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For a life without glasses, contact lenses and reading glasses
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AOZ Heidelberg
For a life without glasses, contact lenses and reading glasses

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AOZ Eye Center + Practice Heidelberg – custom eye-surgery
for all distances and all ages.

AOZ Heidelberg is an independent, private owner-managed center for laser eye and ophthalmosurgery in the Universitytown of Heidelberg.

AOZ Eye Center + Practice Heidelberg is an Eye Laser Center and offers customized vision correction for the distance and near. We have highly qualified specialist for the various procedures.

Our goal ist to help patients obtain the best possible result. We live service and quality.

Best recommendations – how others rank us

Our knowledge, our know-how – your advantage

Dr. Rainer Volz is a specialist in intraocular surgery and has performed thousands of intraocular and refractive surgeries. Prof. Dr. Frank Schlichtenbrede specializes in the anterior and posterior segment of the eye. Dr. Jaron Schilling is our Topsurgeon for PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision, SMILE and LASIK. Dr. Christiane Schiltenwolf is our expert for conservative ophthalmology.

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Do you know your refractive error?

It is possible to be without glasses for near and distance at any age. There are different procedures for the different refractive errors. It all depends what kind of refractive error you have. Find out here:

Objects appear sharp close by; objects in the distance are blurred

Objects appear sharp in the distance; closeup objects are blurred

Objects near and far are blurred

Objects appear blurred close-up

Many good reasons to choose AOZ Heidelberg

Board certified medical doctors and surgeons

At the AOZ Heidelberg all medical doctors and surgeons are specialists in their respective fields.
Many good reasons

Experience meets continued medical education

All doctors at AOZ Heidelberg have a summarized professional experience of over 50 years. Permanent training and continued medical education ensure updated medical expertise.
Many good reasons

Quality and Service

Our goal ist o provide utmost service and quality for our patients.
Many good reasons

Procedures & Technology

Worldwide recognized technologies, medical equipment of renown brand producers and the use of premium products reflect our continued quest for quality.
Many good reasons

We have been awarded

AOZ Eye Center + Practice, Heidelberg is an official Carl ZEISS Meditec Reference Center for refractive surgery 2021 / 2022. We offer inpatient clinical treatment and care in cooperation with the ATOS Clinic Heidelberg, which is within walking distance. We have also been awarded for our exceptional concept with the Iconic Award 2017 and the German Design Award 2018.


At AOZ Heidelberg we offer customized procedures for a lifelong vision without glasses, reading glasses and contact lenses.
We have solutions for each patient and each age group. We offer modern, state-of-the-art procedures and technologies like ReLex Smile, implantable contact lenses (ICL) and the routine of Femto Lasik.

To correct for the problems of the aging eye, also called Presbyopia, we offer multi focal and EDOF lenses and a procedure called PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision. The problems of the aging eye can be solved without removing and exchanging the intraocular lens by use of this vision-correction procedure by ZEISS.

What do you want to know?
The test
Are you eligible for eye-laser-surgery?
Find out taking our test

Fees & financing
Transparent & affordable. All prices and interest-free financing

Eye laser consultation
Sign up for your individual & free consultation appointment and find out if you are a candidate for laser-vision-correction
What our patients say

Feedback from our patient is very important for us. Therefore we ask patients for their personal opinion and to give us a rating. This helps us to develop things further and to improve.
Read patient reviews below and look at the videos.

How to continue?

4 steps to get rid of your glasses and contacts

1. Individual Evaluation Appointment
2. Work-up Exam
3. Treatment Procedure
4. Post-op Care
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