Dr Sheetal Mahuvakar

Dr Sheetal Mahuvakar

DNB

(Consultant, Cataract, Cornea & Refractive services)

  • Retina Foundation ,Shahibaug Ahmedabad
  • Email: drsheetalmahuvakar@gmail.com
  • Mobile: +91 9714806660

Currently : Specialty: Cataract, Cornea & Refractive surgeries.

  • Highly motivated professional eye specialist with good academic background, skilled and experienced in comprehensive Ophthalmology with keen interest in Phacoemulsification, Refractive Surgeries and Cornea.
  • Worked as consultant in anterior segment for 3 years in Bombay City Eye Institute and Research Centre, Mumbai and was involved in training of a number of students and fellows in phacoemulsification.
  • Working as Anterior chamber consultant in cornea and cataract department of Retina foundation and Aso Palov Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad from November 2013 till date.

CAREER OBJECTIVES

  • To develop good surgical and medical skills in the field of cornea, refractive surgeries and cataract.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Phacoemulsification (topical)
  • Cornea and Ocular surface
  • Refractive Surgeries
  • Glaucoma
  • General ophthalmology

EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

  • Diplomate National Board (Ophthalmology)
  • Fellowship in Cornea and anterior segment at L V Prasad Eye Institute & Research Centre, Hyderabad (ST)
  • Bespoke Refractive surgery training at Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore.
  • Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Phacoemulsification at Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbi
  • Fellowship in Glaucoma at Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbai (ST)
  • M.B.B.S. (University of Mumbai)

SURGICAL SKILLS

  • Phacoemulsification surgeries including hard cataracts, complicated cataracts and cataract operations in one eyed patients. Done more than 5000 cataract surgeries.
  • Also experienced in newer procedures such as subluxated cataracts with CTR & newer CTRs like Cionni ring implantations, Ahmed segment implantations, sclera fixated IOL, posterior iris fixated IOL, newer IOL like Toric IOLs and multifocal IOL, Limbal Relaxing incisions.
  • Competent and experienced in: Pterygium excision with autografts,
  • Amniotic membrane transplantations,
  • Penetrating Keratoplasties
  • Lamellar keratoplasties like DALK, DSEK
  • Pupilloplasties
  • Also has keen interest in ocular surface work.
  • Performed newer ocular surface surgeries like amniotic membrane transplantation, stem cell transplantation like SLET, Lid mucous membrane grafting in cases of SJS syndromes
  • Keratoprosthesis
  • Lasik & PRK
  • Trabeculectomies,Dacryocystorhniostomies
  • Dacryocystorhniostomies

CLINICAL SKILLS

  • Sound experience in handling of all routine and complicated Out Patient Department cases.
  • Topographies and Aberrometry
  • Specular Microscope
  • Keratometry
  • A scan biometry and IOL master
  • B scan
  • OCT
  • Perimetry
  • GdX
  • HRT
  • Gonioscopy
  • Corneal scraping
  • YAG laser iridotomies and capsulotomies

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Actively involved in training Phacoemulsification to national & international trainees at Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Also involved in teaching postgraduate DNB students at Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbai

ACAEDEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Winner of Intercollege quiz in ophthalmology in 2008, Mumbai
  • Winner of an ophthalmic quiz at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society conference in 2009
  • Winner of “Ms Ophthalmology” title in an academic quiz at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society conference in 2009
  • Winner of best scientific poster at ocular surface workshop, SankarNetralaya at Chennai 2015
  • Winner of grand video award at IIRSI (Indian intraocular & Refractive surgery society) 2017 meet for an academic video titled “Let there be light”
  • Won video award ( When the going gets white) in cataract complicated cases section at IIRSI 2017 meet
  • Won runner up awards for two academic photos titled “sands of sahara” and “Treasure hunt” at IIRSI 2017 meet.
  • Winner at baroda film festival 2017 for an academic video
  • Runner up award in photo competition for the academic photo “ strings of guitar – subluxated cataract” in keracon 2017 conference.
  • Winner of Bursary grant at ESCRS 2018 for high scoring paper.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:

  • Presented a paper on “Correlation of Corneal Thickness with IOP” at Maharashtra ophthalmic society in 2005
  • 2.Paper presentation titled “Distribution Of Spherical Aberration In Western Indian Population” at APACRS 2014.
  • Video presentation “To Do The Undo – Iatrogenic Iridodialysis Repair” at APACRS 2014.
  • Presented on “How To Read Topography - 5 pearls” at Ahmedabad ophthalmic society conference in 2015 as a faculty
  • Scientific Poster presentation on “Thermal Injury case” at Ocular Surface CME OSKON 2015 at SankarNetralaya , Chennai.
  • Scientific Poster presentation on “Boston Keratoprosthesis in GDLK- Long Term Follow Up” at Ocular Surface CME at SankarNetralaya (OSKON), Chennai in 2015 – It was awarded as a best scientific poster.
  • Presented on “Anterior Segment OCT in Corneal Pathologies” at Gujarat ophthalmic society conference in Oct 2015 as a faculty.
  • 8.Presented on “LID mucous membrane grafting in SJS” at Gujarat ophthalmic society conference in Oct 2016 as a faculty.
  • 9.Presented on “Simple limbal epithelial transplant” at Ahmedabad ophthalmic society conference in 2016 as a faculty.
  • 10.Published article on “ chamdelier assisted combined phacovitrectomy” in Retina Today journal may 2018

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

  • Member of All India Ophthalmological society (M17953)
  • Member of Cornea Society of India
  • Member of Ahmedabad Ophthalmological Society