Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dr. Qasiem Nasser

MD, MRCOphth, FEBO, FRCS(Ed) Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery Dr. Nasser has dual Fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery as well as Cornea, Cataract and Anterior Segment Surgery. His area of

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Uveitis

Uveitis is inflammation inside the eye and affects women, men and children. Though relatively uncommon, it can be serious with complications that can cause loss of vision. It is estimated that the more serious types of uveitis are responsible for

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Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a condition when the thin lining at the back of the eye (the retina) begins to come away and separate itself from the underlying wall of the eye (the choroid) which contains blood vessels that supply it with

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Itchy Eyes

What does it mean when your eyes are itchy? Usually, itchy eyes are the result of an allergy although there are other possible causes, depending on the symptoms. What are the causes? Itchy eyes are generally caused by an allergy

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Eye Redness

Understanding red eye – the symptoms, causes, and treatment What is red eye? A bloodshot ‘red eye’ may be worrying but is rarely serious or causes pain. Symptoms often disappear within a few days, without treatment. But if it does

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Cosmetic Eye Surgery

There are around 250,000 blepharoplasty procedures done every year, making it the most common cosmetic surgery done on the eyelids, in the world But the results of the surgery can differ very broadly from one patient to the next. An

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Corneal Transplant

Why do you need a corneal transplant? The cornea is a window of transparent tissue at the front of the eyeball. It allows light to pass into the eye and provides focus so that images can be seen clearly. Various

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Blurred Vision

Blurred vision is one of the most common eye problems amongst patients and very often leads patients to ask for advice. Blurred vision is caused by a wide range of eye conditions and can be a symptom of a number

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Lasik Abu Dhabi

Lasik stands for Laser in-Situ Keratomileusis. It is a surgical procedure that uses a laser underneath a corneal flap to reshape the cornea. It is an effective procedure to treat patients suffering from near sightedness, short sightedness, far sightedness, and

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Eye Testing in Abu Dhabi

Your eye examination may take one to two hours and will cover: Medical History Visual acuity Pupil Peripheral (side) vision Eye movement Prescription for corrective lenses Eye pressure Cornea assessment Retina and optic nerve assessment

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