About

Dr. Riffat Rashid is a bright promising name in the field of Oculoplasty in Bangladesh. She is one of the few leading oculoplastic surgeons of the country. She is also a trainer under whom two long term fellows are receiving training. She is the pioneer team member of Oculoplasty team of this apical center.

An young experienced surgeon Dr.Riffat performed more than 2000 DCRs and other lacrimal surgeries, 200 ptosis surgeries, 500 lid reconstructions and more than 300 orbital surgeries.

Dr. Riffat travelled numbers of country including China, Hongkong, India, Srilanka, Malaysia, Singapore for academic and leisure purpose.

Specialty

  • Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeries
  • Orbital surgery and diseases
  • Tear drainage system surgeries
  • Botox and fillers

Qualifications

  • MS in Ophthalmology from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Training in Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery from Moorfiel’s Eye Hospital, London
  • Received fellowship in Oculoplastic surgery, Orbit and Ocular oncology from Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital.
  • Dr.Riffat is a also teacher and mentor and an examiner for the optometrist under state medicine faculty.

Experience

  • Junior consultant cum Registrar
  • Junior consultant cum Assistant Professor(?)

Research Activities 

  • Out come and analysis of 22 failed DCR cases
  • Retinoblastoma - New international grouping, staging and management (review)
  • Primary tuberculosis of Lid - report of three cases.
  • Orbital Neurobalstoma- A case report
  • Evisceration with Scleral fashioning- A novel technique for managing phthisis bulbi with maximal cosmesis.
  • Conjunctival Acanthoma: A case report
  • Supramaximal LPSR- an ideal techinique for correction of Ptosis with minimal LPS function with resotoration of optimal cosmesis and good functions.
  • Histophologic analysis of primary Enucleation of RB cases
  • Paediatric DCR -Outcome of 44 cases
  • Besides six researches ( three interventional) are going on.