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Renowned Eye Specialist from USA conducts Training at Al-Shifa  


  1. Dr. James Standefer from USA is a glaucoma specialist who has traveled extensively worldwide to provide eye care and training, held a one week workshop on glaucoma and trained 5 ophthalmologists at Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital. Glaucoma is the greatest mystery of ophthalmology. It is defined as multifactorial optic neuropathy may or may not be associated with increased intraocular pressure causing changes in optic nerve head and typical field defects which result in irreversible visual loss causing deep concerns on quality of life. Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness in the developing world and it is important to maintain or enhance the quality of life of glaucoma patient. The main objective of work-shop was to produce mature, knowledgeable, efficient and skillful glaucoma specialist who will be competent in diagnosis and management (medical and surgical) of all types of glaucoma (suspects and established) patients.

    Dr. James Standefer also delivered lectures on these topics .

  2. Dr. Anand from U.K also conducted a live surgery workshop on glaucoma at Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital.


Editor: Ayesha Khan

Project Officer


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