Eye surgeon bags international fellowship

July 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University lecturer Ali Raza Rizvi, an eye surgeon, has bagged the international fellowship of the International Council of Ophthalmology, Britain, an official said Friday. “Rizvi received the fellowship in oculoplastics, orbit and ocular oncology,” AMU spokesperson Rahat Abrar told IANS on phone.

Rizvi, who teaches in the varsity’s department of ophthalmology, has specialised in operating various types of tumour formations in the eyes and their adjoining areas, he added.

He has also undergone training to treat cancer of eyes under Tero Kivela of Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland.

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