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Health Care and research

Health Care

The Department is equipped with the latest diagnostic tools and a state-of-the-art operating floor. We provide care for a wide range eye problems from common complaints to rare conditions that require treatment not available elsewhere in the region. The clinic operates as a level 3 referral center.

The Department is equipped with 68 beds for inpatients (60 adult, 8 pediatric), with an additional one-day surgery ward. Annual turnover is 7000 patients. The outpatient unit treats more than 210-225.000 patients yearly.

The Department also provides emergency service for urgent eye problems.

Research

The Department is involved in the following research projects: –         Treatment of corneal and ocular surface diseases –         Experimental studies on wound healing after excimer and femtosecond laser therapy –    Modern diagnostic and treatment options of keratoconus. Surgical technics of lamellar and perforating keratoplasty –      Pathomechanism and treatment of glaucoma –         New methods and techniques in cataract operations, evaluation of surgical success –         Radiological and surgical treatment of ophthalmological neoplasms –         Research on the genetic background of ocular diseases –         Development of amblyopia –         Research on the development and therapy of retinal diseases –         Electrophysiology and treatment options of retinal dystrophies –         Endonasal dacryocystorhyonostomy –         Special aspects of ophthalmic anesthesia –         Ophthalmic drug research and development

Research projects include participation in several (Hungarian and international) multicenter clinical trials, as well.