Dr. Cyres K. Mehta Receives ‘Leading Eye Surgeon Of India’ Award

Dr. Cyres K. Mehta, the nation’s leading eye surgeon, was felicitated with the prestigious ‘Leading Eye Surgeon Of India’, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to advancing eye care and his unwavering commitment to the field of ophthalmology, by the Governor of Maharashtra – Ramesh Bais and Lok Sabha MP – Poonam Mahajan, on 13th January, 2024.

Speaking with Parsi Times on the occasion, Dr. Cyres Mehta said, “Receiving the ‘Leading Eye Surgeon of India’ award is a tremendous honour. It not only recognizes my dedication to advancing eye care but also highlights the collective efforts of our team at the International Eye Centre.”

Regarded as one of the most celebrated eye surgeons in the world, Dr. Cyres is especially renowned for his unparalleled expertise in laser cataract and Refractive surgery, commanding a career marked by pioneering surgical techniques. His diverse range of advanced procedures includes Robotic Laser Cataract Surgery, Trifocal and Extended Depth of Focus Lens Implantation, Canaloplasty Glaucoma Surgery, and SMILE Robotic Refractive Surgery for number correction. His comprehensive skill set positions him at the forefront of cutting-edge eye care.

Having undergone international training in Germany and California under world-renowned experts in eye surgery, Dr. Mehta returned to India in 2002 and founded the International Eye Centre, where he continues to provide state-of-the-art eye care services. Patients from over 20 countries seek his expertise, a testament to the international acclaim he has garnered.

In addition to his surgical achievements, Dr. Cyres K. Mehta recently launched two books, further solidifying his impact on advancing eye care and sharing his wealth of knowledge. ‘The Sight Guide’ is a comprehensive compilation for patients covering a spectrum of common eye diseases, providing readers with a deep understanding of these conditions and the ground-breaking modern technologies employed in their treatment. The second book, ‘CYRES: The Education of an Ophthalmologist’, is an intimate biography that chronicles his inspiring life. (Both are available on Amazon and other online platforms.)

Interestingly, among the 25-plus national and international awards, this is the third time he has been honoured with the ‘Leading Eye Surgeon of India’ award – the first one bestowed by Union Minister Smt. Smriti Irani, followed by the second by then Governor of Maharashtra – Bharat Koshiyari and Health Minister – Rajesh Tope.

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