The Department of Ophthalmology at Bahrain Specialist Hospital provides specialized care and innovative therapies in all aspects of eye care. The department extends its services to the outpatient department and the emergency department (for any emergency eye cases). An Ophthalmology physician stays on call around the clock, daily, to receive patients with emergency eye conditions.

The outpatient ophthalmology clinic manages all ocular emergencies and a wide variety of eye disorders in children and adults including diabetic and hypertensive eye disease, age related macular degeneration, vein occlusions, artery occlusion, and other retinal diseases. It also examines premature babies admitted in the neonatal intensive care unit to evaluate retinopathy of prematurity.


The department of Ophthalmology offers a full range of eye care, from routine eye examinations to surgery. Our Doctors are highly skilled in treating cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, eye cancer, including diseases of the eyelids, the retina, the inside of the eye (vitreous), and the nerves related to the eye. BSH also offers a full-service optical store that offers a wide selection of frames in addition to free cleaning, adjustments, multiple pair discounts and dry eyes products.

Scope of Services include management and treatment of:

  • Refractive errors correction using glasses and contact lenses
  • All ocular inflammation
  • Dry eyes
  • Medical Retina disorders
  • Eye lid cyst, “lumps or bumps”
  • Corneal problems
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Vitreous detachment
  • Optic nerve abnormalities
  • Ocular and periocular infections
  • Ocular trauma

 

Department Doctors

Dr. Prakrati Velury

Specialist Ophthalmologist

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