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Cornea and Anterior Segment

Fellowship training requires more in-depth knowledge about the pathophysiology and management of ophthalmic diseases that can usually be obtained in residency training in Ophthalmology. This is a program of continuous period of intense and focused training in developing and maintaining knowledge, skills, scholarship, and professionalism.

Subspecialty Fellowship training for Cornea and Anterior Segment encompasses the following areas:

  1. Diagnosis and medical management of diseases of the conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, and other diseases of anterior segment.
  2. Surgery of the conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, lens with special emphasis on corneal transplantation and other related anterior segment procedures.
  3. Principles of contact-lens fitting and management of complications of contact-lens wear.
  4. It also facilitates research activities in the field of glaucoma.
  5. To gain skills in community eye service, one-month placement in any branch hospital (for local fellows).

Duration: The duration of fellowship is 18 months for local candidates / 15 months for international candidates.


  • Candidates who have completed post graduate degree
    (D.O./F.C.P.S./M.S./equivalent degree )
  • recognized by BMDC/IIEI&H) in ophthalmology may apply.
  • The candidate must have Binocular single vision (BSV).
  • Age should not exceed 45 years.

Session: There are two sessions in a year for Long term fellowship training program (January and July).

Honorarium: Local fellows will be awarded a honorarium of Tk. 30,000/- per month when they will not receive salary grant from employer and/or any other agency.

Accommodation for foreign trainees: During the training period candidate will stay in the guest house of IIEI&H which is placed beside the campus of the Hospital. Food will be provided by IIEI&H.


  • Prof. Dr. Sarwar Alam
  • Dr. Chandana Sultana
  • Dr. Mahmood Mujtaba
  • Dr. Abdus Salam
  • Dr. Muntakim Shahid
  • Dr. Md. Rajeeb Alam
  • Dr. M.A. Muyeed
  • Dr. ASM Moin Uddin
  • Dr. Rashed Alam
  • Dr. Ashim Kumer Paul
  • Dr. Monira Sultana
  • Dr. Yusuf Jamal Khan
  • Dr. Raquib Rahman
  • Dr. Muliha Rahman
  • Dr. Saleha Sultana
  • Dr. Tamanna Rahman

Application process: Interested candidates who have requisite qualifications are requested to send their application on a prescribed form  (available at the Education Department or can be downloaded here)  with CV directly to the education department (Education Department, Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital, Sher-e-Banglanagar, Farmgate. Dhaka-1215) or send by mail to (

Selection for Fellowship will be made on a competitive basis based on the results of a written test (MCQ) and a subsequent interview.  (Skype interview for foreign candidates)

For more information please contact the following address:

Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital (IIEI&H)
Email: education@islamia,,
Tel: 096 109 98333 (Extension:214)
Sat to Wed: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, Thursday: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm