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Eye surgery

At the Eye Surgery Center at GMS Hospital we perform a wide range of high-tech ophthalmic procedures to treat eye diseases and impairments (amblyopia, glaucoma, strabismus, etc.). We also arrange laser vision correction and plastic surgery on the structures of the eye. The procedures are performed by leading specialists in eye microsurgery who have done thousands of successful operations. Most problems with vision are treatable, and the Eye Surgery Center can resolve your specific issue quickly and professionally!

When an operation is necessary

The human eye is a complex optical device. Its primary task is to transmit accurate images to the optic nerve, which transmits the signal to the brain. But like any other optical system, the human eye can also at times function incorrectly. Inflammation, growth anomalies, dystrophic changes, tumors, physiological changes, bad habits, endocrine disorders, injuries to eye structures, the huge stream of information that our eyes have to process every day – all of these can lead to deteriorated vision and even blindness.

While many pathologies are treatable using conservative approaches, other eye disorders such as cataracts or dacryocystitis can only be corrected through surgery. The Eye Surgery Center at GMS performs complicated microsurgery interventions, restoring vision even in cases that at first seem untreatable.

Advantages of eye surgery at GMS Hospital

Ophthalmology at GMS Hospital involves a team of highly qualified specialists performing all types of eye operations including in the area of ocular prosthetics. The department has a wide array of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, and uses the most advanced techniques and technologies in surgical ophthalmology (laser corrective surgery, ultrasound phacoemulsification, etc.)

Eye surgery

Eye surgery at GMS Hospital is:

  • a team of talented ophthalmologists with a extensive experience in eye microsurgery;
  • innovative treatment methods, including procedures patented by GMS Hospital specialists;
  • high-tech equipment (surgical microscope, ultra-modern laser apparatus, microsurgery systems, etc.);
  • comprehensive, thorough diagnostics;
  • quick solutions to vision problems without negative consequences.

The center is well-equipped to perform the majority of delicate and technically complex ophthalmological operations without the need for hospitalization. You can sign up for a consultation with an ophthalmologist online or by telephone at any time.

What we treat

At the GMS Hospital Eye Surgery Center we perform practically all types of microsurgery for various vision-related pathologies and eye diseases:

  • eye microsurgery;
  • oculoplastics;
  • laser treatments;
  • minor eye surgery.

Our department offers laser vision correction as well as surgery to treat cataracts and glaucoma, strabismus, and pathologies of the retina, eyeball and other structures of the visual system.


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Diagnosis, preparation for surgery

Any microsurgery or laser procedure is preceded by a comprehensive diagnosis to precisely determine each patient's problem and a treatment strategy. In order to obtain the most accurate diagnosis, we use the following modern methods:

  • laboratory analysis;
  • visual acuity tests;
  • biomicroscopy;
  • corneal CT;
  • refractometry;
  • ultrasound biometry, pachymetry;
  • perimetry;
  • Schirmer test; tonometry;
  • examination of the ocular fundus using Goldmann lens;
  • ophthalmoscopy;
  • refractive power calculations for intraocular lens, etc.

The specific methods used for your clinical case will be determined by the specialist at the consultation. A mandatory preoperative examination will include:

  • consultation with an ophthalmologist, and with an anesthesiologist (if necessary);
  • fluorography;
  • blood tests (general, biochemistry, clotting, glucose, blood type and Rh factor, hospital infections) and urine;
  • electrocardiogram.

A comprehensive preoperative examination can be done in one day.

When should you see a doctor?

At the GMS Hospital Eye Surgery Center we treat the majority of pathological conditions of the visual system:

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  • glaucoma;
  • cataracts;
  • nearsightedness, farsightedness;
  • astigmatism;
  • accommodation spasm;
  • strabismus;
  • ptosis, twisting and eversion of the eyelids;
  • keratoconus;
  • dacryocystitis;
  • atrophy of the eyeball;
  • diseases of the retina and ocular fundus;
  • obstruction of tear ducts;
  • benign growths on the eyelid.

Most operations can be done as outpatient procedures and do not require hospitalization.

Treatment methods

At GMS Hospital our doctors use leading technologies in low-impact microsurgery. All ophthalmic operations are performed using advanced medical instruments and equipment. Our specialists are highly trained in both traditional and modern eye surgery techniques; the clinic is equipped with all the necessary equipment for complex operations, including advanced laser and ultrasound apparatus.

The Eye Surgery Center uses the following treatment methods:

  • ultrasound phacoemulsification;
  • laser coagulation of the retina;
  • laser trabeculoplasty;
  • laser peripheral iridectomy;
  • laser removal of eyelid neoplasms.

Our specialists have extensive experience with ultrasonic phacoemulsification and have thoroughly mastered the technique of laser vision correction.

All procedures are performed using safe, modern anesthesia in fully-equipped operating rooms. If postoperative observation is needed, the patient is transferred to a comfortable single room in our inpatient ward.

Rehabilitation at GMS Hospital

The Eye Surgery Center has at its disposal a full array of recuperative and supportive treatment approaches, making it possible to minimize the rehabilitation period. The recovery program is developed on a personal basis, taking into account many factors including age, general health, lifestyle, etc. After the patient is discharged, the doctor's recommendations must be carefully adhered to; these may include eye drops, eyeglasses, or restorative eye exercises, as well as follow-up visits to the clinic. Find out more information on ophthalmic surgery and postoperative recovery periods at a consultation with a GMS Hospital specialist. Sign up for a visit by phone or through the special online form.


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At GMS Hospital, you and your family can receive treatment for most medical issues that require surgery, on par with the highest standards of European medical care, without leaving Moscow.

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At GMS Hospital we have built a team of highly qualified specialists in various fields of medicine.

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