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10-14
September
2016
Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
Dr. Awwad will be attending the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Copenhagen, Denmark in September 2016. He will also be presenting on a new technique using intrastromal corneal ring segments to correct Keratoconus, and another talk about customized laser surgery. Dr. Awwad is co-presenting in a course in the scientific program about meibomian gland dystrophy and blepharitis.
28-29
June
2016
Netherlands
Advanced Surgical Course in endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) at the Netherland Institute of Innovative Ophthalmic Surgery (NIIOS)
Dr. Awwad completed an advanced surgical course on endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK surgery) with Dr. Gerrit Melles and his team in Rotterdam. Dr. Melles has been credited with more than 6 radical innovations in the field of corneal surgery and transplantation over the past two decades.
06-10
May
2016
New Orleans
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
Dr. Awwad presented long-term data on small aperture corneal inlay surgery to correct presbyopia (Kamra), showing excellent safety, efficacy, and stability results. He also presented a talk about customized laser surgery at the Schwind Total Eye-Tech Solutions booth.
Latest
Publications
  1. Relevant
  2. Research Publications
  3. Research Presentations
  4. Educational Presentations
Abdul-Al M, Wehbe H, Awwad ST
One Step Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) with Mitomycin C, as an Early Treatment for LASIK Flap Buttonhole Formation
Journal of Refractive Surgery, 2015 vol. 31(1) pp. 48-52
Shady T. Awwad
Zylet: a review of the clinical literature
Bausch & Lomb Stand alone conference. Tbilisi, Georgia. October 2016
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad
Blepharitis & Meibomian Glands Disease
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2016
Shady T. Awwad, Rafic Antonios, Maamoun Abdul Fattah, Marc Nasser, Bachir Abiad
New Surgical Technique for Enhancing the Astigmatic Correction Effect of Intacs SK® Corneal Ring Segments in Keratoconic Eyes with a Central Cone
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Beyond aberration free: customized ablation. Lecture at Schwind Total Tech Solution Booth
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2016
Antonios R, Abdul-Fattah M, Maalouf F, Abiad B, Awwad ST
Central Corneal Thickness after Cross-linking Using HD-OCT, Ultrasound, Dual Scheimpflug Tomography: A Comparative Study Over One Year
American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016 Jul;167:38-47
Shady T. Awwad, Nada Jabbur, Ziad Bashshur, Maamoun Abdul Fattah, Rafic Antonios
Tips and tricks in Corneal Inlay Implantation and Post-implantation cataract and vitreoretinal surgery
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). New Orleans, LA. April 2016
Shady T. Awwad, Maamoun Abdul Fattah, Rafic Antonios, Bachir Abiad
Combined Corneal Inlay implantation and Hyperopic LASIK: 3 Years Results”
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). New Orleans, LA. April 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Beyond aberration free: customized ablation. Lecture at Schwind Total Tech Solution Booth
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). New Orleans, LA. April 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Smartpulse laser pulse distribution technology: theory and clinical results
Al Hokama meeting, Saudi Ophthalmological Society, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Intracorneal ring segments for Keratoconus: a new, topography-based nomogram
Al Hokama meeting, Saudi Ophthalmological Society, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal & Ocular Wavefront-guided treatments: challenges and solutions
Al Hokama meeting, Saudi Ophthalmological Society, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Kamra corneal inlay implantation for presbyopia
Al Hokama meeting, Saudi Ophthalmological Society, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Intraocular lens calculations after keratorefractive surgery: Making it real simple
Al Hokama meeting, Saudi Ophthalmological Society, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Latest trends in Corneal Inlay Procedure
Saudi Ophthalmological Society Red Sea Meeting, Jeddah, KSA Jan 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Case presentation in “Difficult Cases in Refractive Surgery”
Schwind User Meeting, Singapore, Jan 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Challenges in Corneal Wavefront Guided Treatments
Schwind User Meeting, Singapore, Jan 2016
Shady T. Awwad
Aberration free treatments. Workshop “I just bought my Amaris, now what?”
