|Dr Essam ElToukhy graduated from School of Medicine, Cairo University in 1989 with Honors. He received his early training at Cairo University Hospitals Till 1994. He then spent a 2 years Oculoplasty clinical fellowship in Cleveland, followed by a year of Anterior segment fellowship at New York university. Upon return to Egypt, he was appointed as a staff member at Cairo university hospitals and School of Medicine, where he is now a full Professor and Head of the Oculoplasty Service. He was appointed director of the National Eye Center ,Egypt in 2010 and Head of examination at the Arab Board of Ophthalmology in 2014. Dr El Toukhy have written 7 books as an editor and 11 books as a chapter author, all in Oculoplasty. He has many peer reviewed publications in major ophthalmology journals. He lectured, operated and ran courses in oculoplasty in 22 countries and trained hundreds of trainees in the specialty over 24 years. He received several international and regional awards. Dr ElToukhy is running a busy oculoplasty practice in Cairo.