Dr. Omar Rafiq
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Location: Abu Dhabi


Dr. Omar Rafiq is a Consultant Ophthalmologist specializing in small incision cataract surgery (phacoemulsification) and advanced glaucoma surgery including MIGS ( Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery ). He has performed over 10,000 surgical procedures.

Dr. Omar is a graduate of the University of Leeds Medical School – obtaining his MBChB, from the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists – UK (FRCOphth) and holds a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Ophthalmology. Following the CCT, he completed an advanced fellowship in glaucoma and complex cataract at the Western Eye Hospital in London. He also completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from the University of Ulster with a Distinction grade. He has more than 15 years of experience in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Among many other experiences, he was the youngest Director of the NSPCC at a regional level from 1998 to 2000 and a Special Constable Police Officer with South Yorkshire Police from 2000 to 2005.

He has done a great deal of research, clinical trials, published and lectured on his areas of expertise

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