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Elias Fares Jarade, MD
Cornea/External Diseases/Refractive Surgery Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus

Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon, The Eye Center and The Eye Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology .
Graduated with a Diploma in General Ophthalmology and Eye Surgery and M.D.

in Lebanon University, Beirut, Lebanon. Specialties include Cornea and external disease, Refractive surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, and Strabismus.

Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Pan Arab African Congress of Ophthalmology (PAACO),
Saudi Ophthalmological Society, and Lebanese Ophthalmological Society.

Participated and presentated in many national and international ophthalmology meetings.

Has published many investigations in the field of Refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK, ...) and external diseases of the eye.
His major achievements include:


Introduced a useful formula to calculate the intraocular lens power for cataract surgery in eyes who underwent LASIK surgery, presented at the 2001 Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), in May 2001, Florida, USA, and at the Pan Arab African Congress of Ophthalmology (p AACO) meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, on April 2001) and published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS) journal.


The first to report the safety and efficacy ofLASIK surgery in human eyes with healed infected herpetic keratitis.


The first to report the reactivation ofHerpes zoster virus following LASIK surgery.