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LACK OF VISION DOES NOT MEAN LACK OF INDEPENDENCE, ADVISE EXPERTS AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL DUBAI

On World Sight Day (Oct 10th), medical professionals at Moorfields explain how care, support and treatment can help visually impaired or blind people lead full and independent lives 9 October 2019, Dubai: Visually impaired or blind people can live full,

DOCTORS AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL AIM TO DISPELL MISCONCEPTIONS SURROUDING COLOUR BLINDNESS

15 September 2019, Dubai: Colour blindness is one of the most misunderstood and ignored eye conditions, which can have a huge impact on a person’s life. From making even the simple act of choosing in-season fruits and vegetables, shopping for

DOCTORS AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL RECOMMEND EFFECTIVE PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT EYES AND VISION DURING SUMMER

August, 21 2019, Dubai: Summer in the UAE is synonymous with dust, harsh sunlight, excessive outdoor heat, which present challenges and cause a rise in eye infections and diseases, eye specialists at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai warn. Summer weather can

MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL’S DR. LUISA SASTRE TREATS CATARACT SUFFERERS DURING TRIP TO INDIA

14 August 2019, Dubai – United Arab Emirates: A doctor from one of UAE’s leading private eye care hospitals helped correct and improve the vision of dozens of patients with difficult access to healthcare in India during a recent visit

CARING BEDSIDE MANNER AND ATTENTION OF DOCTORS AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL PRAISED BY PATIENT TREATED FOR VISION AND LIFE-THREATENING TUMOR

1 August 2019, Dubai – United Arab Emirates: Shadi Z credits the care, attention and expertise of doctors at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai with helping him to cope with the shock of being diagnosed with a potentially vision and life-threatening

DON’T RUN RISK OF DAMAGING YOUR VISION WITH POOR FOOD CHOICES, DOCTORS AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL DUBAI WARN

15 July 2019, Dubai – United Arab Emirates: From managing our weight, fighting diseases, to giving us the energy we need to work or study each day, there are many well-known benefits to a healthy and balanced diet. Making the

MOORFIELDS WARNS PARENTS OF THE RISKS OF KIDS HAVING TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME DURING SUMMER

7 July 2019, Dubai – United Arab Emirates: With an increase in use of digital technology, Digital Eye Strain (DES) has become more common amongst children Up to 20 per cent of children suffer from DES globally DES symptoms include

MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL EMPHASISES THE IMPORTANCE OF NYSTAGMUS AWARENESS DAY

Dubai, 23 June 2019: Nystagmus is a relatively unheard of, but complex eye condition. With Nystagmus Awareness Day (20 June) just around the corner, there is no better time to learn about the visual impairment, which causes involuntary eye movements,

Moorfields Dubai introduces new state-of-the-art non surgical treatment for some of the region’s common retinal conditions

19 March 2019 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of the Moorfields London hospital, has introduced a new advanced treatment for retinal conditions – some of the common eye problems facing people in

World Glaucoma Week: 10-16 March 2019

New micro-surgery techniques raise the bar in Glaucoma treatment at Moorfields Dubai 10 March 2019 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): According to the World Glaucoma Association, glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness worldwide. There are no symptoms and

Moorfields Dubai welcomes new highly experienced consultant surgeon specialising in children’s eye diseases and eye screening for premature babies

10 February 2019 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has announced the appointment of a new Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist specialising in children’s eye diseases, strabismus (squint) and cataract surgery for children. Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain is an

Keeping an eye on the family’s vision: Make 20/20 Vision a priority for 2019 Moorfields Dubai experts share 5 top tips to improve eye health

20 January 2019 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Many of us make health and wellness a priority at the start of a new year but we may not always think about the health of our eyes. Lifestyle choices and habits

Moorfields Dubai to host international scientific conference exploring the latest in eye care innovation in anticipation of the next major break-throughs

30 December 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) will host a two-day, international scientific conference for eye care professionals, featuring 16 world leading specialists and focusing on innovation in ophthalmology. The conference, which offers 10

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Specialist Ophthalmologist to its permanent team of specialist consultants

23 December 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has announced the appointment of its latest specialist ophthalmologist to its growing team of medical specialists based permanently in Dubai. Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, MD, PhD, is

Moorfields Dubai performs complex high-risk surgery to bring maths professor back from the brink of blindness

5 December 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields Dubai) has performed a complex and high-risk surgical procedure as a last resort to prevent a patient losing his vision. The patient, a 68-year old university mathematics

