Moorfields Eye Hospitals UAE to host 4th Annual ‘A Year in Focus’ International Ophthalmology conference


Distinguished ophthalmologists from around the world will convene virtually to discuss advancements in the field and upcoming industry breakthroughs of 2022.   

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Moorfields Eye Hospitals UAE are delighted to announce the 4th edition of the ‘Moorfields UAE 2021 – A Year in Focus’ high caliber Ophthalmology conference that will take place virtually on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th January, 2022.

The conference will feature a stellar panel of 30+ prominent researchers, surgeons and academics from across the world. They will be sharing the latest developments in Ophthalmology, in a highly engaging format.

Dr . Ammar Safar, Medical Director of Moorfields UAE and Chair in the conference said, “As a leader in Eye healthcare, Moorfields Eye Hospitals UAE have earned a reputation that reflects the passion for quality eye healthcare.  We are committed to sustaining and building on our pioneering legacy while remaining at the cutting edge of developments in all areas of ophthalmology. With the Ophthalmology conference, we not only aim to serve the local community, but also encourage the sharing of new ideas amongst peers.”

According to Mrs. Maha Aboughali, Conference organiser and Business Development and Marketing Director of Moorfields UAE,

“Industry professionals and stakeholders attending the event will be led through a journey of innovation in ophthalmology; they will learn about the latest developments in eye care emerging globally and what is yet to come”.

The two-day conference will be held in the format of nine themed sessions and will include updates in the fields of Vitreoretinal surgery, Medical Retina & Uveitis, Cornea, Refractive surgery, Glaucoma, Oculoplastic and Paediatrics, all presented by the experts in their fields.

Moreover, this edition of the conference will be seeing the first ever independent session for allied health professionals.

As an incentive, CME points will be awarded to attendees through DHA.

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.