Al Basil Eye ClinicMedical Eye Examination

An examination of the eyes by a Consultant Eye Physician and Surgeon is very detailed. Firstly, a careful medical history is taken, in order to identify any systemic conditions(such as Diabetes, Hypertension) that may have any impact on the visual system.A family history of conditions such as Cataracts, Glaucoma, Retinal Detachment, etc. is taken to discover any family condition that may lead to eye diseases.

A careful refraction is performed on the only fully integrated implemented computerized system on the island.

Topcon SL-8Z Slitlamp The top-of-the-line Topcon Slitlamp is then used for examination of the external eye and Anterior chamber. Any findings are then shown to the family members on the video monitor screen, and discussed.

Depending on the patient's age and risk factors, Intraocular Pressure may then painlessly checked with the Tonopen unit. Dilated Examination of the retina, optic nerve may then follow.


Al Basil Eye Clinic

Clinic 2,
Building 159, Palace Avenue,
Block 318, Hoora.

Tel. 17-310030