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai saves patient vision with an ‘oil change’

11 November 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has saved the sight of a patient by changing the silicone oil that had previously been implanted in his left eye as part of treatment undergone in

Moorfields Dubai supports community and workplace health events to highlight the need for screening and exercise in preventing and controlling diabetes

Vision loss is one of the most common and serious complications of uncontrolled diabetes 14 November 2018 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Eye experts at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will be on hand at community and corporate health events in the

Moorfields Dubai team treats challenging eye complications for an 11 year-old girl with rare and potentially fatal Stevens-Johnson syndrome

6 November 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates):  A team at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has successfully treated the associated eye conditions for a young patient – an 11 year-old girl of Pakistani origin – who presented with Stevens-Johnson

Moorfields Dubai hosts ‘World Association of Eye Hospitals’ board meeting

Moorfields Dubai hosts ‘World Association of Eye Hospitals’ board meeting and highlights the benefits of global collaboration in eye care 16 October 2018 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of the world-renowned Moorfields Eye

Moorfields marks World Sight Day with community events and intensive patient follow-ups as patient numbers set to peak during October

7 October 2018 (Dubai - United Arab Emirates): Moorfields is marking World Sight Day 2018 with a series of community events and an intense series of patient follow-ups during the month, when the hospital expects to see almost 3,000 patients.

Back to School 2018

Vision problems affect school performance; Moorfields experts advise a balance of screen and outdoor time, and regular eye checks  2 September 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Around one quarter of school age children have some form of vision problem,

Moorfields Dubai consultant performs trifocal lens implant procedure and transforms patient’s vision of the world

3 July 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): A Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai patient – a 59-year old British resident of Dubai – has been able to throw away his three pairs of glasses, after his vision was corrected following

Cataract Awareness Month 2018

Moorfields Dubai highlights concerns about cataracts – the leading cause of blindness – as ageing population and diabetes threaten ‘perfect storm’ 20 June 2018 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): This Cataract Awareness Month (June 2018), consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

Moorfields builds unique experience of treating and managing complex eye diseases in the UAE to help meet demand for super specialist skills across the country and keep patients close to home

7 June 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Uveitis is a complex eye disease that causes around 1 in 6 of all sight loss cases in patients around the world of all ages including children; treatment and management demands a

A ‘spoonful of sugar’ proves more effective with young/child patients

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in collaboration with Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi develop innovative procedure to diagnose retinal problems in children; medical study becomes the first undertaken in the UAE to be published in prestigious US medical journal  A ‘spoonful

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints new Medical Director

Dr. Ammar Safar, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, GCAA Approved Specialist Aeromedical Medical Examiner, brings wealth of experience to the continuously growing 21-member permanent and visiting consultant team in the UAE 15 April 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai reassures patient that lesion in eye was not a cancer – Moorfields Dubai advises community to consult appropriate subspecialist for accurate diagnosis

27 March 2018 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) are advising the community to seek regular eye checks with appropriate specialists and subspecialists to benefit from the deeper level of expertise needed to diagnose

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Consultant Ophthalmologist treats complex congenital visual impairments in teenage UAE patient

29 November 2017 (Dubai- United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated a young patient – 15 year old Rabaa Arif Khalid Ahmed Alyassi – for a severe visual impairment from birth caused by bilateral congenital cataracts (clouding

Moorfields London Consultant and leading researcher to speak on Genetic Eye Diseases during clinical visit to Dubai

Eminent researcher Dr Moosajee will address the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology Conference in Dubai 23 November 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates):  Dr. Mariya Moosajee, MBBS BSc PhD FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist from Moorfields Eye Hospital London and an eminent researcher

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai’s model of care provides a blueprint for international healthcare expansion in the Middle East

19 November 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai opened in 2007 and the Moorfields international operating model – developed over the last 10 years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – incorporates teaching and research as

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai expands specialist eye expertise for both patients and eye care professionals in the region through Visiting Consultant team

Moorfields’ London-based specialists to complement full-time team in Dubai 1 November 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): 10 years after opening the first overseas branch of Moorfields London hospital in Dubai, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is putting new emphasis on

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai treats an adult patient showing there is no age limit to correcting squint

Patient thanks ‘The Incredible Dr. Khan’ in poetry 23 October 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): An adult patient visiting Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai to be assessed for a Lasik procedure ended up being diagnosed with a squint, of which

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai celebrates 10 years of serving patients from the UAE and across the region, and provides a blueprint for international healthcare providers

