Assaf Harofeh Department Of Ophthalmology

Department Of Ophthalmology

The Department provides treatment in the following fields: cornea, glaucoma, cataracts, neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.
Areas of activity:Plastic surgery and excision of tumors from the eyelid and eye orbit diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the outer eye and the anterior section, cataract surgery.​

Department Head: Prof. Isaac Avni

Board certified in ophthalmology with sub-specialization in diseases of the cornea and the outer eye, from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. Serves as Associate Professor in the Study of Ophthalmology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.​

Cornea and anterior section

Laser surgery of the anterior section, treatment of vision disorders that derive from diseases of the cornea and cornea surgery including implants.
Retina - diagnosis and treatment of vitreo-retinal diseases, laser and surgical laser treatments of the retina, vitreo-retinal surgery.​


Diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, laser and surgical laser treatments of glaucoma, unique laser surgery (endocyclophotocoagulation), glaucoma surgery.
Strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology - diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmologic diseases in children including disorders and congenital diseases, genetic diagnosis and consultation, orthopatics for the treatment of strabismus, strabismus surgery and treatment of congenital eye diseases.