Klinik für Augenheilkunde

Key aspects of the Department of Ophthalmology

Diseases of the eye

A professional team of doctors and nursing staff treats a wide range of diseases of the eye such as: 
  • Vision defects
  • Glaucoma
  • Diseases of the cornea
  • Cataract
  • Eyelid disorders
  • Macular diseases (including age-related macular degeneration)
  • Diseases of the retina
  • Squint disorders
  • Sicca symptoms (dry eye)
  • Lacrimal duct disorders
  • Tumours of the eye
  • Uveitis (inflammatory illnesses in the eye)
  • Involvement of the eyes in rare illnesses

Laser Treatment

  • Argon laser trabeculoplasty
  • Cryocoagulation in retinopathy of preterm infants
  • Laser coagulation in retinal diseases (e.g. diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusion, holes in the retina, etc.)
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Refractive surgery (LASIK, LASEK, PRK, IOL)
  • YAG iridotomy (in glaucoma)
  • YAG capsulotomy (in after-cataract)
  • Cyclophotocoagulation

Surgery in ophthalmology

  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Replacement of the patient's own lens
  • Vitreous/retina surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Retinal implant
  • Cornea transplants
  • Iridectomy in glaucoma
  • Cataract surgery and lens implantation
  • Strabotomy
  • Trabeculectomy, trabeculotomy, goniotrepanation (filter operations)
  • Lacrimal duct operations
  • UV cross-linking


"International Patients" Department
Domagkstraße 26
D - 48149 Münster Mail: International-patients(at)­­­ukmuenster(dot)­­de 
Phone: +49 251 83 - 57898