TOP 34 Ophthalmology Hospitals in Turkey

Searching for Ophthalmology hospitals? Check the ranking of 34 Ophthalmology clinics based on 14 reviews, find 43 top doctors. The listing represents prices for 19 medical tests and 30 treatment procedures for Ophthalmology

Costs of ophthalmology procedures in Turkey

Procedures Prices
Laser eye surgery $1200 - $2100
Cataract surgery with IOL replacement $1250 - $7150

The total cost is estimated individually and can vary according to the severity of illness, complications (if they occur), hospital type, and doctor’s qualification. You’ll get the exact price for ophthalmology procedures after medical tests and consultation with a doctor.

Highly rated Ophthalmology clinics in Turkey

The hospitals ranking is based on 2327 requests, 1086 patient reviews, prices, and information from 34 clinics

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Review on epilepsy treatment. The patient from Russian Federation had the medical trip in 2020.

We chose the doctor and the clinic carefully and were not mistaken. Many thanks to Professor Kursad Aydin, a very competent specialist, everything was at the highest level. I am also very grateful to our translator Maya, Врача и клинику мы выбирали тщательно и не ошиблись. Огромное спасибо профессору Kursad Aydin, очень грамотный специалист, все было на высшем уровне. Ещё благодарна очень нашему переводчику Майе,

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Everything went at the highest level. In the beginning, there were inconsistencies in the organization, which were immediately resolved for the benefit of the client, that is, me. Doctor of the aphthalmologist Belma Karini, I can only recommend, golden pens! The result of the operation exceeded all expectations not only of mine, but also of the doctor. Special thanks to the translator Dinara, she will not forget anything, she will organize everything, everything is clear and harmonious with her. The clinic is new, the wards are very clean and comfortable. I would say the Chambers are more like a luxury hotel suite. Everything in the shower glistens with towels, shampoos, etc. I RECOMMEND UNIFORMALLY !!! Всё прошло на высшем уровне. В начале были несосстыковки по организации, которые моментально решались во благо клиента, то бишь меня. Врача афтальмолога Бельму Карини, могу только рекомендовать, золотые ручки! Результат операции превзошёл все ожидания не только мои, но и врача. Отдельное спасибо переводчице Динаре, ничего не забудет, всё организует, всё четко и слаженно у нее. Клиника новая, палаты очень чистые, и уютные. Я бы сказала, Палаты похожи больше на номер люкс дорогого отеля. В душе всё блестит полотенца, шампуньки и т.д. РЕКОМЕНДУЮ ОДНОЗНАЧНО!!!

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Review on tongue cancer treatment. The patient from Kazakhstan had the medical trip in 2018.

Doctors seemed professional. Low quality translation from Turkish to Russian and vice versa. For some reason, after PET KT (perhaps a coincidence), upon returning home, it was sharply worse. We had to urgently operate, although Turkish oncologists did not see the need for an operation, but offered to wait a month. Врачи показались профессиональными. Низкое качество перевода с турецкого на руский и обратно. Почему-то после ПЕТ КТ (возможно, совпадение), по возвращении домой, резко стпло хуже. Пришлось срочно оперировать, хотя турецкие онкологи не видели необходимости в операции, а предлагали выждать месяц.

