The Department of Ophthalmology was established in mid-2013 as the first academic department of ophthalmology Upper Egypt to serve the Aswan people.

Work and planning were done in cooperation with all university officials to provide the necessary needs to operate the department with the highest possible efficiency and provide a distinguished service.

Immediately, a group of qualified academic staff and their assistants were appointed and purchasing the modern medical equipment. We were able to provide many advanced equipment to do various examinations and accurate operations.

The department is now ready to conduct various surgical operations and necessary examinations for ophthalmic patients in Aswan and the neighboring governorates.

The department is interested in holding many conferences and scientific meetings to keep pace to all the newest in ophthalmology and has held the following conferences:

  • The First Scientific meeting of Ophthalmology Department (glaucoma meeting), Aswan, 29 Feb 2016.
  • The Second Scientific Meeting of Ophthalmology Department, 14 April 2019.
  • Aswan National Ophthalmology Scientific Meeting, 27 Sept 2019.