A world-class cornea clinic unit was inaugurated at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre. The state-of-the-art cornea outpatient clinic provides better conditions than ever before for corneal surgery at the Eye Clinic, which has a decisive impact on vision.

The Eye Clinic of the University’s Clinical Centre now offers a specialised clinic with state-of-the-art medical equipment for patients suffering from corneal disease. Corneal transplantation is one of the most common and effective transplant procedures. Building on the cornea bank that has been in place at the Eye Clinic for three decades, up to 120 operations per month can be performed at the new cornea clinic, which consists of two surgeries and one operator.

“This is a significant result of the significant development process of our university and our Clinical Centre in recent years.We believe that our institution has achieved a real modernisation for our patients suffering from corneal disease, which greatly serves the interests of diagnostic, therapeutic and curative work,” President of UD Clinical Centre Zoltán Szabó said.

In the past year, the university has also completed ten major healthcare developments, with its clinical centre providing the foundation for high quality healthcare for the city and the region of three million people.

In his speech, Mayor László Papp emphasised that it is crucial for the local health care system to have professionals and infrastructure that meet the requirements of the times.

“And in this work we have made a historic alliance with the University of Debrecen, which is one of the main pillars of the city’s care policy. Thanks to this alliance, today the health care in Debrecen is stable and well-functioning, and we have sufficient room for manoeuvre to implement further improvements,” László Papp said.

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Debrecen Foundation György Kossa said that they consider it important to have developments at the university that improve the quality of life, while serving education and research.

“We will continue to do our utmost to implement such developments in Debrecen, where the quality of healthcare is, I can safely say, outstanding even at a national level,” György Kossa said.

In the newly opened state-of-the-art clinic at the Eye Clinic, up to a thousand corneal transplants can be performed every year.


Author: Debrecen4U