The Athens Eye Hospital is an internationally acclaimed clinic that specializes in the treatment of serious and complex ophthalmological problems. The clinic is a center of excellence in ophthalmology and is known for its subspecialized ophthalmologists, who work in collaboration with a team of opticians, optometrists, and nurses to protect the gift of sight. The clinic is also known for its state-of-the-art Molecular Biology Laboratory, which is at the forefront of the revolution toward the gene therapy of retinal disorders.
The clinic is an internationally leading center in the treatment of intraocular tumors and the treatment of various retinal disorders, such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. It comprises departments that specialize in these disorders and presents international clinical and research activities. The clinic also specializes in the treatment of pediatric conditions, such as congenital cataracts, strabismus, and pediatric glaucoma.
The clinic operates a special department for the treatment of keratoconus and also offers Lasik eye surgery as well as other laser vision correction procedures. The clinic is also equipped with state-of-the-art technology for the treatment of the most common refractive disorders, such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, as well as certain forms of presbyopia. The clinic also operates a special department for the treatment of keratoconus, a condition that affects a significant number of individuals in the reproductive phase of their lives. The clinic is also equipped with the leading Femtosecond Laser system, which is a revolution in the field of cataract surgery, corneal transplants, as well as other conditions of the ocular surface.
In addition, the Athens Eye Hospital has invested in the education of ophthalmologists by installing the unique VRmagic simulator system, paving the way to become the educational reference center, not only in Greece but also in the neighboring Balkan countries and the Middle East. The hospital is also known for its patient-centered approach, where the patient and not the disease are treated, and all patient needs are taken into consideration instead of restricting care to eye health and vision problems.