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10 Feb, 2019, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Dubai Welcomes New Highly Experienced Consultant Surgeon Specialising in Children's Eye Diseases and Eye Screening for Premature Babies

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has announced the appointment of a new Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist specialising in children's...


23 Dec, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Appoints Specialist Ophthalmologist to Its Permanent Team of Specialist Consultants

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has announced the appointment of its latest specialist ophthalmologist to its growing team of medical...


05 Dec, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Dubai Performs Complex High-risk Surgery to Bring Maths Professor Back From the Brink of Blindness

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields Dubai) has performed a complex and high-risk surgical procedure as a last resort to prevent a patient...


11 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Saves Patient Vision With an 'Oil Change'

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has saved the sight of a patient by changing the silicone oil that had previously been implanted in his...


06 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Dubai Team Treats Challenging Eye Complications for an 11 Year-old Girl With Rare and Potentially Fatal Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

A team at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has successfully treated the associated eye conditions for a young patient - an 11 year-old girl ...


16 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST Moorfields Dubai Hosts 'World Association of Eye Hospitals' Board Meeting

Moorfields Dubai hosts 'World Association of Eye Hospitals' board meeting and highlights the benefits of global collaboration in eye care Dubai, the...


07 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST Moorfields Marks World Sight Day With Community Events and Intensive Patient Follow-ups as Patient Numbers Set to Peak During October

World Sight Day - Thursday, 11th October 2018 Moorfields is marking World Sight Day 2018 with a series of community events and an intense series of...


02 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST Back to School 2018: Vision Problems Affect School Performance – Moorfields Experts Advise a Balance of Screen and Outdoor Time and Regular Eye Checks

Around one quarter of school age children have some form of vision problem, with more children and young people wearing glasses and contact lenses....


03 Jul, 2018, 08:00 BST Moorfields Dubai Consultant Performs Trifocal Lens Implant Procedure and Transforms Patient's Vision of the World

A Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai patient - a 59-year-old British resident of Dubai - has been able to throw away his three pairs of glasses after his...


20 Jun, 2018, 08:00 BST Cataract Awareness Month 2018: Moorfields Dubai Highlights Concerns About Cataracts - the Leading Cause of Blindness - as Ageing Population and Diabetes Threaten ‘Perfect Storm’

This Cataract Awareness Month (June 2018), consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai are sharing their concerns about the increasing incidence of...


14 May, 2018, 09:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai in Collaboration with Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi Develop Innovative Procedure to Diagnose Retinal Problems in Children

Medical Study Becomes the First Undertaken in the UAE to Be Published in Prestigious US Medical Journal A 'spoonful of sugar' proves more effective...


15 Apr, 2018, 08:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Appoints New Medical Director

Dr. Ammar Safar, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, GCAA Approved Specialist Aeromedical Medical Examiner, brings wealth of...


27 Mar, 2018, 08:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Reassures Patient That Lesion in Eye was not a Cancer - Moorfields Dubai Advises Community to Consult Appropriate Subspecialist for Accurate Diagnosis

Consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) are advising the community to seek regular eye checks with appropriate specialists and...


20 Feb, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Dubai Multidisciplinary Team Performs Complex Treatment for Rare Combination of Eye Conditions to Save Vision of Young UAE Woman

A consultant team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai - the first overseas branch of Moorfields London - has successfully treated a rare combination...


15 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Launches New Genetic Service for the UAE and Dr Mariya Moosajee Consults Her First Genetic Eye Disease Patients

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has launched a new genetic service in the UAE to provide patients with genetic testing and enable access...


29 Nov, 2017, 09:15 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Consultant Ophthalmologist Treats Complex Congenital Visual Impairments in Teenage UAE Patient

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated a young patient - 15 year old Rabaa Arif Khalid Ahmed Alyassi - for a severe visual impairment ...


23 Nov, 2017, 07:00 GMT Moorfields London Consultant and Leading Researcher to Speak on Genetic Eye Diseases During Clinical Visit to Dubai

Eminent researcher Dr Moosajee will address the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology Conference in Dubai Dr. Mariya Moosajee, MBBS BSc PhD FRCOphth,...


19 Nov, 2017, 07:00 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai's Model of Care Provides a Blueprint for International Healthcare Expansion in the Middle East

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai opened in 2007 and the Moorfields international operating model - developed over the last 10 years in the United Arab...


01 Nov, 2017, 14:15 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Expands Specialist Eye Expertise for Both Patients and Eye Care Professionals in the Region Through Visiting Consultant Team

Moorfields' London-based specialists to complement full-time team in Dubai 10 years after opening the first overseas branch of Moorfields London...


24 Oct, 2017, 18:24 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Treats an Adult Patient Showing There is No Age Limit to Correcting Squint

Patient thanks ' The Incredible Dr. Khan ' in poetry An adult patient visiting Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai to be assessed for a Lasik procedure...


15 Oct, 2017, 10:45 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Patients from the UAE and Across the Region, and Provides a Blueprint for International Healthcare Providers

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is celebrating its 10th anniversary of community care, treating patients with complex eye conditions, educating and...


05 Sep, 2017, 09:19 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Launches Dry Eye Clinic to Meet Rising Patient Demand

After months of living and working in dry, air conditioned homes and offices, spare a thought for those who suffer as a result. Many people may never ...


28 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Welcomes Consultant Ophthalmologist to Paediatric Service

Dr. Sandra Fiorentini, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology, has joined the clinical team at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields). Dr....


16 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Wins Major International Award

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai named International Eye Clinic of the Year 2017 in IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2017 Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai...


20 Dec, 2016, 10:05 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Restores Sight and Independence to 83 Year-Old Patient from Saudi Arabia

A team from Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated an elderly patient from Saudi Arabia, restoring the patient's sight in one eye...