Schwind User Meeting, Singapore, Jan 2016
Main organizer and presenter: Didactic Lectures, Live Surgeries, Wet Labs
Intrastromal corneal rings surgical course
AUBMC, December 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Gatifloxacin 0.5% ophthalmic solution
Zymaxid Launch event, Abu Dhabi, October 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Gatifloxacin 0.5% ophthalmic solution
Zymaxid Launch event, Dubai, October 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Gatifloxacin 0.5% ophthalmic solution
Zymaxid Launch event, Dubai, October 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Theortical basis of SmartPulse Technology, Transepithelial PRK, Why I chose Schwind Amaris, 3 talks
Updates in Laser Refractive Surgery. Alexandria, Egypt, October 2015
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad
Blepharitis & Meibomian Glands Disease
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Why and When I use Visan ICL. STAAR Booth discussion
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Hyperopic LASIK using femtosecond versus mechanical flap creation. Schwind Eye Tech Solutions Booth talk
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2015
Shady T. Awwad, Maamoun Abdul Fattah, Rafic Antonios
Transeptithelial PRK using a novel pulse distribution algorithm versus conventional aspheric algorithm
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Why I choose Visian ICL, a collamer lens, for my patients. STAAR ICL Lunch Symposium
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2015
Shady T. Awwad, Rafic Antonios, Maamoun Abdul Fattah, Bachir Abiad
Single-step Transepithelial PRK and Alcohol-assisted PRK: a Comparative Study
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Diego, CA, April 2015 (Won Best Paper of Session Award)
Shady T. Awwad
Single-step transepithelial PRK for the treatment of LASIK buttonholes
Ophthalmology Times Europe. Feb 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Tips and tricks in planning and implanting the Visian Intraocular Collamer Lens (ICL)
Red Sea Symposium/Royal Saudi Society KSA Jan 2015
Fahed D, Alameddin R, Nasser M, Awwad ST
Refractive and Topographic Effects of Single-Segment Intracorneal Ring Segments in Eyes with Moderate to Severe Keratoconus and Inferior Cones
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2015 vol. 41(7) pp. 1434-40
Antonios R, Arba Mosquera S, Awwad ST
Hyperopic laser in situ keratomileusis: comparison of femtosecond laser and mechanical microkeratome flap creation
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2015 vol. 41(8) pp. 1602-9
Shady T. Awwad
Transepithelial PRK: Theoretical basis
Red Sea Symposium/Royal Saudi Society KSA Jan 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Single segment Intracorneal Ring for the treatment of decentered cones in Keratoconus
Red Sea Symposium/Royal Saudi Society KSA Jan 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Epithelium Off versus Epithelium On Corneal Cross-Linking: Face Off
Red Sea Symposium/Royal Saudi Society KSA Jan 2015
Shady T. Awwad
Intraocular Lens Calculations after refractive surgery
Red Sea Symposium/Royal Saudi Society KSA, Jan 2015
Shady T. Awwad, Samuel Arba Mosquera
Single-Step Transepithelial PRK
Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, October 2014
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad
Blepharitis & Meibomian Glands Disease
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). London, September 2014
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal Wavefront-guided Transepithelial PRK
Schwind laser user meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2014
Shady T. Awwad
TransPRK: theoretical limitations and clinical applications
Grand Round at Moorfields Eye Clinic Dubai. Dubai, UAE, May 2014
Shady T. Awwad
Transepithelial PRK: theoretical limitations and clinical applications
Zayed Military Hospital. Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 2014
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal tomography: guide to elevation and curvature”& “Theoretical basis of TransPRK”, 2 talks
Al-Hokama Eye Center international conference, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2014
Shady T. Awwad
Standard versus epithelial on UV cross-linking
Elite Hospital international conference, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2014
Ali Fadlallah, Atallah M, George Cherfan, Shady T. Awwad, Syed Z, Samir Melki
Gamma-Irradiated Corneas as a Carrier for the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis: Advantages and Outcomes in a Surgical Mission Setting.
Cornea, March 2014
Shady T. Awwad
V4c contraflow ICL: theoretical basis and clinical experience
STAAR ICL Saudi user meeting, Ryiadh, KSA, March 2014
Shady T. Awwad
“V4c contraflow ICL: theoretical basis and clinical experience”, “Transepithelial PRK”, and “Combined corneal wavefront-guided PRK and UV cross-linking”, 3 talks
Dr Haifa hospital international conference, Bahrain, January 2014
Shady T. Awwad
Theoretical basis of TransPRK, Making sense of Topography, and inflammation in ocular surface disease: 3 talks
Oman Ophthalmological society, Muscat, Oman, December 2013
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad
Blepharitis & Meibomian Glands Disease.
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Didactic course. Amsterdam, October 2013
Shady T. Awwad, Marwan Abdul Al, Hanin Wehbe
Transepithelial PRK over LASIK buttonholes European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS).
