Ms. Kalsoom Rani

Nationality:

Pakistani

Bio:

Ms Kalsoom Rani is an Optometrist at Northwest Clinic in Dubai.

She has a master’s degree in optometry and had a fellowship from the university of New South Wales (UNWS) Sydney Australia in Optometry.

She is having 12 years of experience in the field of optometry which includes international experience in a wide range of Optometric areas, including refraction, diagnostic instrument, low vision, and ocular health assessment.

Her other fields of interests are pediatric eye care as well as education, research, and training. Ms Kalsoom served as a mentor and educator for optometry students at the University of Buraimi Oman.

In her career, she has practiced in a community setting, managing day-to-day optometry clinics, Diagnostic instruments, contact lens fitting and Low Vision.

Special interests & experiences

  • Anterior segment examination
  • Diabetic eye screening
  • Paediatric eye care
  • Cycloplegic refraction
  • Diagnostic instruments (OCT, Topography)
  • Contact lens fitting (RGP)Binocular eye testing
  • low vision assessment and rehabilitation
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Professional Memberships

  • Member of IACLE (International Association of Contact Lens Education)
  • Member World Council of Optometry
  • Member Pakistan Optometric Society (ex- Vice President)
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Professional Licenses

  • Dubai Health Authority –  Optometrist
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Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Pashto
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Education:

2006-2010 BS(Hons) Optometry and Orthoptics: University of Health & Science Lahore (UHS), Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology

2013-2015 Master of philosophy (MPhil) Optometry The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan

2013 Fellowship Optometry Brien Holden Vision Institute, Australia

Experience:

2022 – present Optometrist at Northwest Clinic

2020 – 2022Lecturer /Clinical Demonstrator at University of Buraimi, Oman

2019 – 2020 Consultant Optometrist

2017 – 2018 Assistant Professor /Clinical Optometrist at University of Lahore, Islamabad, Pakistan

2013 – 2017 Sr Coordinator: Doctor of Optometry at Managing Optometry Clinics in The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan