &Vitreoretinal Surgeon|
|DOH License Grade||Specialist|
|Types of Physician||Fulltime|
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered
- Treating and managing ophthalmology patients since 1995. With over 20 years of vast clinical and surgical experience, he is specialized in diagnosis and surgeries of retinal diseases (retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity)
- Routinely performs scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, pars planavitrectomy (23 & 25 gauge - MIVS) for complicated retinal detachments, intravitreal injection of Lucentis / Eylea / Ozurdex, retinal laser photocoagulation, management of intraocular tumours, uveitis.
- First in UAE to introduce scleral buckling for management of retinal detachments in retinopathy of prematurity in 2003
- First in UAE to perform intravitrealantiVEGF injections for active retinopathy of prematurity in 2008.
- In 2006, first to perform half-fluency photodynamic therapy and intravitrealantiVEGF injection for wet AMD in gulf region.
- First in UAE to perform lens-sparing vitrectomy for stage IV retinopathy of prematurity in 2010.
- Has performed well over 2000 cataract surgeries (phacoemulsification) and over 5000 posterior segment surgeries (vitreoretinal surgeries) including combined phaco-vitrectomies.