Saudi Doctor Brings Sight to French Patient Using Innovative Procedure

الأحد 1442/10/11 هـ الموافق 2021/05/23 م واس
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Lyon, May 23, 2021, SPA -- Saudi doctor on scholarship, and his French colleagues, has managed to apply a rarely different method for implanting a new lens on a near-blind patient.
The operation, applied to very few worldwide, included a microscopic examination and extracting of the old lens to implant the new one. The procedure on the patient, performed under local anesthesia, took about an hour and a half.
Dr. Amro Abu Khashaba is a physician on scholarship at Hospital La Croix-Rousse in Lyon, France, specializes in retina surgery within the Saudi-French Medical Program.
In an statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), he praised the outstanding support of the Kingdom's government to the scholarships and Saudi cadres abroad.
-- SPA
10:26 LOCAL TIME 07:26 GMT