Monthly Archives September 2015

Recovering From LASIK Treatment in Dubai

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Recovering from LASIK Treatment in Dubai is no different from recovering from any other type of surgery. As with other types of surgeries, patients need to make sure to protect the surgical site from trauma while using the appropriate medication options.
Despite the basic recovery principles, here are some tips to help a patient recover from LASIK Eye Surgery Dubai,

  • Avoid rubbing the eyes – Some patients experience burning, itching, or the feeling that a speck of dirt is in the eyes immediately after the surgery. It’s important not to rub the eyes for at least a month after the procedure. Rubbing the eyes can cause the LASIK flap to become displaced.
  • Medication – Use all the medication as prescribed by the surgeon...
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Prevention and treatment of Eye allergies in Dubai

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During this time of the year people often visit the Eye Doctor in Dubai for treatment of different types of eye allergies. The weather may look fine outside, but many people do end up having not just nasal allergies, but eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis as well.

Eye allergies are seasonal or perennial. Seasonal allergies occur mainly during spring, fall and also in the summer and is related to pollen levels of grass, ragweed, trees, and other plants. While, perennial allergies are related to indoor allergens, such as pet dander, dust, and mold...

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The risks of Cataracts in Dubai

The primary risk factor for Cataracts in Dubai is advancing age. The aging population, by the time they are 80, there are at least 8 out of 10 people who have cataracts, according to the Eye Specialist in Dubai.  Cataracts develop due to the eye lens experiences several age related changes, for instance, it  thickens and becomes more rigid, and proteins in the lens begin to clump together, causing cloudiness. Apart from age, there are other contributory factors to the development of cataracts, which includes,

  • Family history – Those who have a family history of cataracts are at a higher risk of developing cataracts.
  • Eye injuries – A damaging injury caused to a person’s eye such as a cut, punctures, blows or eye inflammation can increase the risk of cataracts.
  • Diabetes – Surgeons...
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Common Cataract Myths in Dubai

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There is a lot of information circulating about Cataracts in Dubai, by people who are not aware of the procedure and unfortunately, this information is incorrect. In some cases  the wrong information will prevent people with cataracts from obtaining the care that they need. To help educate potential patients about cataracts, Dr Safwan Al-Bayati and the expert team of ophthalmologists and optometrists at the New Vision Eye Center Dubai have addressed some of the most common cataract myths, and cleared up the truth about these claims.

  • Only aging adults develop cataracts

The majority of patients that are affected by cataracts  are those over 65 years, but it can occur in young people as well...

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Common eye operations

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Most eye operations require using a laser, but with LASIK Eye Surgery Dubai, a small incision is made in the cornea so the surgeon can reshape the eye to correct focusing problems. This type of all-laser LASIK is  different from other laser eye surgeries, both in terms of what conditions it is used to treat and how it affects the patient. LASIK is the best option for individuals who want a treatment that is a hassle free, easy surgery and provides  significant vision improvement. However, it’s important to know the differences between eye operations in order to choose the right surgery for your eyes and rectify your condition.

  • LASIK – LASIK is one of the most popular laser eye operations. The acronym stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis. LASIK UAE surgeons use a laser to mak...
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PRK or LASIK: Which is better

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LASIK in Dubai  is one of the most well-known eye surgery procedures performed today.  Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is also one of the best and effective procedure for correcting vision problems like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. Both  LASIK and PRK treatment use an excimer laser to reshape the cornea, giving patient’s the ability to see clearly and have sharper vision.
Our Eye Doctor in Dubai is an expert in performing LASIK eye surgery. For patients who are curious about the differences between the two procedures, here is a look at the difference between these two popular types of eye surgeries and help you consider which surgery may be the right option for you.

  • Both procedures have been around for decades  and have roots that...
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Conditions that an Eye Exam can help

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Everyone needs to have an annual eye exams as it is an important part of maintaining good eye health and overall health, says an Eye Specialist in Dubai. Regular eye exams are  useful in diagnosing early signs of eye diseases, preventing eye diseases from becoming worse, and maintaining good overall vision. If you are over the age of 40, the Eye Clinic in Dubai highly recommends that you get an annual eye exam, as older individuals are at a high risk of developing eye disease than their younger counterparts.

Older citizens are not the only ones who need to have regular annual eye exams. Eye exams can help to identify and diagnose eye conditions and diseases before they turn into extreme cases...

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LASIK during pregnancy

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LASIK Eye Surgery in Dubai is a common vision shared by most individuals who suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. LASIK surgery, performed by an Opthomologist, corrects vision using a laser to re-shape the cornea, which improves visual acuity, the clearness and sharpness of images. LASIK surgery is performed by a qualified Eye Doctor Dubai and is a relatively safe, minimally invasive surgery that significantly improves the lives of patients, who find it difficult to part with or discontinue using their eyeglasses and contact lenses. However, for female patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding, there are several important factors that must be taken into consideration before opting for LASIK surgery.

Pregnancy is a time that a woman goes through many chang...

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