The International Ophthalmic Hero is the most prestigious award for an ophthalmologist, conferred by the highest Ophthalmological body of the country: the All India Ophthalmic Society. It is a felicitation for those outstanding ophthalmologists who have won accolades internationally in the field of Ophthalmology in the past one year. We are proud of Dr Zain Khatib who has been bestowed with this honor for the 2nd consecutive year, and we thank AIOS for recognizing his work.
Dr Zain Khatib addressing a packed hall of Ophthalmologists during an Instruction Course at the Annual ALL INDIA OPHTHALMOLOGY CONGRESS AIOC 2020 at Gurgaon. His topic was "Fine tuning Toric IOLs in Cataract Surgery"
On November 14, World Diabetes Day is universally celebrated. This day is meant to raise awareness about diabetes, a condition which is widely common in India. Most people know about the adverse effects of Diabetes has on the body, but not many know that Diabetes also affects the eyes. Infact Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy) is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide, hence needs an early screening and detection.
In this regard, the Diabetic Retinopathy screening camp conducted on 17th November, Sunday at KHATIB EYE CLINIC was a huge success with large number of patients coming and getting their eyes checked. We would like to thank the AIOS (All India Ophthamic Society) and the BOA (Bombay Ophthalmic Association) for all their invaluable support in helping us organizing and conducting this camp.
By the grace of the Almighty, the inauguration ceremony of the Charni Road branch at Khatib Eye Clinic on 10th of Novemeber 2019 was a grand success!! This fully equipped state-of-the-art Consultation and Diagnostic Ophthalmic centre, is a one stop solution to all your eye problems.
Congratulations to Dr. Zain Khatib for winning the first prize in the FDC Pixel Quiz at FOCUS 2019, the Annual Conference of the Bombay Ophthalmologists Association. He was awarded a cheque of Rs. 51,000 by Padma Shri Dr. T. P. Lahane.
Dr. Zain Khatib won the best e-poster award for his research at the prestigious Asia Pacific Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Conference (APACRS) held in Kyoto, Japan.
Featured: Dr Zain Khatib interviewed by Vogue magazine for an online article about the harmful effects of everyday makeup on the eyes. Read his insights on the daily makeup habits that could be affecting your eyes in the link below.
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Dr Zain Khatib won the best video award for his video presentation atthe prestigious European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Conference (ESCRS) held in Vienna, Austria
We are happy to announce that by the blessings of the Almighty, Dr. Zain Khatib was awarded the second prize for his surgery video at the European Ophthalmology Congress of the ESCRS at Vienna. He was also felicitated by The Ambassador of India to Austria, Her Excellency Ms. Renu Pal for winning this prestigious award.