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Emergency


emergency
services

(ophthalmological first aid)
surgery hours
in case of emergency:
Weekdays & Weekend
& legal holidays all day


Augenklinik Berlin-Marzahn
Brebacher Weg 15
12683 Berlin
Phone: 030/ 5 68 40 - 0

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Range of medical services

The most common operation is the removal of a clouded lens (cataract) through phacoemulsification and the implantation of a lens into the posterior eye chamber. During this surgery, which can also be carried out as an outpatient treatment, we use state-of-the-art foldable intraocular lens implants (IOL), for example yellow blue blocker lenses and aberration correcting intraocular lenses. Using foldable IOL the size of the ‘cataract incision’ is reduced by half compared with that using non-foldable IOL.

Furthermore operations for glaucoma, retinal detachment, strabismus, as well as eyelid operations and others are performed. Our conservative range of services in the inpatient section includes the complete modern therapeutic range. We have a medical solid-state laser to treat retinal diseases, a YAG laser which is used, for example, to remove a secondary cataract, a laser for photodynamic therapy (for treatment of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)) and an endolaser in the operating theatre.

In our examination rooms on the 1st floor and basement level we carry out, among others, electrophysiological, angiographic, orthoptic and ultrasonic examinations.

Our medical care services can be organised into the following core areas:

Surgical services

  • Cataract surgery (Small Incision Technique) with implantation of mainly foldable posterior chamber intraocular lenses (IOL)
  • Combined cataract-glaucoma surgery with implantation of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL)
  • Cataract surgery with implantation of foldable multifocal posterior chamber lenses (MIOL) which enables the patient to be almost independent of glasses.
  • Secondary implantation of a posterior chamber lens (IOL)
  • Exchange of posterior chamber intraocular lenses (IOL)
  • Glaucoma surgery including deep sclerectomy and trabeculectomy according to HARMS
  • Discision of secondary cataract (surgical) and discision of secondary cataract (YAG laser)
  • Anterior chamber puncture and irrigation
  • Corneal transplantations
  • Strabismus surgery
  • Lacrimal duct surgery, lacrimal duct surgery in children
  • Lacrimal duct probing
  • Operative repair of retinal detachment
  • Vitreous body surgery
  • Injections into the vitreous body (e.g. triamcinolone)
  • Treatment of perforated injuries of the bulb (first treatment, revision)
  • Removal of intraocular foreign bodies
  • Eyelid surgery (tumour excisions and cosmetic repair of the defect)
  • Plastic correction of eyelid malposition (ectropion, entropion, ptosis, epicanthus)
  • Treatment following eyelid trauma – mucous membrane plastic of the eyelids
  • Small eyelid surgery (chalazion surgery, blepharochalasis surgery, epilation of lashes, removal of xanthelasmata and others (IHS)
  • Removal of conjunctival and eyelid tumours
  • Plastic replacement of eyelids following eyelid tumours
  • Enucleatio bulbi
  • Cryosurgery (to treat glaucoma and recurrent corneal erosion and retinal diseases)
  • Laser coagulation (to treat retinal diseases and glaucoma)
  • YAG laser, photodynamic therapy

Laser therapeutic measures

  • Laser coagulation to treat retinal diseases using solid-state laser (Billing according to §115b SGB V)
  • Laser coagulation to treat glaucoma (ALT) and YAG laser iridotomy (Billing according to §115b SGB V)
  • Discision of secondary cataract using YAG laser (billing according to §115b SGB V)
  • Endolaser coagulation during retina and vitreous body surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT) to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Conservative measures

  • Retinal blood vessel occlusions and vessel occlusions in the area of the optic nerves including intravascular lysis therapy
  • Serious ophthalmia (uveitis)
  • Serious optic neuritis
  • Serious keratitis and corneal ulcer
  • Serious chemical burns and burns to the eye
  • Serious contusion of the eye
  • Conservative glaucoma treatment

Diagnostic measures

  • Ultrasound diagnosis
  • A- and B-scan biometry
  • Functional diagnosis and electrophysiology (ERG, VECP, EOG, OPT, ODM, mesoptometer, adaptometry, anomaloscope)
  • Fluorescence angiography, photo documentation and fundus photography
  • Visual field examinations (Humphrey and ball perimeter)
  • Tumour diagnosis
  • Strabismus diagnosis and conservative therapy (orthoptics/pleoptics)