Amsterdam, Holland, October 2013
Shady T. Awwad
Hyperopic femtoLASIK versus hyperopic mechanical LASIK. Schwind Event
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 2013
Daoud C. Fahd, Carole G. Cherfan, Claudia Raad, Marc Asouad, Shady T. Awwad
Anterior and posterior corneal indices using two scheimpflug analyzers. Archives of Brazilian Ophthalmology.
In Press
Shady T. Awwad
Sequential Corneal Thickness Evaluation after UV Collagen Cross-Linking as evaluated by Corneal OCT, Ultrasound Pachymetry, and Scheimpflug imaging
Italian Society Meeting (RolandScisso). Sienna, Italy, June 2013
Shady T. Awwad
Single-step Trans-epithelial PRK: Theoretical Refractive Implications and Risks, Clinical Results, and Potential Applications
Italian Society Meeting (RolandScisso). Sienna, Italy, June 2013
Shady T. Awwad, Arba Mosquera S
Theoretical analyses of the refractive implications of transepithelial PRK ablations.
Br J Ophthalmol May 2013
Daoud Fahd & Shady T. Awwad
Refractive and Topographical Effects of Single Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment for Moderate to Severe Keratoconus With Inferior Cone.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) . San Francisco, CA, April 2013
Shady T. Awwad
TransPRK: theoretical analysis, clinical results, and guidelines. Schwind Booth.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Francisco, CA, April 2013
Shady T. Awwad
The role of inflammation in ocular surface dysfunction
Bausch & Lomb International Eye Experts meeting. Malta, April 2013
Shady T. Awwad & Fahd D
Changes in Corneal Pachymetry After CXL as Assessed by Ultrasound, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Scheimpflug Imaging.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) . San Francisco, CA, April 2013
Shady T. Awwad, Kilby A, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, Verity S, McCulley JP
The Accuracy of the Double-K adjustment for Third Generation IOL Calculation Formulas in Previous Keratorefractive Surgery Eyes.
Accepted in Eye & Contact Lens
Shady T. Awwad
Tips & Tricks with the Schwind Amaris
Schwind Amaris Annual User Meeting. Tyrol, Austria, January 2013
Shady T. Awwad, Mansour AM
Fulminant panuveitis following iris suture fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lens.
Accepted in Ophthalmological Medicine
Shady T. Awwad
Preserving Ocular Surface Well-being after Pars Plana Vitrectomy
Bausch & Lomb Eye Care Excellence Summit. Dubai, December 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Intracorneal ring segments, Clinical implications of the posterior elevation and cuvature maps, and mechanical versus femtosecond LASIK flaps, face-off
Erbil Vision Congress. Erbil, Iraq, October 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Diagnosing the Red Eye
Annual Meeting of the Lebanese Pharmacists. Beirut, October 2012
David Fahd, Nada Jabbur, Shady T. Awwad
Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment SK for Moderate to Severe Keratoconus: A Case Series.
Journal of Refractive Surgery, Oct 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Serving as expert doctor in “Meet the experts” session; Schwind laser system platform booth
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Milan, Italy, September 2012
James P. McCulley, Orkun Muftulgu, Shady T. Awwad
Outcomes of multifocal IOL implantation after prior myopic LASIK.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) . Milan, Italy, September 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Serving as expert doctor in “Meet the experts” session; Zeimer booth; Galilei placido and dual scheimpflug Topography system platform
World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, February 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Implications of posterior curvature and elevation in corneal tomography. Part of Galilei Dual Scheimpglug and Placido course.
World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, February 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Dual Scheimpflug System. Part of Keratoconus course
World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, February 2012
Shady T. Awwad
Clinical Outcomes of single-step transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy.
World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, February 2012
Shady T. Awwad, Mansour AM, Hamade H, Ghaddar A, Mokadem AS, El Hajj Ali M
Cluster Bomb Ocular Injuries.
Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2012 Jan;19(1):153-7
Shady T. Awwad, Vicky Massoud, David Fahd, Nada Jabbur
Combined Selective Corneal Wavefron-Guided PRK and Corneal Cross-Linking for the Treatment of Progressive Mild to Moderate Keratoconus.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Vienna, Austria, September 2011
Shady T. Awwad
Serving as “expert doctor” in “Meet the experts” session; Schwind laser system platform booth
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Paris, France, September 2010
Shady T. Awwad, Samer Ghosn, R. Nick Hogan
Calciphylaxis of the Temporal Artery R32;Masquerading as Temporal Arteritis.
Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010 Jul;38(5):511-3
Shady T. Awwad
Current Trends in Ocular Surface Management
Alcon Scientific Meeting, Movempick, Beirut, Lebanon, May 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Diagnosing Keratoconus
Lebanese Contact Lens Scientific Congress/sponsored by Lebanese Ophthalmic Society and Lebanese Optometric Society, Beirut, May 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Surgical Options in Keratoconus
Lebanese Contact Lens Scientific Congress/sponsored by Lebanese Ophthalmic Society and Lebanese Optometric Society, Beirut, May 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Basics of Corneal Topography. Keravision INTACS ® official training course
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Boston, MA. April 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Serving as “expert doctor” in “Meet the experts”session; Schwind laser system platform booth
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Boston, MA, April 2010
Shady T. Awwad
IOL Calculations
Updates in Ophthalmology/Beirut LASIK Center. Beirut, April 2010
Shady T. Awwad, Giacomo Savini, Kenneth Hoffer, Wolfgang Haigis, Douglas Koch, Jaime Aramberri, Edmondo Borasio, Thomas Olsen
Intraocular Lens (IOL) Calculations after Keratorefractive Surgery
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Boston, MA April 2010
Shady T. Awwad, Carole Cherfane, Claudia Raad, Marc Aswad
Comparative Evaluation of Tomography Measurement of Single-Scheimpflug Camera and Dual-Scheimpflug Camera.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Boston, MA. April 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Recent Trends in Corneal Topography
Annual Lebanese Ophthalmic Society Meeting. Beirut, April 2010
Parmar DN, Alizadeh H, Shady T. Awwad, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP
Contact lens-based expansion and transplantation of autologous epithelial progenitors for ocular surface reconstruction: crossover control.
Transplantation. 2010 Feb 27;89(4):483
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal Topography
Keratoconus Day/Al Hokama Eye Center, Ryiadh, KSA, Feb 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Recent Trends in UV Collagen Cross Linking
Keratoconus Day/Al Hokama Eye Center, Ryiadh, KSA, Feb 2010
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal Topography in Diagnosing Keratoconus
Bekaa Ophthalmologists Society. Shtoura, Lebanon, Dec 2009
Shady T. Awwad
Evaluation of the Galilei and Pentacam Scheimpflug systems. Ziemer user meeting.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Barcelona, September 2009
Shady T. Awwad
Basics of Corneal Topography
Roumieh Eye Center. Sham, Syria, May 2009
Shady T. Awwad, Nancy Alvarez-Chedzoy, H Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Quality of life after wavefront-guided LASIK.
Eye and Contact Lens. 2009 May;35(3):128-32
Shady T. Awwad, Patrick S. Kelley, R Wayne Bowman, H Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Cornea refractive power estimation and intraocular lens calculation after hyperopic LASIK.
Ophthalmology 2009. Mar;116(3):393-400
Stefanie Knapp, Shady T. Awwad, Claudine Ghali, James P. McCulley
Comparative Study of Ocular Lower And Higher Order Aberrations Measurements By The Fourier-driven WaveScan And The Zernike-driven LADARWave Hartmann-Shack Aberrometers
J Refract Surg. 2009 Feb;25(2):201-9
Shady T. Awwad
Keratoconus. Contact Lens Course
King Khaled Specialist Eye Center, Ryiadh, KSA, Feb 2009
Shady T. Awwad
Corneal Topography. Contact Lens Course
King Khaled Specialist Eye Center, Ryiadh, KSA, Feb 2009
Shady T. Awwad
UV Cross-Linking. Contact Lens Course
King Khaled Specialist Eye Center, Ryiadh, KSA, Feb 2009
Shady T. Awwad, Dorotheea Warmerdam, Danny Lee, R Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Changes in ocular higher order aberrations with accommodation in wavefront-guided LASIK myopic candidates.
J Refract Surg. 2009 Feb;25(2):171-2
Shady T. Awwad
Formula for determining corneal refractive power.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009 Feb;35(2):212
Shady T. Awwad, Riad Ma’luf, Nicolas Hamush
Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Emedicine/WebMD Online Publications, updated in 2009
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad, Jose Vargas
Multifocal IOLs: Didactic part concerning Refractive versus diffractive IOLs and IOL calculations and refractive surgery post-multifocal IOLs
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting (ESCRS). Berlin, September 2008
Shady T. Awwad, Christian Manasseh, R. Wayne Bowman, Vinod Mootha, Steven M. Verity, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
IOL Power Calculation after Myopic LASIK: Estimating the Corneal Refractive Power.