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I was choosing a clinic, I’m not sure, I’m not sure what I’ve been trying to do. as soon as possible ... Thanks to the coordinator, Dmitry Belik, Now, I would like to express my gratitude to Dr. For their health care team, they are Bookid and Cagin eye Hospital. It is a highly qualified specialist. My mom had retinal detachment and cataracts, we were very confused, could not choose a clinic (there was too much conflicting information about clinics in Turkey), while they decided to confide, lost time, the operation had to be done as soon as possible .... Thanks to the coordinator, Dmitry Belik, we were able to quickly make a decision and ended up at Cagin hospital. Now, I want to express my gratitude to Dr. Kursat Cagin for his excellent work and professionalism, and to all the staff at Cagin Hospital for their well-coordinated work, as well as their attentive and kind attitude to patients. We did not regret that we trusted Bookimed and the hospital Cagin. About the hospital, I want to briefly write that this is a specialized ophthalmological hospital, equipped with modern equipment for diagnosis and treatment, and all the hospital staff are really highly qualified specialists. My mom had retinal detachment and cataract, we were very confused, could not choose a clinic (there were too much conflicting information about clinics in Turkey), while we were thinking who to confide, we were losing time, the operation had to be done as soon as possible... Thanks to the coordinator, Dmitry Belik, we quickly made a decision and ended up at the Cagin hospital. Now, I would like to express my gratitude to Dr. Kursat Cagin for his excellent work and professionalism, and to all the staff of the Cagin Eye Hospital for their well-coordinated work, as well as their attentive and kind attitude to patients. We did not regret that we trusted Bookimed and Cagin Eye Hospital. About the hospital, I would like to briefly write that this hospital is a specialized ophthalmologic hospital, equipped with modern equipments for diagnosis and treatment, and all the staff of the clinic are really highly qualified specialists. У моей мамы было отслоение сетчатки и катаракта, мы были в большом замешательстве, не могли выбрать клинику (слишком много разноречивой информации было о клиниках в Турции), пока решались кому довериться, теряли время, операцию нужно было делать как можно скорее.... Благодаря координатору, Дмитрий Белик, мы смогли быстро принять решение и оказались в госпитале Cagin. Сейчас, хочу выразить свою благодарность доктору Kursat Cagin за отличную работу и профессионализм, и всем сотрудникам госпиталя Cagin за четкую слаженную работу, а также внимательное и доброе отношение к пациентам. Мы не пожалели, что доверились Bookimed и госпиталю Cagin. Про госпиталь, хочу в кратце написать, что это специализированный офтальмологический госпиталь, оснащеный современными оборудованиями для диагностики и лечения, и все сотрудники госпиталя действительно высококфалифицированные специалисты.

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The Best Ophthalmology Doctors in Turkey, remote doctor's consultation

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Ahmet Murat Sarıca
Istanbul , Turkey
Anadolu Medical Center
( 241 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Anadolu Medical Center
Doctor of Medical Sciences. Children's onco-ophthalmologist.
Halil İbrahim Altinsoy
Istanbul , Turkey
Ophthalmology Clinics Bati Goz
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Istanbul, Turkey
Ophthalmology Clinics Bati Goz
39 years of experience
Pediatric ophthalmologist
Akif Özdamar
Istanbul , Turkey
Dünyagöz Hospitals Group
( 3 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Dünyagöz Hospitals Group
18 years of experience
Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Keratoconus, Cornea and Presbyopia Treatment
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Jul 30, 2019
Medipol Mega University Hospital

I want to thank the team of the company Bookined sch rendered assistance in organizing a medical examination of my daughter Anastasia in the clinic Medipol Istanbul Хочу поблагодарить команду компании Bookined за оказанную помощь в организации медицинского обследования моей дочери Анастасии в клинике Медипол г.Стамбул.(офтальмология)
С врачом - координатором Катериной мы сотрудничаем уже продолжительное время. Катерина профессионал своего дела.
Приятная в общении. Быстро ориентируется в решении любых вопросов.
Мы очень довольны уровнем обслуживания в клинике Медипол. Осмотр был проведен внимательно, детально и глубоко с ответственным профессиональным подходом. Установлен правильный диагноз. Назначенный курс лечения.
Все посещения к врачу на назначенный час, что давало возможность делать все быстро и оставалось время для экскурсий и личных дел.
Спасибо за организацию проживания и транспорт.
Большая благодарность команде координаторов по сопровождению (24/7) на протяжении всей поездки и до отъезда домой Фариде и Зульфие за забату, профессионализм и большую человечность.
Готовы дальше сотрудничать до полного завершения лечения.

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Jun 22, 2019
Cagin Eye Hospital

Well equipped hospital. Totaly hygienic. Nice doctor Mr. Kursat Cagin. Friendly staff. Only I had a problem nobody knows English there

Mar 23, 2019
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipolғa kөrіngenіmіzde 2 doctorғa қaraldyқ, menі zholdasymnyң bass қatty gқym alғandytan dәrіgerler ө diagnosed al aly zholyn kсетrsettі, bіz 2-3 saat қana uatyat ұmsadyұ. Clinic zhokargy drezhedegі mamandar zhasaytynyna kөzіm zhetti. Anton myrzaғa kөp raқmet. Aldagy uakyttada Bokimed ұsynғan Klinikaғa қaralmaқpyz. Медиполға көрінгенімізде 2 докторға қаралдық, менің жолдасымның басы қатты зақым алғандықтан дәрігерлер өз диагнозымен ем алу жолын көрсетті, біз 2-3 сағат қана уақыт жұмсадық. Клиника жоғарғы дәрежедегі мамандар жасайтынына көзім жетті. Антон мырзаға көп рақмет. Алдағы уақыттада Бокимед ұсынған клиникаға қаралмақпыз.

