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Shobha A. Boghani, M.B.B.S.


Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery; Eye Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Office: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-0324

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Dr. Boghani is a comprehensive eye care provider. As a specialist in the anterior segment of the eye, Dr. Boghani treats conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye and corneal surface disorders, and can provide a range of treatment options including medication, laser therapy, and surgery.

Deeply committed to patient care, Dr. Boghani balances her practice with a strong desire to find solutions for problem eye conditions. Her research interests include clinical medical trials; she and Dr Steven Ching completed a study for Alcon Laboratories, Inc regarding bacterial conjunctivitis. Current research interests include dry eye and ocular surface disorders.

She earned her bachelor's degree and master's in ophthalmology from B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, in India. She completed her Residency Training in Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Boghani's expertise has allowed her to help people around the world while training at institutions where she became a vital member of the eye health team.

At the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia she received cornea training; at the University of NSW in Sydney, Australia she completed contact lens training; and at the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in India she provided consultative services during the first six years of its formation.

She also served as coordinator for the Indian Contact Lens Education Programme, conducted at the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, in conjunction with the Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit in Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Boghani is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New York State Ophthalmological Society, the International Association of Contact Lens Educators, and the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists. She is a life member of the All-India Ophthalmological Society.



  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO) | M & J Institute of Ophthalmology

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)(MD) | BJ Medical College

Pre-Medical | Gujarat University

Masters in Ophthalmology | M & J Institute of Ophthalmology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1997 - 06/30/2000
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

09/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Internal Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center


Journal Articles

Jalali S, Boghani S, Vemuganti GK, Ratnakar KS, Rao GN. "Penetrating keratoplasty in xeroderma pigmentosum. Case reports and review of the literature." Cornea.. 1994 Nov 0; 13(6):527-33.

Gopinathan U, Sharma S, Boghani S, Rao GN. "Sterility and the disinfection potential of Indian contact lens solutions." Indian journal of ophthalmology.. 1994 Jun 0; 42(2):65-70.

Boghani S, Cohen EJ, Jones-Marioneaux S. "Contact lenses after corneal lacerations." The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc. 1991 Jul 0; 17(3):155-8.