Dr. Noor Kattan

Dr. Noor Kattan

Consultant Ophthalmology
Arabic, English & French
12 years


  • Diagnosis of diseases of ocular tissues and adnexia: Lids, extraocular muscles, conjunctiva, sclera, cornea, uvea, vitreous body and retina
  • Refraction and determining the best corrective glasses for children and adults
  • Establishing the diagnoses for slit lamp photos, OCT (anterior and posterior segment), visual fields, fundus photography and angiography
  • Performing minor and major ocular surgeries:
  • Lid chalazia and tumors
  • Ectropion and entropion surgeries
  • Upper and lower  blepharoplasty
  • Pterygium surgery, with and without conjunctival and amniotic membrane graft
  • Refractive surgery: Clear lens extraction with premium intraocular lens
  • Cataract surgeries: adult and pediatric phacoemulsification with foldable sutureless implants
  • Glaucoma surgery: Advanced minimal invasive glaucoma surgery, traditional glaucoma surgery
  • Intraocular injections for macular and retinal diseases
  • YAG laser iridotomy and capsulotomy
  • Argon laser for the retina tear and retinal disease
  • Laser treatment for glaucoma- advanced Micro pulse laser and traditional selective laser trabeculoplasty


Dr. Noor Kattan has a rich experience of 12 years of surgical and medical ophthalmic practice, spanning across leading hospitals and private offices in Canada. Her areas of special interest include glaucoma surgery, i.e. minimally invasive glaucoma such as GAAT, Xen gel stent, and many more as well as traditional glaucoma surgery like Ahmed valve and Trabeculectomy, glaucoma laser treatment, anterior segment surgery, i.e., phacoemulsification, plastic surgery of eyelids disease and cancer, aesthetic lid surgery such as blepharoplasty, canthopexy, cat eye, fox eye, Botox (medical and aesthetic), filler, and brow lift, treating retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy with intravitreal injection and argon laser.


  • MBBS, Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 2005
  • Ophthalmology residency, McGill University, Canada, 2012
  • Glaucoma Research Fellowship, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2013
  • Ophthalmology Fellowship (medical & surgical), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2014
  • Oculoplastic Special Fellowship, Montreal, Canada and Genova, Italy, 2018


  • Fellow of Royal College of Physician and Surgeons Canada 2012
  • Fellow of Collège des Médecins du Québec 2015
  • Fellow of the College of physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick 2019
  • Co-instructor Glaucoma Surgical lab (MIGS) American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery
  • Member of Canadian Ophthalmology society 2015
  • Member of the Canadian glaucoma society
  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015
  • Member of International Society of Glaucoma Surgery Geneva, Switzerland 2017


Arabic Interview - Dr. Noor Kattan discusses everything you need to know about Glaucoma, on account of Glaucoma awareness week

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