Founded in 1812, the Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry of the Medical University of Vienna became over the time to one of Europe`s leading eye hospitals.
Our Mission is to promote healing through patient-centered care, scientific research and teaching. Patient care includes providing state of the art diagnostic and therapy in ophthalmology in terms of prevention, health maintenance, healing and abatement of symptoms. High level scientific research enables our continuous diagnostic and therapeutic progress. Training of medical students and specialists in ophthalmology as well as postdoctoral education is another central aim of the Department of Ophthalmology.
Highly qualified and experienced multi disciplinary team of ophthalmologists, orthoptists, nurses, medical assistants, study coordinators, photographers, etc. allows us to achieve our goals.