Dr. Ameen Saleh Ali Al-Saleemis an Ophthalmologist Consultant, Chief Ophthalmic Surgeon, and Chief Executive Officer of Samaya Specialized Center. He has been awarded the Lifelong Education for Ophthalmologist by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a proud member of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeries and International Society of Refractive Surgery, and has full registration in Pakistan Medical & Dental Council.
Cataract, opacification of the lens, is one of the most common causes of loss of self-vision, with an estimated 16 million people worldwide affected. Cataract is the leading case of reversible visual impairment and blindness globally. Several risk factors have been identified in addition to increasing age — genetic composition, exposure to ultraviolet light, and diabetes. A cataract is a lens abnormality characterized by decreased transparency and increased cloudiness.
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