Dr Nafa Bader


About Nafa Bader

A highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon who specialises in femtosecond laser-assisted lens replacement and cataract surgery, Dr Bader is considered by his peers and patients to be an expert in the field of corrective eye surgery. He has treated thousands of patients during his career.

Dr Bader graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and went on to specialise in ophthalmology. He then moved to the UK, where he accepted the post of Clinical Attachment in the Eye Department of the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Having undertaken further study at Dublin University, he completed his surgical training at Edinburgh University before taking up an Ophthalmic Senior House Officer post at the Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry.

Dr Bader has extensive experience in ophthalmology, having worked in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Royal Victoria Eye Hospital in Dublin and the Royal Victoria Infirmary Hospital in Newcastle.

He has also had extensive additional training in ophthalmology and corrective eye surgery including an advanced LASIK course at Moorfields Eye Hospital and courses in LASIK and EPILASIK


Clinical experience

  • Over 18,000 eye surgeries

Patient results

  • 95.8% of LVC patients achieve 20|20 vision or better
  • 100% of patients were satisfied with the care they received
  • 100% of patients achieve driving standard vision or better

Professional memberships

  • United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)
  • European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)

Customer testimonials

What Dr Bader’s patients say about him

The staff were patient and reassuring during my experience. I had never needed to use my eye drops since I had my laser eye surgery.

Ray Kavanagh