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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

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What your eyes tell you about your health?

What your eyes tell you about your health? This week’s blog on ‘What your eyes tell you about your health’ has been contributed by Dr. Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina. “Do you have sleep problems?” the doctor asked while examining my eyes. “Yes, I do. How
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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

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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
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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
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Amblyopia (Lazy eye)

amblyopia This week’s blog on 'Amblyopia (lazy eye)' has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery What is Amblyopia? Amblyopia or lazy eye is the most common cause
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Bell’s palsy

This week’s blog on 'Bell’s palsy' has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery What is Bell’s palsy? Bell's paralysis known as Bell’s palsy is a temporary weakness or lack
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Eye Drops Advice

Dilating Eye Drops Tropicamide 1% eye drops allow your Ophthalmologist to look inside your eye more easily by making the pupils bigger than normal. Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 2.5% may also be used if you have dark coloured eyes. The drops take
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Cyclopentolate Eye Drops

Cyclopentolate eye drops are used by your Optometrist, Orthoptist and Ophthalmologist to dilate the pupil and relax the focusing muscles of the eye. This enables us to assess the need for glasses and decide upon the correct strength of lens.
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What is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma This week’s blog on ‘Retinoblastoma’ has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that occurs most commonly in childhood under the age
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