Our 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.

Inpatient information

Below we would like to inform you about the items you should bring with you to your inpatient admission (hereafter referred to as “inpatient admission”), including for overnight surgical care, and to share some other important information with you.

Bring with you:

Medical and Administrative:

  • Medications you take regularly (if you have morning medication, take it on the day of admission). It is advisable to make a list of all medications you take, with the names of the medications, their dosage and dosage. Please bring the list AND the medication with you.
  • Your previous medical records (outpatient records, final reports, especially last internal medicine, neurology, cardiology or pulmonology final report and outpatient reports of chronic conditions (diabetes, thyroid, heart disease, arrhythmia, stroke/bleeding, vascular disease, epilepsy)
  • Findings requested by your doctor (usually: lab, ECG, internal medicine surgery opinion)

Personal belongings:

  • Sufficient change of clothes for the planned days of hospitalisation
  • Pajamas/nightdress/gown
  • Clean slippers to wear to the operating theatre (street shoes are not appropriate)
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Cutlery (knife, spoon, fork, small spoon), glass, mug
  • Toiletry kit (shower gel, soap, toilet paper, other personal items you need)
  • Towels, hand towels

For communication purposes:

  • Contact details of relatives
  • Phone + charger

We recommend that you lock your phone or other valuables when you leave your room!

For a one-day stay:

  • Meals (we cannot provide lunch for day wards)
  • Drinks

Please note that if you are coming for surgery and your operation is planned under general anaesthesia, you are not allowed to eat anything from midnight before the operation, and you may drink water and tea until 6 a.m. Unless otherwise ordered by your doctor, take your morning medication at the usual time (except for diabetes tablets and/or short-acting insulin, furosemide and potassium).

Please wash your hair before admission as water may not get into your eyes for a few days after the operation.