New ‘Burjeel Optical Galleria’ will open to cater to the requirements of residents in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi – 09 March 2018: Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s leading tertiary care facility, has announced the opening of Burjeel Opticals to further meet the demands of residents in Abu Dhabi. The official opening was held in the presence of Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman & Managing Director of VPS Healthcare. The new optical shop is conveniently located on the ground floor of the hospital to provide patients with a one-stop-shop for all their requirements in this area. Burjeel Hospital has long been a centre of excellence when it comes to providing world-class care for ophthalmology and its range of services within its ophthalmology department is testament to how well the centre is equipped to provide comprehensive care in this area. The Specialists and Consultants at Burjeel have expertise in managing all manner of eye problems such as Cataracts, Glaucoma, as well as in performing Anterior & Posterior Segment Surgeries, Corneal Surgery and Phacoemulsification - a modern cataract surgery. The new Burjeel Opticals, will further strengthen the expertise in this area, so that Burjeel Hospital continues to be a centre of excellence. Amir Firdaus, Group CEO, Burjeel VPS Healthcare, said “We have always been determined to bringing world-class medical services closer to the residents of Abu Dhabi. With the opening of the Burjeel Opticals, we are providing our patients and guests with a 360 degree experience and easy accessibility to ophthalmology services all within our hospital grounds.” Dana Al Hammadi, Social Advocate and First Emirati Lady to reach Antarctica, commented “I am very happy to present at the opening of Burjeel Opticals today on International Women’s Day – a day that recognises the truly great impact that women have on our society. I truly admire the way Burjeel provides its guests with the best and most convenient experience consistently. As an Abu Dhabi resident and a mother of five, it is reassuring to know that there are world-class healthcare services on my doorstep.” The ophthalmology team consists of highly experienced and trained professionals who will diagnose and treat all kinds of vision-related issues among men, women and children. Additionally, Burjeel Day Surgery Center, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, is the largest day surgery center in the Middle East and was open in December, 2017. The facility also has world-class care for ophthalmology services and all the core medical, paramedical and support services provided by highly qualified and skilled professionals. With the aim to deliver a unique 'art of healing' experience, focusing on overall health and wellbeing across the entire medical spectrum.