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Wir konzentrieren uns darauf, die Häufigkeit des Keratokonus weltweit besser zu erforschen. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren wird der Keratokonus als „seltene Erkrankung“ bezeichnet, weil er anscheinend nur in einem Menschen von 2‘000 vorkommt. Wir haben nun in einer ersten gross angelegten Pilotstudie im arabischen Sprachraum zeigen können, dass in manchen Gebieten der Welt die Erkrankung bis zu 100-mal häufiger vorkommt als bisher angenommen. Mehr Informationen finden Sie hier.

Grundlagen-Forschung

Als Mitentwickler des Cross-Linking der Hornhaut richten wir unsere gesamte Grundlagen-Forschung dahingehend aus, offene Fragen aus der Klinik rund um das Thema Cross-Linking zu beantworten. So waren wir die ersten, die 2007 eine Behandlung der Ektasie nach LASIK und PRK mittels Cross-Linking durchgeführt und publiziert haben und auch die ersten, welche 2009 sehr dünne Hornhäute mit hypoosmolarer Lösung behandeln konnten. Zurzeit konzentrieren wir uns darauf, Behandlungstechniken zu entwickeln, welche eine Behandlung von extrem dünnen Hornhäuten (bis hinunter zu 220 µm Hornhautdicke) ermöglicht.

Alle Themen behandeln wir mit unseren Teams in unseren zwei Forschungslabors an den Universitäten Zürich und USC Los Angeles.

