About Ophthalmology

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 Department of Ophthalmology at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is recognized as a leading ophthalmic center in the country. The department provides high quality care for diverse eye problems is a training base for eye care professionals and cultivates and promotes the science of ophthalmology in the country through academic programs and pursuit of research. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic tools, the department offers the best in ophthalmic subspecialty services.

Subspecialty/ Service                                        Head of Service

1. Cornea, External diseases and Uveitis    : Dr .NadiaAl Kharousi

2. Cornea Refractive Clinic                        : Dr .Ahmed Al Maskari

3. Oculoplasty                                             : Dr. Abdulla Al Mujaini

4. Vitreoretinal diseases                              : Dr. Ahmed Al Hinai and Dr Mohamed Al Abri

5. Neuro ophthalmology                             : Dr Buthaina Al Sabt

6. Glaucoma                                                : Dr.Aisha Al Busaidi

7. Pediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus                  : Dr Sana Al Zuhaibi and Dr Anuradha Ganesh

8. Ocular Genetics                                      : Dr.Sana Al Zuhaibi and Dr Anuradha Ganesh

9. Visual electro diagnostic unit                 : Dr .Sana Al Zuhaibi  and Dr Anuradha Ganesh

10. Low vision and Contact lens service    : Ms .Bushra Al Jabri


Vision and Mission



  • To be a premier eye care provider in the country and region
  • To provide best training for future ophthalmologist and to conduct research in ophthalmology.
  • To perform our duties through
  • A fair and open-minded leadership
  • Competent  of professional staff
  • Acquisition of the latest technology, equipment and facilities
  • Excellence in the maintenances Supplies.


To provide teaching, research and patient care at the highest and most competitive international level.