The Power List 2021 – Power List
Ophthalmologist, volunteer for SEE International, Mumbai, India
“Preeti Shah is one of SEE’s most inspiring and dedicated volunteer ophthalmologists. During her 17 years volunteering with SEE, Shah has participated in over 100 surgical missions, restoring sight to over 6,000 individuals in need. She has committed her entire life to humanitarian eyecare, traveling to countries like Peru, Brazil, Mongolia, China, Fiji, and Lebanon, as well as all over India, to give patients in underserved communities the precious gift of sight. While traveling for these programs, she attends to patients’ pre- and postoperative care and performs surgeries that include cataract removal, pterygium removal, glaucoma, ptosis, and pediatric blindness.
In addition to running her own successful private practice in Mumbai, India, and volunteering her time and expertise to restore sight to individuals worldwide, Dr. Shah also volunteers in SEE’s vital ophthalmology training program. She has taught various Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Courses at many world-renowned medical institutes, training over 100 surgeons in this technique.”