About the Author
Eman Ali Saeed Alghamdi, MPharm (Hon)Dr. Eman A.S. Alghamdi is a Drug and Poison Information Specialist at Prince Sultan Military Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She is also assigned as a clinical pharmacist for the ophthalmology department at Prince Sultan Military Medical City.She is involved in formulary management (addition, deletion, and restriction); literature evaluation, implement protocol and policy for the safe and effective use of medication; coordinating investigational drug services, including participating in evaluating protocol, providing information to patient, caregivers and healthcare providers; coordinating adverse drug reaction with Saudi Food and Drug Administration (SFDA).Dr. Alghamdi is currently a supervisor of pharmacy students and residents completing their clinical rotation. In addition, she teaches academic courses of pharmacology in The Nursing College in Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.She received her first bachelor degree in pharmaceutical science from King Saud University, Riyadh, in 2007, and her second bachelor in pharmacy from Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia, in 2011. After that, she completed her master degree in pharmacy with Honors from The Griffith University in 2013.Dr. Alghamdi was awarded by Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland, for her outstanding achievement in her dissertation for the master.Abdulmalik Yahya Al Qahtani, MDDr. Abdulmalik Y. Al Qahtani is a consultant ophthalmologist at Anterior Segment Division in Ophthalmology Department in Prince Sultan Medical Military City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is also an Adjunctive Assistant Professor at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His main field of specialty is Cornea, Cataract and Refractive surgery.Dr. Al Qahtani was graduated from the college of medicine at King Saud University in Riyadh in 1997. In 2002, he was certified the Saudi Board in Ophthalmology followed by Subspecialty Certificate in Anterior Segment from King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) in 2003.He was appointed as director of the Outpatient Department at King Saud Medical City, one of the largest hospitals in the Middle East, 2004-2006. He was also the Head of Ophthalmology Department in the same medical city, 2005-2008. After that, he became the Head of Anterior Segment Division in Ophthalmology Department in Prince Sultan Medical Military City in Riyadh, 2015-2016.Dr. Al Qahtani is an active contributor to a number of national, regional, and international ophthalmology conferences such as the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.Mazen Mohammad Sinjab, MD, MSc, ABOphth, PhD, FRCOphth, CertLRS (London)Professor Mazen M. Sinjab is currently working as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Dr. Mazen Sinjab Eye Clinic, Dubai, UAE and at Al Zahra Medical Group, Damascus, Syria. His main field of specialty is Laser and Refractive Surgery, Cataract and Clear Lens Surgery, and Keratoconus management. He was certified in Laser and Refractive Surgery from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London, UK.Professor Sinjab was graduated with honors from the faculty of Medicine at Aleppo University, Syria, in 1993. After that, he had his Master Degree in ophthalmology with honors from Damascus University, Syria, in 1996, followed by the Certificate of Arab Board in Ophthalmology in 1997. In 2009, he had his Ph.D. degree with honors during the professorship program between Damascus University and Moorfield's Eye Hospital in London.Professor Sinjab has a considerable contribution to ophthalmology education by his distinguished books, his outstanding Sinjab Academy channel on YouTube, and his instructional courses in ophthalmology conferences. In 2015, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London honored Professor Sinjab the Honorary Fellowship Certificate (FRCOphth) because of his remarkable contribution to ophthalmology education at an international level. For the same reason, he was awarded by a number of regional and international institutes.Professor Sinjab is an advisory board member in a number of regional and international conferences, and a reviewer in international ophthalmology journals. He is also a member of the examination board in The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.Khalid Mohammad Alyahya, BSc, MPhil-PhD in pharmacyDr. Khalid M. Alyahya is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist currently working at Prince Sultan Military Medical City (PSMMC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His main field of specialty is Internal Medicine (endocrine and diabetes).Dr. Alyahya was graduated from the College of Pharmacy at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 1994. After that, he had his PhD Degree in clinical pharmacy from Cardiff University, the UK in 2004. In 2005, he was certified as a Specialist Clinical Pharmacist. Then in 2009, Dr. Alyahya was certified to be a consultant clinical pharmacist. In 2016, Dr. Alyahya was appointed to be the Head and Director of Drug and Poisoning Information Center (DPIC) at PSMMC in Riyadh. Further to his duties, he is chairing the PSMMC Pharmacy Newsletter, Formulary Management Team.To assure the quality of service provided by pharmacy staff at PSMMC, Dr. Alyahya is chairing the Patients Family education and counselling team and he is an active member of the preparation team for the national and international accreditation certificate, namely The Joint Commission International (JCI) and The Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI).Dr. Alyahya has a considerable contribution to pharmacy education and training. From 2008, he has been working as a training advisor in Internal Medicine in Pharmacy Practice Residency Program, which belongs to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in Saudi Arabia. From 2013 to 2018, Dr. Alyahya was the director of the general clinical pharmacy residency program at PSMMC. Currently, he is the director of the clinical pharmacy residency program for internal medicine at PSMMC. Furthermore, Dr. Alyahya is working as an Adjacent Assistant Professor in a number of Saudi Universities in the field of pharmacy, such as King Saud University, Prince Nora University, and Riyadh College for Dentistry and Pharmacy. Dr. Alyahya has participated in many local, regional, and international pharmacy conferences. Moreover, he has supervised more than 20 published and unpublished postgraduate research projects. Nevertheless, he is an advisory board member in a number of regional committees, like National Committee of Bioethics (2015-2018), Medical Service Department Scientific Research Committee (2015-2016), and Medical Service Department Pharmacy Advisory Committee (2018 till now).