Global leaders in keratoconus research

Eine kürzlich in Translational Vision Science & Technology erschienene Veröffentlichung mit dem Titel "Combining Riboflavin/UV-A Light and Rose Bengal/Green Light Corneal Cross-Linking Increases the Resistance of Corneal Enzymatic Digestion" von M. Enes Aydemir und Kollegen, präsentiert eine aufschlussreiche Studie über Hornhautvernetzung (CXL) und darüber, wie die sequentielle Hornhautvernetzung mit Riboflavin/UV- und Rose Bengal/Grünlicht-Protokollen die Widerstandsfähigkeit der Hornhaut gegen enzymatische Verdauung stärker erhöhen kann als jedes Protokoll für sich allein.
The article by Lu et al. reports an in vitro study, conducted to determine whether high-fluence PACK-CXL can be accelerated while still maintaining its antibacterial efficacy. The study found that high-fluence PACK-CXL did indeed decrease the bacterial concentration of several clinically significant bacterial strains, including S. aureus, P. aeruginosa, and S. epidermidis. These strains are commonly implicated in bacterial keratitis and contact lens-associated keratitis. Furthermore, the authors found that higher total fluence PACK-CXL protocols led to a corresponding increase in bacterial killing ratio (BKR).
Dies ist unsere neueste Übersichtsarbeit zum Thema "CXL bei dünnen Hornhäuten". Darin werden alle aktuellen Ansätze zur Behandlung dünner Keratokonus-Hornhäute mittels Cross-Linking beschrieben, einschließlich unseres ursprünglichen Ansatzes, die Hornhaut anschwellen zu lassen, und unseres neuesten Ansatzes, des sub400-Protokolls.
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Augeninstitut ELZA
4.8
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mike
mike
09:02 04 Jan 23
Overall as a 50 year old, who wanted to continue to avoid wearing glasses and/or contact lenses, my goal was 100%... achieved with ELZA and Dr. Hafezi. I greatly appreciated the overall approach by Dr. Hafezi and his friendly and competent team in reviewing my vision at the start and following a comprehensive eye exam- the explanations of my options. For me I chose PRK in one eye for a monovision solution to correct short sightedness which was becoming more prevalent in night driving and sports such as skiing and cycling. PRK heals slowly but the outcome is worth the wait- and the cost- you use your eyes every waking moment- and for me I cannot see any reason not to pursue better vision with the ELZA team! A great quality of life enhancement!weiterlesen
Zuzana Fecko
Zuzana Fecko
21:48 31 Oct 22
Thank you so much, Dr. Torres and prof. Hafezi. 26 years I was only “dreaming” about the eye surgery due to possible... complications. I was worried ..Thank you for encouraging me to make a decision and thank you for your professionalism, explanations and great work!I wish you all the best, lots of success and only happy patients!weiterlesen
Serena Fazio
Serena Fazio
11:15 06 Mar 22
I have been to the ELZA clinic to have surgery for my miopy, as my eyes were rejecting the contacts and I was tired of... wearing glasses. From the first preliminary visit, to the actual surgery and post-surgery care Dr. Hafezi and all his collaborators have been extremely professional, considerate and helpful. All the steps of the (very short!) surgery were thoroughly explained to me in order to be as calm as possible, together with the medication plan and precautions to be aware of so that my eyes could heal in the best way possible. By following their exact instructions, the healing process has been very successful and smooth, and after about one week I was able to see perfectly. I absolutely recommend this team and their expertise!weiterlesen
Robin A
Robin A
11:43 16 Feb 22
Top experts and professional team. Highly recommended
Thunder Shiviah
Thunder Shiviah
14:05 23 Nov 21
After some research on local options I decided to go with ELZA since it stood out as the best. The operation and the... post-operation recovery went extremely smooth (something I was worried about with PRK). Now my vision is much better than I had hoped and I have no side effects such as dry eye or night vision problems. Thank you!weiterlesen
Thomas S.
Thomas S.
09:37 07 Jul 21
My left eye had to be operated on because of a cataract. As I had an Artiflex lens implanted a few years ago, it had to... be removed first before a modern lens could be implanted to correct the cataract. Prof. Hafezi treated me in an very competent and friendly manner. I am very happy with the result.weiterlesen
Selma A. Rahim
Selma A. Rahim
19:45 02 Jul 21
Dr. Hafezi.. the KING OF CXL🤴
Gianluca Ricci
Gianluca Ricci
12:46 10 Apr 21
Great team and service!
rehaneyecare
rehaneyecare
05:36 08 Apr 21
Excellent surgeon
Steven H.A
Steven H.A
16:13 11 Jan 21
Prof. F. Hafezi s expertise is enormous and he has a very pleasant and calm nature which gives the patient... security.Thank youweiterlesen
Online Commande
Online Commande
09:19 05 Dec 20
Totally creepy, very arrogant Prof.He just want your money.It may explain, why this Prof. is not in the center of the... city of Zürich and why he has been thrown away from University of Geneva.weiterlesen
Elena Churilova
Elena Churilova
10:06 17 Nov 20
At the moment, 3 months have passed since the moment I made laser vision correction in this clinic. and I can say that... I am happy that I chose this particular clinic and Prof. F. Hafezi. The entire staff of the clinic is very friendly, treats patients with sympathy and patience if they are nervous before surgery (my big gratitude to Aida Alili for all support and patience). The doctor Hafezi and other doctors of the clinic are very professional and ready to explain to you as many times as you need. I can only recommend!weiterlesen
Michele Aggiato
Michele Aggiato
18:17 10 Jan 20
The day I had Prof Hafezi checking my keratoconus I knew I was finally in the right place after years of searching for... a good ophthalmologist. Prof Hafezi recommended a surgery due to a drastic degeneration of my cornea. The surgery was performed by himself with the assistance of Dr Rodriguez, one more collaborator of Prof Hafezi’s team who got my full trust.weiterlesen
Ashley Faulkes
Ashley Faulkes
15:30 21 Mar 16
Professor Hafezi and the team at the ELZA Institute have done an amazing job of creating a first class eye clinic, with... cutting edge technology and support. I went there for a dry eye issue and other issues with my prescription, and they were easily able to help me and put me on the road to better vision! High recommend them to anyone in the Zurich/Aargau area.weiterlesen
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