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Specialist Ophthalmologist

Dr. Julia Matarredona


Specialist Ophthalmologist

Years of Experience


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Doctor's Bio

Dr. Julia Matarredona is a distinguished Specialist Ophthalmologist with over 18 years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology. She is dedicated to providing exceptional eye care services, specializing in treating a wide array of eye-related conditions in both adults and children.

Dr. Julia’s expertise encompasses glaucoma and cataract surgery, as well as pediatric ophthalmology. She holds two postgraduate master’s degrees from Autonomous University of Barcelona. Furthermore, she has earned a master’s degree in Ophthalmology and three Expert University degrees from University Cardenal Herrera (CEU), solidifying her academic prowess and dedication to specialized knowledge in ophthalmology.

Dr. Julia Sempere Matarredona is renowned for her compassionate approach to patient care and her dedication to enhancing the vision and quality of life of her patients. She believes in a patient-centered approach, tailoring treatment plans to suit individual needs and preferences. Her comprehensive understanding of ophthalmology has earned her the trust and admiration of her patients.

Expertise and Specializations

  • Glaucoma Treatment: Dr. Julia possesses extensive experience in diagnosing, treating, and managing glaucoma, a condition that affects the optic nerve and can lead to vision loss. Her expertise allows for accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plans to manage the disease effectively.
  • Cataract Surgery: Dr. Julia excels in cataract surgery, a procedure that involves the removal of a cloudy lens and replacing it with an artificial one. Her surgical skills and precision ensure successful outcomes and improved vision for her patients.
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology: Dr. Julia is dedicated to providing specialized care for young patients, addressing a range of eye conditions unique to children. Her gentle and caring approach helps children feel at ease during examinations and treatment.

Professional Memberships

  • Ophthalmologist in the Cataract, Glaucoma and Paediatric Ophthalmology areas at the Barraquer UAE Eye Hospital (Dubai).
  • Member of the Spanish Glaucoma Society (2016)
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (2009)
  • Member of the Barraquer Institute (2003)

Dr. Julia Matarredona’s commitment to advancing the field of ophthalmology, paired with her exceptional skills and warm demeanor, make her trusted healthcare professional in the UAE.

  • General ophthalmology
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Lazy eye
  • Cataracts
  • Childhood glaucoma
  • Congenital anomalies of the optic nerve
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Myopia Surgery
  • Nystagmus
  • Presbyopia
  • Laser procedures

2021 – Present
Barraquer Eye Hospital, Dubai
Specialist ophthalmologist

2010 – 2021
Hospital Virgen de los Lirios
Head of Glaucoma Services

2007 – Present
Clínica Drs Sempere, private clinic
Pediatric ophthalmologist

2007 – 2008
Hospital General Universitario in Alicante
Physician Associate





  1. In 2002 completion of the Degree in Medicine and Surgery by the Faculty of Medicine at Universidad de Valencia, with High Honours in the subject of Ophthalmology.
  2. Doctorate Surgery courses at Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona during the academic year 2003-2004.