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Fifth District

Medical Park 2 In front of New Cairo Court

Dr. Fouad El Sayyad , ABO

Dr. Fouad El Sayyad , ABO
Cornea , Cataract and Refractive Surgery

    Bio

    Dr. Fouad El Sayyad is a specialist in Cornea and Refractive Surgery . He received his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine, after which he completed his medical education in the United States. He then pursued a Clinical Research fellowship at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida in both Glaucoma and Cornea. Dr. Sayyad then completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida; followed by subspecialty training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr Sayyad was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2018.

    His clinical interests include Cataract surgery, Corneal Transplant Surgery, Ocular Surface Diseases, Anterior Segment Reconstruction, Laser Vision Correction, Secondary IOLs and refractive surgery.

    Curriculum Vitae

     Education:

    • Cornea and Refractive Clinical Research fellow at Vissum Eye Institute 2018 Alicante, Spain.                                               
    • Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Fellowship 2018Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA.       
    • Ophthalmology Residency 2017University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
    • Medicine Internship 2014 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
    • Post doctoral Corneal Research Fellow 2013 Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteUniversity of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
    • Post-doctoral Glaucoma Research Fellow 2011 Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    • Transitional Internship 2010Faculty of Medicine – Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine & Surgery MBBCh 2008 Faculty of Medicine – Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

    Certification and Licensure:

    • American Board of Ophthalmology   2018
    • Missouri Medical License   2018
    • Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates   2012
    • Egyptian Medical license  2010

    Associations and Affiliations:

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Alpha Omega Alpha
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • Cornea Society
    • European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

    Publications

    • Sayyad FE, Zeglam AT, Agarwal, SS; Cat Scratch Disease imitating a Toxocara Granuloma Mass of the Optic disc. Retina Cases Brief Rep. 2017 Nov 22 [Epub ahead of print.
    • Budenz DL, Feuer WJ, Barton K, Schiffman J, Costa VP, Godfrey DG, Buys YM; Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study Group. Postoperative Complications in the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study During Five Years of Follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar: 163:75-82.e3
    • Beal, C,Sayyad FE, Hertz J. Conjunctival Tick bite. Digital journal of Ophthalmology. 2016 Nov 28 V22 N4
    • Budenz DL, Feuer WJ, Barton K, Schiffman J, Costa VP, Godfrey DG, Buys YM; Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study Group. Postoperative Complications in the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study during Five Years of Follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar;163:75-82.e3.
    • Nanji AA, Sayyad FE, Galor A, Dubovy S, Karp CL. High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography as an Adjunctive Tool in the Diagnosis of Corneal and Conjunctival Pathology. Ocul Surf. 2015 Jul;13(3):226-35.
    • Budenz DL, Barton K, Gedde SJ, Feuer WJ, Schiffman J, Costa VP, Godfrey DG, Buys YM; Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study Group. Five-year treatment outcomes in the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study. Ophthalmology. 2015 Feb; 122(2):308-16
    • Barton K, Feuer WJ, Budenz DL, Schiffman J, Costa VP, Godfrey DG, Buys YM; Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study Group.  Three-year Treatment Outcomes in the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study. Ophthalmology. 2014 Aug;121(8):1547-1557.e1.
    • Sayyad FE, Karp CL, Wong JR, Weiss MJ, Bermudez-Magner JA, Dubovy S. Marsupialized fungal mycetoma masquerading as conjunctival melanoma. Cornea. 2014 Jul;33(7):744-6
    • Saheb H, Gedde SJ, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ; Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study Group. Outcomes of glaucoma reoperations in the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun;157(6):1179-1189.e2
    • Abou Shousha M, Perez VL, Fraga Santini Canto AP, Vaddavalli PK, Sayyad FE, Cabot F, Feuer WJ, Wang J, Yoo SH. The use of Bowman’s layer vertical topographic thickness map in the diagnosis of keratoconus. Ophthalmology. 2014 May;121(5):988-93.
    • Thomas BJ, Galor A, Nanji AA, El Sayyad F, Wang J, Dubovy SR, Joag MG, Karp CL. Ultra high-resolution anterior segment optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis and management of ocular surface squamous neoplasia. Ocul Surf. 2014 Jan;12(1):46-58.
    • Mwanza JC, Budenz DL, Godfrey DG, Neelakantan A, Sayyad FE, Chang RT, Lee RK. Diagnostic performance of optical coherence tomography ganglion cell–inner plexiform layer thickness measurements in early glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2014 Apr;121(4):849-54
    • Aref AA, Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Feuer WJ, Budenz DL. Diagnostic Specificities of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer, Optic Nerve Head, and Macular Ganglion Cell-Inner Plexiform Layer Measurements in Myopic Eyes. J Glaucoma 2014 Oct-Nov; 23(8):487-93.
    • Sayyad FE, Karp CL. Management of pigmented lesions. Ophthalmic Pearls – EyeNet, September 2013.
    • Koval MS, El Sayyad FF, Bell NP, Chuang AZ, Lee DA, Hypes SM, Grover DS, Baker LA, Huddleston SM, Budenz DL, Feldman RM.  Risk factors for tube shunt exposure: a matched case-control study. J Ophthalmol. 2013;2013:196215.
    • Nanji AA, Sayyad FE, Karp CL. Topical chemotherapy for ocular surface squamous neoplasia. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2013 Jul;24(4):336-42
    • Knape RM, Sayyad FE, Davis JL. Moxifloxacin and Bilateral Acute Iris Transillumination. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2013 Jan 14;3(1):10.
    • Aref AA, Sayyad FE, Ayres B, Lee RK. Acute bilateral angle closure glaucoma induced by methazolamide. Clin Ophthalmol. 2013;7:279-82.
    • Mwanza JC, Sayyad FE, Banitt MR, Budenz DL. Effect of Pupil Dilation on Macular Choroidal Thickness Measured with Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Normal and Glaucomatous Eyes. Int Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug;33(4):335-41.
    • Mwanza JC, Sayyad FE, Aref AA, Budenz DL. Rates of False Positive Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Ganglion Cell Layer Optical Coherence Tomography Scans in Healthy Myopic Eyes: Cirrus versus RTVue. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2012 Nov-Dec;43(6 Suppl):S67-74
    • Mwanza JC, Sayyad FE, Budenz DL. Choroidal thickness in Unilateral Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Sep 28;53(10):6695-701
    • Mwanza JC, Durbin MK, Budenz DL, Sayyad FE, Chang RT, Neelakantan A, Godfrey DG, Carter R, Crandall AS. Glaucoma Diagnostic Accuracy of Ganglion Cell-Inner Plexiform Layer Thickness: Comparison with Nerve Fiber Layer and Optic Nerve Head. Ophthalmology 2012;119(6):1151-8
    • Gedde SJ, Herndon LW, Brandt JD, Budenz DL, Feuer WJ, Schiffman JC, Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study Group. Postoperative Complications in the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study During Five Years of Follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2012;153(5):804-814.e1
    • Gedde SJ, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ, Herndon LW, Brandt JD, Budenz DL, Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study Group. Treatment Outcomes in the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study After Five Years of Follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2012;153(5):789-803.e2
    • Gedde SJ, Singh K, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ, Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study Group. The Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study: Interpretation of Results and Application to Clinical Practice. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2012;23(2):118-26
    • Cheung CY, Zheng C, Ho CL, Tun TA, Kumar RS, Sayyad FE, Wong TY, Aung T. Novel anterior-chamber angle measurements by high-definition optical coherence tomography using the Schwalbe line as the landmark. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011;95(7):955-9

