Dr. Rupal Shah

Dr. Rupal Shah
Dr. Rupal Shah
29+ Years of Experience
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Specialties of Dr. Rupal Shah

SMILE Eye Surgery
Lasik and Refractive Surgery
Cataract Eye Surgery
Glaucoma Treatment
Keratoconus Treatment
Ocular Surface & Dry Eyes Disorders
Computer Vision Syndrome (Digital Eye Strain)

Experience of Dr. Rupal Shah

- She is an Indian Eye Surgeon who specializes in Laser RefractiveSurgery?and Cataract Surgery. She is one of the pioneers of Laser RefractiveSurgery, being amongst the first surgeons in India to perform these newprocedures, starting in 1994. She is currently the Group Medical Directorof New Vision Laser Centers-Center for Sight, a part of Asiaís largestchain of laser refractive surgery clinics. She practice in two cities-Vadodaraand Mumbai- since over two decades.

- As a pioneer in the LASIK technique, she have performed more than?50000procedures, averaging around 2000 treatments since the last 25 years. Shehave, since the last 12 years, been closely involved with the developmentof the SMILE procedure for performing refractive surgery. She was the thirdsurgeon in the world to perform?ReLEx and the first to perform single incisonReLEx smile, the standard way the procedure is performed today. She havebeen involved with all kinds of studies on?ReLEx smile, including studiesfor US FDA approval of the procedure.

- She have several publications in prestigious peer reviewed medicaljournals. In addition, she have written chapters, Prefaces and Introductionsin several prestigious international books.

Research and Designation Dr. Rupal Shah

Designation: Group Medical Director, Centre for Sight-NVLC



- Shah R., Shah S., Vogelsang, H. All-in-One Femtosecond Laser RefractiveSurgery, Techniques of Ophthalmology, Vol 8, March 2010

- Shah R., Shah S., Sengupta S., Results of Small incision lenticuleExtraction: All-in-One Femtosecond Laser Refractive Surgery, Journal ofCataract and Refractive Surgery, Volume 37, January 2011

- Shah R., Shah S. Impact of Scanning Patterns on the Results of FemtosecondLaser Lenticule Extraction Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery,Volume 37, September 2011

- Moshirfar M., McCaughey M.V., Reinstein D.Z., Shah R., Santiago-CabanL., Fenzl C.R., Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. Journal of Cataractand Refractive Surgery,  41  (3) , pp. 652-665.

- Deshmukh R, Hafezi F, Kymionis GD, Kling S, Shah R, Padmanabhan P,et al. Current concepts in crosslinking thin corneas. Indian J Ophthalmol2019;67:8-15.

- Shah R., History and Results; Indications and Contraindications ofSMILE, Asia Pacific J of Opthal. 2019:&(5):371-376

- Books:LASIK: The Evolution of Refractive Surgery, Editors Lucio Burratto,Stephen Slade and Marco Tavalato, Slack, 2012. Chapters on FLEx and ReLExsmile.

- John, T (Ed): Lamellar Corneal Surgery. McGraw-Hill Companies, NewYork, NY, 2008., Chapters on Laser Refractive Surgery

Awards and Recognition of Dr. Rupal Shah

Awarded Gold Medal By the Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive SurgerySociety at the hands of the Honourable Governor of Maharashtra, 2008

Awarded the Shiv Prasad Hardia Oration Award by the All India OphthalmicSociety

Awarded Gold Medal for Ophthalmic Practice by the Indian Intraocular Implantand Refractive Surgery Society at the hands of Prof T P Lahane, Dean, JJ Group of Hospitals, 2013

Awarded Vadsol Gaurav Award by the Balasinor Vidyottejak Charitable Trust,2013

Awarded Achievment Award by the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology,2015

Won several Best Paper of Session awards at various Indian and International Meetings

Won several Best Paper of Session awards at various Indian and International Meetings

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