University Hospital Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Surgical treatment of congenital glaucoma with laser trabeculoplasty (ltp) (program ID: 223407)

Jost Hillenkamp

Prof. Dr. med.

Jost Hillenkamp

Department of Ophthalmology

Specialized in: ophthalmology

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University Department of Ophthalmology Würzburg as a department where you’ll get the most medical care provides a full range of advanced eye care services. The main directions are conservative and surgical treatment of glaucoma, conservative and surgical treatment of retina diseases, treatment of orbital complications and neuroophthalmological syndromes, treatment of corneal diseases and treatment of strabismus.

It offers modern methods of cataract surgery with an individual selection of high-precision lens, plastic surgery and surgery on the eyelids, as well as refractive surgery, using modern equipment.
The main directions of care in ophthalmology clinic include the diagnostics and treatment of tumors of the eye and adnexa, diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the eyelids and lacrimal apparatus, diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the conjunctiva, sclera, iris and ciliary body, diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the lens, choroid, vitreous body and eyeball, diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the eye muscles and eye movement disorders, diagnostics and treatment of visual impairment, blindness and vision rehabilitation.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ophthalmologic examination:
    • ophthalmoscopy
    • gonioscopy
    • pachymetry
    • perimetry (visual field test)
    • computerperimetry
    • Goldmann-primetry
    • fluorescein angiography
    • thermography
    • capillary microscopy 
    • testing for optic nerve damage
    • tonometry
    • intraocular pressure measurement
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • glaucoma treatment with laser trabeculoplasty (ltp)
  • symptomatic treatment
  • full board clinic stay in 2-bed room 
  • cost of required medications
  • nursing staff services
  • elaboration of further recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

University Hospital Wurzburg includes 19 departments with outpatient clinics, three independent clinics and four clinical institutions. It also comprises four experimentally-oriented institutes, or departments. The hospital is ranked 8th in the top list of the best medical institutions recommended by FOCUS in 2016.

Each year, approximately 57,000 patients receive qualified treatment in the hospital, and approximately 235,000 patients undergo outpatient treatment. The number of beds is 1430. Almost 40 clinical centers and numerous special consultation offices focus on the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging cooperation in the region.

Along with the University of Wurzburg, the University Hospital is considered one of the largest employers in the region, with more than 6,100 employees.

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.