St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg

location_on Karlsruhe, Germany
9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology (333744)

Wolfgang E. Lieb

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang E. Lieb

Specialized in: ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology

About the department

The Department of Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology at the St. Vincentius Hospital-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg offers the full range of services in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. The areas of specialization include conjunctival and corneal diseases, disorders of the lacrimal apparatus, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disorders, etc. The department has four operating rooms equipped with the state-of-the-art medical, the most accurate technique. The chief physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang E. Lieb.

One of the priorities is the treatment of conjunctival and corneal diseases. The department performs both urgent and elective corneal transplantations, diagnostics and treatment of keratoconus, crosslinking. Also, the department offers a wide range of eyelid surgeries: correction of eyelid abnormalities, removal of malignant tumors, reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, for example, upper and lower eyelid lift. 

A special focus is placed on the treatment of retinal diseases. These include retinal detachment, degenerative changes in the retina, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, blockage of blood vessels, etc. The department offers absolutely all modern methods of diagnostics and treatment of retinal and vitreous disorders, seamless vitrectomy, intravitreal injections, laser therapy, etc.

Main focuses of the department: 

  • Treatment of conjunctival and retinal diseases
  • Treatment of eyelid diseases
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease of the lacrimal apparatus
  • Diagnosis, conservative and surgical treatment of glaucoma
  • Retinal diseases
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Pediatric and adolescent ophthalmology
  • Strabismus correction
  • Diagnosis and treatment of inflammation of the uveal tract 
  • Diseases of the orbit and optic nerve

Diagnostic capabilities: 

  • Autorefractometry
  • Optical laser coherence tomography
  • Heidelberg Retinal Tomography
  • Corneal endothelium microscopy
  • Computer perimetry and Goldmann perimetry
  • Retinometry
  • Keratography and keratometry
  • Pachymetry
  • Electrophysiology
  • High-frequency ultrasonic A-B scanning
  • Anomaloscopy for the diagnosis of color vision disorders
  • Fluorescent angiography
  • Cameras for shooting both anterior and posterior segments of the eye
  • Tonometry and tonography, 24-hour monitoring of intraocular pressure
  • Biomicroscopy, ophthalmoscopy
  • Selection and calculation of intraocular lenses
  • Selection of glasses, contact lenses, as well as special glasses and reading aids for people with macular degeneration

Photo of the doctor: (c) ViDia Kliniken Karlsruhe 

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