Ophthalmology in Germany: things you should know
- Performing of laser eye surgeries in Germany has increased more than 15 times for the last 20 years according to one of the largest German internet portals statistica.de.
- According to Focus magazine, ophthalmologists in Germany provide over 100,000 laser eye surgeries with the help of LASIK technology annually. Every year this number is increased in 7%.
- In Germany a patient was installed one of the world's first wireless retinal implants. Now specialists are working to improve the properties of the implants and increase its life.
✔️ Over 2 million international patients choose Asklepios Hospitals Group. What do they fall for?
- 95% of patients are satisfied with the eye treatment results
- Asklepios takes 2nd place among the medical tourism facilities. The fact is approved by Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQA)
- Asklepios is a leader of German eye healthcare for 25 years
- medical personnel offer the 5-star quality of accommodation
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Spreebogen is one of the top eye hospitals in the world. Specialists of the Hospital use 17 ophthalmologic lasers for diagnostics and treatment. For an effective treatment of ophthalmologic diseases, Spreebogen doctors apply lasers that reduce the period of hospitalization. A patient can return home at a day of surgery.
Asklepios Nord is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Hamburg. It is included in the biggest medical network in Germany — Asklepios Kliniken.
Pediatrics, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, maxillofacial surgery are the main specialties at Asklepios Nord.
Asklepios Nord is regularly ranked among TOP hospitals in Germany for dentistry, ophthalmology, proctology.
72,000 patients receive treatment in the hospital annually.
Common proceduresCorneal transplant Laser eye surgery ReLEx SMILE eye surgery Cataract surgery with IOL replacement Vitrectomy LASIK eye surgery
Meoclinic in Berlin is a one of the biggest international hospitals in Germany. 50 doctors work at Meoclinic specialized in over 30 medical fields. The Hospital consists of 5 narrow focused centers of radiology, cardiology, surgery, phlebology, and rehabilitation. Meoclinic has a certification according to the international Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008.
The Department of Ophthalmology in Helios Hospital specializes in the treatment of cataracts, myopia, and retina.
Ophthalmologists perform SMILE procedure for myopia correction and Green Star operation for intraocular pressure reducing. For cataract surgery, eye doctors use Z8 femtosecond laser.
Specialists of the Department carry out plastic operations around the eyes such as blepharoplasty and skin tightening.
Costs of ophthalmology procedures in Germany
|Corneal transplant||$4450 - $11100|
|Laser eye surgery||$1350 - $5000|
|Cataract surgery with IOL replacement||$2250 - $5550|
|ReLEx SMILE eye surgery||$2700 - $2800|
|Vitrectomy||$7250 - $8350|
|LASIK eye surgery||$890|
Nordwest Krankenhaus is a multi specialized medical institution, a leading hospital in Germany due to development of innovations, such as 3D ultrasound, anticancer vaccines in targeted therapy. It comprises 5 research institutes and 11 specialized centers.
Klinikum Bremen-Mitte is a multidisciplinary hospital included in the network of medical centers Gesundheit Nord (Nord Klinik Allianz). Bremen-Mitte specializes in oncology, orthopedics, surgery, neurology, and neurosurgery.
In 2015-2016, Focus magazine, an authoritative German edition, included the hospital in the TOP of the leading medical institutions in Germany. The rating is based on patients’ reviews and doctors’ qualifications.
40,000 patients choose Klinikum Bremen-Mitte for treatment every year.
EuroEyes is a specialized ophthalmology clinic in Hamburg, Germany.
20,000 patients with cataracts, myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia are treated here every year.
Doctors of the clinic apply the latest methods of laser correction — ReLEx Smile, LASIK, Femto-LASIK. These methods are minimally invasive. With the help of these techniques, ophthalmologists affect the cornea and improve vision.
Over 500,000 patients have been treated in EuroEyes Medical Network.
Vitreous body destruction
Traumatic eye injury
Asklepios Klinik Altona is a university hospital of Hamburg, one of the oldest medical facilities in Northern Germany. The medical center belongs to the hospitals’ group of Asklepios Kliniken. Asklepios Altona Hamburg specializes in robotic surgery, gastroenterology, abdominal surgery, neurology, and oncology specialties.
95,000 patients get treatment annually here.
Optic nerve atrophy
Inflammation of the optic nerve
Asklepios St. Georg Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center in Hamburg. The Hospital works on the premisses of Asklepios Kliniken Medical Group.
The Hospital specializes in the treatment of the heart, vessels, and spine diseases.
St. Georg Hospital is among the TOP German medical facilities according to the Focus magazine.
87,000 patients receive the treatment annually here.
Inflammation of the optic nerve
Düsseldorf Clinics Association consists of 4 multidisciplinary hospitals. Physicians at Dusseldorf specialize in oncology, neurology, cardiology, orthopedics, and surgery.
More than 60 professors work in the Association. They head the rating of the best physicians according to Focus magazine, one of the three German most widely circulating titles.
Over 200,000 patients undergo treatment in Düsseldorf Clinics Association annually.
If you are looking for the physicians of the highest international standards, pay attention to Charité Hospital.
- ❗️ Over 1,300 physician work here.
- ❗️ Half of all German Nobel Prize winners in Physiology and Medicine (Emil von Behring, Robert Koch, and Paul Ehrlich) work in Charité Hospital.
- ❗️ The Hospital is the most famous medical facility in Europe. Over 800,000 patients from 89 countries choose Charité Hospital for diagnostics and treatment annually.
Schlosspark Klinik is a multidisciplinary hospital in Berlin located near to Charlottenburg Palace. Neurosurgery, neurology, orthopedics, and gynecology are the leading fields in the hospital.
Der Tagesspiegel and Gesundheitsstadt Berlin magazines have compared over 60 medical facilities and Schlosspark Klinik Berlin has been considered one of the best clinics recommended by nearly 2,700 doctors. The clinic provides the best treatment in Berlin for herniated discs, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, brain stroke, joint replacements according to Der Tagesspiegel and Gesundheitsstadt Berlin.
About 13,600 patients come here for treatment annually.
University Hospital Aachen is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Europe and it is affiliated with the medical faculty of Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen which is a research university of technology.
Heinrich Heine University Hospital is a medical research center that includes 30 medical institutes and clinics and employs more than 5 000 doctors and medical specialists.
Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provides high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully combines research work with the practice of the treatment of patients, as well as the development and implementation of innovative treatment techniques, conducting various clinical trials and actively collaborates with leading hospitals around the world.
The university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar is the biggest multidisciplinary specialized center in the world.
Westend Clinic of Red Cross is a multispecialty medical center which is a network of DRK hospitals.
University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg is the largest medical complex in Western Europe, where the practical and scientific activities are conducted.
Lippe Klinikum Detmold is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Germany. It belongs to the Klinikum Lippe GmbH medical group which consists of 3 clinics not far from Hannover.
Lippe Detmold specializes in surgery, cardiology, and orthopedics. The Clinic is among the best hospitals in the region according to the ‘Top Regional Hospital 2018’ rating.
Over 150,000 patients undergo treatment in Lippe Network annually.