B Location: building B


The department  provides a complete and comprehensive outpatient and inpatient ophthalmic care, consulting and educational services. Currently we provide high-level implementation of all external and intraocular surgery with special focus on cataract, glaucoma, vitreoretinal and transplant procedures (private eye tissue bank) and the entire range of laser treatment. In cooperation with other Hospital departments we perform: dacryocystorhinostomy (with the ENT Department), advanced cosmetic surgery around the eyes (with Dental Surgery), neuro-oftalmologic examinations and treatments (with the Department of Neurology). Furthermore, some patients with tumor and non-tumor eye diseases are in very close cooperation with the Department of Neurosurgery and Stereotactic Radiosurgery of the Homolka Hospital treated with Gamma Knife. In addition the maximum attention is paid to non-surgical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

We are the official medical center for the Districts of Prague 6 and 7 but our services are not only limited for these areas. Acute cases are treated immediately.

For chronic cases we recommend appointments upon an order.

We recommend that patients with chronic illness are reported and diagnosed as quickly as possible in order to maximize quality of treatment and minimize recovery time. We are a clinic providing nation-wide specialized consulting services.

Outpatient clinics:

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Service
  • Glaucoma Service
  • Clinic for patients in transplant program
  • Clinic for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Clinic for ocular complications of diabetes mellitus
  • Clinic for Patients with Eye Tumors

Bed Unit

Our department has 26 beds including a unit with 6 beds providing post-operative intensive care with each room has its own bathroom. This department is one of the leading European oftalmologic centers.  We also specialise in vitreoretinal surgery, complicated cataract surgery and laser refractive defects.

Extra services

  • Superior single-bed room with bathroom, TV set, radio, fridge etc. Daily rate CZK 630.
  • Apartment. Daily rate CZK 1 260.

In addition to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures we also provide operations and diagnostic procedures which are not covered by health insurance. These are mainly laser refractive and plastic surgeries. The list of procedures are available at the reception of the Department of Ophthalmology where any questions about procedures may also be answered.

Head Physician:
Martin Šín, M.D., Ph.D., FEBO
Martin Šín, M.D., Ph.D., FEBO