Prof. Dr. Asad Aslam Khan
M.S (Ophthalmology)
Professor of Ophthalmology
Institute of Ophthalmology
King Edward Medical University / Mayo Hospital Lahore

Vice Chancellor / Pro-Vice Chancellor
King Edward Medical University, Lahore

Brief History and Introduction

Mayo Hospital was established 1871 as part of clinical teaching component of King Edward Medical College, Lahore. During 19th century, Eye & ENT were under a single professional chair. In 1939 Lt. Col. Dick was the first Ophthalmologist to establish an Eye / ENT ward (Lahore Ward). The Second chair of professor was created in 1973 and third chair was created in 2000.

In 1948 Eye & ENT were separated and Professor Ramzan Ali Syed became the first head of Ophthalmic Unit.

The purpose built Institute of Ophthalmology was built in 1984 to meet the ever increasing demands of teaching and training, the undergraduates, Postgraduates and to cater for the ophthalmic needs of ever increasing population of Lahore and Punjab.

Institute of Ophthalmology has 168 beds with diagnostic facilities of Glaucoma, Squint, Vitreo Retinal diseases, Laser Facilities, Specimen Museum, Refraction, and Conference Room for CME.
Laser Therapy, B-Scan, Biometry Hess Screen and Visual Fields are being done routinely, whereas sophisticated tests not available in any other public sector hospital like HRT, OCT are also available

Group Photo Faculty Members

Faculty List With Qualification

Name Designation Qualification

Dr. Asad Aslam Khan Professor & Head Eye Unit III MS (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Raza Ali Shah Associate Professor DOMS, MS (Ophth), ICOphth, MCEH

Dr. Ch. Muhammad Nasir, Assistant Professor, FCPS

Dr. Junaid Afzal Senior Registrar FCPS

Dr. Imran Ahmad Sr. Medical Officer DOMS, MPH

Dr. Muhammad Azam Sr. Medical Officer MBBS, MCEH

Teaching Programme

Under Graduate

• Daily OPD, Ward and OT teaching for under graduate

• Daily clinical training of mid level eye care personnel (Ophthalmic technician, Refractionists, Optometrist, Orthoptist, Ophthalmic technologist and Ophthalmic Nurses

Post Graduate

• Weekly seminars for post graduate preparing for their final post graduate examination (FCPS, MS, MCPS, DOMS, FRCS)

• Group discussion, tutorial for clinical case presentation

• Daily ward rounds, discussions for residents
District Ophthalmologists

• Manual Small Incision Cataract Extraction training programme for District Ophthalmologists

• Training of District Ophthalmologists in Diabetic, Paediatric & Glaucoma research centers

• Hands on Training of District Ophthalmologists in Phaco emulsification, Oculoplastics, Vitreoretina & Lasers.

Research Project

1 Cystic Orbital Lesions in children

2 Systemic association in Normal Tension Glaucoma

3 Orbital Lesions in adults

4 Pattern of ocular growth in children after cataract extraction

5 Visual outcome and complication in suture less manual SICS

6 Role of intracameral injection of NSAID (Diclofenec Sodium) in reducing immediate post operative anterior uveitis after cataract extraction with phaco IOL

7 Post operative uveitis in children with congenital and developmental cataract with ECCE and PCIOL with and without posterior capsulotomy and with anterior Vitrectomy

8 Pattern of different types of Glaucoma in Patients attending Glaucoma Clinic in Mayo Hospital Lahore.

9 Causes and Management of Proptosis in children

10 Role of intracameral dexamethasone in preventing immediate post operative anterior uveitis in paediatric cataract extraction

11 Orbital lesions in children

12 Effectiveness of MMC intraoperatively in DCR surgery

13 Role of Prostaglandin analogues in failed TRAB cases

14 Comparison of visual acuity & complications of early and late PPV for Vitreous haemorrhage

15 Comparison of visual acuity & complications in Phaco VS Sutureless Manual SICS

16 The anterior segment trauma ___its causes, management and visual outcome

17 Comparison of pattern of axial length growth in normal children and children after cataract extraction with IOL implantationPattern, Visual outcome and complications in different types of ocular trauma presenting to Mayo hospital Lahore.


1. OPD: Twice a week, on Saturdays and Wednesdays.

a. General OPD

b. Specific clinics
i. Paediatric Ophthalmology Clinic
ii. Glaucoma Clinic
iii. Centre for control of Diabetes related Blindness / Vitreoretina clinic
iv. Low vision Clinic

2. Indoors

3. Surgery

4. Diagnostic (FFA, Ultrasonography etc)

5. Outreach Activities (Eye Camps)


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