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Jod (Jodbhir) Mehta

World Renowned Corneal Specialist from Singapore
Specialty: Cornea


Prof. Dr. Jod S Mehta is the Head of the Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Group at the
Singapore Eye Research Institute and Head of the Corneal Service and Senior Consultant in
the Refractive Service of the Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC). Dr. Jod Mehta completed
his medical school training from Oxford University and United Medical Schools of Guys and St Thomas’s, University of London.
Assoc Prof Jod Mehta is a senior consultant ophthalmologist and corneal and refractive
specialist at SNEC, focusing on corneal transplantation – penetrating keratoplasty, lamellar
keratoplasty and endothelial keratoplasty, femtosecond laser technology, corneal imaging,
corneal infections, corneal refractive surgery, keratoprosthesis surgery and corneal genetics.

BSc (Hons.), MBBS, PhD, FRCOphth, FRCS (Ed), FAMS
Distinguished Professor in Clinical Innovation in Ophthalmology, SNEC

Head Corneal and External Eye Disease Service, Senior Consultant Refractive Service,
Singapore National Eye Centre,
Deputy Executive Director, Head Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells Group,
Singapore Eye Research Institute
Deputy Vice Chair (Research) of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme,
SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC)
Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School,
Adj Prof, School of Material Science & Engineering and School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Adj Prof, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore


“SMILE has a different learning curve to LASIK, since it requires the surgeon to identify
planes and perform a smooth dissection. My dissector has been shown in laboratory
tests and through clinical results to provide the smoothest interface that has equated to
excellent postop visual acuity”
Jod Mehta MD, MBBS, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed)
Singapore city, Singapore