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Dr Abhas Mehrotra, MD (AIIMS) FICO (Germany)
The chief Surgeon at The Eye Clinic, Dr Abhas Mehrotra, is extensively trained at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. He is Also a Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO), and trained at Universtat Klinikum, Hamburg, Germany, with Prof G Richard, a pioneer surgeon and the General Secretary, European Retina Society. Before practising at The Eye Clinic, Dehradun, Dr Mehrotra was Senior Resident at the prestigious Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi. He has the expertise to deal with varied eye related investigations, treatment and surgery. His areas of special interest include management of vitreo-retinal conditions, especially diabetes and hypertension related eye disease.

Academic Credentials: Dr Abhas Mehrotra is an active life member of International Council of Ophthalmology, All India Ophthalmological Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society, Uttarakahand Ophthalmological Society 

Dr Mehrotra is Trustee, Nature Science Initiative (NSI) Dehradun, Uttarakhand. NSI is a not-for-profit organization based in Dehradun, formed by wildlife scientists aiming to conduct research on wildlife in Uttarakhand.

The Eye Clinic is owned by and under the private proprietorship of Dr Abhas Mehrotra.


  • 2004: Young Scientist Travel Grant, Council of Scientific & Industrial Reserch, Government of India
  • 2006: Best Senior Resident Award, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • 2007: European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Travel Grant Award
  • 2008: Novartis Scholarship for Superspecialist training in Retinal Surgery at Germany

Multiple research publications in journals, both in India and abroad, inclduing the peer acclaimed research publication on Optic Neuritis and Retinal diseases. Dr Abhas has presented research papers at international platforms, including USA (North American Neuro ophthalmological Society, Florida), Sweden (Eusropean Society for Cataract & Refractive surgery, Stocklohm), Singapore (ARVO, Singapore), London UK, and German Ophthalmic Society Hamburg. He has alo been a speaker, Convener of conferences and moderator at presentations at many instances in India. He and his team are continuously involved in research activities in association with other organizations, and are working towards developing better modes of management for retinal diseases.


  • Member of team for Government of India sponsored surgical camp for ‘Training of trainers’ at Meghalaya, North East India March 2006.
  • Member surgical camp for skill transfer at Gandhi Shatabdi Eye Hospital, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO) Dehradun Uttananchal, India.December 2006.
  • Was part of the surgical team for Phase 2 Retinal Chip Implant at UKE, Hamburg, Germany under the pioneer, Professor G.Richard
  • Participated in “Reach In” program for cataract eradication, community ophthalmology department, RAPCOS. June-December 2003.
  • Senior resident In-charge of Cataract Eradication programme-‘Motiabind Mukti Abhiyan’ by the Government of India September-October 2006
  • Routine teaching of interns, medical students and post graduate students- instruction classes, power point presentations, clinical rounds and hands-on surgical tarining. January 2001 to June 2007.

Research experience and publications

  • Research Officer: Multi-centric, randomized, double-masked controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Intra-vitreal Flucinolone acetonide (0.59 or 2.1 mg) implant in patients with non-infectious uveitis affecting the posterior segment of eye.

  • Thesis titled, “Evaluation of High Dose Intravenous Steroid Therapy in Optic Neuritis”, during MD All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, June 2003.

  • Case report, “Post-traumatic Alcaligenes faecalis endophthalmitis”. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology Vol 42,No.3 2007.

  • Case report, “Bilateral vitreous hemorrhage in a child due to isolated platelet factor 3 deficiency” Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus April 2008.

  • “Comparative evaluation of megadose methylprednisolone with dexamethasone for treatment of primary typical optic neuritis”, Indian Journal of
    Ophthalmology Vol 55 (5): 355-9

  • “Intravitreal bevacizumab in ICNV” Archives of Ophthalmology, Co author 2007; Vol 125: 1487-1492.

  • “Prospective evaluation of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide in serpiginous choroiditis” Ophthalmologica 2017; 224:183-187,Co author Paper presentations.

  • “Evaluation of High Dose Intravenous Steroid Therapy in Optic Neuritis”. Paper presentation at 30th North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society meeting, Orlando, USA. March 2004.

  • “Bilateral choroidal mass – a rare initial presentation of primary lung carcinoma.” Co-author for poster presented at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmologists, Singapore. June 2006.

  • “Intravitreal bevacizumab in CNV.” Co-author of best free paper presented at Delhi Ophthalmological Society’s annual conference, New Delhi, India. April 2006.

  • “Removal of unusual foreign body.” Co-author of free paper-video, All India Ophthalmological Society’s annual conference, Bhopal, India. February 2006. “Intravitreal bevacizumab in ICNV” Paper presentation at at the Annual Vitreoretinal Society of India meeting at Cochin, India in November 2006.

  • “Unilateral Lens Coloboma In Moyamoya Disease” Author, poster presentation at Asia ARVO meeting on research in vision and ophthalmology 2 – 5 March 2007 Singapore.

  • “Risk Factors For Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (RRD) After Cataract Surgery In India” Author, poster presentation at Asia ARVO meeting on research in vision and ophthalmology 2 – 5 March 2007 Singapore.

  • “Tenia Solium Larva removal from eye” Video presentation at the All India Ophthalmological Society’s annual conference, Bangalore January 2008.

  • “Prevalence and Clinico-Epidemiological Profile of Uveitic Blindness” Paper presenation in Uvea session at the All India Ophthalmological Society’s annual conference, Bangalore January 2008.

  • “To develop and validate a brief questionnaire for assessing patients' opinions on the quality of eye care in an Low vision clinic”, Paper poster presentation at World Ophthalmology Congress, Berlin 2017.

  • Poster presentation, Conference on Early Childhood Intervention, Perth, Australia.

Shahla , Patrick and all the children of Mother Miracle School 9 november 2009
Dear Dr Mehrotra, Thanks again for everything you and your clinic’s staff
Mr Kalam Singh, Uttarkashi
Dear Sir, I had a very comfortable experience during my surgery at TEC. I wish to thank you and your team for all your efforts.