Dr. Elias is a graduate of Harvard Medical School with 2 certificates of fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery from the Eye Center and Eye Foundation for Research, and The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Dr Elias is the head of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery department at Beirut Eye Specialist Hospital and at the International Eye Surgery Center in Dubai. Dr. Elias is heavily involved in the practice and research of cornea, cataract, refractive surgery and cornea transplant and has to his record more than 50 peer reviewed scientific papers, chapters and reviews. Also, presenter and invited faculty in the field of cornea and refractive surgery at international meetings. Dr. Elias has been serving as an editorial board member of the Journal of Refractive Surgery, Expert board member of the International Journal of Ophthalmology, Guest editor of the Journal of Ophthalmology (current concept in corneal collagen crosslinking), Lead Guest editor for a special issue of Bio Med Journal, International Advisory Board for the Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology and a County liaison and regional representative of “Tear fil and Ocular Surface Society “TFOS”.
Refractive surgery, Corneal transplant, ocular surface disease, keratoconus, and retinal degenerative disease.