Educational Leaflets

Click on the sub-links below for educational material that can also be made available during your visit.

You can also download the relevant PDF for each.

Age-related Macular
Degeneration (AMD) 

The central part of the retina…
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Amblyopia

Amblyopia is also known as a ‘lazy eye’. Amblyopia is an…
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Aqueous Shunts

Aqueous shunts are devices that are used to reduce the…
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Artificial Eye

Enucleation operation is necessary to treat eye cancer whereas Evisceration…
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Astigmatism

In most cases, astigmatism can be corrected by wearing properly fitted…
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Atropine Drops

What are the effects of Atropine? Atropine has two effects when instilled in…
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Blepharitis

A common condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids and can affect…
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Blurred Vision

Blurred vision is one of the most common eye problems amongst patients…
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Botulinum Toxin (Botox)

Botulinum Toxin is an injection used in the treatment of…
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Cataract Surgery Treatment

Having a cataract is a bit like having a dirty windscreen on a car…
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Corneal Transplantat

The cornea is a window of transparent tissue at the front of the eyeball. It allows light to pass…
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Corneal Transplantation (DALK)

DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty) is a modern technique…
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Corneal Transplantation (EK)

EK (Endothelial Keratoplasty also known as DSAEK or DMEK) is a modern technique…
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Corneal Transplantation (PK)

If the full thickness of the cornea is affected by disease, then a full thickness transplant…
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Cosmetic Eye Surgery

There are around 250,000 blepharoplasty procedures done every year, making it the…
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Dacryo-cystorhinostomy 

Blocked Tear Duct. The tear ducts start at the inner corner of the eye with two small holes…
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Diabetic Maculopathy

The macula is the central part of the retina at the back of the eye. It is responsible for fine vision…
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes is the most common cause of vision loss in the working age population…
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Dry Eye Disease

Dry Eye Disease is a condition in which the eye does not produce tears properly….
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Eye Redness

A bloodshot ‘red eye’ may be worrying but is rarely serious or causes pain….
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Eye Infections

Eye infections can invade the eyeball or the area around it – they are generally…
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Glaucoma Surgery Treatment

Glaucoma is one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. Glaucoma is an eye…
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High Precision Refractive Surgery

When you decide on an eye laser treatment, you expect…
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Hypermetropia

A refractive condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant…
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Intravitreal Injection

The macula is the central part of the retina at the back of the eye. It is…
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Itchy Eyes

Usually, itchy eyes are the result of an allergy although there are other…
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Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a progressive thinning of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front…
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Lacrimal Probing
in Children 

The tear duct is a channel/passage which runs from a tiny opening in…
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Laser Eye Surgery

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai provides refractive laser eye surgery with all the…
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Lasik

LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) is a common vision correction surgical…
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Meibomian Gland Disfunction (MGD)

Meibomian glands in the eyelids comprise about…
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Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

The recent most increased interest in glaucoma surgery…
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Myopia

Myopia is a common refractive condition which causes individuals to be near-sighted…
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Paediatric Strabismus

A squint is a condition where your eyes look in different directions. One eye turns…
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Post-Operative Instructions

Following Retinal Surgery on leaving the hospital you are advised to have a quiet…
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Posterior Vitreous Detachment

PVD is a common degenerative change, which affects one or both eyes in many people…
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Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a vision condition which makes it difficult to focus on close objects. During…
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Red Reflex Assessment

he red reflex test is a non-invasive test that can identify early warning signs of serious…
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Refractive Surgery

Most refractive errors can be corrected (or at least improved) by means of Refractive…
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Retina

The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the inside of the eye…
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Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a condition when the thin lining at the back of the eye…
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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a procedure…
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Squint Surgery in Adults

Squint surgery improves the alignment of the eyes and makes the…
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Trabeculectomy

The operation to control the pressure within your eye is called a Trabeculectomy…
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Uveitis

Uveitis is inflammation inside the eye and affects women, men and children. Though…
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Visual Impairment

Cataracts cloud the lens of the eye blocking light and resulting in a loss of vision clarity…
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Vitrectomy

A vitrectomy is microsurgery performed to remove the jelly and replace it by a saline solution…
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Related…

Artificial Eye
Enucleation operation is necessary to treat eye cancer whereas Evisceration operation is necessary t...
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Uveitis
Uveitis is inflammation inside the eye and affects women, men and children. Though relatively uncomm...
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Retina
The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the inside of the eye, located near the ...
Read More
Cosmetic Eye Surgery
There are around 250,000 blepharoplasty procedures done every year, making it the most common cosmet...
Read More
Laser Eye Surgery
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai provides refractive laser eye surgery with all the latest techniques a...
Read More
Lasik
LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) is a common vision correction surgical procedure that reshapes ...
Read More
Blurred Vision
Blurred vision is one of the most common eye problems amongst patients and very often leads patients...
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Visual impairment
Some of the main causes of visual impairment today include: Cataracts Cataracts cloud the lens of th...
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Eye Infections
Eye infections can invade the eyeball or the area around it – they are generally microorganisms th...
Read More
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...
Read More
Retinal Detachment
Retinal detachment is a condition when the thin lining at the back of the eye (the retina) begins t...
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Cyclodiode Laser Treatment
The diode laser is a highly concentrated beam of light, which can be used to target and treat a sele...
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Vitrectomy Surgery
A vitrectomy surgery is microsurgery performed to remove the jelly and replace it by a saline soluti...
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Trabeculectomy
The operation to control the pressure within your eye is called a Trabeculectomy (trab-ec-u-lec-tomy...
Read More
Squint Surgery In Children
This information aims to answer some of the questions you may have about squint surgery. The inform...
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Squint Surgery in Adults
This information aims to answer some of the questions you may have about squint surgery. However, i...
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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a procedure used to reduce the pressure in the eye (also kn...
Read More
Refractive Surgery
Most refractive errors can be corrected (or at least improved) by means of Refractive Surgery. This ...
Read More
Presbyopia
Presbyopia is a vision condition which makes it difficult to focus on close objects. During middle a...
Read More
Posterior Vitreous Detachment
PVD is a common degenerative change, which affects one or both eyes in many people after middle age....
Read More
Post-Operative Instructions
Following Retinal Surgery on leaving the hospital you are advised to have a quiet evening at home an...
Read More
Myopia
Myopia is a common refractive condition which causes individuals to be near-sighted: they see near o...
Read More
Lacrimal Probing in Children
The tear duct is a channel/passage which runs from a tiny opening in the medial lids through the bon...
Read More
Keratoconus
Keratoconus is a progressive thinning of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front window of the eye...
Read More
Intravitreal Injection
The macula is the central part of the retina at the back of the eye. It is responsible for fine visi...
Read More
Hypermetropia
A refractive condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant objects than for near object...
Read More
High Precision Refractive Surgery
When you decide on an eye laser treatment, you expect the best possible results. The more fully deve...
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الجلوكوما
الجلوكوما هو مرض يصيب العين حيث يبدأ تدريجياً في سرقة ا...
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Cataract Surgery Treatment
Facts The term cataract derives from the view we get when looking through a waterfall. A cataract is...
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Atropine Drops
What are the effects of Atropine? Atropine has two effects when instilled in the eyes: Dilates the p...
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Aqueous Shunts
Aqueous shunts are devices that are used to reduce the eye pressure in glaucoma by draining the aque...
Read More
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...
Read More
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