J Cataract Refract Surg . 2008 Jul;34(7): 1070-6
Shady T. Awwad, Dorotheea Warmerdanm, R. Wayne Bowman, Suri Dwarakanathan, Steven S. Verity, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Contrast Sensitivity & Higher Order Aberrations In Eyes Implanted With AcrySof IQ SN60WF And AcrySof SN60AT Intraocular Lenses.
J Refract Surg. 2008 Jun;24(6):619-25
Shady T. Awwad
Intraocular Lens Calculations
Syrian Ophthalmic Society Meeting. Sham, April 2008
Shady T. Awwad
Wavefront Technology
Syrian Ophthalmic Society Meeting. Sham, April 2008
Hsiao Marvin, Shady T. Awwad, R Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
The effectiveness of Pentacam in improving intraocular lens power calculation for post-LASIK eyes.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Chicago, IL. April 2008
Shady T. Awwad, Mario A. Di Pascuale, R Nick Hogan, S Lance Forstot, James P. McCulley, H Dwight Cavanagh
Avellino Corneal Dystrophy worsening after LASIK: further clinicophathologic observation and proposed pathogenesis.
American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2008;145(4):656-61
Shady T. Awwad, Paul Sanchez, Angela Sanchez, James P. McCulley, H Dwight Cavanagh
A Preliminary In Vivo Assessment of Higher-Order Aberrations Induced by a Silicone Hydrogel Monofocal Contact Lens.
Eye Contact Lens. 2008 Jan;34(1):2-5
Shady T. Awwad, Mario Di Pascuale, James P. McCulley
Comparative Outcomes with three different laser platforms for myopic LASIK keratorefractive correction.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Stockholm, Sweden, September 2007
Shady T. Awwad
Quality of vision, Essential Optics For the Cataract and Refractive Surgery (author Jack T. Holladay, MD): Book Review
Am J Ophthalmol 2007. Jun 143(6):1073
Shady T. Awwad
Quality of vision, Essential Optics For the Cataract and Refractive Surgery (author Jack T. Holladay, MD): Book Review.
Am J Ophthalmol 2007. Jun 143(6):1073
Shady T. Awwad, James Lehmann, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P.McCulley, R. Wayne Bowman
A Comparison of Higher Order Aberrations in Eyes Implanted with Acrysof IQ SN60WF and Acrysof SN60AT Intraocular Lens
Euro J Ophthalmol. 2007;(17). May-Jun;17(3):320-6
Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, Mario Di Pascuale, Suri Dwarakanathan, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Higher Order Aberrations and Contrast Sensitivity in Eyes with AcrySof IQ SN60WF and AcrySof Natural IOLs
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Diego, CA. April 2007.
Shady T. Awwad, Dorotheea Warmerdam, R. Wayne Bowman, Steven Verity, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Evaluation of the Accuracy of the Double-K Adjusted IOL Formulas in IOL Calculation After Keratorefractive Surgery.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Diego, CA. April 2007
Shady T. Awwad, Michelle Heilman, R Nick Hogan, Dipak Parmar, W Matt Petroll, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Acanthamoeba Keratitis and Reactive Ischemic Posterior Segment Inflammation.
Ophthalmology. 2007 Feb; 114(2):313-322
Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Wavefront-Guided Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia Using the LADAR CustomCornea and the VISX CustomVue.
J Refract Surg. 2007 Jan;23(1):26-37
Shady T. Awwad
IOL Calculations
Beirut Eye Consultant/Lebanese University Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. 2007
Shady T. Awwad, W Matt Petroll, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Updates in Acanthamoeba Keratitis.
Eye & Contact Lens 2007 Jan;33(1):1-8
Shady T. Awwad
Coma, Trefoil, and Double-Angle Polar Plots.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006 Nov;32(11) 1898
Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
Contrast Sensitivity and Ocular Aberrations In Eyes Implanted with Acrysof IQ SN60WF and Acrysof Natural SN60AT Intraocular Lenses.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). London, UK. September 2006
Shady T. Awwad, Stefanie Knapp, James P. McCulley
Comparative Study of Ocular Lower And Higher Order Aberrations Measurements By the Fourier-driven WaveScan And The Zernicke-driven LADARWave Hartmann-Shack Aberrometers
Europeean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). London, UK. September 2006
Shady T. Awwad
Wavefront-guided ablation: evidence for efficacy compared to traditional ablation.
Am J Ophthalmol 2006 Jun;141(6):1169
Shady T. Awwad, Dany M. Najjar, Arlette Aouad, Randa Haddad
An Unusual Case of Unilaterally Presenting Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis.
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2006 May-Jun;43(3):179-80
Mario Dipascuale, Igor Butovich, Joel Aronovicz, Eduardo Uchiyama, Shady T. Awwad, H. Dwight Cavanagh, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
Digital Sequential Lipid Tear Film Interferometry Characterization and Corneal Topography Regularity Surface Indices Assessment in Normal Subjects
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 2006
Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, Steve M. Verity, James P. McCulley
Optimizing Corneal Power Calculation After Myopic Keratorefractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 2006
Shady T. Awwad, H. Ming X Wang, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Letter to the editor.
Eye & Contact Lens 2006 May;32(3):157
Dany M. Najjar, Shady T. Awwad, Wadih Zein, Walid Haddad
Ultraviolet Keratitis and Endothelitis.
Med Sci Monit. 2006 Apr 25;12(5):MT23-25
Dipak N Parmar, Shady T. Awwad, W Matthew Petroll, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Tandem Scanning Confocal Corneal Microscopy In The Diagnosis Of Suspected Acanthamoeba Keratitis.
Ophthalmology 2006 Apr;113(4):538-47
Mario A. Di Pascuale; Shady T. Awwad; Dwight H Cavanagh; Wayne R Bowman; James P McCulley
Clinical and Surgical Pearls for Use of the ReSTOR IOL
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Francisco, CA. March 2006
Shady T Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, Steven M Verity, H. D Cavanagh , James P McCulley
Comparison of Available Post-LASIK Corneal Power Calculation Methods Using Keratometric Backcalculation and Description of New Formulas.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Francisco, CA. March 2006
Shady T Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. D Cavanagh, James P McCulley
Induced Astigmatism in Conventional and Wavefront-Guided Myopic LASIK LADARVision 4000 Versus the S4 Platform.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Francisco, CA. March 2006
Stefanie Knapp, Shady T. Awwad, James P McCulley
Wavefront Aberration Measurements by Fourrier-Driven WaveScan and Zernicke-Driven LADARWave Hartmann-Shack Aberrometers
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). San Francisco, CA. March 2006
James P. McCulley, Mario DiPascuale, Shady T. Awwad
Video Challenging Cases in Phacoemulsification.
World Congress of Ophthalmology. Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 2006
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El-Kateb, James P. McCulley
Comparative Higher Order Aberration Capture Of The LADARWave And VISX WaveScan Aberrometers At Varying Pupillary Sizes And After Pharmacological Dilation And Cycloplegia.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006 Feb;32(2):203-14
Dipak N. Parmar, Hassan Alizadeh, Shady T. Awwad, Sudha Neelam, H. Dwight Cavanagh, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
Ocular Surface Restoration Using Non-Surgical Transplantation Of Tissue-Cultured Human Amniotic Epithelial Cells.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2006 Feb;141(2):299-307
Shady T. AwwadR. Wayne Bowman, Suri Dwarakanathan, Dany Lee, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Contrast Sensitivity and Ocular Aberrations in Eyes with the Aspheric AcrySof IQ SN60AT and the Spheric Acrysof SN60AT
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Refractive Subspecialty Day/International Society of Refractive Surgery (AAO/ISRS). Las Vegas 2006
Shady T. Awwad R. Wayne Bowman, Mario Di Pascuale, Suri Dwarakanathan, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Comparison of Contrast Sensitivity and Ocular Aberrations in Eyes With Acrysof IQ SN60WF and SN60AT IOLs
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). Las Vegas 2006
Shady T. Awwad, James P. McCulley
Wavefront-Guided LASIK: Current Developments and Results
Int Ophthalmol Clin.2006;46(3):27-38
Shady T. Awwad, Dipak N. Parmar, Michelle Heilman, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Results Of Penetrating Keratoplasty For Visual Rehabilitation After Acanthamoeba Keratitis.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Dec;140(6):1080-1084
Shady T. Awwad, Kelly K. Haithcock, Deniz Oral, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
A Comparison of Induced Astigmatism In Conventional And Wavefront-Guided Myopic Laser In Situ Keratomileusis Using LADARVision 4000 And VISX S4 Platforms.
J Refract Surg. 2005 Nov-Dec;21(6):S792-8
Shady T. Awwad, Dorotheea Warmerdam, Dipak N Parmar, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Changes In Higher Order Aberrations With Accomodation In Wavefront-Guided Laser In Situ Keratomileusis Myopic Candidates.
