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
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.)
- intraocular lymphoma
- intraocular hemangioma
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