About

Dr. Mastura is one of the most experienced and senior paediatric ophthalmologists in the country. She was trained at Aravind Eye Hospital in India, and has performed thousands of surgeries on children's cataracts and squint. She has built up Paediatric department into one of the leading children's eye care facilities in Bangladesh. She also developed the low vision clinic to an international level to save the visually impaired. She has presented several research papers at international and national seminars and conferences.

Specialty

  • Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Low Vision

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • DCO
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in Aravind Eye Hospital, India.
  • Trained on Low Vision in Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology (PICO), Peshawar, Pakistan.

Experience

She is head of Departments of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and Low Vision from 2004 till now

Research activities

  • Visual outcome of traumatic cataract
  • Post operative evaluation of paediatric cataract
  • Effect of occlusion on elderly amblyopia
  • Scleral fixation IOL in children
  • How far we can help children with Marfan syndrome
  • Surgical outcome of horizontal strabismus
  • Case series of cyclic esotropia
  • Bilateral congenital cataract-risk factors and barriers in uptaking service
  • Bilateral congenital cataract with nystagmaus
  • Effect of alternate occlusion on isometropic amblyopia
  • Keratoconus related with Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Published Papers & Journals

  • Visual outcome of traumatic cataract - CEITC- Horizon’ 2004
  • Post operative evaluation of paediatric cataract- 2nd int. conf. on POS (Rawalpindi, 2006)
  • Effect of occlusion on elderly amblyopia - OSB Journal’ 2005
  • Scleral fixation IOL in children - OSB JournalĀ  & WOC in Hongkong’ 2008
  • How far we can help children with Marfan syndrome - WCPOS- Milan’2012
  • Surgical outcome of horizontal strabismus - SSI Delhi 2010 and WOC Beijing’ 2011
  • Case series of cyclic esotropia- AAPOS & SNEC, Singapore’ 2013
  • Low vision services in a tertiary center of B-desh - WOC, Tokyo’ 2014