With a commitment to advancing the frontiers of healthcare in Pakistan, Hashmanis Group of Hospitals team of medical and corporate professionals are poised to continually research, analyze and interpret leading and growing ophthalmic and medical conditions. We are heavily invested in responding how the latest inventions and innovations may help support with building ideal solutions to better patient outcomes. Our key objective is to advance and disseminate knowledge in healthcare and shed light on the latest scientific and clinical findings through on-going medical journals & publications, local partnerships, educational training & courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, events and more.

Academic Publications

Find below the latest in academic journals and publications on various essential medical subject matters, authored by renowned medical surgeons and consultants of Pakistan.


  1. Effect of Demographic Variables on the Regional Corneal Pachymetry.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Murad A, Asghar N, Islam M.Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2019 Jul-Aug; 8(4):324-329. doi: 10.1097/APO.0000000000000252.PMID: 31356367

  1. The Influence of Tomographic Corneal Characteristics on Epithelial Thickness Profile.

Hashmani N, Hashmani M, Hashmani S, Fatima K, Farid N, Zakaria F, Qazi MA.Cureus. 2020 Nov 27; 12(11):e11731. doi: 10.7759/cureus.11731.PMID: 33403163

  1. Wide Stromal Mapping Using an Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography.

Hashmani N, Hashmani M, Asghar N, Islam M, Hashmani S.Clin Ophthalmol. 2020 Mar 10; 14:751-757. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S242035. eCollection 2020.PMID: 32210528

  1. Macular vascular density at the superficial capillary plexus using the optical coherence tomography angiography.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Murad A, Baig N.Clin Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb 8; 13:295-302. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S189515. eCollection 2019.PMID: 30799915

  1. Distribution and Correlation of Ocular Surface Disease Index Scores in a Non-Clinical Population: The Karachi Ocular Surface Disease Study.

Hashmani N, Mustafa FG, Tariq MA, Ali SF, Bukhari F, Memon AS, Hashmani S.Cureus. 2020 Jul 15; 12(7):e9193. doi: 10.7759/cureus.9193.PMID: 32821550

  1. Wide Corneal Epithelial Mapping Using an Optical Coherence Tomography.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Saad CM.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Mar 1;59(3):1652-1658. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-23717.PMID: 29625491

  1. Visual and Refractive Outcomes of Topography-guided Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis in Virgin Eyes.

Hashmani S, Hashmani N, Haroon H, Hashmi Y.Cureus. 2018 Jan 31; 10(1):e2131. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2131.PMID: 29610714

  1. Assessing reproducibility and the effects of demographic variables on the normal macular layers using the Spectralis SD-OCT.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Murad A, Mahmood Shah SM, Hashmani M.Clin Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug 13; 12:1433-1440. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S172109. eCollection 2018.PMID: 30147295

  1. Reasons for Refusing Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis in a Pakistani Population.

Hashmani S, Hashmani N, Kumar S, Kumar S, Dhomeja V, Razak S, Rajani H, Hanfi AN, Adhi I.Cureus. 2017 Jun 25; 9(6):e1391. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1391.PMID: 28775931

  1. Three-dimensional mapping of peripapillary retinal layers using a spectral domain optical coherence tomography.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S.Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 Dec 11; 11:2191-2198. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S150617. eCollection 2017.PMID: 29270000

  1. Effect of age, sex, and refractive errors on central corneal thickness measured by Oculus Pentacam®.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Hanfi AN, Ayub M, Saad CM, Rajani H, Muhammad MG, Aziz M.Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 30; 11:1233-1238. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S141313. eCollection 2017.PMID: 28721008

  1. A Comparison of Visual Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction between Photorefractive Keratectomy and Femtosecond Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis.

Hashmani N, Hashmani S, Ramesh P, Rajani H, Ahmed J, Kumar J, Kumar A, Jamali M.Cureus. 2017 Sep 1; 9(9):e1641. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1641.PMID: 29119072

  1. Traumatic dislocation of phakic anterior chamber iris-claw intraocular lens: A case report.

Hashmani N, Saleem M, Rajani H; Priyanka, Hashmani S.J Pak Med Assoc. 2017 Jul;67(7):1124-1126.PMID: 28770904

  1. Comparison of visual acuity, refractive outcomes, and satisfaction between LASIK performed with a microkeratome and a femto laser.

Hashmani S, Hashmani N, Rajani H, Ramesh P, Soomro JA, Hussain Shah SR, Kumar J, Mahmood Shah SM.Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 May 23; 11:1009-1014. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S137451. eCollection 2017.PMID: 28579752

  1. Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking Combined with an Artiflex Iris-Fixated Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation in a Patient with Progressive Keratoconus.

Hashmani S, Hashmani N, Memon RS.Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2017 Oct 6; 8(3):482-488. doi: 10.1159/000480728. eCollection 2017 Sep-Dec.PMID: 2911870


  1. Characteristics of Highly Cited Articles in Interventional Cardiology.

Khan MS, Usman MS, Fatima K, Hashmani N, Siddiqi TJ, Riaz H, Khan AR, Khosa F.Am J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 1; 120(11):2100-2109. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.08.030. Epub 2017 Aug 31.PMID: 28964383 Review.

  1. Combining Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Diagnosing Focal Brain Lesions in Children.

Naz F, Mirza WA, Hashmani N. Cureus. 2017 Aug 4; 9(8):e1541. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1541.PMID: 28989830


  1. Bone Age Practices in Infants and Older Children among Practicing Radiologists in Pakistan: Developing World Perspective.

Mirza WA, Memon M, Mahmood Shah SM, Laila Hussain UE, Ali A, Hashmani N, Nadeem N, Ahmad MN.Cureus. 2019 Jan 22; 11(1):e3936. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3936.PMID: 30937234

  1. To identify the features differentiating peritoneal tuberculosis from carcinomatosis on CT scan abdomen taking omental biopsy as a gold standard.

Naz F, Mirza WA, Hashmani N, Sayani R.J Pak Med Assoc. 2018 Oct;68(10):1461-1464.PMID: 30317342

  1. Assessment and Improvement of Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer.

Majid A, Sayeed BZ, Khan M, Lakhani M, Saleem MM, Rajani H, Ramesh P, Hashmani N, Zia M, Abid H, Majid B, Jamali M, Murtaza K, Kamal A, Hussain M.Cureus. 2017 May 2; 9(5):e1215. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1215.PMID: 2858906


  1. SARS-CoV-2 UK, South African and Brazilian Variants in Karachi- Pakistan

Khan A, Hanif M, Ahmed A, Syed S, Ghazali S and Khanani R (2021) SARS-CoV-2 UK, South African and Brazilian Variants in Karachi- Pakistan. Front. Mol. Biosci. 8:724208. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2021.724208

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