Ihab El Bably Dr.

English, Arabic, German

Core competencies

  • All medical and surgical ophthalmology disorders
  • Strabismus (eye muscle disorders) vertical, horizontal, cyclovertical problems
  • Repairing of recurrent and unsuccessful previous eye muscle surgeries
  • Treatment of double vision
  • Treatment of nystagmus and abnormal ocular head postures
  • Neuro-ophthalmology of adults and children
  • Paediatric ophthalmology intra and extraocular disorders
  • Screening and management of retinopathy of prematurity
  • Blepharoplasty of upper and lower lids
  • Oculoplastic disorders including ptosis, entropion and ectropion and lumps excision
  • Botox injections and filler for functional and cosmetic indications
  • Cataract surgery
  • All type of laser treatment in the field of cataract, glaucoma, cornea and retina
  • Medical retina: diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration and others
  • Refractive surgery 


Dr Ihab has gained vast experience in his 30 year career, mainly in Europe, including working at some of the leading hospitals in Germany, such as University hospital Kiel, Bremen and Jena. In the UK, Dr El Bably worked in Moorfields Hospital in London, Manchester University Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. He held various leading positions including Director of the Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology and founder and Director of Bonn Eye Center and Strabismus. From 2015, he has been working in Al Ain – first in Al Ain Hospital for one year and thereafter at other clinics including Mediclinic as a consultant.


Graduate and postgraduate of University Alexandria, Egypt, Fellowships in Germany and UK


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