Ophthalmology

Outstanding specialized service

The Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service at Gulf Diagnostic Center provides care for all types of conditions of the eye and surrounding structures. Services include comprehensive eye exams as well as consultations in all areas of ophthalmology.

Consistent with our mission to resolve diseases and disorders of the eye, our physicians dispose of therapeutic techniques and surgical instruments that advance the course of ophthalmic practices worldwide. Our internationally respected physicians are skilled in every ophthalmic subspecialty, are board-certified with fellowship training and present progressive programs of Ophthalmology in the community and worldwide.

The Eye examination may include:

  • Computerized eye testing, objective and subjective visual test
  • Applanation tonometry (measurement of intraocular pressure)
  • Orthoptic testing for various types of squints
  • Slit lamp examination
  • Stereoscopic slit lamp ophthalmoscopy
  • Indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • Digital Fundoscopy, Photodotodocumentation
  • Computerized Visual Field Analysis, Goldmann Visual Field Analysis
  • Corneal Topography (check up of Astigmatism, Keratoconus)
  • Corneal Pachymetry (check up of corneal thickness)
  • OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) to obtain high-resolution images of the retina (retinal thickness, integrated structural and functional imaging or visualize fluid accumulation), which can be used by diseases as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or other vascular retinal diseases; for monitoring the progression of glaucoma or provide a straightforward method of assessing axonal integrity in multiple sclerosis.
  • Fluorescein-angiography is a technique for examining the circulation of the retina and choroid using a fluorescent dye and a specialized camera.
  • Sonography examination in A- und B-Mode
  • IOL Master (measurement for intraocular lens for the cataract surgery)
  • Color Vision Test (to discover color blindness)

Eye examination Services:

  • Routine eye examination, also prevention and follow up of the diabetic retinopathy or the glaucoma
  • Range of vision tests for children and adults, prescription for eyeglasses, visual check up for driving license if needed, color test
  • Prevention and Treatment of the retinal, macular and vitreal diseases (The retina and vitreous can be affected by a large variety of conditions, including diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, vitreous hemorrhage, macular degeneration, retinal detachment or tears, macular holes, flashes and floaters, tumors as retinoblastoma and genetic dystrophies as retinitis pigmentosa.)
  • Medical retinal department (intravitreal injections, retinal laser therapy)
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Treatment and follow up of ROP (retinopathy of prematurity)
  • Cataract and surgery, intraocular lenses
  • Refractive surgery, Lasik, PRK, ICL, CXL…
  • Prevention and Treatment of Glaucoma, medical and laser therapy
  • Treatment of lid diseases and lid surgery, endocrine Orbitopathy
  • Dry eye and lacrimal ways diseases treatment, lacrimal probing (also by children)
  • Treatment of corneal diseases
  • Pterygium surgery
  • Treatment of Uveitis
  • Orthoptic testing for various types of squints
  • Neuroophthalmology

All routine surgeries could be offered to provide with local or general anesthesia.

Ophthalmology Department and Staff

A powerfull team working for your Health

Dr. Ramzi Ghanem

Consultant Ophthalmology

Dr. Saadalla Al Halabi

Specialist Ophthalmology