• International Society of Refractive Surgery Appoints 2010-2011 President

    Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD to serve a two-year term as ISRS president

    SAN FRANCISCO – Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as the president of the International Society of Refractive Surgery ISRS, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO.  As the president, Dr. Danasoury will also serve as the chair of the ISRS Executive Committee.

    “I am honored and excited to lead the International Society of Refractive Surgery in 2010 and 2011,” said Dr. El Danasoury. “ISRS has long been at the forefront of refractive innovation and is comprised of leaders of refractive surgery worldwide. In the coming years we will reinforce and build on our reputation as the leading global society for refractive surgery. In addition, we will continue to strengthen our connection with cataract, corneal and intraocular lens-related research, education and leadership.”

    Dr. El Danasoury is the medical director and chief of the cornea and refractive surgery units at the Magrabi Eye and Ear Hospitals in Saudi Arabia. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, as well as chair of the Scientific Committee of the Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology MEACO.

    About International Society of Refractive Surgery

    The International Society of Refractive Surgery ISRS, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is the leading worldwide organization dedicated to refractive, cornea, cataract and lens-based education and solutions. Members are connected to the world’s leading refractive surgeons from over 80 countries through meetings, publications and online educational tools. To learn more, visit www.isrs.org.

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