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Ophthalmology Centre at Solingen Hospital

The Ophthalmology Centre at the Solingen Hospital offers a full range of eye care procedures, the centre specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases from children to adults.

The Ophthalmology Centre is a partner of the Akademie Hospital Solingen. The head of the centre, Kadir Koçadağ and Harun Akgül, MD, have extensive experience and extensive training in conservative and surgical eye care at the renowned university eye clinics in Heidelberg and Essen. Doctor Koçadağ is a leading specialist and is widely known both in Germany and in European countries. The Ophthalmology Centre uses only advanced treatment methods with state-of-the-art equipment.

Head of the Centre

Dr Kadir Kochadag has many years of professional experience gained at renowned university ophthalmology clinics and is a leading specialist in eye diseases in Germany and in Europe. Under his leadership, the centre provides state-of-the-art treatment through regular continuing education and presentations at national and international congresses as well as participation in numerous ophthalmological associations. The centre provides many specialised eye examinations and treatments using state-of-the-art equipment.

Ophthalmology centre specialisation:

Treatment of macular degeneration

  • Early stages - regular monitoring and lifestyle adjustments may be recommended to slow the progression of the disease.
  • Late stages - drug therapy such as intravitreal injection of anti-VEGF drugs.
  • Laser treatment or photodynamic therapy.
  • Rehabilitation techniques such as low vision aids and visual training sessions

    Cataract treatment
  • Surgical removal of the clouded lens.
  • Replacement with a clear artificial lens
  • Phacoemulsification - the lens is removed by ultrasonic fragmentation.
  • Extracapsular cataract extraction
  • Premium lenses tailored to the individual needs of patients, with additional features

    Glaucoma treatment
  • laser treatment - selective laser trabeculoplasty
  • Surgical intervention (trabeculectomy or implantation of drainage devices)
  • Treatment of ocular tumours
  • surgical removal of the tumour
  • Radiotherapy, chemotherapy or a combination of both
  • For small tumours, local treatment such as photodynamic therapy or cryotherapy may be considered
  • Close co-operation with oncology specialists to determine the optimal treatment strategy

Contact us

For the treatment of patients from other countries, the University Hospital Solingen has an international department whose staff helps non-German speaking patients and their relatives to receive medical care. The clinic staff organise consultations and treatment in the hospital departments. You will receive counselling and detailed answers to all your questions. You can call us by phone, fill in a call-back request or send us an e-mail:

Tel: +49 212 5476913
Viber | WhatsApp: +49 173-2034066 | +49 177-5404270

For your convenience, please save the phone number to your phone's address book and call or text us free of charge on WhatsApp, Viber or Telegram. Requests made on weekends or public holidays will be processed on the first working day. For urgent cases, the processing of the enquiry will be carried out on weekends and public holidays.


Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
+49 212 547 69 13  l  +49 177 540 42 70  l  +49 173 203 40 66
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