Department of ophthalmology

Municipal establishment of Ternopil regional Council “Ternopil University Hospital”

Department of ophthalmology is a structural subdivision of the Center of Surgery of Municipal establishment of Ternopil regional Council – Ternopil University Hospital, that provides tertiary help for patients with ophthalmic pathology.

There are 50 sickbeds at the department. Patients can also have high comfort rooms.

Specialists of department realize:

І. Diagnostics of eye diseases


  • Measurement of visual acuity and its correction
  • Autorefractokeratometry (determination of ocular refraction by means of computer)
  • Perimetry (measurement of field of vision)
  • Tonometry (measurement of intraocular pressure)
  • Biomicroscopy (examination of anterior segments of eye by slit lamp)
  • Ophthalmoscopy (examination of fundus of the eye)
  • Gonioscopy (examination of iridocorneal angle)
  • A-scan biometry (determination of linear dimensions of intraocular structures )
  • B-scan ultrasonography (examination of internal eye structures)


ІІ. Non-surgical treatment


  • courses of vitamin-nutritional, anti-inflammatory and absorbable therapy at age macular dystrophy of the retina, diabetic angioretinopathy, hemophthalmus, retinal vascular occlusion, inflammatory and other eye diseases (parabulbar, subconjunctival and paravasal injections)
  • eyelid massage (at blepharitis and demodicosis)
  • physiotherapy
ІІІ. Surgical treatment
Cataract Microsurgery


  • cataract phacoemulsification with IOL implantation (IOL – intraocular lens implant) (artificial lens)
  • extracapsular cataract extraction with IOL implantation
  • one-stage phaco-emulsification of cataract with IOL implantation and antiglaucomatous operation
  • removal of crystalline lens with IOL implantation with refractive aim
  • replacement of IOL
  • reposition of IOL
  • phacoemulsification of traumatic cataract with IOL implantation
  • removal of dislocated lens with IOL implantation

Glaucoma microsurgeryread more »

  • sinus trabeculectomy with posterior sclerectomy and basal iridectomy
  • micro-penetrating trabeculectomy
  • deep non-penetrating sclerectomy
  • combined micro-penetrating trabeculectomy with phacoemulsification of cataract with IOL implantation
  • surgical iridectomy
  • sinus trabeculectomy with implantation of EX-PRESS shunt
  • cryopexy of ciliary body

Surgery on the cornea and conjunctiva

    • Kunt’s cover of cornea by conjunctiva
    • cover of cornea by cerato-xenoimplant
    • administration of drugs into the corneal stroma
    • removal of pterygium, pinguecula
    • cryodestruction of conjunctival tumors

Surgery on eyelids

  • removal of blepharelosis and ectropion
  • removal of xanthelasma, chalazion, cysts, atheroma and other eyelid tumors
  • cryodestruction of eyelid tumors
  • blepharoplasty (plastic surgery of upper and lower eyelids) read more »

Surgery on lacrimal apparatus

  • lacrimal ducts intubation
  • dacryocystorhinostomy
  • extirpation of the lacrimal sac

Surgery of eye injuries. Enucleation and evisceration of the eyeball. Vitreoretinal Surgery read more »

    • intravitreal drug administration
    • administration of drugs into sub-Tenon’s space of eyeball
    • anterior vitrectomy
    • posterior vitrectomy
    • removal of preretinal membrane, inner limiting membrane

There is twenty-four-hour highly-qualified specialized medical care at the traumatological center of the department