Wednesday, 29 Mar 2023
Muscat Eye Laser Center’s surgeon at forefront of refractive surgery

Muscat Eye Laser Center’s surgeon at forefront of refractive surgery

The 5-day ESCRS conference had a assortment of symposia, poster sessions, instructional courses and workshops on the existing trends in ophthalmology, and also integrated an exhibition on new technologies. The ESCRS promotes education and study in the field of the implant and refractive surgery and advances the study and practice of ophthalmology. With more than 9,400 ophthalmologists from 130 nations worldwide, the Congress gives an exclusive chance for leading ophthalmologists from the planet to meet and go over their current breakthroughs.

At the congress, Dr Arbelaez presented papers on myopia correction, single step transepithelial PRK (TransPRK) with SmartPulse Technology and the mixture of this process with XTRA (Accelerated Crosslinking) to strengthen the cornea, as nicely as the new asymmetric intra corneal ring segments (ICR Keraring AS). With this ground-breaking study, sufferers with Keratoconus are anticipated to take pleasure in a much better high quality of vision.

“Being up-to-date on the latest developments in the medical field is imperative for all doctors. I find ESCRS an excellent forum to share and present new developments in ophthalmology and know the trends in the industry,” stated Dr Arbelaez.

Recently, he was also invited to be component of the tenth Expert Meeting on the ‘Surgical Management of Keratoconus Patients’ in Vienna.

Dr Arbelaez, a pioneer in Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Corneal Transplant in Oman, a surgery only some cornea surgeons worldwide are educated on, is also recognized for his higher expertise in cornea illness, keratoconus management and refractive surgery.

Dr Arbelaez is a very skilled ophthalmologist and surgeon with specialisation in corneal issues and refractive surgery. He graduated from Medical School in Colombia and specialised as an ophthalmologist at the prestigious Barraquer Clinic, founded by Jose Ignacio Barraquer, recognized as the founding father of refractive surgery. He specialised in Cornea and Refractive Surgery in the Cornea Foundation of America, US. As a member of a number of international societies and has participated as a speaker in International Meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, he has published articles in renowned International Journals and is involved with ongoing study in Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

Muscat Eye Laser Center, winner of Oman’s Most Trusted Brand in Ophthalmology, and a lengthy history of service in Oman for more than 16 years, gives a variety of treatment options that consist of laser eye surgery, cataract, glaucoma, retina, pediatric and much more specialties. Also, it is the only clinic in Oman to offer higher-profile treatment options making use of the pioneering Schwind Amaris 1050 RS 7D Technology.

The centre is devoted to offering outstanding outcomes with leading surgeons, an specialist healthcare team and state-of-the-art technologies.

Sameer al Awam, CEO of Muscat Eye Laser Centre, stated, “We are committed to providing exceptional care and best practices in the field of ophthalmology. We are happy that our highly skilled doctors are providing the best patient care with their stellar record of professional engagement and dedication.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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