Tamer A. Macky

Cairo University, Egypt


Tamer A. Macky is a Vitreoretinal Surgeon and a Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. Graduated in 1993 as a medical doctor to receive his MD degree (M.B.B.Ch.) from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. He had completed an ophthalmology residency program at the Department of Ophthalmology (1995-1998), Cairo University. He received a Master of Science Degree in Ophthalmology (1995-1997) and a Ph.D. Degree in Ophthalmology (1998-2002) from the Department of Ophthalmology, Cairo University. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (UK) (FRCS). He had completed the following fellowships: (1) Ocular Pathology Research fellowship (2000-2001; Mentor: David J Apple, M.D. degree), and (2) Vitreoretinal Research fellowship (1999-2000; Mentor: D. Virgil Alfaro III, M.D. degree) from Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, USA. His main interest of research is retinal diseases (diabetic retinopathy), vitreoretinal surgery, ocular trauma, cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantations. Other topics of research interest are uveitis and glaucoma medications. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Experimental Eye Research, Ophthalmic Research, Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, Clinical Ophthalmology, Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Collegium Antropologicum, Ophthalmic Genetics, Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, and Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism and Toxicology. On the editorial board of ISRN ophthalmology, and World Journal of Ophthalmology.

Biography Updated on 24 November 2013

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