Saad Alenezi

Saad Alenezi
Majmaah University · Department of Ophthalmology

Bachelor of Medicine

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Background: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a preventable complication of uncontrolled diabetes. Following the guidelines in timely evaluation and treatment can delay the onset and slow disease progression. Therefore, medical students should have adequate knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) towards DR in preparation for their medical practice afte...
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Introduction: Research sets the foundation for evidence-based practice in medicine. Globally resident doctors in various specialties are facing major obstacles to accomplish high quality research projects. Understanding these obstacles may help residents achieve their maximum research potential. This current study was undertaken to document the ex...
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Purpose: This study aims to measure the knowledge levels toward retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) among pediatricians covering neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the major hospitals in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. To our knowledge, this is the first report to assess the awareness level of ROP in the NICU pediatricians in the region. Patients and met...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of and beliefs toward social media (SM) among Saudi ophthalmologists. Methods: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study. A web-based, self-administered questionnaire was e-mailed to ophthalmologists within Saudi Arabia. Results: Out of 392 recipients, 293 completed the survey (74.7%...
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Purpose: The constant demand for ophthalmologists has nationally resulted in creating more programs in different regions of the kingdom. We have previously reported the overall residents' satisfaction with the current local ophthalmology curriculum and the competency of the ophthalmic training (clinical and surgical) in our local programs in Saudi...
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Objectives: To determine the incidence of ocular hypertension (OHT) and glaucoma in patients with acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) and to outline the risk factors for the development of glaucoma. Methods: A retrospective review of patients diagnosed with AK at our institute during the period from 2000 to 2018. The main outcome measures were the incid...
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Purpose: To investigate the outcomes of uveitis associated with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease in pediatric age group (aged 16 years and under). Methods: A retrospective review of patients with VKH disease. Results: Among the 244 patients identified, 38 (76 eyes) were children. Among them, five had insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. 21 presen...
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We report a case of bilateral myelinated nerve fiber layer (MNFL) in a 24-year-old male with high hyperopia and amblyopia. He presented with poor vision bilaterally since childhood and was evaluated for ophthalmic and systemic diseases. Retinal examination indicated MNFLs in both eyes. The presence of bilateral MNFL associated with axial hypermetro...
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Introduction: Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is the most common cause of legal blindness among the working-age group. To date, its relationship with vitamin D deficiency remains ambiguous in the literature. This study aimed to fill this gap by further assessing the association between vitamin D deficiency and DR. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional...
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Purpose: To review students' perceived symptom-based computer vision syndrome (CVS) and its determinants and to suggest preventive measures. Methods: This cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2021 at a university in Central Saudi Arabia. The presence and severity of symptoms related to CVS were investigated. The total CVS symptom score was th...
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Background Research sets the foundation for evidence-based practice in medicine. Globally resident doctors in various specialties are facing major obstacles to accomplish high quality research projects. Understanding these obstacles may help residents achieve their maximum research potential. This current study was undertaken to document the experi...
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Background: Ophthalmology residents strongly rely on digital technology in training. This characteristic may not be shared by their teachers, attending physicians. Therefore, the aim of this study was to describe the ownership and usage of mobile devices among Saudi ophthalmology residents and their attending physicians and to compare ownership and...
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Purpose: Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is becoming a leading cause of preventable blindness. The current study aimed to assess ROP and its risk factors in Tabuk City, Northern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted in King Khalid Hospital, Tabuk City, Saudi Arabia. The premature infants' records during the perio...
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Background Periodontal disease is regarded as the sixth complication of diabetes mellitus. The association of periodontitis with diabetic retinopathy is controversial. Aims The study aimed to assess the association of periodontitis with diabetic retinopathy. Methods This is a cross-sectional descriptive study conducted at a diabetes centre in Omd...
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Brown-McLean syndrome not reported in association with homocystinuria and generally occurs in patients with long-term aphakia. Presented as peripheral corneal edema with central clear cornea tends to spare vision without the need of any surgical intervention. The purpose of reporting such a rare condition as a first case of Brown-McLean syndrome as...
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Purpose: To assess the satisfaction and competency of Saudi ophthalmology residents and compare their performance against International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) standards. Methods: A cross-sectional web-based survey of senior ophthalmology residents (postgraduate years [PGY] 3-4) and recent graduates (from 2010 to 2015) assessed various as...
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Introduction: Suprachoroidal hemorrhage is an unexpected complication after penetrating keratoplasty during childhood. We report the case of delayed suprachoroidal hemorrhage after penetrating keratoplasty in a neonate as the first manifestation of hemophilia. Case report: A 4-day-old neonate was referred to our hospital because of bilateral cor...
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BACKGROUND: Residency training is a difficult and a highly stressful task, especially at the beginning of the training. The aim of this study is to assess the roles of the Basic Science Course (BSC) and independent preparation on the transition to ophthalmology residency in Saudi Arabia. METHODOLOGY: A cross-sectional study was conducted among opht...
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Purpose: To investigate incidence, risk factors, and surgical outcomes of cataract among uveitis patients. Methods: Retrospective review of 1000 patients (1582 eyes). Results: At initial presentation, cataract was diagnosed in 290 (18.3%) eyes and was most common in eyes with anterior uveitis. Fuchs’ uveitis, herpetic uveitis, and presumed tubercul...
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BACKGROUND Residency training is a difficult and a highly stressful task, especially at the beginning of the training. The aim of this study is to assess the roles of the Basic Science Course (BSC) and independent preparation on the transition to ophthalmology residency in Saudi Arabia. METHODOLOGY A cross-sectional study was conducted among ophth...
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Objective To identify potential risk factors for developing congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO). Study design and methods A cross-sectional study. A quantitative questionnaire was distributed to a sample of mothers attending the Pediatrics Clinic at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Results A total of 756 mothers...

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