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Refractive Subspecialty Day/International Society of Refractive Surgery. Chicago October 2005
Riad N. Ma’luf, Shady T. Awwad
Mucous membrane graft versus Gunderson conjunctival flap for fitting a scleral shell over a sensitive cornea.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Sep;21(5):356-8
Deniz Oral, Shady T. Awwad, Michael Seward, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Hyperopic Laser In Situ Keratomileusis in Eyes with Previous Radial Keratotomy.
J Cataract Refract Surg 2005 Aug;31(8):1561-68
Ahmad M. Mansour, Shady T. Awwad, Dany M. Najjar. Sibai AN, Sibai AM, Medawar WA, Hamade IH, Haddad RS, Kassak KM, Obeid MY
Anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy after coronary artery bypass graft: the role of anaemia in diabetics.
Eye 2005 July;8
Thurayya Arayssi, Homeidan F, Imad Uthman, Shady T. Awwad, Kamel Mroue, Wissam Mansour, Ziad F. Bashshur
The efficacy of a single dose of infliximab in the treatment of Behcet's disease uveitis.
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2005 May-Jun;23(3):427
Shady T. Awwad, Dipak Parmar, Patrick Kelly, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Using The Topographic Modeling System To Determine Post-LASIK Keratometric Value.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Washington DC, Apr 2005
Shady T. Awwad, Kelly Komaromy, Deniz Oral, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
A Comparison Of Surgically Induced Astigmatism in Wavefront-guided and Conventional Laser In Situ Keratomileusis.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Washington DC, Apr 2005
Shady T. Awwad, James P. McCulley
The Use of Automatic Centration in Wavefront Capture On The LADARWave Platform
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Apr 2005
Dipak Parmar, Patrick Ladage, Shady T. Awwad, James P. McCulley, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Corneal Epithelial Homeostasis Following Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthlamology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Apr 2005
Shady T. Awwad, Dipak Parmar, Michelle Heilman, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, Dwight Cavanagh
Results Of Penetrating Keratoplasty In Quiet Eyes After Acanthamoeba Keratitis
World Cornea Congress. Washington DC, Apr 2005
James Lehmann, Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley
Comparison of Ocular Higher-Order Aberrations Between Eyes With Acrysof SN60AT and SN60WF Lenses
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). Chicago 2005
Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Wavefront-Driven Laser In Situ Keratomileus Using the LADARVision CustomCornea Platform: Refractive Results of Myopic/Astigmatic Eyes
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Lisbone 2005
Shady T. Awwad, Michelle Heilman, Dipak N Parmar, R. Wayne Bowman, H. James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Acanthamoeba Keratitis Induced Retinal Ischemia.
Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG). Chicago 2005
Shady T. Awwad
Intraocular Lens Calculations
Alcon/UT Southwestern RESTOR Multifocal IOL Course. Dallas, Texas, 2005
Dipak Parmar, Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, James P. McCulley, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Role of Confocal Microscopy in the Definitive Diagnosis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis
American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, Oct 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Wavefront-guided Laser Keratomileusis With the Alcon CustomCornea and the VISX CustomVue: Three-Month Results.
J Refract Surg 2004 Sep-Oct;20:S606-S613
Shady T. Awwad, Walid Haddad, Ming X. Wang, Dipak Parmar, Darrel Conger, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Corneal Intrastromal Gatifloxacin Crystal Deposits After Penetrating Keratoplasty
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, May 2004
Russel Van Norman, Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Comparing the Wave Captures of the VISX WaveScan and the LADARWave Aberrometers Using Adjusted and Actual Capture
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthlamology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Apr 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
LADARVision CustomCornea LASIK for Myopic/Astigmatic Eyes: Quantitative And Qualitative Results
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Apr 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Riad N. Ma’luf, Baha’ Noureddin
Upper Eyelid Retraction After Glaucoma Filtering Surgery and Topical Application of Mitomycin C.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2004 Mar;20(2):144-9
Shady T. Awwad, Walid Haddad, Ming X. Wang, Dipak Parmar, Darrel Conger, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Corneal Intrastromal Gatifloxacin Crystal Deposits After Penetrating Keratoplasty.
