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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 are the risks of laser iridectomy?
What is the reason for recurrent boils on the eyelid?
Will LASIK surgery help me see without spectacles?
Is iLASIK surgery suitable for me?
Will IntraLase surgery leave me with any residual eye power?
Which laser technique is the best to get rid of glasses?
What is the treatment for cataract and glaucoma together?
Can I go for laser operation for nearsightedness?
Are there any serious side effects reported in LASIK surgery?
Can squint be cured completely?
What leads to recurrence of iritis?
What is wrong with my child’s vision?
How can central serous retinopathy be treated?
Can my daughter undergo LASIK surgery?
How can spring catarrh be treated?
How can squint be treated completely?
Will cylindrical power of the eye affect optic nerve?
Will cylindrical power of the eye affect optic nerve?
What are the consequences of Epi-LASIK eye surgery?
When can I resume work after Lasik surgery?
Will I be required to wear glasses after LASIK surgery?
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