15 October 2017 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is celebrating its 10th anniversary of community care, treating patients with complex eye conditions, educating and training eye care professionals (ECPs) and supporting Dubai’s healthcare tourism goals. The award-winning

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai launches Dry Eye Clinic to meet rising patient demand

5 September 2017 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): After months of living and working in dry, air conditioned homes and offices, spare a thought for those who suffer as a result. Many people may never have heard of keratoconjunctivitis sicca but

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai welcomes Consultant Ophthalmologist to Paediatric Service

28 May 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Dr. Sandra Fiorentini, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology, has joined the clinical team at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields). Dr. Fiorentini is a highly qualified consultant ophthalmologist and will mainly support Moorfields’

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai wins major international award

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai named International Eye Clinic of the Year 2017 in IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2017 Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has won a major international medical tourism award for its success in attracting international patients to Dubai,

Expert warns about the risks of LASIK eye surgery as female writer turns to Moorfields for help after LASIK surgery done in another hospital left her partially blind

25 April 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): LASIK is a quick and safe procedure to correct vision, improve eyesight and can remove the need to wear glasses. Although very rare, there can be complications, warns an expert at Moorfields

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai hosts the King James IV Professorship Inaugural Lecture

Prestigious medical lecture to be delivered in the UAE for the first time 17 April 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will host the King James IV Professorship Inaugural Lecture, presented by Dr. Mandeep Sagoo, Honorary

World Glaucoma Week – 12-18th March 2017

New generation of Glaucoma procedures set to shape the future of patient treatment in the Middle East 20 March 2017 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Glaucoma is called ‘the sneak thief of sight’ because there are no symptoms and once

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai restores sight and independence to 83 year-old patient from Saudi Arabia

21 December 2016 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): A team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated an elderly patient from Saudi Arabia, restoring the patient’s sight in one eye after he spent 18 months with no sight in

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai performs a complex eye surgery to remove massive orbital tumour

15 July 2016 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, one of the Middle East’s leading eye hospitals and a branch of the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, has successfully performed a highly complex surgical procedure in

Duchess of Cornwall and HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein tour Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai’s new Paediatric Ophthalmology Unit at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital

10 November 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): The Chief Executive of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Mr. David Probert, had the honour of meeting Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall and Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority Her

Moorfields supports Dubai Healthcare City’s Festival of Health Diabetes Day November 10th

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai highlights the importance of screening and physical exercise in preventing and treating diabetes on World Diabetes Day 2016 9 November 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Eye experts at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai are stressing the need

Moorfields’ Sense of Sight art competition winners display their 3D works in UAE art galleries

Moorfields’ exhibitions challenge visitors to ‘feel the art’ to appreciate the gift of sight 8th November 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields has exhibited the seven winners of the UAE Sense of Sight art competition marking World Sight Day 2016. The

Moorfields launches unique Sense of Sight competition challenging UAE artists to celebrate the gift sight, in 3D

Art for sight’s sake Moorfields launches unique Sense of Sight competition challenging UAE artists to celebrate the gift sight, in 3D 80% of vision related problems are manageable through early detection 3 October 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): To mark

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai wins ‘International Eye Clinic of the Year’ at the 11th World Health Tourism Congress awards, 2016, in Dubai

20 October 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields), the first overseas branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, was the winner of one of the top awards at the 11th World Health Tourism Congress (WHTC) 2016, presented

This World Sight Day – free yourself from wearing glasses and contact lenses with a quick and effective procedure

With more choices available, patients must choose their laser eye correction procedure carefully, advises Moorfields expert in the UAE 13th October 2016 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates):LASIK is a quick, safe, painless and effective surgical procedure to correct vision and

Art for sight’s sake

Moorfields launches unique Sense of Sight competition challenging UAE artists to celebrate the gift sight, in 3D  80% of vision related problems are manageable through early detection 3 October 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): To mark World Sight Day 2016

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai treats cataract and extreme short sightedness with the most powerful custom-made lenses ever implanted in a patient in the UAE

20 September 2016 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): A team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated a patient who required a complex surgical implant of extremely powerful intraocular lenses (IOL) to treat her cataract (clouding of the eye’s

In the UAE: Dubai doctor has his eyes set on doing good

Dubai-based Dr Irfan Khan and his twin brother, Lahore-based Dr Imran, hold mass eye operations every three months at their charitable hospital in Pakistan. Shiva Kumar Thekkepat reports on how these two pairs of hands have been changing lives, eye

