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Carole Cherfan

Dr. Carole Cherfan is a consultant in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She has a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus from the Mayo Clinic, USA. She has worked in specialist hospitals, including Beirut Eye & ENT Specialist Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon. Her areas of expertise include Amblyopia, congenital/childhood strabismus, adult strabismus, diplopia, cranial nerve palsies, surgical correction of strabismus with the use of adjustable sutures in adults (16 years +), congenital/childhood cataracts, and their management.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, French
Types of Physician : Part-time
DHA License : Consultant Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai

Credentials:

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA,
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Lebanon,
  • Doctor of Medicine, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Lebanon,

Professional Associations:

  • Board member of the Lebanese Ophthalmological Society,
  • Member of the World Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS),
  • Member of the International Strabismological Association (ISA),
  • Member of the Society of Lebanese Ophthalmologists in Lebanon and Abroad (SOLA)
  • Member of the Lebanese order of physicians (LOP),
  • Member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS),

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Beirut Eye & ENT Specialist Hospital, Lebanon,
  • Instructor, Lebanese University, Department of Ophthalmology, Lebanon,
  • Instructor, Hotel Dieu de France, Lebanon,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Conduct routine eye examination and full motility exam in both children and adults
  • Evaluation and treatment of amblyopia
  • Evaluation and treatment (medical and/or surgical) of ocular misalignment in both children and adults
  • Evaluation and treatment (medical and/or surgical) of diplopia
  • Evaluation and treatment (medical and/or surgical) of congenital and childhood cataracts
  • All types of surgical procedures for strabismus in children in addition to posterior fixation sutures and adjustable suture techniques in adult strabismus cases
  • Treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction

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