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Comprehensive Ophthalmology fellowship
Duration: 24 Months
Number of trainees: 2 per year(one every 6months)


  • Mastering the skills of using slit lamp biomicroscopy which includes Goldman Applanation tonometry )
  • Mastering the skills of using non-contact fundus lens under supervision of Retina Specialist.
  • Diagnosis of uveitis under supervision of uvea specialist.
  • Diagnosis of ocular surface disorders under supervision
  • Diagnosis of glaucoma under supervision
  • Diagnosis of retinal discuses under supervision
  • Interpretation of ultrasonography (USG)
  • Hands on experience in performing A-Scan, Biometry, USG and electrodiagnostic modalities
  • Hands on experience in performing small incision cataract surgery.
  • Hands on experience in performing phaco surgeries under the supervision of Master surgeons.
  • Observation in complicated cataract surgery including trauma.
  • Taking part in research activities and presentations in conferences.
  • Familiarize with genetic screening and counseling.


  • Candidates who have completed post graduate degree
    (D.O./F.C.P.S./M.S./equivalent degree ) Recognized by BMDC.
  • The candidate must have Binocular single vision (BSV).
  • Age should not exceed 40 years

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

Honorium: Local fellows/in house 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. On the availability of fund and competency of the trainee, scholarship may be awarded. Candidates from NGO or abroad have to pay according to institutional rules. 3000 USD for NGO and abroad candidate but special circumstance it will be neagotionable.

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, Vision Eye Hospital, 1/1, Block-E, Lalmatia, Saatmasjid Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207) or send by mail to (

Selection:The selection examination is held twice a year in the month of December/June. Selection is done for 2 sessions (September and March). Advertisements appear in the hospital website. Candidates (National & International) will appear for the viva (Skype interview for foreign candidates) conducted by two examiners. List of selected candidates would be displayed on the hospital notice board and website. Qualified candidates employed elsewhere should produce a NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer at the time of the examination

Last date of application 30/08/2019 for the session September 2019 & viva on 31/08/2019 will be held at Vision Eye Hospital (VEH) Premises.

Please Click Here To Download Application Form

Diagnostic facilities:
The diagnostic evaluations we perform include:
  • Visual acuity
  • Refraction
  • Slit-lamp evaluation
  • direct & indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • Tonometry
  • keratometry
  • pachymetry
  • specular microscopy,
  • A-B scan ultrasonography,
  • Biometry – A scan
  • Gonioscopy
Therapeutic facilities: OPD:
  • Screening for cataracts
  • Preoperative evaluation for cataract patients
  • Treatment plan for cataract surgery
  • Postoperative management of the cataract patient including: medications, astigmatism management, refraction, uveitis, CME, and ocular hypertension
  • Manage clinical problems of increasing complexity.
  • Evaluation and management of endophthalmitis.
  • Follow up
Surgical services:
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS)
  • Phacoemulsification with foldable IOL, multifocal IOL
  • Cataract Surgery with CTR
  • Cataract Surgery with Iris Hook
  • Scleral Fixation IOL Implantation
  • Nd:Yag Laser services for PCO cases
  • Dr. Md. Shafiquer Rahman
  • Dr. Md. Siddiqur Rahman
  • Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman Shaheen
  • Dr. Mohammad. Zahirul Islam
  • Dr. Q. M. Iqbal Hossain
  • Dr.Md. Masudul Hasan
  • Dr. Md. Mesbahul Alom
  • Dr. Md. Abid Akbor
The diagnostic evaluations we perform include:
  • Visual acuity assessment
  • Refraction
  • Slit-lamp evaluation
  • direct & indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • A-B scan ultrasonography
  • Colour Fundus Photography
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) – Spectral domain and 3-D
OPD: Out Patient Department
  • Primary evaluation of vitreo-retina patients referred from general ophthalmologists and other clinics.
  • Preoperative evaluation for vitreo-retina patients.
  • Management plan for vitreo-retina patients.
  • Postoperative management of surgical patients.
  • Evaluation and management of endophthalmitis.
Surgical services:
  • Different types of intravitreal injections (Avastn, Lucentis, TA, etc.)
  • Standard surgeries for simple retinal detachments (RD)
  • Plain vitrectomy procedures
  • Cataract surgery related vitreo-retinal procedures
  • Vitreo-retinal surgeries for complicated RDs
  • Surgeries for advanced diabetic eye diseases
  • Macular surgeries, etc.
  • Dr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman
  • Dr. Mohammad Zahirul Islam
  • Dr. Shafiul Bari Russel
  • Dr. Mesbahul Alam
Diagnostic: Our diagnostic services include:
  • Applanation tonometry
  • Optic nerve photography
  • Gonioscopy
  • Visual field test with Humphrey visual field analyzer
  • Central Corneal Thickness (CCT)
  • Optic nerve analyzer (HRT)
  • Nerve fiber analysis (OCT)
  • Digital slit lamp
  • Edge perimetry
  • Therapeutic:
    • Routine eye and vision exams
    • Glaucoma patients screening
    • Routine clinical evaluation and procedures for the management of referred glaucoma patients.
    • Evaluation of patients of glaucoma associated with other ocular problems such as cataract, uveitis, retinal problems, etc.
    • Pre-operative assessment of glaucoma patients.
    • Post-operative management of glaucoma patients.
    1. Laser : YAG and Argon lasers iridotomy and trabeculoplasty
    2. Surgery: Surgeries for all types of glaucoma including-
      • Trabeculectomy
      • Trabeculotomy with MMC
      • Trabeculectomy with ologen
      • Trabeculotomy
      • Trabeculectomy with adjustable suture
      • Cyclocryopexy
    3. Relevant surgeries such as – cataract operation, combined cataract and glaucoma surgeries, repair surgeries, etc.
    • Dr. Md. Siddiqur Rahman
Diagnostic: The diagnostic evaluations we perform include:
  • Visual acuity assessment
  • Refraction
  • Slit-lamp evaluation
  • Confocal microscopy & Pachymetry
  • Corneal Topography (Topolyzer)
  • Analyzer for spherical aberration
  • Specular microscopy
  • Anterior segment OCT
  • Primary evaluation of cornea patients referred from general OPD and other clinics.
  • Preoperative evaluation for cornea patients requiring surgery.
  • Management plan for corneal diseases
  • Pre-LASIK evaluation.
  • Postoperative management of surgical patients.
Surgical services:
membrane graft,
  • Different types of anterior segment surgeries like Pterygium surgery, conjunctival hooding, Tarsorrhaphy,Conjunctival flaps, amniotic ASP with BCL, Limbal cell autograft, etc.
  • Rrepair surgeries for corneal injuries.
  • Cataract surgeries including SICS & Phacoemulsification.
  • C3R for keratoconus
  • Keratectomies, Penetrating keratoplasty
  • Different types of keratorefractive surgeries including LASIK.
  • Dr. Md. Siddiqur Rahman
  • Dr. Arif Akonjee Rony