Dr. med. Alain André Saad
Specialist in ophthalmology and optometry,
spec. ophthalmic surgery, Associate Medical Director



Dr. Alain Saad has completed a subspecialization in refractive surgery in 2010 (correction of myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia), cataract surgery (toric lens implants, multifocal lens implants) and corneal transplants (pure endothelial transplants, DMEK, DALK) in the division of Dr. Damien Gatinel at Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild in Paris.

Dr. Saad actively participates in research activities; he acts as a reviewer for several professional journals and is a member of the editorial board of two of them, including the Journal of Refractive Surgery. He has published more than forty scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has given more than 70 lectures at national and international congresses. His fields of interest include corneal topography, biomechanics and the latest corneal transplantation techniques. Together with Dr. Damien Gatinel he has developed a software program for the automatic detection of high risk corneas in refractive surgery: the SCORE Analyzer by Gatinel and Saad. Dr. Saad is a member of the “future leaders committee” of the International Society of Refractive Surgery. The journal The Ophthalmologist has ranked him #10 on the Power List “top 40 under 40”.

To know more about Dr. Alain Saad: www.alainsaad.com

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