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International Patients

Dear visitors,

Welcome to the web-presentation of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich.

The Department of Ophthalmology is one of the largest ophthalmological centers in Germany and Europe. It has a long history of excellence in anterior and posterior segment diseases of the eye.

Our main clinical service portfolio is:

  • Cataract surgery (aspheric and premium intraocular lenses such as toric and multifocal lenses)
  • Vitreoretinal surgery
  • Medical Retina including AMD (age-related macular degeneration) and intravitreal injections
  • Corneal diseases and modern keratoplasty techniques (DMEK, DALK, Laser assisted penetrating keratoplasty, amniotic-membrane-transplantation)
  • Refractive surgery (SMILE, LASIK, LASEK, Phakic IOLs, multifocal lenses for presbyopia)
  • Glaucoma and glaucoma surgery (minimally invasive shunts, penetrating and
    non-penetrating filtering surgery, canaloplasty, etc.)Prof. Dr. Siegfried Priglinger
  • Strabismology and neuroophthalmology
  • Ocular oncology and adjuvant therapies
  • Plastic and orbital surgery
  • First center in Germany performing gene therapy of RP65-mediated retinal dystrophies with the recently approved drug Voretigene Neparvovec

Siegfried Priglinger, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology
Chairman and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, LMU Munich

We kindly invite our international patients to contact the IPO - International Patient Office:

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International Patient Office of the University Hospital, LMU Munich