Dr. Rayes is Professor of Ophthalmology, Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo. He received his medical degree with honours from Ein Shams University. He completed his Ophthalmology training and residency in Cairo University hospital. Dr. Rayes earned his Master’s Degree in Ophthalmology from Cairo University after which he joined the Associated Retinal Consultants with its great faculty in Royal Oak Michigan for his vitreoretinal fellowship in1993. He also had a year of research fellowship in Research Eye Institute, Oakland University, Rochester Michigan, U.S.A 1994. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1995.