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Dr.Souhad completed his degree at Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University. During his thesis, he was working at a Glaucoma department in a multidisciplinary hospital where he acquired vast knowledge in the surgical treatment of anterior chamber pathologies and treatment of chronic eye conditions such as Glaucoma and pathologies of the retina. After acquiring Ph.D. in 2005, he enhanced his ophthalmology knowledge by addressing other eye pathologies such as refractive disorders, dry eye, and retinal disorders. He worked as an ophthalmologist for ten years in different hospitals, where along with his primary responsibilities as an ophthalmologist and a surgeon, he continued to conduct clinical researches aiming towards improving the treatment of different eye disorders.

Academics & Trainings


Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University



Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University



Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University


Awards & Publications

Awards & Publications

Dr.Souhad has done manual phaco fragmentation in cataract surgery – 72 hours. IR&TC “Eye microsurgery” Yekaterinburg division– Russia 2001. · CME accredited - Basic phacoemulsification in cataract surgery. XXII Congress of the ESCRS - Paris 2004. · Laser surgery in ophthalmology – 144 hrs. Military Medical academy. St-Petersburg-Russia 2006. . Hands-on surgery advanced phaco course - 30 operations. Mahendra Eye Institute. Kanpur, India. 2017. Publications: 1. Lawand S.A., Tkasheva E.I., Konstantinova L.M.//First results of mechanical phaco fragmentation through a tunnel incision. 2nd St-Petersburg State multi-profile hospital’s Jubilee book of articles. St-Petersburg-Russia. 2002. 2. Lawand S.A., Tkasheva E.I.//Comparative evaluation of results after manual phacofragmentation. 2nd St-Petersburg State multi-profile hospital’s Jubilee book of articles. St-Petersburg-Russia. 2003. 3. Lawand S.A.//The value of skills in manual phaco fragmentation. I.P. Pavlov’s state medical university’s conference of young scientists. St-Petersburg-Russia. 2004. 4. Lawand S.A.//The 6.0 mm scleral tunnel and the necessity of its closure. Book of abstracts. XXII Congress of the ESCRS - Paris 2004. 5. Lawand S.A., Astakhov Y.S.// manual phaco fragmentation with an anterior chamber maintainer. Book of articles in cataract surgery. IR&TC “Eye microsurgery” Orenburg division – Russia. 2005. 6. Lawand S.A.// Dry eye syndrome combined with chronic meibomitis. Oculist Journal of ophthalmology. St-Petersburg – Russia. 2007. 7. Lawand S.A., Dubai I.N.// Combined treatment of dry eye during chronic blepharitis. Advanced Optometry. St-Petersburg – Russia. 2007. 8. Lawand S.A.// Dry eye in the UAE. Pan Arab medical journal. Jordan. 2009. 9. Lawand S.A.// Hyperlipidemia - a predisposing factor to meibomian gland dysfunction. 6th International Conference on the tear film & ocular surface. Florence – Italy. 2010. 10. Lawand S.A.// No age limits in treatment of amblyopia. APAO Sydney – Australia. 2011. 11. Lawand S.A., Eyadat Heba// Tear film consistency and its effect on visual acuity. EOC. Dubai – UAE. 12. Lawand S.A., Eyadat Heba// Normal-tension glaucoma or hyperlipidemia related angiopathy. Royal College of Ophthalmologists annual meeting. Birmingham – UK. 2014.


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