Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
Department of Ophthalmology (302888)
Specialized in: ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at Rambam Health Care Campus, headed by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of eye diseases. There are offered eye operations and laser treatments for common, as well as rare and complex disorders. The Department is staffed by highly qualified eye specialists and has all the state-of-the-art medical equipment to diagnose and treat eye problems as effectively as possible.
It should be noted that the Department of Ophthalmology at Rambam offers a comprehensive diagnosis, which includes the determination of visual acuity, objective and subjective refraction (astigmatism, hyperopia and myopia), keratometry, eye ultrasound, computerized corneal topography, eye pressure measurement. In addition, the physician carries out fluorescent angiography and computer analysis of the ocular fundus and optic disk, optical coherence tomography and laser Doppler flowmetry. As a result of this diagnosis an ophthalmologist receives a full clinical picture and can select an optimal treatment.
The Department of Ophthalmology at Rambam Health Care Campus under the direction of Prof. Eytan Blumenthal successfully treats both congenital and acquired eye diseases. These include:
- Impaired eye movement
- Peripheral dystrophy and retinal detachment
- Thrombosis and central retinal artery occlusion
- Macular tear
- Endocrine orbitopathy
- Eye tumors
- Malignant eye tumors
- Optic nerve atrophy
- Dry eye syndrome
The vast majority of eye diseases can be treated using only laser technologies. Laser treatment has a variety of advantages, namely the absence of side effects, blood, complications and a shorter recovery period.
- Haifa, Israel