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Dr. Athar Tauseef


MBBS, FCPS (Ophthalmology)

Consultant Ophthalmologist, 
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

Department of Ophthalmology

About Dr Athar

Dr. Athar Tauseef is an esteemed Eye Specialist with a passion for providing exceptional patient care. Driven by a dedication to improving vision and enhancing eye health, he has established himself as a trusted medical professional in the field. Dr. Athar Tauseef holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, which serves as the foundation of his medical expertise. Furthermore, he has achieved the prestigious Fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS), specializing in ophthalmology. With a comprehensive understanding of eye conditions and treatments, Dr. Athar Tauseef combines his medical knowledge with a compassionate approach to ensure his patients receive the highest quality of care.  

Present Title & Affiliation

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore 


Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Imran Basit is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon specializing in both anterior and posterior segment surgeries. With his expertise in ophthalmology, he has performed a wide range of procedures, including but not limited to cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, squint correction, vitreo-retinal surgeries, retinal detachment repair, and pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). His extensive knowledge and proficiency enable him to address various eye conditions and deliver optimal outcomes for his patients.


Research Interests

Research Interests    Postoperative corneal astigmatism and management 


Education & Training

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

2019 – till date


Pakistan Army

Eye Specialist

1992 – 2019

Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute 

Post Graduate Trainee

1988 – 1992

Board Certifications

  • 2005     FRCS (Glasgow, UK)

  • 2016     FCPS in Ophthalmology From College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

  • 1993     MCPS in Ophthalmology from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

  • 1986     Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Army Medical College, Pakistan.


