Monthly Archives: September 2016

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

The central part of the retina (at the back of the eye) is called the macula and it has an important function as it controls the quality and sharpness of the central part of our vision. Over time, the macular

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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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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

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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

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Glaucoma Surgery Treatment

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition in which the fluid which is produced by the eye – known as the aqueous humour - does not drain away normally and this results in increased pressure inside the eye. If this
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