Ali Jaffer Mohammed

Summary

Affiliation: Sultan Qaboos University
Country: Sultanate of Oman

Publications

  1. ncbi Determinants of myopia among Omani school children: a case-control study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:207-13. 2005
  2. pmc Short term outcome of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in management of refractory glaucoma in a tertiary hospital in Oman
    Manali R Shah
    Department of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Unit, Al Nahdha Hospital, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 6:27-32. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence and distribution of glaucoma in central India (Glaucoma Survey 2001)
    Anand Palimkar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 56:57-62. 2008
  4. pmc Eye and vision defects in under-five-year-old children in Oman: A public health intervention study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Direcotrate of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 3:13-7. 2010
  5. pmc The determinants of trichiasis recurrence differ at one and two years following lid surgery in Vietnam: A community-based intervention study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    British Columbia Center for Epidemiologic and International Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Oman J Ophthalmol 2:119-25. 2009
  6. pmc Refractive error and visual functions in children with special needs compared with the first grade school students in oman
    Urmi Vora
    Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Eye and Ear Health Care, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 17:297-302. 2010
  7. pmc Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding eye complications and care among Omani persons with diabetes - A cross sectional study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 3:60-5. 2010
  8. pmc Evaluation of resources for contact lens practice in private contact lens clinics of Muscat, Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Control of non Communicable Disease, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 2:19-22. 2009
  9. pmc Visual disabilities in children including childhood blindness
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Department for Control of Non Communicable diseases, Director General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 15:129-34. 2008
  10. pmc Patient satisfaction regarding eye care services at tertiary hospital of central India
    Anand Sudhan
    Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Oman J Ophthalmol 4:73-6. 2011

Collaborators

  • Rajiv B Khandekar
  • Anand Sudhan
  • R Shah
  • S Shah
  • Salah Al Awaidy
  • B K Jain
  • Manali R Shah
  • Sucheta R Kulkarni
  • Mukesh Paryani
  • Kuldeep Dole
  • Praful V Dhake
  • Urmi Vora
  • Anand Palimkar
  • Supriya R Aghashe
  • Madan D Deshpande
  • Rahima Mahrooqi
  • Rajiv Zutshi
  • Sheetal Dharmadhikari
  • Nikhil Rishikeshi
  • Madan Deshpande
  • Sarvanan Natrajan
  • Khalfan Al-Hadrami
  • V Venkataraman

