Hadassah Medical Center
  • Hadassah building

    Over 800 highly-trained physicians are employed at Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah Ein Kerem Mt Scopus

    Hadassah Medical Center has 2 conveniently located hospitals with 1,000-bed capacity

  • Hadassah air emergency service

    Hadassah Medical Center offers around-the-clock Air Ambulance with on-site ICU

  • Hadassah lab

    Over 4 million laboratory tests are performed at Hadassah Medical Center per year

  • Hadassah emergency team

    Average length of stay at Hadassah Medical Center Emergency Unit is 3 days

  • Hadassah surgery

    Patients can feel safe at 31 operating theaters of Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah airport ambulance

    Ambulance car is available from airport to Hadassah Medical Center upon request

  • Hadassah paramedical staff

    Up to 1,500 certified nurses are employed at Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah surgery unit

    Internal Medicine at Hadassah Medical Center is an umbrella for 10 units

  • Hadassah health screening evaluation

    Medical imaging at Hadassah Medical Center: X-rays, MRI, CT, ultrasound, and biopsy

Ophthalmologists at Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem): 70-year expertise and 3,500 surgeries per year including LASIK and neuro-ophthalmology

Did you start narrowing your eyes more often than before? Got red, itchy eyes with discharge? This can mean more than just allergy or computer-related drop in vision. Our eyes are closely connected to brain and nervous system, meaning that vision problems can be caused by anything from stress, smoking, and diabetes to brain tumors and stroke.

Twenty board certified physicians offer evidence-based care including paediatric ophthalmology, ocular oncology, and laser eye surgery at Hadassah Hospital

Over 70 years of nonstop clinical practice and a bulk of treated rare eye diseases have markedly contributed to expertise of ophthalmologists at Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem). You can apply to the hospital with the following eye concerns:

  • neuro-ophthalmology including unexplained visual impairment, atypical eye movement, eye diseases due to intracranial tumors, etc. 
  • vision rehabilitation including age-related vision problems, glaucoma, optic atrophy, Leber's Amaurosis, etc
  • glaucoma treatment
  • corneal implants
  • retinal diseases
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • uveitis
  • etc

For adult and paediatric eye cancer patients Hadassah offers brachytherapy, laser photocoagulation, surgery, or enucleation

As the only facility of its kind in Israel, the Ocular Oncology Department works closely with cancer specialists taking active part in clinical research and trials. It provides treatment and follow-up care for patients with:

  • uveal melanoma (For alternative cancer therapy to treat ocular melanoma read article about Rigvir.)
  • retinoblastoma
  • intraocular lymphoma
  • intraocular hemangioma
  • etc.

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