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Each year, more and more people are choosing to have their vision corrected by Dr. Samir G. Farah. As the top LASIK surgeon in Lebanon, he is highly committed to helping you obtain better vision for life using the latest technologies. Dr. Farah will discuss with you your treatment options and will be involved in every phase of your care.
Specialized in LASIK, Cataract, and Corneal Diseases and Surgeries, Dr. Farah is a well-known eye doctor and surgeon. He is a graduate of both Saint Joseph University and the American University of Beirut and has completed his post-doc fellowship in the US, at the well-known Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School.
As the leading eye surgery clinic in Beirut, we offer several eye services as described below:
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Cataract Surgery
- Contact Lenses
- Corneal Transplants
Meet Dr. Samir Farah — Expert LASIK Eye Surgeon
Dr. Samir G. Farah is a seasoned and well known eye doctor and surgeon in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. He provides comprehensive eye care with a focus on LASIK, cataract and corneal diseases and surgeries, emphasizing compassionate care and patient education. Dr. Farah combines the best in French and American medical education as he earned his primary medical degree from the Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, and completed five years of residency training in general surgery and ophthalmology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon. He completed his fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases & Refractive Surgery at the well-known Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School, in Boston, USA.
Dr. Farah currently practices in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originate of North Lebanon, Dr. Farah tends clinic in Beirut at the St. George Hospital in Achrafieh, and in his private clinics in Beirut and in the North of Lebanon to serve his community. He is also Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Balamand Medical School, Lebanon and a Consultant Visiting Ophthalmic Surgeon to the UAE. He has helped develop Refractive Surgery Centers in Lebanon and the UAE. Dr. Farah also holds a US patent for the Farah Marker, a device that improves the accuracy and outcome of LASIK.
Dr. Farah practices and operates in Lebanon as well as in the UAE. He holds the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Balamand Medical School, Lebanon.
Candidate for Eye Surgery Lebanon
Dr. Farah is committed to perform LASIK on only those patients that are suitable candidates, using advanced diagnostic equipment. It is deemed that about 15% of patients to be non-candidates for LASIK. In those cases, Dr. Farah offers them other alternatives.
Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most frequently performed laser procedure for vision correction. It permanently changes the shape of the cornea using an Excimer Laser. This procedure was first approved by the US-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1986, and since then millions of people around the world have had it done.
LASIK is done by applying laser under a corneal flap. It can correct myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), and astigmatism (asymmetric-shaped cornea). More than 95% of patients achieve 20/20 vision or better, and more than 99% of patients are satisfied with the procedure results. The advantage of LASIK over other procedures is that it is quick, simple, and painless. Visual recovery is fast, usually within 24 hours. Eye-drops are applied for only one week. No sun protection is needed.
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Dr. Samir Farah
Eye and LASIK Surgeon