Ophthalmology & ENT
  • About
  • Vision & Mission
  • Services

About Ophthalmology & ENT Department

Department of Ophthalmology at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is recognized as a leading ophthalmic centre 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.


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


  • 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
    1. A fair and open-minded leadership
    2. Competent of professional staff
    3. Acquisition of the latest technology, equipment and facilities
    4. Excellence in the maintenances Supplies.


  • Clinical Services

    The areas under clinical services include:

    • Cataract and refractive

    • Contact lens clinic and Low vision clinic 

    •  Cornea and external diseases

    • General ophthalmology

    •  Glaucoma

    • Vitreoretinal surgeries

    •  Ocular genetics

    •  Orbit & Oculoplasty

    • Neuro ophthalmology

    • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

    • Uveitis

    • Visual Electrodiagnostic Units (ERG, VEP)

  • Teaching

    • Medical students

    •  Ophthalmology Residents

    • Academic activities

  • Research

    The department is committed to research in basic and clinical ophthalmology. All are motivated to participate and present their work in scientific meetings and publish in national and international journals.