Department of Ophthalmology

Emergency 24h

Steeped in tradition, the Department of Ophthalmology has been providing patients of all ages with consultations and treatment for eye-related disease and injury for over 150 years. Our main focus is on treating cataracts, glaucoma, corneal and retinal disease, neuro-ophthalmology, stra-bismus and diseases affecting the eye sockets, lids and tear ducts.

Department of Ophthalmology

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Frauenklinikstrasse 24
8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 49 49

We offer our patients the latest in prevention, diagnostics and treatment options for a wide spectrum of eye conditions.

Our clinic treats adults and children with all ophthalmic conditions, performing basic eye care and advanced eye surgery:

  • General Ophthalmology and Checkup
  • Cataract examination and surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Corneal Disease
  • Retinal disease: medical and surgical retina
  • Uveitis
  • Eyelid, orbital and teardrop consultation
  • Consultation for endocrine orbitopathy
  • Neuroophthalmology
  • Orthoptics and pediatric ophthalmology
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Electrophysiology

On the basis of our research, we develop methods that enable patients to maintain and improve their eyesight in the future.

Daniel Barthelmes, Prof. Dr. Dr. med.

Director, Department of Ophthalmology

Tel. +41 44 255 93 64

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 49 49

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrals

Department of Ophthalmology
Frauenklinikstrasse 10
8006 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 49 49