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Amgad A. Kotb, MD
Corneal/Refractive Surgery  

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon, The Eye Center and The Eye Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology.

Graduated from the Medical College of Ain Shams University in 1990, and earned Medical Degree in Ophthalmology in 1995. Specialties include cornea and external disease, Excimer laser and Refractive Surgery . Received a Fellowship on Refractive surgery and Strabismus surgery

Published research projects in local and international publications. Research projects in the field of Refractive surgery were accepted for scientific presentations at American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Pan Arab African Congress of Ophthalmology, Egyptian Ophthalmological Society, and Saudi Ophthalmological Society.

A very important research project and contribution in the field of refractive surgery was undertaken on the advantages of LASEK over LASIK, and was presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2004 held in New Orleans, LA, USA.

Another important research project and contribution in the field of refractive surgery was undertaken on the advantages of LASEK over PRK, and was presented at the annual meeting of the ARVO in 2004 held in Forte Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

Member of the:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
International Society of Refractive Surgery ,I
nternational Cornea Society,ASCRS,Saudi Ophthalmological Society,Egyptian Ophthalmological Society and Pan Arab African Council of Ophthalmology

Recent Presentations


"Childhood Blindness at a School for the Blind in Riyadh ,Saudi Arabia"

 Presented at the 2004 Saudi Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Riyadh, KSA   Kotb A, Hammouda I,    Tabbara K.
" Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis  ( LASEK )  compared to Laser in situ keratomileusis  ( LASIK )  in the        correction of Myopia"
 Presented at the 2004 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Miami   Kotb A, Tabbara K.

 " Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis  ( LASEK )  Versus Photorefractive Keratotomy   ( PRK )  in the

correction of Myopia"            

Presented at the 2004 American Academy of Ophthalmology Joint meeting, Subspecialty Day (Refractive Surgery), New Orleans. Kotb A, Tabbara K.

“: LASEK in patients unfit for LASIK "
 To be Presented at the 2005 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Ft.  Lauderdale,     FL Miami   Kotb A, Tabbara K.
" Corneal Haze After LASEK and PRK"

 Presented at the 2005 World Cornea Congress V

, Washington, USA, Kotb A. Tabbara K.