I am myopic

I am myopic

Do you know your refractive error?

I am myopic​

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

Myopia (nearsightedness)

Light rays are refracted by the cornea and the lens so that the focal point is in front of the retina. Therefore, distant objects appear blurred. Depending on the degree of nearsightedness, objects close-up appear sharp.

bei Kurzsichtigkeit liegt der Brennpunkt vor der Netzhaut

Normal view

bei Kurzsichtigkeit liegt der Brennpunkt vor der Netzhaut


Kurzsichtigkeit oder Weitsichtigkeit lässt sich heilen Kurzsichtigkeit odeWeitsichtigkeit lässt sich heilen

Which treatment methods are possible?

Nearsightedness is basically correctable, hardly anyone has to live with glasses or contact lenses. The basis of a decision is always the medical results of our particularly detailed preliminary examination and a thorough consultation. In most cases, myopia can be corrected fast and painless with laser eye treatment, but other procedures are also available.

Eye laser treatment
Nearsightedness up to -10 diopters, astigmatism up to -5
Nearsightedness up to -10 diopters, farsightedness up to +4, astigmatism up to -3
Nearsightedness up to -5 diopters, astigmatism up to -5
Lens surgery
ICL (implantable contact lens)
Nearsightedness from -2 diopters upward, astigmatism from -0.75
Monofocal or multifocal lenses (refractive lens exchange)
All refractive errors, depending on age

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, including information on payment by installments

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

Best recommendations – how others rank us

Dr. Schiltenwolf, Dr. Volz, Prof. Dr. Schlichtenbrede, Dr. Schilling

Our knowledge – 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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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.
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Quality and Service

Our goal ist o provide utmost service and quality for our patients.
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Procedures & Technology

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