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A cataract is a condition where the eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy, hindering the transmission of light rays to the retina, leading to blurred, hazy vision or, in severe instances, loss of sight. Cataracts can make everyday activities like reading, driving, or seeing faces dull or less colourful.

Although commonly associated with ageing, cataracts can also occur due to other factors. However, this condition can be effectively managed and even completely resolved with the right care from a cataract specialist.

Factors associated with the development of cataracts:

  • Diabetes: People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing cataracts at a younger age.
  • Radiation: Extended exposure to sunlight can increase the risk of cataract development.
  • Congenital: Some babies are born with cataracts or develop them in childhood.
  • Smoking: This harmful habit has been linked to a heightened risk of cataracts.
  • Steroid medications: Long-term use of corticosteroids can accelerate cataract growth.
  • Eye injuries or surgeries: These can cause secondary cataracts

At Moorfields Eye Hospitals, we understand the impact cataracts can have on your quality of life. Our highly skilled and experienced cataract specialists in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are dedicated to providing personalised care, utilising cutting-edge technology and evidence-based treatments to restore your vision.

 

Conditions & Treatment

Adult cataract

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Paediatric Cataract

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Cataract Specialists

Dubai

Dr. Ammar Safar
Dubai
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Dr. Avinash Gurbaxani
Dubai
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Dr. Luisa M. Sastre
Dubai
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Dr. Osama Giledi
Dubai
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Dr. Miguel Morcillo
Dubai
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Dr. Salman Waqar
Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Ziad Khoueir
Dubai
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Dr. Imad Hakim
Dubai
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Dr. Suhair Twaij
Dubai
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Abu Dhabi

Dr. Salman Waqar
Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Syed M. Asad Ali
Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Esmaeil Arbabi
Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Ramzi Ghanem
Abu Dhabi
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