University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

Dresden, Germany

of glaucoma combined with cataract with microinvasive non-penetrating deep sclerectomy (program ID: 91637)

Lutz-E. Pillunat

Prof. Dr. med.

Lutz-E. Pillunat

Department of Ophthalmology

Specialized in: ophthalmology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Geburtsdatum:                11.08.1958

Geburtsort:       Bocholt  - Westfalen


1965 – 1968        Bodelschwingh Grundschule in Bocholt

1968 – 1977        Euregio Gymnasium in Bocholt

1977 – 1983        Studium der Humanmedizin an der Universität Düsseldorf

1978 – 1983        Studium der Psychologie an der Universität Düsseldorf

1983 – 1987        Assistenzarzt an der Universitätsaugenklinik Ulm

1987 – 1991        Oberarzt an der Universitätsaugenklinik Ulm

1991 – 1993        Bestellung zum leitenden Oberarzt der Universitätsaugenklinik Ulm

1993 – 1995        Glaucoma Fellowship am "Bascom Palmer Eye-Institute" der University of Miami, Miami USA (DFG Stipendium)

1995      Ruf auf eine C3-Professur an der Augenklinik der Universität Hamburg

1996 – 2001        Professor für Augenheilkunde und stellvertretender geschäftsführender Direktor der Universitätsaugenklinik und Poliklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf

2000      Berufung auf die C4-Professur für Augenheilkunde an der Carl Gustav Carus Universität Dresden

seit 01.05.2001  Direktor der Universitätsaugenklinik und Poliklinik der Carl Gustav Carus Universität Dresden

09/2001               Wahl zum Präsidenten der Sächsischen Augenärztlichen Gesellschaft

11/2001               Wahl zum Landesarzt für Augenheilkunde  in Sachsen           

Preise und Ehrungen:

1986      Merckle Forschungspreis der Universität Ulm

1987      Nationaler Preisträger des International Chibret Award

1992      Filmpreis der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft

1993      Ehrenmitgliedschaft der Italienischen Glaukom Gesellschaft             


  • Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft
  • Verband der Augenärzte Deutschlands
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation (DGII)
  • Association for Research in Vision and of Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
  • International Glaucoma Society (IGS)
  • Italienische Glaukom Gesellschaft (Ehrenmitgliedschaft)


  • Physiologie und Pathophysiologie der okulären Perfusion
  • Pathogenese des glaukomatösen Sehnervenschadens
  • Operative Therapie der Glaukome
  • Bedeutung vaskulärer Faktoren beim Glaukom
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Ophthalmology at the Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital in Dresden Germany provides inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diseases of ophthalmology. Our therapies and focuses include cataract surgery, implantation of intraocular lenses, keratoplasty, glaucoma surgery, injury and reconstructive surgery, vitreoretinal surgery, macular surgery, eye muscle surgery and orbital surgery, cryosurgery, laser treatment, refractive surgery.


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:
    • retinal examination
    • gonioscopy
    • 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
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • microinvasive non-penetrating deep sclerectomy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • nursing staff services
  • elaboration of further recommendations
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About hospital

The University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus offers medical care at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine. The clinic unites 21 specialized clinics, five interdisciplinary centers and three institutes. Every year more than 50,000 patients from around the world undergo here inpatient treatment, and more than 200,000 patients are served on an outpatient basis.

All the latest technologies, innovative methods of diagnosis and treatment are actively used in the University Clinic of Dresden. More than 700 of physicians of the clinic specialize in all areas of modern medicine, and 1,600 of nursing stuff take care of patients.

Patients of all departments of the University Clinic live in single and double comfortable rooms with private bathroom, equipped with TV, radio, telephone and safe. There are comfortable lounges and cafeterias for patients and their visitors.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.