Serious eye complications set to rise as diabetes reaches record levels in the Middle East region, say experts at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

Simple habits such as a daily walk can make a big difference in reducing complications of diabetes 19 June 2016 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Eye disease is one of the most serious and common complications of Type 2 diabetes

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai collaborates with The Big Heart Foundation to treat three-year old Syrian girl with a rare, severe congenital eyelid defect

26 April 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai and The Big Heart Foundation, an initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai wins major international medical tourism award for attracting international patients to the UAE

8 June 2016 (Dubai – United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) was the winner of the ‘International Eye Clinic of the Year’ award at the annual IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2016, held recently in Madrid, Spain. The awards

Moorfields Eye Hospital highlights the need for screening of premature babies in the Middle East as the risk of ‘retinopathy of prematurity’ rises

Eye experts advise parents of premature babies to seek an eye examination before leaving hospital to help avoid blinding condition 29 May 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of the world-renowned Moorfields Eye

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai to support DHCC’s World No Tobacco Day wellness program with free vision screening for visitors

Eye experts stress that smoking is one of the most harmful lifestyle habits for the health of the eyes 26 May 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): An expert team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will support the Wellness Program Event

Why the 3-D experience is not for everyone

2 August 2010 (Dubai, UAE): Three-dimensional (3-D) entertainment is now exploding across our cinema and television screens (and even laptop computers) transforming the viewing experience and creating a new wave of entertainment led by block buster movies such as Avatar.

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai offers free eye consultations to TECOM staff and partners, in support of Dubai Healthcare City’s health check campaign

14 September 2010 (Dubai, UAE): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields), the Dubai branch of the world renowned London hospital for eye treatment, teaching and research, is offering free eye consultations in support of the health check campaign by Dubai Healthcare

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund refers young patient to Moorfields for expert eye treatment

16 September 2010 (Dubai, UAE): The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) has referred another young patient to Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) – the Dubai branch of the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London – for treatment. The young man requires

Take the Moorfields challenge at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2012

27 February 2012 (Dubai, UAE): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields), a branch of the world-renowned 200 year-old Moorfields eye hospital in London, has confirmed its support for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature for the second successive year, and will once

World No Tobacco Day 2012: May 31st

Fact: Not smoking/stopping smoking is the single best way to preserve healthy eyes   28 May 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Here’s another very good reason not to smoke or to stop smoking. We are all aware of the damage that

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Mariano Gonzalez as the new Managing DirectorMoorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Mariano Gonzalez as the new Managing Director

29 October 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, (Moorfields) the first overseas branch of the world renowned Moorfields London eye hospital, has announced the appointment of Mr Mariano Gonzalez as its new Managing Director. Prior to taking up

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints new Medical Director

1 November 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas  branch of the world-renowned London eye hospital, has announced the appointment of Dr Clare Roberts MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), FRCOphth as the hospital’s new Medical Director. Dr

MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL DUBAI MARKS FIVE SUCCESSFUL YEARS AND CONFIRMS LONG TERM COMMITMENT AS A PARTNER TO DUBAI HEALTHCARE CITY

15 October 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): In the presence of Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints new Medical DirectorMoorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints new Medical Director

1 November 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas  branch of the world-renowned London eye hospital, has announced the appointment of Dr Clare Roberts MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), FRCOphth as the hospital’s new Medical Director. Dr

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Lasik-Lasek final release

The long and the short of laser vision correction in the UAE Assessment is the vital starting point before undergoing or re-doing laser corrective eye surgery, advises Moorfields 6 December 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Residents in the region now have

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai PCRF patient press release

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai treats young Palestinian patient in Dubai 23 December 2012 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) has referred a young patient to Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) – the Dubai branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital

MEHD World Glaucoma Awareness Week 2013

WORLD GLAUCOMA AWARENESS WEEK: 10-16 March 2013 Don’t let the ‘sneak thief’ steal your vision Eye health expert encourages regular Glaucoma screening for the over 40s in the UAE; link to Diabetes increases risk of Glaucoma 11 March 2013 (Dubai,

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai signs network agreement with MedNet UAE to extend access to world class specialist eye care and services across 17 additional insurance affiliates

14 May 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields), the first overseas branch of the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and MedNet UAE FZ LLC (MedNet) – the managed care service provider which creates access

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai unlocks the secrets to younger eyes this summer

2 June 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and when it comes to anti-aging, cosmetic facial surgery around the eyes (‘periorbital rejuvenation’ as it is known to the experts) is the most common procedure.

