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University Hospital Würzburg

location_on Würzburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmitis by sjogren's syndrome (dry eye syndrome) (program ID: 223399)

Jost Hillenkamp

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Jost Hillenkamp

Specialized in: ophthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Würzburg covers the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical ophthalmology and emergency ophthalmology. The Department offers You the latest diagnostic and treatment methods. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Jost Hillenkamp. In addition to the outpatient clinic, there are three sections, three main operating rooms, as well as the operating room for outpatient surgery.

New diagnostic equipment of the University Hospital of Würzburg allows the Department to provide the most accurate diagnosis for complex eye conditions. The doctors of the Department use not only well-tried methods in surgery, but also the most advanced minimally invasive and sparing techniques in the treatment of anterior and posterior eye sections. These contribute to a speedy recovery. 

The medical team of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Jost Hillenkamp has a unique experience in conservative and surgical treatment of retinal diseases, treatment of both orbital and neuro-ophthalmological clinical pictures, treatment of the cornea and strabismus. Moreover, the University Hospital of Würzburg also offers modern surgical cataract treatment with an individual and the most accurate selection of an intraocular lens, plastic surgery, eyelid surgery, as well as refractive surgery with the use of the state-of-the-art equipment.    

The focuses of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Würzburg are:

  • Retina and vitreous diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Lacrimal ducts
  • Pediatric ophthalmology / strabology / neuro-ophthalmology
  • Cornea and surface of the eye
  • Refractive surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Intraocular tumors
  • Cataract surgery
  • Impaired vision / contact lenses (optical devices to improve eyesight) 

 

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Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • eye examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • antinuclear antibodies- ANA (SSA/Ro, SSB/La)
    • rheumatoid factor (RF)
    • Anti-dsDNA 
    • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) 
    • C-reactive protein (CRP)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • mouth (salivary gland) biopsy on indications
  • salivary flow
  • Schirmer test 
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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