Department of ophthalmology

The department of ophthalmology at University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich offers a complete diagnostic and therapeutic range of eye diseases. Today it is not only one of the largest ophthalmological departments in Europe but also one of the most renowned. Thanks to the modern diagnostic procedures, the latest minimally invasive surgical options, and molecular genetic and gene therapy approach department can offer the entire spectrum of conservative and operative ophthalmology. There are several modern laser devices available for accurate vision correction. The department provides treatment for adults and children. Well-qualified doctors also use advanced laser technologies. More than 5,000 inpatients are treated in the department per year. Emergency assistance is available around the clock.

The main focus of the department is patients' health and vision. Medical staff care for inflammation diseases, eye injuries, eye tumours and other pathological conditions. Special attention is paid to treating age-related eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.

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