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai first colour vision study of the UAE’s diabetic population shows that ‘colour blindness’ is not a black and white issue

  10 June 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates):  Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has revealed some of the findings of its first UAE colour vison study, undertaken by specialists from the hospital amongst people with diabetes in the UAE population. One

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist to its permanent team of specialist consultants

7 July 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, has announced the appointment of its latest specialist consultant to its growing team of medical specialists based

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai supports 15th Emirates Ophthalmology Congress in Dubai (12-14 December 2013) with the participation of leading consultants

10 December 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) will support the 15th Emirates Ophthalmology Congress in Dubai, with the active participation of some of its leading consultants who will moderate and present at the event. The

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai invests in the world’s most advanced, fastest fine beam laser eye correction technology

15 December 2013 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, has invested in the most advanced technology used for laser refractive surgery for vision correction, providing

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai and THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE® of Johnson & Johnson collaborate on a professional seminar for the region’s opticians

9 February 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Leadingeye experts from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) presented a professional seminar recently for 26 eye care professionals from across the GCC, organised and hosted by THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE® (The Institute) at

Moorfields and United Eastern Medical Services sign partnership agreement to establish Moorfields Eye Centre in Abu Dhabi

17 June 2014 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London, the oldest and one of the largest centres for ophthalmic treatment, teaching and research in the world and United Eastern Medical Services (UEMEDICAL), Abu

Eye experts raise concerns about cataracts as age and diabetes raise threat levels in the region

30 June 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), cataracts are the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in the world (47.9%) and their prevalence increases each year as the world’s population ages. Eye

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai gifts eye surgery to 2-year old baby from Nigeria

6 July 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): It was the perfect birthday gift – Adetutu spent her second birthday with her mother at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai for a follow up consultation with a specialist consultant, following successful surgery to

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai organizes Glaucoma Symposium to brief UAE specialists on latest advances and risks to people with diabetes

17 November 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, supported by the Emirates Medical Association Ophthalmic Society, has organized a Glaucoma Symposium for specialists from across the UAE to brief them on the latest developments in the diagnosis

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai supports Dubai Healthcare City’s ‘World Diabetes Day campaign’, a public health screening event offering more than 10 tests for children and adults

Vision experts will provide complimentary consultations to explain some of the most common and serious complications of diabetes 12 November 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): To mark World Diabetes Day 2014, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will support Dubai Healthcare City’s

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai offers free vision screening at the Ladies Day Out 2015

11 February 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): A team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will be providing free basic vision screening to visitors at the Ladies Day Out event at Emirates Golf Club, from February 13th to 15th. All screenings

Moorfields highlights innovative surgical technique using Glue for the treatment of Glaucoma – the sneak thief of sight

10 April 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Following the recent celebration of World Glaucoma Awareness Week in March (held under the theme of BIG – Beat Invisible Glaucoma), a Moorfields Eye Hospital Glaucoma expert is highlighting an innovation in the

Moorfields conference on children’s vision raises concerns about premature babies and the risk of ‘retinopathy of prematurity’

Eye experts advise parents of premature babies to seek an eye examination before leaving hospital to help avoid blinding condition 5 April 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): The recent paediatricsymposium (for more than 70 eye specialists from across the GCC)

LASIK surgery options and procedures, an interview with Dr Osama Giledi, MBBCh, FRCS(Ed), our highly trained corneal refractive consultant

LASIK surgery options and procedures, an interview with Dr Osama Giledi, MBBCh, FRCS(Ed), our highly trained corneal refractive consultant

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai offers ‘laser for less’ 20% reduction on vision correction surgery, along with in-depth patient assessment and consultation

24 January 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has launched a special offer for patients considering laser vision correction procedures, covering both LASIK and LASEK/PRK surgeries. The offer is a 20% reduction in the cost of the

Patients in the UAE need better understanding of laser corrective eye surgery, according to a Moorfields expert

Corrective eye surgery is a science and an art – patients and doctors should agree the desired results before surgery 12 January 2016 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Laser eye surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed. It

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

29 December 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcus Ang as a Consultant Ophthalmologistwith a special interest in Cornea, Refractive and Cataract surgical treatment options. Dr. Ang completed his specialist advanced

