Welcome to Orbit Eye Center

Eye diseases and their treatment have significant implications for global health and well-being. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that approximately 253 million people worldwide are visually impaired, with 36 million of them suffering from blindness. Cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens, account for nearly half of all cases of blindness globally. Other prevalent eye conditions include glaucoma, affecting around 80 million people, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which affects 196 million people worldwide. However, advancements in medical science have led to effective treatments for many eye diseases. Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgeries globally, restoring vision for millions of individuals each year. Treatments for glaucoma include eye drops, laser therapy, and surgery to reduce intraocular pressure. AMD can be managed through anti-VEGF injections or laser therapy. Early diagnosis, regular eye examinations, and accessible treatment options are crucial in mitigating the impact of eye diseases and ensuring better vision outcomes for individuals worldwide.

Orbit Eye Center is a leading pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, and oculoplastic surgery center in Dubai. Located in the prestigious Dubai Healthcare City, Orbit is an ultra-modern, state-of-the-art eye clinic and hospital. Equipped with the latest technologies, our dedicated team of highly qualified and experienced staff is committed to providing exceptional eye care on par with international standards. Led by our founder, Dubai’s top ophthalmologist, squint specialist, and oculoplastic surgeon – Dr. Walid M. Abdalla, our team also includes top optometrists and orthoptists for innovative vision therapy.

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Dr. Walid M. Abdalla (MD, FRCS, ICO)

- Consultant Ophthalmologist
- Pediatric Ophthalmologist
- Strabismus Specialist & Oculoplastic Surgeon

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK

Fellow of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA

Fellow of Limoges University, France

Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmology

Bachelor in Medicine and General Surgery and Master’s Degree in Ophthalmology from the Faculty of Medicine Alexandria University

Leaders in Pediatric Opthalmology, Strabismus, & Oculoplastic Surgery

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Pediatric OphthalmologyPediatric Department at Orbit Eye Center

The Pediatric Department at Orbit Eye Center in Dubai Healthcare City, led by Dr. Walid Abdalla, Dubai’s top pediatric ophthalmologist, provides all pediatric eye services under one roof starting from an assessment of children’s vision, passing through glasses and contacts, and rehabilitation for children with special needs.

Oculoplasty DepartmentOculoplastic Department at Orbit Eye Center

With UAE’s top oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Walid Abdalla at its helm, the Oculoplastic Department at Orbit Eye Center in Dubai provides cutting-edge treatments that repair congenital and acquired defects of the eyelid, socket, orbit, tear ducts, and face, and is dedicated to the reconstruction of damaged eye structures due to trauma and diseases.

Ms. Nabeela Sharif (optometrist)

Ms. Nabeela Sharif graduated in Optometry & Orthoptics from University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan; an internationally recognized university. Later she did Master’s in Special Education with specializations in Visual Impairment and Mental Retardation. With her vast experience of 10 years, her areas of Expertise are Optometry, Orthoptics and Vision Therapy towards the Ocular Diagnostics, measurement and management of patients with Strabismus, rehabilitation of patients suffering from Binocular Vision problems as well as children with Learning Disabilities & Special Needs. Ms. Sharif heads Vision Therapy department. The Vision Therapy Department at Orbit Eye Center provides highly customized, cutting-edge treatment programs for your child. Our vision therapy equipment is world-class. We have specialist orthoptists and optometrists.

Ms. Linu Elizabeth Joseph

Ms. Linu Elizabeth Joseph is an experienced optometrist with over seven years of experience in both hospital and optical settings. She has made a significant impact in the field of optometry and has helped many individuals improve their vision. She earned her degree in Optometry from a prestigious institution and went on to pursue a postgraduate diploma in contact lens dispensing. Her education and training have equipped her with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality eye care services to her patients. Throughout her career, Linu Elizabeth Joseph has worked in various hospitals and optical clinics, helping patients with a range of eye conditions.

Ms. Safa Dababat

Ms. Safa Dababat a highly experienced optometrist with a DHA license and a skilled ocularist. She graduated with honors in optometry from Al-Najah National University, a well-known institution located in Nablus, Palestine. Safa continued her education in ocular prosthesis, obtaining a diploma degree from the American International Institute of Training and Accreditation(AIITA) in Istanbul, Turkey.
With a passion for the field, Safa possesses a diverse skill set that encompasses the entire spectrum of artificial eye creation and fitting. Her expertise includes precision eye impression capture, intricate hand-painted iris detailing, and the crafting of ocular prosthetics with heat cure acrylic (PMMA). She is known for utilizing advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment, along with specialized tools and premium materials, to create personalized artificial eyes.
As a proud member of Vision Medical for prosthetic Eyes in Turkey, Safa is committed to delivering meticulous craftsmanship and ensuring seamless installation for individuals in need of ocular prosthetics

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Our Team

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Ask Your Doctor

Is eye straightening as an adult strictly cosmetic?

No. Vision problems can improve with eye realignment. It also has other benefits such as improved self esteem and quality of life in general.

What is the best time for correcting squint?

There is not specific time to correct squint. The rule of thumb is always the age of the squint and not the age of the individual

How can you stop excessive eye tearing?

By finding the cause. If it is a tear drainage system obstruction then it is possible to be corrected surgically.

Is dry eyes a treatable condition?

Although dry eyes are a chronic disease, 90% of dry eye conditions can be controlled with simple treatment options without surgical intervention.

Is it possible to accurately check the vision of my child who is 2 years old?

Yes. Now we can confirm accurately the vision of non-verbal children by subjective, objective and mechanical ways.

Patient Resources & Educational Videos of Orbit Eye Center

  • Fellow of Alexandria University
  • Fellow of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Miami, USA
  • International Council of Ophthalmology
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • University of Limoges
Contact Information

P.O. Box: 505060
Al Biruni Building 52, 3rd Floor, Unit 303
Dubai Healthcare City
Dubai, UAE

+971 4 874 3399

+971 55 407 2911

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