Your first visit

Patient data sheet

To easen the administrative process during your first visit, please print out this patient data sheet, fill it out at your own leisure, and bring it with you on the day of your visit. This saves both you and us time.

General

Are you coming for a second opinion? If you have any medical reports about your eye disease, then please bring these with you.

We may need to dilate your pupils during consultations using special eyedrops. If this is the case, then please take this into consideration when planning your trip to ELZA.

Laser eye surgery

Please do not wear contact lenses for at least 2 weeks before the initial consultation. Contact lenses can change the shape of the cornea, and it takes time for the cornea to return to its natural shape – which is how we need the cornea to be to perform accurate measurements of it. If contact lenses are worn before your assessment, we will obtain false readings, and we won’t be able to tell you with certainty if and how your eyes could be lasered.

A precise preliminary examination is only possible if you have followed the 2 weeks without contact lenses.

Keratoconus

Just like with laser refractive surgery, please do not wear contact lenses for at least 2 weeks before your assessment – the change in corneal shape that contact lenses can cause can seriously distort the examination and our doctors will not be able to provide you with certainty about a possible progression of the disease.

In addition, a clean (undistorted) pre cross-linking measurement is important so that we can determine whether keratoconus progression has actually come to a standstill after cross-linking.

So please do not wear the contact lenses – just one hour of wearing them strongly deforms the cornea and renders our measurements inaccurate. We are aware that this is a long time, especially for young working people, but two weeks is the absolute bare minimum.

Please also bring old documents, if any. All older documents are valuable and should be collected if possible and brought to the investigation: old prescription glasses, old corneal topographies, even old lenses.

Eyelids/ Orbital surgery

Please bring old portrait photos. Our doctors want to know what your eyelids, eyebrows or orbit looked like 10, 20 and 30 years ago.

Ideally you are between 20 and 40 years of age in the pictures.

Portrait photos are ideal because you are looking straight into the camera and your head is not tilted or turned to one side.

Old travel passes or passports are sufficient: the head position on passport photos is perfect for our purposes.

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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!read more
Squitieri Elias
Squitieri Elias
12:43 08 Sep 21
Die Behandlungen waren bei mir erfolgreich, alle waren sehr nett und haben mein Leben vereinfacht.Danke
Eliane Bossart
Eliane Bossart
13:01 05 Sep 21
Vor einem Jahr war ich einer ganz verzweifelten Situation und total im Stich gelassen. Meine Augen wurden aufgrund... eines ausgeprägten Kerakotonus immer schlechter, ich hatte Angst und war alleine mit meinen Problemen. Zudem vertrug ich die Kontaktlinsen nur noch ganz schlecht und hatte jeden Tag Schmerzen.Professor Hafezi hat mir mit zwei Operationen wieder das auf Grund der Situation mögliche an Lebensqualität zurückgebracht. Es war ein starpaziöses Jahr mit vielen Entbehrungen aber es hat sich gelohnt! Herzlichen Dank fuer die Unterstützung.read more
Gabriela Meyer
Gabriela Meyer
18:32 22 Aug 21
Ich wurde von meiner Optikerin auf Prof. Dr. Dr. Hafezi aufmerksam gemacht. Es war mir vorher nicht bewusst, dass meine... Augenkrankheit (Keratokonus) operativ mittels Cross Linking behandelt und so gestoppt werden kann. Die Beratung und Behandlung war sehr kompetent und ich fühlte mich jederzeit wohl. Die Operation verlief gut und das Ergebnis ist einwandfrei.read more
Naomi
Naomi
11:38 11 Aug 21
Ich bin sehr glücklich, dass ich das Elza Institute gefunden habe. Ich wurde von anderen Augenärzten abgewiesen, da... meine Augen zu kompliziert/schwierig zu behandeln waren. Prof. Dr. Dr. Hafezi konnte mir jedoch helfen und ich bin sehr glücklich und zufrieden mit dem Resultat. Vielen Dank!read more
Till B
Till B
08:30 19 Jul 21
Ich habe eine überaus kompetente Beratung und Behandlung erlebt. Die gesamte Betreuung war sehr freundlich und... professionell. Herzlichen Dank!read more
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.read more
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 youread more
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.read more
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!read more
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