Moorfields introduces regional ophthalmologists to the new era of glaucoma treatment with a CME accredited conference and workshop in Dubai

Eminent ophthalmic surgeon and glaucoma expert Professor Sir Peng Tee Khaw to lead Moorfields conference, supported by the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology and Alcon 7 December 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai with the support of the

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

26 November 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has appointed Dr. Muralidharan Ramachandran Upendran, MBBS, MS (Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCOphth Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon to the hospital’s permanent team of consultants. Dr. Muralidharan Upendran is a Consultant Ophthalmologist

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai screens 130 people on World Diabetes Day and diagnoses two with diabetes, demonstrating the value of screening

23 November 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): A team of volunteers fromMoorfields Eye Hospital Dubai screened 130 people in four hours (around one patient every two minutes) during World Diabetes Day 2015, to support Dubai Healthcare City’s public health screening

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai highlights the importance of screening and physical exercise in preventing and treating diabetes on World Diabetes Day 2015

12 November 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Eye experts at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai are stressing the need for regular screening and physical exercise to help prevent and treat the effects of diabetes, that include eye complications that can cause

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Medical Director

11 November 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) has appointed Professor Robert Scott as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Medical Director. Professor Scott is a specialist in Vitreoretinal Surgery and a highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon, clinical researcher,

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Consultant Ophthalmologist to growing medical team

22 October 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has appointed Dr. Beatrice Bourghardt Peebo PhD as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the hospital. Dr. Beatrice Bourghardt Peebo is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmologist, skilled in the diagnosis and

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints specialist in Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery

20 October 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has announced the appointment of Dr. Osama Giledi, FRCS, as a Consultant Ophthalmologist with the clinical team at the hospital. Dr Giledi is a Specialist in Cornea and Refractive

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai supports World Sight Day 2015 theme of ‘Eye Care for All’ with a call for regular eye checks for the community

Eye hospital supports the international Vision 2020 campaign to eliminate avoidable blindness 7th October 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): The facts are clear – every 5 seconds someone in the world goes blind, yet 80 per cent of blindness is

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai appoints Dr. Yassir Abou-Rayyah, Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon

27 September 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has appointed Dr. Yassir Abou-Rayyah to the hospital’s medical faculty. Dr. Abou-Rayyah is a specialist in Oculoplastics; management of eyelid, lacrimal and orbital disorders; ocular trauma; cosmetic eye surgery;

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai wins ‘International Patient Care Team of the Year’ at the 10th World Healthcare Tourism Congress awards, 2015

9 September 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields), the first overseas branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, was the winner of one of the top awards at the 10th World Healthcare Tourism Congress (WHTC) 2015,

Dubai Medical College signs MOU with Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai for Student Training

15 July 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Dubai Medical College and Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) have agreed to collaborate in providing undergraduate students with training in Ophthalmology in accordance with the curriculum accredited for undergraduate medical education by the

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai recognises Dubai Police Medical Referral Team at special appreciation ceremony

25 June 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): The management and medical team of Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has awarded certificates of appreciation to representatives of Dubai Police including the Medical Referral Team, in recognition of the outstanding support and

Moorfields Eye Hospital London and Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai join forces for a professional medical symposium on children’s eye conditions

17 May 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Leading eye experts from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai are joining forces for a symposium on paediatric ophthalmology, covering some of the most serious children’s eye conditions, for

Dubai-based eye health expert encourages regular Glaucoma screening in the UAE; link to Diabetes increases risk of Glaucoma

10 March 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Marking the conclusion of World Glaucoma Awareness Week 2015 (March 8-14, held under the theme of BIG – Beat Invisible Glaucoma), the Glaucoma expert at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is calling for continued

Patients in the UAE need better understanding of laser corrective eye surgery, according to a Moorfields expert

8 March 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Laser eye surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed. In the UK, it is estimated that 15,000 people undergo laser eye surgery every year. It is quick, effective and life-changing

Free vision screening sessions in Dubai reveal eye conditions highlighting the true value of regular eye examinations, according to Moorfields experts, Almost half of 200 people screened at Ladies Day Out required a follow up

3 March 2015 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): A team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, providing free vision screening to visitors at the recent Ladies Day Out event in Dubai, found that almost half of the nearly 200 visitors (female and

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai wins ‘Eye Hospital of the Year’ at the 9th World Healthcare Tourism Congress awards, 2014

26 October 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, the first overseas branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, won one of the top awards – Eye Hospital of the Year – during the 9th World Healthcare Tourism

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