Clinic for Glaucoma
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Which are the best clinics for the treatment of glaucoma in Germany? 19 excellent hospitals are listed here.

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases which result in damage to the optic nerve and retina. An important risk factor is increased pressure in the eye. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes for blindness. Therefore, it is important to detect and treat the disease at an early stage. The aim of the treatment is to decrease eye pressure. Glaucoma can be treated with medication or surgical procedures.

Doctors at all of the clinics listed below have great experience with the treatment of glaucoma, which guarantees a high quality of treatment. In addition, all hospitals have state-of-the-art equipment that is needed for example for laser treatment.

The best Clinics for Glaucoma

HospitalCityTreatment Cases (2018)  
University Hospital CologneCologne2247
University Medicine MainzMainz2175
University Hospital Hamburg-EppendorfHamburg1831
Asklepios Clinic BarmbekHamburg1817
University Hospital ErlangenErlangen1722
University Hospital WürzburgWürzburg1672
University Hospital TübingenTübingen1606
Charité - University Medicine BerlinBerlin1579
Asklepios Clinic NordHamburg1412
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus DresdenDresden1199
University Hospital FreiburgFreiburg1154
University Hospital UlmUlm1026
Helios Clinic KrefeldKrefeld983
Clinic of the University of Munich (LMU)Munich846
University Hospital HalleHalle (Saale)838
Medical School HannoverHannover814
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel campusKiel749
University Hospital HeidelbergHeidelberg718
Bremen-Mitte ClinicBremen700

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This is how the clinic list was created

  • Many patients! At the clinics presented above, the doctors have great experience with glaucoma (ICD H40), because only hospitals that treat glaucoma on an above-average basis have been taken into consideration. Hospitals are obliged to inform about their medical treatment in quality reports and to provide this information to the Federal Joint Committee.
  • Listed by the German Ophthalmological Society! The German Ophthalmological Society gives an overview of University eye clinics and municipal eye clinics in Germany with specialists in the field of ophthalmology work.
  • International Reputation! Doctors at the clinics mentioned above are well-known internationally, because they give specialist lectures there or because they are recommended by local colleagues. Therefore, all of the clinics in the list have an International Office for patients from abroad.

This is just a small selection of German clinics. Of course, many other hospitals also offer a high quality of treatment.

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