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amblyopia

Amblyopia (Lazy eye)

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 of visual defect in children. It happens when the eye fails to work properly with the brain.

The eye may look normal, but the brain…
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Bell's Palsy

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
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Retinoblastoma

What is 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
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Importance of Sunglasses for children

This week’s blog on ‘Importance of Sunglasses for Children’ has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Computer Vision Syndrome

This week’s blog on ‘Computer Vision Syndrome’ has been contributed by Dr. Sandra Fiorentini, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cornea, External Eye Diseases and Refractive Surgery Specialist (Vision Correction Surgery)
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Computer Vision Syndrome

Are all LASIK procedures the same? Which one is the best?

This week’s blog on Are all LASIK procedures the same? Which one is the best? has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Smoking and the eyes

This week’s blog on Smoking and the eyes has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Be cautious when it comes to your contact lenses

This week’s blog on Being cautious when it comes to contact lenses has been contributed by Dr. Sandra Fiorentini, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Cornea, External Eye Diseases and Refractive Surgery (Vision Correction Surgery).
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Blue light has a dark side

This week’s blog on Blue light has a dark side has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

This week’s blog on Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes has been contributed by Dr Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina
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Signs

Signs that your child has a vision problem

This week’s blog on Signs that your child has a vision problem has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Eyelid Twitching

This week’s blog on Eyelid Twitching has been contributed by Dr. Qaseim Nasser, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery, Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Getting a clear view of LASIK

This week’s blog on LASIK has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, Specialist Ophthalmologist, Cornea, External Eye Diseases and Refractive Surgery Specialist
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The Importance of Nutrition to Your Eyes

This week’s blog on The Importance of Nutrition to Your Eyes has been contributed by Dr Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina
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Eye Colour

This week’s blog on The Risks Involved in Permanently Changing the Eyes Colour has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Preventable Eye Infection in Contact Lens Wearers

This week’s blog on Preventable Eye Infection in Contact Lens Wearers has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, External and Dry Eye Disease, Eye Allergies, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai
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Excessive Blinking in Children

This week’s blog on excessive blinking in children has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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Costume Contact Lenses

This week’s blog on costume contact lenses has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, External and Dry Eye Disease, Eye Allergies, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai
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MIGS

What is MIGS?

This week’s blog on Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) has been contributed by Dr Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Important DOs and DON’Ts of contact lens wear

Important DOs and DON’Ts of contact lens wear

This week’s blog on contact lens wear and care has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery.
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Ocular Allergy

Ocular Allergy

This week’s blog on Ocular Allergy has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, External and Dry Eye Disease, Eye Allergies, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai.
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flashes and floaters

Floaters and Flashes

This week’s blog on Floaters and Flashes has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Eyelash Extensions

Eyelash Extensions

This week’s blog on ‘Eyelash Extension basics, risks to your eye health, and how to protect your eyes from associated risks’, has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, Specialist Ophthalmologist, External and Dry Eye Disease and Eye Allergies.
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Good Makeup Habits To Avoid Eye Disease

Good Makeup Habits To Avoid Eye Disease

This week’s blog on ‘Good Makeup Habits To Avoid Eye Disease’, has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, Specialist Ophthalmologist, External and Dry Eye Disease and Eye Allergies.
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Side Effects of Glaucoma Medication

Side Effects of Glaucoma Medications

This week’s blog on the Side Effects of Glaucoma Medications has been contributed by Dr Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Paediatric Strabismus

We still don’t know the exact cause of strabismus or misaligned eyes (also known as ‘squint’ or crossed eyes – often associated with a squeezing of the eyes).
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Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

This week’s blog on Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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Intraocular lenses

This week’s blog on Intraocular lenses (IOLs) has been contributed by Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Refractive Errors

This week’s blog on Refractive Errors has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy

This week’s blog on Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This week’s blog on Age-Related Macular Degeneration has been contributed by Dr Paola Salvetti, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Specialist in Medical Retina.
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Cataract

This week’s blog on Cataract has been contributed by Dr. Avinash Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases and Cataract Surgery.
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Retinal Vein Occlusion

This week’s blog on Retinal Vein Occlusion has been contributed by Dr Hassan Aziz, Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Dry Eyes

This week’s blog on Dry Eyes has been contributed by Dr Sandra Fiorentini, External and Dry Eye Disease, Eye Allergies
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Glaucoma

This week’s blog on Glaucoma has been contributed by Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery
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Paediatric Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an increase in pressure inside the eye and is a potentially blinding condition in childhood. Glaucoma has many potential causes.
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Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

This week’s blog on Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery has been contributed by Dr. Qasiem Nasser, Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery, Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Eye Tumours

This week’s blog on Eye Tumours has been contributed by Dr. Mandeep S. Sagoo, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist in Ocular Oncology, Retino Blastoma and Medical Retina, Moorfields Eye Hospital & Barts Health NHS Trust, London.
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Paediatric Cataract

This week’s blog on Paediatric Cataract has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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Diabetic Retinopathy

This week’s blog on Diabetic Retinopathy has been contributed by Dr Paola Salvetti, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Specialist in Medical Retina.
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Keratoconus

This week’s blog on Keratoconus has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Uveitis

This week’s blog on Uveitis has been contributed by Dr Avinash Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases and Cataract Surgery.
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