Veena Rao, MD, MSc
During medical school, Veena Rao, MD, MSc, saw firsthand just how important eye health is to a person’s quality of life. Being able to help a patient see clearly and prevent vision loss is a rewarding experience that quickly drew her to the field of ophthalmology.
As a member of the Glaucoma Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Rao specializes in the medical and surgical care of glaucoma—a leading cause of blindness worldwide.
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Hajirah Saeed, MD
Hajirah Saeed, MD, was on a medical mission in Kenya when she discovered her passion for ophthalmology. As a medical student, she worked in underserved communities in Nairobi, where she performed free eye exams and managed refractive error and diseases on the surface of the eye.
Today, as a member of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Saeed performs vision correction surgery and cares for patients with diseases that affect the cornea—the transparent layer that covers the front of the eye.
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John Miller, MD
During medical school, John Miller, MD, quickly gravitated toward ophthalmology. The specialty combines everything he loves about medicine, including the ability to develop long-term relationships with patients, while providing both medical and surgical solutions to their visual limitations.
Dr. Miller is a member of the Retina Service and Macular Degeneration Unit, where he cares for patients with conditions like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment, retinal vein occlusions, trauma, macular telangiectasia, and other complex medical and surgical retinal problems.
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