Dr. F. Samina Zamindar

Dr. Zamindar’s core competence is phacoemulsifiction cataract surgery (bloodless, suture-less and painless) with 18 years experience of cataract surgery. She has carried out over 15,000 cataract surgeries with 99.99% success rate.Dr. Zamindar completed her MBBS in 1993, Diploma in Ophthalmology (D.O) in 1994 and Masters in Surgery (MS) with a 2nd rank in Gujarat University in 1995.

Dr. Zamindar, a proficient Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgeon was one of the early adopters (since 2000) of the revolutionary Phaecoemulsification cataract surgery procedure in Bangalore. The procedure is  quick, suture-less, bloodless and painless and the patients recover within a day with 6/6 vision.

Dr. Zamindar is not only known for her expertise in surgery, but also lays down a lot of emphasis on meticulous pre-operative work-ups to help achieve our goal of 6/6 (glasses free) vision after surgery. Apart from her clinical diagnosis, she adopts various tools and equipment to make a correct and honest post operative visual prognosis.

In lieu of her expertise, Dr. Zamindar has been invited to present papers and share her experiences of cataract surgery at both National and International Ophthalmology conferences.


  • Invited as faculty in Asian Ophthalmology Conference, Malaysia to speak on ‘Phaco Strategy for Soft Cataract’ in September 2013

  • She has been invited to speak on Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery in Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference in Shimoga in 2007

  • She has attended World Ophthalmic Congress at Hong Kong in 2007.

  • Invited as speaker on “Phaco Section Cataract Surgery” at Karnataka State ophthalmological conference 2003.

  • Invited as a faculty in Karnataka State Conference 2003 to speak on ‘How I manage my Grade 2 and 3 Cataracts’.

  • Presented a paper on ‘A study to demonstrate learning curve of small incision cataract’ at Karnataka State Conference-2000, Hubli.

  • Presented a paper on ‘Ocular Manifestation of Cysticercosis’ at Narayan Nethralaya ’99

  • 1st Prize winner in Essay Competition held at Gujarat State Annual Ophthalmological conferences for 2 years held in October 1993 and October 1994.