In the hospital of St. Alexis opened the Department surgical ophthalmology

Ophthalmology of the hospital of St. Alexius

Church hospital of St. Alexis received a license to conduct a surgical eye operations, reports Diakoniai. With the support of the charitable Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko hospital bought expensive equipment: operating microscope and surgical facility for surgeries on the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. The Department has 10 patients.

“A large number of patients in our hospital coming to an ophthalmologist, need surgeries eyes, but I can’t afford it, – said the eye surgeon, Deputy chief physician for medical parts Vitaly Cheglakov. – Therefore it is very important open surgical ophthalmology departments, and is able to perform advanced complex operations for free.”

The funds of the charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko hospital bought operating microscope and surgical facility for surgeries on the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. This equipment will allow to carry out operations not only in the elimination of glaucoma, cataracts, but also in the retinal detachment. In the future, the hospital plans to buy laser ophthalmic equipment, with the increasing number of patients, the staff doctors will be expanded.

Also on 28 September, the hospital of St. Alexis received a license to neurological activities in the Annex and on the daily oncological hospital, who on September 22 was consecrated by the Chairman of the Synodal Department for charity, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the hospital of St. Alexius, Bishop of Orekhovo-Zuevo Panteleimon.

Neurological Department of the hospital of St. Alexius since 1995 is the leading neurological centre of Russia. “Neurological care is always in demand in our hospital. – Said the head of the neurological Department of the Zuhr Safina. – In connection with the repair and relocation of office in another case there was a necessity of licensing. This will allow us to continue to provide neurological care”.

In the Oncology outpatient chemotherapy will be able to up to 20 people a day. Day hospital is designed for patients who can attend a course of chemotherapy lasting up to 4 hours. The hospital plans – the creation of day-hospital in which patients can receive surgical treatment for cancer.

Central clinical hospital of St. Alexis the Metropolitan of Moscow is a multi – profile medical institution for 275 seats. It is the largest medical institution of the Russian Orthodox Church. In the hospital treated people from all regions of Russia, regardless of their religious affiliation. For all patients examination and treatment are free of charge.

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