At the Switzerland Eye Research Institute, the optometrist assists the ophthalmologist in conducting eye examinations, and carries out various technically-supported eyesight assessments.
An orthoptist is a trained professional who in SERI Lugano works alongside the ophthalmologist and specializes in the prevention, evaluation and orthoptic rehabilitation of vision disorders and conducts certain technical examinations in order to achieve this.
At the Switzerland Eye Research Institute, the vision psychologist works alongside the team consisting of ophthalmologist, ophthalmic surgeon, orthoptist, optometrist, and nurse.
At the Switzerland Eye Research Institute, the staff share an institutional culture in which we ensure that all of the patient’s needs and requirements are fully cared for.
The ophthalmologists in the field of retinal ophthalmology in SERI Lugano deal with the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the retina and the optic nerve.
Refractive corneal surgery is a specific discipline of ocular microsurgery, which aims to reshape the surface of the cornea to remedy vision disorders.
Refractive surgery is not only for the cornea. When surgery to correct one or more vision disorders is performed on structures located inside the eye, then we refer to intraocular refractive surgery.
The SERI Lugano Paediatric Ophthalmology Service looks after the assessment of children’s eyesight and eye problems, including the identification and treatment of any diseases.