Retina and Vitreous Unit

The Retina and Vitreous Unit is one of the most sophisticated and advanced vitre-retinal units in the UAE and is comparable to the best retinal services worldwide.

Medical Retina

Encompasses comprehensive evaluation of patients with ancillary tests : 

  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Ultrasonography
  • OCT / SLO
  • Fundus Photography
  • VEP / Multi-focal ERG / EOG
  • Aiding in diagnostic and therapeutic management for various medical retinal problems like:
    • Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Retinal Vascular Disorders
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Posterior Uveitis
    • Intraocular Tumors
    • Inherited Retinal Degenerations

Intravitreal Injections (Avastin/Lucentis/Triamcinolone Acetonide)

For the management of : 

  • ARMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration) – Wet Type
  • Diabetic Maculopathy
  • Post CRVO (Central Retinal Vein Occlusion) / BRVO (Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion) with macular edema
  • Retinal new vessel formation
  • Other retinal vascular abnormalities
  • Rubeosis iridis (abnormal new vessels on the iris)

Surgical Retina

Care involved in the pre-operative evaluation, intra-operative decision making and post-operative management for all surgical conditions like : 

  • Retinal Detachments
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Proliferative Vitreo-Retinopathy
  • Intraocular Foreign Bodies
  • Giant Retinal tears
  • Macular Disorders
  • Epiretinal Membranes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • IOL-related Posterior Segment complications
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • AIDS-related Disorders