SUBSPECIALTIES IN OPTHALMOLOGY
These deal with the patients having diseases in the cornea such
as corneal ulcers, inflammation of varying degrees, dystrophies,
keratoconus, etc. This service is dedicated to offer both medical
and surgical tretment of corneal disorders under the supervision
ofProfesso:: Khalid Tabbara. Refractive surgery (LASIK) is part
of this service.
Deal with the diagnosis and treatment and follow-up of glaucoma
patients. Glauc Jma is a condition mostly related to the high pressure
of the eye. Sunday and Wednesday are the jays dedicated to this
service. Dr. Ossama AlGazzar is the glaucoma clinic consultant.
This subspecialty deals with patients suffering from intraocular
inflammation of v,-rious kind. It also deals with allergic and immune
related disorders. Uveitis is a severe form 0::' intraocular inflammation
that may cause temporary to permanent visual impairment if not managed
properly. This service ofters patients care through our Uveitis
clinic on Monda:: and Tuesday. Dr. S. M. Monowarul Islam is the
consultant in this subspecialty,
This subspecialty deals with the problems of children, particularly
to poor vision c.nd squinting in children. Dr. Elias Jradeh is takes
care of patients with a squint.
Deal with disorders in the retina resulting from diabetes, hypertension,
and other disorders. Retinal services has the facilities of fluorescein
angiography, tricolor argon las~r and photodynamic therapy. Dr.
Hisham El-Sheikh is in charge of the retinal services. The Rctina
Clinic is held in the afternoon on Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday,
as well as Thursday morning.