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Dr. Mona Koaik, MD

Participates in 3 items

Dr Mona Koaik is a Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgeon at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute where she also serves an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. She received her Bachelor and Medical degrees from the American University of Beirut where she also did her Ophthalmology training. She then completed her fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery in Ottawa. 

Dr. Koaik has an enthusiastic and keen interest in cataract surgery, refractive cataract and cornea surgeries, cornea surgery and ocular surface surgery. Dr. Koaik has a very keen interest in research and innovations in Ophthalmology and has published several articles and presented at various national and international meetings. Lately, her focus has shifted to more anterior segment and corneal diseases, and she is currently involved in starting and conducting many projects related to medical and surgical treatment of corneal diseases, as well as projects related to corneal and lenticular refractive surgery. 

Dr. Koaik is a member of the Canadian Cornea Society, Refractive Surgery Society and of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. She has a special interest in global ophthalmology and has been involved in yearly mission medical trips to rural underserved areas in South America. She hopes to keep providing eye care and teaching programs in outreach programs globally. 


Financial disclosure: Dr. Koaik has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. Alcon
  2. Théa

Sessions in which Dr. Mona Koaik, MD participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Sunday 18 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: To review corneal crosslinking and adjunctive procedures available for patients with KeratoconusTo review primary and secondary enhancement refractive surgery options for myopic and hyperopic patientsTo understand the role of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) in corneal pathologies CanMEDS Roles: