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Ophthalmology deals with diseases and dysfunctions of the eye and the sense of sight.

This includes:

Some clinics also offer special consultation hours, such as a visually impaired outpatient department or a special dry eye consultation.

Most of the doctors for ophthalmology in Germany have international accreditation. The ophthalmic clinics have international approvals and certificates. This means that the eyes treatment will take place with these doctors according to the strictest globally recognized safety protocols.

Basically, ophthalmology is a surgical sub-discipline. The most common ophthalmology procedure is cataract surgery, the treatment of cataracts, which is a typical eye aging phenomenon. Followed by the operative correction of vision defects (refractive surgery), which is often done today by laser, other laser treatments and operations such as in the case of cataracts, retinal detachments or cosmetic operations on the eyelid.

Since problems with the eyes are often related to other diseases, ophthalmology is associated with otolaryngology, internal medicine and neurology. Ophthalmologists often provide their findings for finding a diagnosis in these areas. Accordingly, every ophthalmologist is also trained in general conditions with eye involvement.

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According to the data of the unions of ophthalmologists, the most frequent causes for the lost of sight are age-related macular degeneration (65%), glaucoma (28%), and diabetic retinopathy (27%). In 75% of cases blindness can be prevented with the help of precaution and early treatment. Ophthalmology in Germany involves all advanced technology and the latest ways and methods of laser eye surgery in accordance with the latest scientific standards and the results of clinical trials.

The ophthalmic treatment in Germany is considered to be one of the most successful not only in Europe but in the whole world as well. This success is promoted by a high level of investments made by the government of Germany into the development of medicine as well as constant research activities of the German Ophthalmological Society, other unions and research groups. They permanently improve the present treatment methods, work out and test new approaches to diagnostics and treatment of eye diseases.

German ophthalmologists won the recognition as ones of the best in the world. In the ophthalmology clinics of Germany, all the conditions for conservative and surgical treatment of different eye diseases with the usage of most advanced equipment and technology have been created. In such clinics, modern kinds of lasers are often used for treatment of eye diseases.

Germany can offer its patients the whole range of services

  • Corneal transplantation
  • Treatment of glaucoma
  • Diseases of the retina and vitreous humor (including surgical treatment)
  • Surgical treatment of all kinds of strabismus
  • Surgical and conservative treatment of children’s eye diseases
  • Surgical and conservative treatment of blood supply disturbance of the eyes
  • Trauma ophthalmology
  • Laser surgery of myopia
  • Eye transplantation
  • Treatment of chemical and thermal burns of the eyes
  • Оrthoptics and neurophtalmology
  • Treatment of eye diseases at diabetes
  • Treatment of diseases of the macula (for example, age-related macular degeneration)
  • Ophthalmic nerve paresis
  • Therapy of nystagmus /jerking of the eyeball
  • Intravitreal treatment with modern drugs at maculopathy as well as improvement in the condition at diabetic macular edema or edemas at thrombosis in the retina
  • Photodynamic therapy

One of the most common ophthalmic problem is cataract. In the modern ophthalmology clinics in Germany, therap of cataract is conducted using phacoemulsification (the microsurgical technique to eliminate cataract, when a special needle is used to destroy the lens nucleus, which performs high-frequency oscillations, and microsurgical instruments) as well as intraocular lens implantation. The use of artificial lenses produced with the help of modern technology to treat cataract helps avoid the distortion of vision. Meanwhile, microsurgical operations allow to eliminate cataract with a low injury rate. Cataract surgery in the ophthalmology centers in Germany costs from 3 thousand euro.

The treatment of glaucoma needs medical professionalism and availability of the necessary technical equipment. The specialists of ophthalmology clinics in Germany can not only effectively treat this disease, but are also good at preventing it. For many patients corneal transplantation is the only chance not to lose sight entirely.

Retinal diseases. The main purpose of the retina is to process the image seen and send it through the optic nerve to the brain. The timely treatment of retinal detachment, macular degeneration, vascular occlusion and diabetic retinopathy can save from total blindness. Very laborious surgery in the middle of the retina often help people regain the ability to read.

Correction of defects by laser (shortsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia). Ophthalmology clinics in Germany have vast experience in the field of refractive and intraocular surgery. Laser vision correction by the LASIK method is used to improve shortsightedness up to about -10.0 diopters, farsightedness – up to about +4.0 diopters, astigmatism – up to 4.0 diopters. Patients with ametropia, beyond the specified frame, are offered other methods of vision correction, for example, the implantation of intraocular lenses or lens replacement for intraocular lenses. Laser correction of one eye costs from 2.500 euro (the Keratom-Lasik method) or from 3.500 euro using the Femto-Lasik method.

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