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Dr Mahipal S. Sachdev

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital,
New Delhi
Monday, October 05, 2009

Dr Mahipal S Sachdev did his MBBS from the prestigious apex institution the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He pursued MD in Ophthalmology at Dr Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, the national apex institute for ophthalmology. He was trained in the super-specialty of Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Phacoemulsification. He was selected for advanced training and fellowship in Cornea at the Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

Dr Sachdev has been Secretary of the Delhi Ophthalmological Society and the Chairman, Scientific Committee of All India Ophthalmological Society. Currently he is the Chairman Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society, India. He authored the book named "Phacoemulsification: A Practical Guide" the first Indian bookon the subject. He is co-editor of internationally released book "Phacoemulsification, Foldable Intraocular Lens and Laser Cataract Surgery". He is the Medical Director of the 'Centre for Sight' clinic in New Delhi.

He is a pioneer in the field of Phacoemulsification and Lasik Laser in India. He has conducted several courses and recently his instruction course was accepted by the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) to demonstrate live the technique of Phacoemulsification. This was telecast live via satellite to its annual conference at Seattle, USA - an unprecedented honour for an Indian doctor. Dr Sachdev has also bagged several awards, delivered orations and has several publications to his credit. Recently he has been recognized by Summit Autonomous of USA as a leading refractive surgeon in the laser vision correction science and inducted into the "Summit Autonomous Society" (SAS). He received SAS Silver Award in recognition of more than 1000 successful Lasik operations performed in just one year (1999).

Queries Answerd by Mahipal S. Sachdev
What can cause bleeding in the eyes?
How successful is retinal attachment?
Is the Zyoptix technology the best for Lasik?
Why does my son have cylindrical eye power at this young age?
Is laser surgery effective for vision correction?
What is Advanced Wavefront and Topolink lasik technology?
What is the reason for recurrent boils on the eyelid?
Is there any cure for night blindness?
Should I go in for Wasca to correct my eye power?
What are the restrictions to be followed after LASIK?
Should I get LASIK surgery done in summers?
Will LASIK surgery help me see without spectacles?
Will IntraLase surgery leave me with any residual eye power?
Will I be required to wear glasses after LASIK surgery?
Is it necessary to use refresh tears after a LASIK surgery?
How can my son’s vision be improved?
Can I go for laser operation for nearsightedness?
What are the consequences of Epi-LASIK eye surgery?
What are the surgical methods available to decrease eye power?
Can I undergo LASIK surgery?
When do retinal complications start in people suffering from high myopia?
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