Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with all types of conditions and diseases related to the eyes. Apart from the regular eye diseases, different specific eye problems like irritation and dryness can arise for people living in the UAE, due to its climate, the dust in the environment, the strong sunlight and the long periods of time people are exposed to air conditioning being just some of the issues that might influence these problems.
The ophthalmology clinics and the departments that are specialized in this field from major hospitals in Dubai use modern and state of the art equipment to investigate, diagnose and provide treatment to patients of all ages in the case of a variety of ophthalmological conditions. The scope of services provided by the qualified doctors working at any of these clinics include investigation services for determining vision and eye refraction and for measuring eye pressure, computerized visual field investigations, computerized retina laser coherent tomography, computerized corneal tomography, measurement of the corneal thickness and ultrasound eye scanning, diagnostic services for different conditions, such as cataract and glaucoma, myopia and hyperopia, retinal or corneal disorders and inflammatory disorders and a wide range of surgical treatments like cataract small incision surgery, corneal transplantation, glaucoma surgery, high myopia and hyperopia correction, intra-corneal surgery, corneal collagen cross linking, intra-corneal rings implantation, Lasik procedures, laparoscopic surgery and any type of minor surgery for lids and eyes.
For any type of ophthalmological investigations and treatments, you can schedule a consultation with one of the experienced physicians working at any of the clinics in Dubai that are specialized in ophthalmology. After the initial investigations, the doctor will be able to tell you if you have any problems regarding your eyesight, whether you need glasses, what type of contact lens are suitable for your eyes or if a more serious concern has been noticed and further investigations are necessary. Only after knowing the exact concern, the specialist can decide on the right treatment and on the type of procedure needed, if it is the case. You can be sure that by choosing any of the clinics in Dubai you will get high quality services provided by skilled doctors who will take their time to discuss every aspect of a procedure with the patient, in order to make him or her understand the possible risks they are exposing to and the necessary healing period.