RWTH University Hospital Aachen

Aachen, Germany


Diagnosis and surgical treatment of retinal detachment with vitreoretinal surgery (program ID: 105205)


Peter Walter

Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Walter

Department of Ophthalmology

Specialized in: ophthalmology

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The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Peter Walter deals with the treatment of the patients with all eye diseases. They include rare diseases, such as tumors, injuries of the eye, e.g., age-related macular degeneration. The Department has a certified cornea bank, focused mainly on experimental ophthalmology and specialized in pediatric treatment. The Department provides all diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in the field of ophthalmology. 

The range of medical services of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Peter Walter covers the following diseases and treatment options: 

  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Diabetes
  • Treatment by Eylea, Avastin, Lucentis, Macugen
  • Operations on eyelids
  • Orbit diseases
  • Treatment of strabismus
  • Operations on the eye muscle
  • Nystagmus
  • Pareses of eye muscles (palsies)
  • Cataract treatment
  • Corneal transplant
  • Glaucoma: diagnosis and treatment
  • Macular hole – macular pucker
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal implants 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ophthalmologic examination:
    • slit-lamp examination
    • pupil function tests
    • ocular motility test
    • ophthalmoscopy
    • perimetry (visual field test)
    • computer perimetry
    • visometry (without correction and with correction)
    • keratometry
    • pachymetry
    • refractometry (objective, subjective, cycloplegic)
    • autorefractometry
    • non-contact tonometer
    • biomicroscopy
  • services of chief physician and all leading experts
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • vitreoretinal surgery
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • explanation of future recommendations
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
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