Category Archives: Dr. Mustafa Parekh

Phaco Training: Another Publication in Translational Research

Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Apr;62(4):429-36. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.121143. Effects of triamcinolone acetonide on human trabecular meshwork cells in vitro.   Sharma A, Patil AJ, Gupta N, Estrago-Franco MF, Mansoor S, Raymond V, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD1. Author information Abstract AIM: To study the effects of triamcinolone acetonide (TA) on cultured human trabecular meshwork (HTM) cells. MATERIALS AND METHODS: HTM cells were cultured and treated… Read More »

Phaco Training: 1. Dilate exam 2. Keratoplasty History

Dilate exam Question  The incidence of RD after cataract surgery is around 1%  ( ref:, while the incidence of retinal detachment after LASIK is around 0.25% ( Some studies quote an even lower rate for RD after LASIK Looking at these stats, will it be safe to assume that cataract surgery poses a similar… Read More »

SEE Eye Camp with Dr. Schneider

Miss Kimberley Burgess with patients at Anjali Eye Centre Dr. Mark Schneider with patients at the Anjali Eye Centre. Dr. Mark Schneider and his assistant Miss Kimberley Burgess attended a surgical camp organised by Dr. Sanjay Gupta from Feb 16 to Feb 19, 2009. Dr. Schneider brought surgical disposables from SEE along with him. 68… Read More »

Rishikesh Haridwar Mussorie Camp

We as a  group of doctors of different specialities  had organised a camp to villages of Northern India where health care is very primitive and unaccesable. Included in the team were two ophthalmologists, Dr. Mustaffa Parekh and myself. We left on Feb 2 and came back on Feb 8, 2007. We carried out 50 cataract… Read More »