Eye & Contact Lens 2004;30(3):169-172
Mohamed El Kateb, Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Effects of Mydriasis And Cycloplegia On The Higher Order Aberration Pattern And Degree Of Capture Using VISX WaveScan And LADARWave Aberrometers.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, 2004
Mohamed El Kateb, Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
Comparative Higher Order Aberration Capture Of The VISX WaveScan And LADARWave Aberrometers.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, 2004
Dipak Parmar, Shady T. Awwad, Michelle Heilman, Jess T. Whitson, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Blindness from Acanthamoeba
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
The Validity Of The Peripheral Wavefront Capture Zone Within 0.25 mm Of The Pupillary Border.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
The Visual Results of LADARVision CutsomCornea LASIK.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, 2004
Dipak Parmar, Hassan Alizadeh , Shady T. Awwad, R. Wayne Bowman, Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
In vitro cultured amniotic cell transplantation for non-healing epithelial defects.
Federated Cornea Societies (Castroviejo Cornea Society). New Orleans 2004
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
From Aberration capture to treatment results: a comparative analysis of VISX CustomVue and LADAR CustomCornea platforms.
American Academy of Ophthalmology: The Turkish American Ophthalmology Society (TAOS). New Orleans 2004.
Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh, James P. McCulley
A Comparative Study of LADAR CustomCornea and VISX CustomVue LASIK results.
American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans 2004
James P. McCulley, Shady T. Awwad, Mohamed El Kateb, R. Wayne Bowman, H. Dwight Cavanagh
Quantitative Visual Outcomes of Initial LADARVision CustomCornea LASIK eyes.
International Society of Refractive Surgery & American Academy of Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO) joint meeting. Anaheim, California November 2003
Shady T. Awwad, Riad Ma’luf, Baha Noureddin
Upper Lid Retraction after trabeculectomy
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). Anaheim, California November 2003
Dany M. Najjar, Shady T. Awwad
Cataract Surgery Risk Score for Residents and Beginning Surgeons.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2003 Oct;29(10):2036-7
Dany M. Najjar, Shady T. Awwad
Cataract Checklist for High Volume Surgeons.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2003 May;29(5):1046
Shady T. Awwad, Dany M. Najjar, Wadih Zein, Walid Haddad
Assessing Corneal Endothelial Status after Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Exposure in Patients with UV Keratitis
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthlamology (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 2003
Arayssi T, Hamra R, Awwad ST, Kazma I, Humaidan F, Uthman I, Bashshur Z
Treatment of Refractory Vitritis in Behcet Disease with Infliximab
American College of Rheumatology. New Orleans, October 2002
Olivier Prisant, Averardo Hernandez, Thanh Hoang-Xuan, Cynthia Proano, Shady T. Awwad, Dimitri T. Azar
Vector Summation of Anterior and Posterior Corneal Topographical Astigmatism as a Predictor of Refractive Astigmatism.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002 Sep;28(9):1636-43
Terrence P. O’Brien, Shady T. Awwad
Phakic Intraocular Lenses and Refractory Lensectomy for Myopia.
Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2002 Aug;13(4):264-70
Ma'luf RN, Hamush NG, Shady T. Awwad, Noureddin BN
Mitomycin C as adjunct therapy in correcting punctal stenosis.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002 Jul;18(4):285-8
Awwad JT, ElHajj M, Usta I, Nassar A, Shady T. Awwad, Khalil A
A unilateral twin extrauterine pregnancy occurring in a solitary fallopian tube: therapeutic choices.
Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2002;29(1):67-8
Shady T. Awwad, Ahmad M. Mansour , Dany M. Najjar
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy After Coronary Bypass Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, November 2001
Awwad JT, Farra CG, Shady T. Awwad, Bu-Habib RM, Abdallah MA, Usta IM
The conventional doses of human chorionic gonadotropins may not always be sufficient to induce ovulation in all women: a reappraisal.
Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2001;28(4):240-2
Sophie Bakri & Shady T. Awwad
Office Promotion: Website Authoring and Publishing for Ophthalmologists. Transfer of Skills Course
Pan African Arab Congress of Ophthalmology (PAACO), Beirut, April 2001
Awwad JT, Awwad ST, and Karam K
Gonadotropin ovarian stimulation following pituitary desensitization and corticosteroid suppression therapy in women with idiopathic spontaneous premature ovarian failure.
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Goteberg, Sweden. June 21-24, 1998
Awwad JT, Sayegh RA, Tao XJ, Hassan T, Shady T. Awwad, Isaacson K
The SCID Mouse: an experimental model for endometriosis.
Hum Reprod. 14(12):3107-11, 1999
Shady T. Awwad, Suri Dwarakanathan, R Wayne Bowman, H Dwight Cavanagh, Steven M Verity, Vinod V Mootha, James P. McCulley
Intraocular lens power calculation after radial keratotomy: estimating the refractive corneal power.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Jun;33(6):1045-50
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