Dr Nafa Bader


About Nafa Bader

A highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon who specialises in LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery. Dr Bader is considered by his peers and patients to be an expert in the field of corrective eye surgery, having performed over 19,000 refractive surgery procedures. 

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 LASEK

Clinical experience

  • Over 19,000 eye surgeries

Patient results

  • 95.8% of Dr Bader's patients achieve 20|20 vision or better
  • 100% of Dr Bader's patients were satisfied with the care they received

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
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