Dr. Imad Hakim

Dubai, UAE: Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai welcomes Dr. Mohamed Sayed, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialised in Cataract and Glaucoma in Adults and Children and Dr. Imad Hakim, Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialised in Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery to its team of revered doctors and surgeons. 

Dr. Mohamed Sayed MD, is an internationally recognised Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon and has undergone advanced fellowship training in glaucoma as well as paediatric ophthalmology at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Florida, USA, and is one of a handful of specialists with dual training in these two subspecialties.

With 13 years of international experience in ophthalmology, Dr. Sayed has worked in major centers of excellence in Saudi Arabia and the United States.

His areas of expertise are in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataract, including laser surgery, customized cataract surgery with premium intraocular lens implants (toric, extended depth of field and trifocal), minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), surgery for complex glaucoma (trabeculectomy and tube shunt devices), and combined cataract and glaucoma surgery.

His surgical innovations include refining techniques of glaucoma drainage devices to render them less invasive and combining minimally invasive techniques (laser, canaloplasty and miniature stents) to achieve optimal intraocular pressure control. He is one of a few ophthalmologists in the Middle East who specialise in childhood glaucoma.

Dr. Imad Hakim MD, is a renowned ophthalmologist with over 15 years of regional and international experience. He undertook his certificate in Ophthalmology from the renowned Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich, Germany and sub specialty training in Cataract and Refractive surgery at Realeyes Eye Clinic in Munich, Germany.

His areas of expertise are in Femto laser assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS), Refractive vision correction surgery (LASIK, LASEK, TransPRK, PTK, Implantable Contact Lenses ICLs, Multifocal Intraocular Lenses IOLs and Add-On IOL ), Keratoconus, Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) Laser Eye Surgery and General Ophthalmology.

Both Doctors are renowned for offering exceptional medical expertise and look forward to treating patients in the state-of- the-art amenities offered at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai.

Dr. Ammar Safar, Medical Director of Moorfields Eye Hospitals UAE, says: “Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai is delighted to welcome Dr. Mohamed Sayed and Dr.

Imad Hakim to the team, two exceptional physicians and surgeons with a vast clinical and surgical experience. They have joined our team of outstanding surgeons to provide the level of service Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai patients deserve and have come to expect.”

About Moorfields:

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) is the first overseas branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the oldest and one of the largest centres for ophthalmic treatment, teaching and research in the world. Located at the Al Razi Medical Complex in Dubai Health Care City, the facility provides day case surgery and outpatient diagnostic and treatment services, for a variety of surgical and non-surgical eye conditions. MEHD will also raise standards for research and teaching in the region. MEHD is owned and managed by the NHS Foundation Trust, and maintains close links with London, to ensure that patients in the GCC receive the best eye care treatment in the world.