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi Determinants of myopia among Omani school children: a case-control study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:207-13. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine risk factors for myopia in students of 10th grade of eight regions of Oman...
  2. pmc Short term outcome of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in management of refractory glaucoma in a tertiary hospital in Oman
    Manali R Shah
    Department of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Unit, Al Nahdha Hospital, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 6:27-32. 2013
    ..Refractory glaucoma was defined as previously failed conventional glaucoma surgery and an uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP) of more than 21 mm Hg despite treatment with three topical and/or oral therapy...
  3. pmc Prevalence and distribution of glaucoma in central India (Glaucoma Survey 2001)
    Anand Palimkar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 56:57-62. 2008
    ..A community-based survey was conducted in Rajnandangaon district of Chhattisgarh state of central India in 2001 to assess the prevalence of glaucoma in the age group of =35 years...
  4. pmc Eye and vision defects in under-five-year-old children in Oman: A public health intervention study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Direcotrate of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 3:13-7. 2010
    ..To identify under-five-year-old children with vision or ocular defect in two provinces (Wilayats) of central Oman in 2006...
  5. pmc The determinants of trichiasis recurrence differ at one and two years following lid surgery in Vietnam: A community-based intervention study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    British Columbia Center for Epidemiologic and International Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Oman J Ophthalmol 2:119-25. 2009
    ..To compare determinants for recurrence of trichiasis at one and two years following lid surgery in Vietnam...
  6. pmc Refractive error and visual functions in children with special needs compared with the first grade school students in oman
    Urmi Vora
    Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Eye and Ear Health Care, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 17:297-302. 2010
    ..We evaluated the refractive status and visual function of children with special needs (other handicap) in 2010 and compared them with healthy 1(st) grade school students in Oman...
  7. pmc Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding eye complications and care among Omani persons with diabetes - A cross sectional study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 3:60-5. 2010
    ..We present the level of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) among diabetic patients regarding eye complications and their care...
  8. pmc Evaluation of resources for contact lens practice in private contact lens clinics of Muscat, Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Control of non Communicable Disease, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Oman J Ophthalmol 2:19-22. 2009
    ..The integration of the contact lens (CL) practice with the VISION 2020 initiative is important. We assessed the facilities at the private CL clinics of Muscat. Accordingly, we suggested the appropriate eye care for CL wearers in Oman...
  9. pmc Visual disabilities in children including childhood blindness
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Department for Control of Non Communicable diseases, Director General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 15:129-34. 2008
    ..Rehabilitation of visually disabled children should be integral part of addressing childhood blindness. All stakeholders including parents of children with visual disabilities should work together to achieve the goals...
  10. pmc Patient satisfaction regarding eye care services at tertiary hospital of central India
    Anand Sudhan
    Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Oman J Ophthalmol 4:73-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate patients' satisfaction regarding eye care services and suggest policy changes accordingly...
  11. pmc Prevalence and determinants of age-related macular degeneration in the 50 years and older population: a hospital based study in Maharashtra, India
    Sucheta R Kulkarni
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 61:196-201. 2013
    ..We present the magnitude and determinants of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) among the 50 year and older population that visited our hospital...
  12. pmc Visual outcome and impact on quality of life after surgeries differ in children operated for unilateral and bilateral cataract (Pune study 2011)
    Mukesh Paryani
    Department of Community Ophthalmology, H V Desai Eye Hospital, Hadapsar, Pune, India
    Oman J Ophthalmol 5:150-6. 2012
    ..We compared vision and quality of life (VQL) of children aged 5-15 years and operated for unilateral and bilateral cataract between 2008 and 2010 in western India...
  13. pmc Prevalence and causes of avoidable blindness and severe visual impairment in a tribal district of Maharashtra, India
    Praful V Dhake
    Department of Community Ophthalmology, H V Desai Eye Hospital, Hadapsar, Pune
    Oman J Ophthalmol 4:129-34. 2011
    ..It was based on "Rapid Assessment for Avoidable Blindness" methodology and conducted in 2009 in Nandurbar, a tribal district of Maharashtra, India...
  14. ncbi Lid surgery for trachomatous trichiasis is negatively associated with visual disabilities and visual impairment in Oman
    R B Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 18:1107-13. 2012
    ..01), sex (aOR = 2.01), history of lid surgery (aOR = 3.09) and residence in a hyperendemic trachoma area (aOR = 10.6). Promotion of TT surgery might be beneficial in reducing blindness...
  15. doi Oman's progress towards reaching "Ultimate Intervention Goals" for the surgery "S" component of SAFE strategy for the elimination of blinding trachoma in 2008
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Non communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:360-5. 2010
    ..A community based survey for Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT) was conducted in the high (TT >5% in 1997) and meso endemic areas (TT 1% to 5% in 1997) of Oman during 2008-09...
  16. pmc Gender inequality in vision loss and eye diseases: evidence from the Sultanate of Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Director General of Health Affairs, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:443-9. 2009
    ..The data from surveys of vision loss and monitoring of services were used to assess changes in gender inequality in Oman...
  17. ncbi Coverage of cataract surgery per person and per eye: review of a community-based blindness survey in Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, P O Box 393, Pin 113, Muscat, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:291-9. 2004
    ..The objective was to compare the calculation of cataract surgery services coverage on a per eye and per person basis. The advantages and limitations of both methods of program management are evaluated...
  18. pmc Evaluation of 'vision screening' program for three to six-year-old children in the Republic of Iran
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Ophthalmologist and Epidemiologist, Low Vision Care expert, Advisor, Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:437-42. 2009
    ..Since 1996, vision screening of three to six-year-old children is conducted every year in Iran. We present outcomes of project review held in August 2006...
  19. ncbi Diabetic retinopathy and ocular co-morbidities among persons with diabetes at Sumail Hospital of Oman
    Rajiv B Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Control of Non Communicable Diseases, Director General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:675-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the magnitude of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and other ocular co-morbidities among patients with diabetes in 2006. We also assessed resources for eye care at Oman's Sumail Hospital...
