Eye Centre Frankfurt am Main
About the hospital
Eye Centre Frankfurt am Main is a private medical clinic that focuses explicitly on ophthalmological diagnosis and treatment, including rare and complicated conditions. A special place is given for retinal, vitreoretinal and laser eye treatment. The clinic combines modern and minimally approaches in ophthalmology with a comfortable stay. Active participation in clinical trials and active publication activity ensures the best treatment success.
Highly skilled medical doctors were certified as top doctors in the FOCUS list and listed in the Who's Who directory. Eye Centre Frankfurt am Main performs active research in the following areas: wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema and cataract treatment. The clinic area has more than 740m2 of examination and surgical rooms with accurate diagnostic and treatment equipment. The centre has a specialized ophthalmological department with two senior physicians and special children hours for pediatric service.
The latest technologies are used at the centre in combination with years of experience. A patient-friendly atmosphere ensures comfort for the patients. The treatment options are adapted to the individual patient's needs. Treatment is performed following the European Specialist in Ophthalmology (FEBO) and the European umbrella organization for vitreoretinal surgeons (EVRS).
The particular focus during the treatment at the centre is put on retinal condition, refractive laser eye treatment and optic nerve damage. The aim is to restore the vision as much as possible. An individual treatment program is applied for each case to achieve the best treatment outcome. Doctors are famous for second opinion service, and special software is designed.
What diagnostic services for eyes does the clinic offer?
The Eye Center Frankfurt am Main has a wide range of equipment for eye diseases. Doctors use optical coherence tomography, intraocular pressure measurement, fluorescein angiography and functional tests in their practice. In addition, the Pentacam study is also used to evaluate corneal diseases.
Does Eye Centre Frankfurt am Main use laser technology to treat eye diseases?
Laser therapy is a minimally invasive method used in the clinic to stimulate the retina and optic nerve and treat certain eye diseases. Laser therapy is most often used for diabetic retinal changes, vision loss, and vascular occlusions. Thus, vascular proliferation, macular oedema or bleeding can be treated.
Can I get the latest treatment at the clinic?
In addition to modern treatments, the clinic also offers patients to participate in clinical research at the Ophthalmological Center Frankfurt. In collaboration with government and pharmaceutical research companies, the medical team provides patients with early access to innovative and alternative therapy options.
About the city
Frankfurt am Main or simply Frankfurt is the fifth-largest city in Germany, founded in the 1st century. It is also the heart of the Rhine-Main metropolitan region, the second-largest in Germany, with 5,5 million inhabitants. Frankfurt is located in the central part of both Germany and Europe, making it a major air, rail, and road transport centre. According to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC), Frankfurt is awarded the title of an "alpha world city" thanks to its position as a global hub in culture, education, commerce, transportation, and tourism.
Since 1240, Frankfurt am Main held international trade fairs, which led it now to become one of the world’s leading commercial, financial, and high-technology centres. Such reclaimed universities as Goethe University, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, and the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts are the cultural centres of the city. There are a plethora of tourist attractions for sightseeing, including the old town and some of the tallest skyscrapers in Europe, Museumsufer - a landscape of museums on both shores of the Main, continental Europe's largest English theatre, a concert hall Alte Oper, various parks and sports facilities.
Science is equally important in Frankfurt, with three Max Planck Society institutes based in the city: Institute for European History of Law (MPIeR), Institute for Biophysics, and Institute for Brain Research. Another important scientific building block of the city is the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, involved in research in the fields of physics, chemistry, neuroscience, and computer science. The two biggest medical institutions in Frankfurt are University Hospital Frankfurt am Main of Goethe-University and ATOS Orthopedic Clinic Frankfurt am Main.
Being a capital for more than 500 years, Frankfurt still functions as a focal point for connection both inside Germany and in Europe as a whole. With its nearly-thousand years of history, the city is equally modern and at the avant-garde of innovations in business, culture, and science.