Thursday 11 February 2016

Experts warn over rise in cataracts in GCC

Eye experts in Dubai have warned about the rising incidence of cataracts in the GCC’s young by ageing population, especially among the large diabetic community.   Cataracts are the leading cause of blindnes


Samaya-Alcon launch high-tech surgery

Abu Dhabi-based Samaya Specialized Center has launched the refractive laser cataract surgery in collaboration with Alcon Pharmaceuticals, a leader in eye care, with its LenSx laser machine.   The LenSx femtosecond laser revol


Bahrain steps up Somalia aid

Bahrain’s Royal Charity Organisation has signed an agreement to deliver the first relief aid consignment to famine-stricken Somalia, aiming to help cure 1,000 Somalis suffering from cataract. Secretary-general Dr Mustafa Al Sayyed signed a


Noor restores vision to 11,000 Yemenis

Noor Dubai, the UAE-born charity initiative focused on preventing and treating low vision and curable forms of blindness around the world, has helped heal more than 11,000 Yemenis of all ages this week at its free cataract treatment camp in the we

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