  20. pmc Visual function and ocular status of children with hearing impairment in Oman: a case series
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:228-9. 2009
    ..In addition to visual aids, we recommend environmental changes to improve illumination and contrast to improve the quality of life of such children with double disability...
  21. ncbi Retinal examination of diabetic patients: knowledge, attitudes and practices of physicians in Oman
    R Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care Section, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 14:850-7. 2008
    ..In practice 20 physicians had attempted to use an ophthalmoscope and only 9 could see details of the retina. Our general physicians would need detailed training if they are to be involved in early detection of diabetic retinopathy...
  22. ncbi Oman Eye Study 2005: validity of screening tests used in the glaucoma survey
    R Khandekar
    Ministry of Health, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 14:1360-4. 2008
    ..9%. Combining both through parallel testing, sensitivity improved to 67.3% and specificity to 96.5%. An eye may, thus, be declared as not having glaucoma, but cannot be labelled as having glaucoma, using these parameters...
  23. ncbi Neonatal screening for hearing impairment--The Oman experience
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, Ministry of Health, MOH HQ, POB 393, Pin 113, Muscat, Oman
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:663-70. 2006
    ..Oman introduced universal hearing screening at a national level in 2002 after piloting it in limited regions. Authors present their experiences...
  24. ncbi Assessment and care of children with low vision disability in Oman. Situation analysis
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health HQ, PO Box 393, Pin 113, Muscat, Oman
    Saudi Med J 26:1028-30. 2005
  25. ncbi Visual disabilities among diabetics in Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye Health Care, Department of Science Surveillance and Disease Control, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, PO Box 393, Pin 113, Muscat, Oman
    Saudi Med J 26:836-41. 2005
    ..This study presents the outcomes and additional risk of visual impairment in diabetics...
  26. ncbi Magnitude and determinants of refractive error in Omani school children
    Rajiv B Khandekar
    Eye Health Care, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 25:1388-93. 2004
    ..To estimate the magnitude and determinants of refractive error in school children, a study was undertaken to review the school screening and refraction data...
  27. ncbi Cataract prevalence, cataract surgical coverage and its contribution to the reduction of visual disability in Oman
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, DSDC, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:181-9. 2004
    ..To estimate the magnitude and determinants of cataract prevalence and cataract surgical coverage and to evaluate their role in visual disability in Oman...
  28. ncbi A 12-year epidemiological review of retinoblastoma in Omani children
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care Programme, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:151-9. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of retinoblastoma (RB) in Omani children...
  29. ncbi An epidemiological and clinical study of ocular manifestations of congenital rubella syndrome in Omani children
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care Programme, Non communicable Disease Control Department, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, PO Box 393, Pin 113, Muscat, Oman
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:541-5. 2004
    ..To conduct a follow-up study in patients with congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in Oman and analyze the prevalence of ophthalmic disorders and associated systemic problems...
  30. ncbi Noncompliance with medical treatment among glaucoma patients in Oman--a cross-sectional descriptive study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:303-9. 2005
    ..Glaucoma is a priority eye disease in Oman. In order to revise the existing policies for eye care, a study was conducted to review the noncompliance rates among glaucoma patients...
  31. ncbi Active trachoma, face washing (F) and environmental improvement (E) in a high-risk population in Oman
    R Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 11:402-9. 2005
    ..5% in the children. Clean face was found in 97.8% of the children and 70% of houses had piped water or water supplied by tankers. The status of "F" and "E" in the study area was generally high...
  32. ncbi Oman Eye Study 2005: prevalence and determinants of glaucoma
    R Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Noncommunicable Disease Control, Directorate General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 14:1349-59. 2008
    ..75%. Open angle and angle closure types of glaucoma contributed 40.6% and 37.8% respectively. History of hypertension was negatively, and older age and family history of glaucoma were positively, associated with glaucoma...
  33. ncbi Should the health information glaucoma be hospital based or community based?
    Rajiv B Khandekar
    Department of Non Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Saudi Med J 29:1156-8. 2008
    ..To compare the prevalence and incidence of glaucoma in 2005 of > or =30 years-old Omani population...
  34. ncbi The prevalence of trachomatous trichiasis in Oman (Oman eye study 2005)
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:267-72. 2007
    ..2. To compare the results of the present study to those of the survey conducted in 1996 and propose public health policies for eye care in Oman...
  35. ncbi Prevalence and causes of blindness & low vision; before and five years after 'VISION 2020' initiatives in Oman: a review
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Department of Control of non Communicable Disease, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:9-15. 2007
    ..The results are then compared with those of the survey in 1997 and the changes following the 'VISION 2020' initiatives are assessed...
  36. ncbi Pediatric cataract and surgery outcomes in Central India: a hospital based study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    BCEIO, UBC, Canada
    Indian J Med Sci 61:15-22. 2007
    ..A review of pediatric cataract cases operated between January 2003 and March 2005 in the tribal belt of central India was carried out...
  37. ncbi Blinding trachoma in the northern provinces of Vietnam--a cross sectional survey
    Rajiv Khandekar
    University of British Columbia, Center for Epidemiologic and International Ophthalmolgy, St Paul Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:183-9. 2006
    ..The authors present the magnitude and some risk factors of trachomatous trichiasis (TT), trachomatous scarring (TS) and trachomatous corneal opacity (TCO)...
  38. ncbi Prevalence and distribution of active trachoma in children of less than five years of age in trachoma endemic regions of Oman in 2005
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, NCD, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:167-72. 2006
    ..The Omani children were surveyed at health institutions during a 'Polio Supplementary Immunization Campaign.' The authors present the outcome of this survey and recommend policies for trachoma control in the study area...
  39. ncbi Recurrence of trachomatous trichiasis 17 years after bilamellar tarsal rotation procedure
    Rajiv Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:1087-1091. 2006
    ..In 1989, World Health Organization consultant operated on trachomatous trichiasis (TT) cases in Dhakhiliya region of Oman. We evaluated their current ocular status...
  40. ncbi Glaucoma among Omani diabetic patients: a cross-sectional descriptive study: (Oman diabetic eye study 2002)
    R Khandekar
    Eye Health Care, DSDC, DGHA, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Eur J Ophthalmol 14:19-25. 2004
    ..The study also recommends policies for comprehensive care of glaucoma among diabetic patients. The ocular pressure, disc changes, and field changes were noted by ophthalmologists. The diabetes profile was noted by physicians...