Ashraf Armia Balamoun
Al Watany Eye Hospital, Egypt
Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Clin Exp Ophthalmol
Statement of the problem: A female patient who is 96 years old; bilateral mature cataract with PX; Right eye was neglected in the last 3 years with hard black cataract; ECCE was done for 4 months in the right eye with a post-operative refraction -2.00 Sph, -2.00 Cly. and vision 0.5. Left eye was neglected for 12 years with intumescent cataract but with deep AC and severe PX; Vision was HM, GP, border line Macular function.; IOP was 17 mmHg. Methods: Decision was made to do a simple ECCE +/- implantation. The video presentation will represent how the Morgagnian cataract was done and once the nucleus was out, the capsular bag was in the anterior chamber. The bag was going back and front, by my manipulations with the use of viscoelastic in so dancing way. At the end, I succeeded to restore the bag in the posterior chamber with no vitreous loss and implantation in the bag. Results: The eye was quiet and vision was 6/36.IOP was 15 mmHg. Mild SK in the cornea was found and; AC was deep with a RRR pupil. The patient was happy and satisfied that she is seeing by her eye after all these years.
Ashraf Armia, Consultant Eye Surgeon, has more than 20 years’ experience in Ophthalmology. He has completed his MBBCh from Cairo University of Egypt. He completed his Master degree MSc in Ophthalmology from Cairo University of Egypt. Finally, he finished his FRCS in Ophthalmology from Glasgow, United Kingdom. He became an Associate of the American College of Surgeons (AACS). He is a Consultant Eye Surgeon at the Egyptian Ministry of Health. He is a Consultant Eye Surgeon at Al Watany Eye Hospital (WEH) in Egypt and a shareholder at the same hospital. He is a Consultant Cataract and Refractive Surgeon and Anterior Segment Reconstruction. He also has his own Eye Centre. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) and European Society of Retina.