Professional Memberships

  •  Life member ophthalmological society of Pakistan Lahore 

  •  Life member vitreo retinal association of Pakistan

Selected Publications


Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.    Post Operative Corneal Astigmatism And Management. (Approved Cpsp Dissertation For Fcps Part 2)
2.    Frequency Of D.M., Viral Hepatitis Among Cataract Patients In A Saudi Military Hospital. (Pakistan Journal Of Pathology, May-June 2009).
3.    Yaqub A, Basit I. Optical Pathway Gliomas Presenting As Unilateral Proptosis. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2012 Mar 1(1):104..
4.    Basit I, Hameed A, Akram A. Frequency Of Diabetic Retinopathy Among Dialysis Patients And Their Awareness About The Need For Screening To Prevent Blindness. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2014;64(1):88-91. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/552
5.    Sahar S, Ayaz S, Akram Mu, Basit I. A Case Study Approach: Iterative Prototyping Model Based Detection Of Macular Edema In Retinal Oct Images. Inseke 2015 Jul (Pp. 266-271).
6.    Usmani D, Akram Mu, Abbas S, Ahmed T, Basit I. Generation Of Retinal Image Mosaic Using Weber Local Descriptor. Journal Of Information Assurance & Security. 2015 Mar 1;10(3).
7.    I.Khan Ms, Malik S, Basit I. Efffect Of Intralesional 5-Fluorouracil In Primary Pterygium. Pakistan Journal Of Medical Sciences. 1969;32(1). Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.12669/Pjms.321.8169
8.    Malik, S., Khan, M. S., & Basit, I. Comparison Of Primary Versus Recurrent Pterygium After Intralesional 5-Fluorouracil. J Pak Med Assoc, 2016; 66(5), 559-62.
9.    I.Khan Ms, Basit I, Ishaq M, Shakoor T, Yaqub A, Intisar R. Corneal Collagen Cross Linking (Cxl) In Treatment Of Pseudophakic Bullous Keratopathy. Pakistan Journal Of Medical Sciences. 1969;32(4). Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.12669/Pjms.324.10138
10.    Basit, I., & Yaqoob, A. Role Of Standard Cxl In Cases Of Non-Responding Corneal Abscess With & Without Hypopyon. Ophthalmology Update, 2016; 14(2).
11.    I.Ayub L, Khan A Samad, Ayub J, Et Al. Differentiation Of Blood Vessels In Retina Into Arteries And Veins Using Neural Network. Ieee Xplore. Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.1109/Icecube.2016.7495242
12.    ‌ Khan, M. S., Habib, A., & Basit, I. Unilateral-External Ophthalmoplegia: A Rare Presentation Of Myasthenia Gravis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak, 2016; 26(11), 142-143.
13.    I.Salam Aa, Khalil T, Akram Mu, Jameel A, Basit I. Automated Detection Of Glaucoma Using Structural And Non Structural Features. Springerplus. 2016;5(1). Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.1186/S40064-016-3175-4
14.    ‌ Salam Aa, Akram Mu, Arouj A, Et Al., "Benchmark Data Set For Glaucoma Detection With Annotated Cup To Disc Ratio," International Conference On Signals And Systems (Icsigsys), Bali, Indonesia, 2017, Pp. 227-233, Doi: 10.1109/Icsigsys.2017.7967046.
16.    Akbar S, Hassan T, Akram Mu, Yasin Uu, Basit I. Avrdb: Annotated Dataset For Vessel Segmentation And Calculation Of Arteriovenous Ratio. Inproceedings Of The International Conference On Image Processing, Computer Vision, And Pattern Recognition (Ipcv) 2017 (Pp. 129-134). The Steering Committee Of The World Congress In Computer Science, Computer Engineering And Applied Computing (Worldcomp).
17.    Bhatti Sh, Mehboob Ma, Khan Iuh, Basit I, Rabbani S, Arslan Z. Comparison Of Plasma Homocysteine (Hcy) Levels In Normal Population And Patients Of Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2018;68(3):526-530. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Www.Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/367
18.    Fida A, Humayun S, Fatima I, Basit I, Ishaq M, Hussain F. Safety Of High Intensity Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking In Keratoconus Patients On Basis Of Endothelial Cell Denisity. Journal Of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad. 2018;30(4):501-505. Accessed June 20, 2023. Http://Www.Demo.Ayubmed.Edu.Pk/Index.Php/Jamc/Article/View/3509
19.    ‌ Abida F, Ahsan M, Imran B, Fida H, Mazhar I. Effect On Corneal Dioptric Power In Patients Undergoing 23g Suture Less Plana Vitrectomy. Pesquisabvsaludorg. Published Online 2018:1186-1189. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Pesquisa.Bvsalud.Org/Portal/Resource/Pt/Emr-206442
20.    Khalil T, Akram Mu, Raja H, Jameel A, Basit I. Detection Of Glaucoma Using Cup To Disc Ratio From Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Images. Ieee Access. 2018;6:4560-4576. Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.1109/Access.2018.2791427
21.    ‌ Akram Mu, Akbar S, Hassan T, Khawaja Sg, Yasin U, Basit I. Data On Fundus Images For Vessels Segmentation, Detection Of Hypertensive Retinopathy, Diabetic Retinopathy And Papilledema. Data In Brief. 2020;29:105282. Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.1016/J.Dib.2020.105282
22.    ‌ Akbar B, Basit I, Akram A, Zahid M. Comparison Of High Intensity Accelerated Corneal Cross Linking Protocols In Treatment Of Progressive Keratoconus; Pakistan Journal Of Ophthalmology. 2020;36(2). Doi:Https://Doi.Org/10.36351/Pjo.V36i2.976
23.    ‌ I.Khan F, Humayun S, Basit I, Akbar B, Younis F, Ishaq M. Comparison Of Biometric Parameters And The Level Of Agreement Between Ob820 And Iol Master. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2020;70(3):867-872. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Www.Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/4762

24.        I.Younis F, Zafar O, Basit I, Jabeen F. Changes In Corneal Biomechanics After Refractive Surgery Using Corvis St - A Quasi Experimental Study. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal 2020;70(3):792-796. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Www.Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/4662. 

25.    ‌ 1.Khan F, Khan S, Akram A, Basit I, Humayun S, Rabbani S. Efficacy Of Cyclosporine Eye Drops In Treatment Of Meibomian Gland Disease. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2020;70(4):1164-1169. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Www.Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/5114
26.    ‌ 1.Ashraf A, Masud H, Basit I, Awan Mm. Effect Of Atropine Eye Drops 0.01% On Myopia Progression In High And Low Myopia In Patients Visiting Armed Forces Institute Of Ophthalmolo. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. 2020;70(3):700-04. Accessed June 20, 2023. Https://Www.Pafmj.Org/Index.Php/Pafmj/Article/View/4606
27.    Hassan T, Akram Mu, Basit I. Analysis Of Optical Coherence Tomography Images Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network For Maculopathy Grading. In Diabetes And Retinopathy 2020; 93-108. Doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-817438-8.00005-5  

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