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Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, received his professional training and Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. He completed residency training in the perioperative care of glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, and refractive surgery with Minnesota Eye Consultants, P.A. He earned Fellowship from the American Academy of Optometry and joined Minnesota Eye Consultants, P.A. as a staff doctor of optometry.
He has been involved in the clinical care of disadvantaged populations and is devoted to continued involvement in the development of philanthropic eye care initiatives. He is actively involved in clinical research trials and has a special interest in ocular surface disease. Dr. Fahmy co-founded Eyes-On Dry Eye.
Dr. Fahmy is an Adjunct Faculty Assistant Professor of the Illinois College of Optometry and has enjoyed mentoring many students and recent graduates. He continues to be committed to mentoring and helping fellow colleagues through high-level educational meetings and symposia.
Dr. Fahmy is an advocate of collaboration between optometric physicians and ophthalmic surgeons. He served as a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s Integrated Practice Committee (IPC).
He is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Optometry. He has contributed to book chapters, journal articles, and case studies in non-peer-reviewed and peer-reviewed journals including Optometry Times, Ophthalmology Times Europe, Archives of Ophthalmology, and The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has lectured at educational conferences including the American Academy of Optometry, the Minnesota Optometric Association, The Philips Eye Institute, Modern Optometry, and the International Congress in Lima, Peru.