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Last updated: 18 Oct 2020
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I am a vastly experienced and highly trained consultant ophthalmologist and an Honorary clinical Associate Professor at Nottingham University Hospital’s NHS Trust.
With a special interest in cornea and ocular surface, cataract, lens and refractive surgery and emergency eye care. I am Eye Casualty lead at Nottingham University Hospital’s NHS Trust since 2015.
After finishing my MBChB in 1994, a Master’s degree in 1998 and MD degree 2005,I have continued to persue my career internationally in both Egypt and in the UK. I am a Professor in the Research Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo, Egypt since 2014.
Whilst working in Egypt I have gained extensive experience in managing complex corneal infections, performing refractive surgery and was at the forefront of collagen cross-linking for infections and keratoconus.
During my training, I completed two corneal and ocular surface fellowships and an oculoplastic fellowship at Nottingham University Hospital’s NHS Trust before being appointed as a substantive consultant in 2014. I have been appointed as an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Nottingham in 2017.
I have performed thousands of cataract operations with excellent outcomes including complex cataract surgery as well as Refractive lens exchange with premium IOLs and phakic implants.
I am experienced in cornea and ocular surface surgery such as DALK, DSAEK, collagen crosslinking for keratoconus, pterygium surgery, ocular surface stem cell surgery and refractive surgery.
I have published over 65 peer review papers and has received a number of awards for research papers.
Areas of interest
Cornea and ocular surface including partial and full thickness corneal grafts, management of Keratoconus, astigmatism, Pterygium , stem cell deficiency, corneal infections, Dry eyes
Cataract surgery including premium lenses, Toric lenses
Refractive surgery including refractive lens exchange, implantable IOL, laser refractive surgery surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Nottingham University hospital
Cornea, Ocular surface, cataract and refractive surgery
Corneal infections, corneal stem cell deficiency diagnosis and management, Pterygium surgery. corneal ulcers, collagen cross linking
Reference number 6164989
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: dalia.said1