    Meeting Presentations

    Paper presentations

    • Sayyad FE, Nanji AA, Galor A, Karp CL. Optical Coherence Tomography as an Adjunctive Tool in the Diagnosis of Corneal and Conjunctival Pathology. FSO – Masters in Ophthalmology –  June 2016
    • Sayyad FE, Tuli S, Iqbal O, Beal S.  Trends and Management of Fungal Keratitis. University of Florida Resident Research day, June 2015
    • Sayyad FE, Galor A, Karp CL, Oellers P, Suh LJ, Dubovy SR, Lee RK. Anterior Segment OCT for Imaging of Ocular Surface Lesions. Cornea Society/EBAA Fall Symposium – Nov. 2012

    Poster presentations

    • Sayyad FE, Tuli S, Iqbal O, Beal S.  Trends and Management of Fungal Keratitis. ASCRS meeting, May 2017
    • Sayyad FE, Karp CL, Oellers P, Suh LJ, Dubovy SR, Lee RK. Anterior Segment OCT for Imaging of Ocular Surface Lesions. AAO – Nov. 2012
    • Sayyad FE, Karp CL, Suh LJ, Yoo SH, Oellers P, Romano AC, Dubovy SR, Lee RK. Anterior Segment OCT (RTVue) for Diagnostic Imaging of Ocular Surface Pathology. ARVO – May 2012 – HOT TOPIC
    • Mwanza JC, Sayyad FE, Aref AA, Budenz DL. Rates of False Positive Peripapillary and Macular Optical Coherence Tomography Scans in Healthy Myopic Eyes: Cirrus HD-OCT versus RTVue-100. ARVO – May 2012
    • Knape RM, Sayyad FE, Banitt MR. Anterior Segment OCT in Eyes with Cyclodialysis After Trabectome Glaucoma Surgery. ARVO – May 2012
    • Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Budenz DL. Choroidal Thickness in Patients With Unilateral Advanced Glaucoma. AGS – March 2012
    • Aref AA, Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Budenz DL. Specificities of Peripapillary Retinal Fiber Layer and Macular Ganglon Cell-Inner Plexiform Layer Thickness Measurements in Myopic Individuals. AGS – March 2012
    • Deobhakta AA, Albini T, Sayyad FE, Davis J, Feuer W. Choroidal Thickness in Birdshot Chorioretinopathy Using Enhanced Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography. ARVO – May 2011
    • Sayyad FE, Mwanza JC, Oakley JD, Budenz DL. Diagnostic Performance of Cirrus HD-OCT Ganglion Cell-Internal Plexiform Layer Measurements to Discriminate Between Normal and Glaucomatous Eyes. ARVO – May 2011
    • Saheb H, Gedde SJ, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ, Sayyad FE, Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study Group. Outcomes of Glaucoma Reoperations in the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study. AGS – March 2011