Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmology Department at Burjeel Day Surgery Center is equipped to treat all eye conditions and provide comprehensive care for your eyes. Specialists at BDSC have expertise in managing all eye problems such as Cataracts, Glaucoma etc. and in performing Anterior & Posterior Segment Surgeries, Corneal Surgery, Phacoemulsification - a modern cataract surgery, etc. Our center of excellence also has a dedicated team of doctors handling eye problems of children, right from birth.

Treatment & Services
  • Lens Implantation
  • Focal Laser
  • Ultrasound B-Scan
  • Lenstar
  • Fundus Photo-Digital
  • Visual Field
  • Slit Lamp Pictures
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
  • Intravitreal Injections
  • Chalazion Excision
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Therapeutic Contact Lens
  • Contact Lens trial fitting for Special Cases
  • Suture Removal
  • OCT Macula/Disc/Cornea
  • Specular Microscopy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Low Vision Aid trial
Dr. Haitham Abdul Hafez Moued
Dr. Haitham Abdul Hafez Moued
Specialist - Ophthalmologist
MD
Dr. Haitham Abdul Hafez Moued is a Board certified Ophthalmologist with several years of experience in Ophthalmic disease and its surgery including phacoemulsification, Oculoplasty and Refractive surgery –Lasik. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the Vinnitsa National Medical University, Ukraine, in 2004 followed by Syrian Board in Ophthalmology in 2009. He went on to obtain his Fellowship in Oculoplasty and Orbit in 2011 from the Surgical Eye Specialist Hospital in Syria. In 2016 he obtained The Arab Board Certificate in Ophthalmic Diseases and its Surgery from The Arab League Council of Arab Health Ministers. Dr. Haitham is a fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology, London. He is also an active member of the European society of cataract and refractive surgeons-ESCRS. He is fluent in Arabic, English, Russian and Ukrainian.. ...   Read more..
Dr. Mohamed Kannas
Dr. Mohamed Kannas
Specialist - Ophthalmology
MD
Dr. Mohamed Kannas is an Arab Board Certified Specialist Ophthalmologist with 17 years of experience in Ophthalmology. He accomplished his Master’s Degree from the Aleppo University in 1995 followed by the Syrian Board in Ophthalmology in 2001 and Diploma in Retina Pathology, Angiography and laser treatment from Paris 7 university, France in 2003. Dr. Mohamed also has an Advanced Specialisation in Ophthalmology and has received Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO). Dr. Mohamed specialises in a range of ophthalmologic treatments such as medical retina (retinal pathology, retinal imaging, laser treatment and intraocular injections), cataract surgery and Lasik. Dr. Mohamed regularly delivers lectures on various topics in his field of expertise and has research papers and publications to his credit. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.. ...   Read more..
Madhav Rao
Madhav Rao
Consultant – Ophthalmology
MS, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FMRF
Dr. Madhav Rao is a Consultant Ophthalmologist / Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon with more than 18 years of clinical and surgical experience after completing his post-graduate degree. He finished his MBBS at Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India in 1995 and his MS in Ophthalmology at Saurashtra University, Gujarat, India in 2000. A year later, he qualified for a Diplomate in National Board Examination (DNB, Ophthalmology). In 2002, he qualified as fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK and also completed his two years fellowship in medical and surgical diseases of vitreous & retina from the prestigious Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India. Dr. Madhav Rao became a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS), India in 2003. He has clinical attachments as Associate consultant in vitreous and retina at Sankara Nethralaya, India and consultant at Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, Ministry of health, Dhahran,- the only tertiary referral eye hospital in Eastern province of KSA. At Dhahran he was involved in establishing a vitreo retinal clinic and surgical unit. Then, he moved and continued his practice in UAE since 2007 as a Consultant Ophthalmologist / Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon and spearheaded the establishment of a complete vitreo-retinal department (Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology) in a multi-specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi. In 2013 he joined at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi and is head of vitreo retina unit and head of Ophthalmology department and recently he has taken the responsibility as Head of Ophthalmology at VPS healthcare group. Dr Madhav Rao is proficient in handling simple to complex medical and surgical retinal diseases. He is one of the busiest retinal surgeons in UAE. To his credit, Dr. Madhav Rao has authored several research publications in peer reviewed journals and made several presentations about medical and surgical retina at national and International level. Dr. Madhav Rao is an international member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, where he received various awards: International Ophthalmologist Education Award in 2010 and International Ophthalmology Scholar Award in 2011.. ...   Read more..
Edmondo Borasio
Edmondo Borasio
Consultant – Ophthalmology
F.E.B.O
Dr. Edmondo Borasio graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Torino, Italy, in 1999. He attended the Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology at Colby College, Waterville, USA, in 2001. In 2003, he specialized in Ophthalmology at the University of Torino, Italy. He worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK, for 5 years, where he developed his career with 3 different fellowships in Cataract Surgery, Laser Refractive Surgery, and Cornea and External Eye Disease. In 2007, he moved and continued his practice in the UAE as founder of the Corneal and Refractive Surgery unit of Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai. In 2015, he joined Burjeel Hospital where he set up the Corneal and Refractive Surgery Department, which he is heading. Since 2018 he is Head of Ophthalmology Department of Burjeel Day Surgery Center in Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. To his credit, Dr. Edmondo has developed BESSt, a groundbreaking formula to improve the accuracy of IOL power calculations in cataract patients who previously underwent LASIK and PRK. The formula was published on the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and was presented at various international conventions. To date, this, together with its evolution, the Borasio Myopic / Hypermetropic Regression (BMR/BHR) is amongst the most accurate regression formula for this purpose. Dr. Borasio is actively involved in research with special interest in Keratoconus, post-LASIK biometry, vector analysis of Astigmatism and Toric IOL calculations. He has published several articles on these topics on the most prestigious scientific ophthalmic journals. He became a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in 2004. Dr. Edmondo’s main fields of expertise are complex cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, keratoconus treatment, laser refractive surgery (Femto LASIK, LASEK, PRK), and phakic IOL surgery (ICL implantation) for the correction of high myopia and astigmatism. Dr. Edmondo is well versed in English and Italian.. ...   Read more..
Sunil GT
Sunil GT
Specialist - Ophthalmology
MS Ophthalmology, FRCS (Glasgow), FICO
Dr. Sunil GT is a Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract and has more than 17 years of clinical and surgical experience in the field of Ophthalmology. He has graduated from Government Medical College, Trivandrum, University of Kerala, India in 1995. He underwent post-graduation in Ophthalmology (MS) from the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Madras Medical College and Research Institute in 2001. In the same year, he underwent Sir Ratan Tata fellowship in Basic and Advanced cataract surgery from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India. Subsequently, Dr. Sunil completed his Long-Term Fellowship in Glaucoma in L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, India in 2003. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) – Glasgow, UK and of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO) – Cambridge, UK. Dr. Sunil has worked in various medical facilities in his home country including the prestigious Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India as Associate Consultant in Glaucoma and Cataract Services for 4 years since 2005. To his credit, he co-authored several research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and made several presentations in local and international fora. His main field of interest is in Early diagnosis of Glaucoma in children and adults and its management including Medical, Laser and all types of surgical treatments. He is also interested in the management of Cataract including Femtophaco with premium Intraocular lens implantation.. ...   Read more..