"We are a leading Institute in the field of ophthalmic surgery
and our main aim is to provide ophthalmic research
at the highest possible level."
VIENNA INSTITUTE FOR
RESEARCH IN OCULAR SURGERY
A Karl Landsteiner Institute
Cataract patients demand postoperative spectacle independence at least for distance & excellent visual quality.
Besides trials in the field of ocular biometry and IOL power calculation, we focus on assessment of different IOL designs, as well as measurement techniques to assess IOL position. Also, corneal incisional techniques, corneal biomechanics, as well as intra- and postoperative imaging of the cornea, are some of our scientific interests. read more...
About 1/3 of the worlds population is affected by myopia.
We aim at performing observational and interventional trials in myopes to gain a better understanding of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms for developing potential strategies to prevent myopia or to slow its progression. read more...
Many factors influence the level of patient satisfaction
We are evaluating tools for the assess- ment of quality of life in patients before and after cataract surgery, as well as interactive methods to facilitate the informed consent process. read more...