Established in 1989, in the heart of Abu Dhabi, Kattan Opticians has become the leading independent eyewear practicioner in the UAE.

Your eyewear isn’t just an accessory. It’s a part of your identity!
— Dr. Lina Kattan, Founder



(L-R): Dr. Lina G. Kattan & Dr. Nadine Kattan, O.D.

Dr. Lina G. Kattan, O.D.

Dr. Lina G. Kattan has been practicing for over 35 years, and is highly skilled at ocular disease diagnosis and management. She earned her degree of Optometry in the UK, and came to UAE in the late 1970's. After more than 10 years in public health practice, she founded Kattan Opticians in 1989. Her vision was to infuse high quality care with high fashion and high function - the same philosophy which Kattan Opticians continues to thrive on today.

Dr. Nadine Kattan, O.D.

Dr. Nadine Kattan has provided eye care services at Kattan Opticians for over 12 years. She earned undergraduate degrees in physics and biology before going on to the Indiana University School of Optometry (USA) where she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree. In addition to routine eye exams, Nadine specializes in keratoconus management, difficult contact lens fits, multifocal contact lenses and the treatment of dry eyes. Most of all, Nadine enjoys her little clients.



Our team members are selected for their knowledge of optics, trendy fashion sense, and astute problem-solving skills.

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Cecile  C. Rodriguez, Contact Lens Specialist

Cecile is our contact lens expert - she specializes in fitting rigid gas permeable lenses for patients with corneal distortions such as keratoconus and post corneal transplant. Before joining Kattan Opticians, she worked in quality control at a contact lens lab for almost 8 years. Cecile loves what she does because she learns on the job every day!


Evelyn DelosSantos, Optical Style Consultant

All our clients have their individual style. Evelyn helps our clients create a look for themselves to suit their needs. Vibrant and vivacious, she helps bring in an element of class and sophistication into the purchase. If you want advice on how to look upbeat and trendy this season, then Evelyn is your go-to person!

Evelyn loves fashion and makes sure she stays up to date with the latest trends in vogue and beauty!


 Brendaline Garcia, Optical Specialist

Brendaline is our very own ophthalmic lenses specialist. Backed by 16 years of skilled experience, Brendaline has the keen ability to understand each client's personal requirements. Being a mother herself to two beautiful children, she is great with our little customers. She easily adapts to any new situation she is faced with, which makes her great at her job! Fun Fact: She loves watching Basketball!


Munther Dajani, Administrative Director

Munther is our administration and systems buff. He ensures that our operation continues to run smoothly so we can always provide the highest quality services to our esteemed clients. 

Munther loves scuba diving and everything about the sea. You’ll find him blowing bubbles underwater any chance he gets.


Mike Bellingan, Optical Lens Specialist

Mike is our optical craftsman, who carries out all frame and lens adjustments as per client requirements. To Mike, his work is more like art than a job – challenging, fun and a great learning experience. Mike says he is happy when his customers are happy and offer positive feedback. If he is not at Kattan Opticians, then you can find him trekking or mountain biking! 


Pradeep  K, Optical Assistant

Pradeep is our all-hands-on-deck man. From sales to administration, he is our dependable support person. Pradeep has been with Kattan Opticians for over 20 years and has a keen and perceptive understanding of what clients really need. You can be assured that Pradeep’s advice on your purchase will be practical, sensible and more bang for the buck!