Medical and Surgical Services:
|The Rheumatology Clinic|
|The Osteoporosis Prevention, Diagnostic, Treatment and Research Center|
|Rheumatology and Orthopedic Surgery|
|The Ophthalmology Department|
|Other Surgical Services|
|The Cardiology Clinic|
|Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.)|
|The Radiology Department|
In the cornea and anterior segment field, our department leads in refractive surgery, using the LASIK technique.
Our cornea service includes transplantation as well as transplantation of limbal stem cells and amniotic membranes entreating server ocular surface conditions.
Cataract surgery is performed using the suture less phacoemulsification procedures with insertion of fordable lenses. YAG laser is used in cases of secondary opacification of posterior capsule.
In the pediatric ophthalmology field, we are leading the treatment of childhood cataracts with implantation of intra ocular lenses and the management of childhood glaucoma. The services scope includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital ocular malformations, genetic diseases, strabismus and amblyopia, retinopathy of prematurely and all varieties of ocular diseases in children.
The low vision centre provides patients with visual impairment with assessment and rehabilitation services, including individually tailored training in the use of low vision aids and devices, as well as outreach follow up services.
“The First Eye Bank” is located at BASR and is designer to provide a regular supply of locally donated cornea as well as imported ones if necessary to help children and adults suffering from cornea diseases.The trainee is exposed to the field of ophthalmology care through the outpatients clinic, the surgical unit, the impatient service, the consultation services and the emergency room, in addition to theoretical lectures and teaching sessions.
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