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Mar 20, 2019
Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital

I was at the Memorial Clinic, in Istanbul. The quality of the clinic services is high, and the doctor is an ophthalmologist, muzaffer ozturk. I am very pleased.  Agromnoe Thanks to your company bookimed and Alexander Linnik Care department Bookimed Мы были в клинике мемориал, в Стамбуле.Высокое качество обслуживания клинике, очин хароши врач офтальмолог muzaffer ozturk. Я очень довольна.
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Александр Линник 
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Lena Yilmaz Representative of Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital Mar 27, 2019

Здравствуйте! Благодарим Вас за отзыв. Мы очень рады, что смогли помочь Вам в решении Ваших вопросов. Будьте здоровы!

Feb 28, 2019
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Prepared in Ukraine by doing some Analyzes, discussing this with Bookimed, having arrived in Medipol, the doctor again prescribed the same for the price higher than those discussed in the correspondence. ! Ооочень дорого!!!Подготовилась в Украине сделав некоторые Анализы,обговаривая это с Букимедом,приехав в Медиполь врач опять назначил такие же по цене выше ,чем обсуждались в переписке.На сайте написано было,что Клиника ниже среднего по ценовой категории.Клиника ооочень дорогая!

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Questions and answers

What is ophthalmology?

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of eye diseases, partial and complete vision loss.

Pediatric ophthalmology is a subdivision of ophthalmology that studies the characteristics of children's vision. The child’s vision, unlike that of an adult, is constantly changing. Pediatric eye doctors study the features of a child’s vision changes and related pathologies.

What does an eye doctor treat?

Ophthalmologists in Turkey correct not only vision impairments but diseases of the eyeball, eyelids, lacrimal organs, conjunctiva, and eyepit as well. 

The most common eye disorders an ophthalmologist can help you to cope with are:

  • nearsightedness (myopia) is a visual impairment when the image is focused in front of the retina and the person cannot clearly see distant objects
  • farsightedness (hyperopia) is a visual impairment when the image focuses behind the retina of the eye and a person cannot clearly see close objects
  • conjunctivitis — inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eye (conjunctiva)
  • cataract — a clouding of the lens of the eye
  • glaucoma — increased eye pressure causing visual impairment
  • astigmatism — a violation of the shape of the lens or cornea.

How is the eye disease diagnosis carried out?

At the initial appointment, the ophthalmologist in Turkey conducts an examination and computer vision diagnostics. To determine various visual impairments, the following eye tests are carried out:

  • autorefractometry (a measurement of the refractive power of the eye)
  • keratometry (assessment of the curvature of the cornea anterior surface)
  • non-contact measurement of intraocular pressure
  • corneal topography or photokeratoscopy (scanning the surface of the cornea)
  • ultrasound of the eye (necessary to assess the condition of the membranes of the eyeball, allows diagnosing changes in the retina and vitreous body, determination of intraocular neoplasms)
  • ultrasound biometry (determination of the length of the eye, the thickness of the lens, the depth of the anterior chamber)
  • pachymetry (measuring the thickness of the cornea using ultrasound)
  • direct and reverse ophthalmoscopy (assessment of the state of the retina, choroid, optic disc, macular zone based on examination of the fundus)
  • biomicroscopy (a method that allows examining the anterior and posterior parts of the eyeball with different lighting and image sizes). The study is carried out using a special slit lamp device.
  • gonioscopy (examination and assessment of the anterior chamber angle).

Comprehensive ophthalmologic diagnosis in Turkey allows the ophthalmologist to identify visual impairments and latent refractive errors, develop the most effective treatment plan.

What are eye treatment methods?

To treat eye diseases, ophthalmologists use the following methods:

  • drug therapy — the use of drops, vitamins, injections to treat disorders
  • physiotherapy — considered the most effective in inflammatory diseases treatment 
  • eye surgery — used in cases when conservative treatment does not give the desired results.

What are the indications for eye surgery in Turkey?

The most common visual impairments are considered glaucoma and cataracts. These diseases are dangerous because they can lead to a significant decrease or even loss of vision. Therefore, surgical intervention is often prescribed to eliminate these effects.

The surgery is also required for treatment of the following diseases:

  • refractive disorders
  • severe endophthalmitis (inflammation of the interior of the eye)
  • progressive severe visual impairment
  • astigmatism
  • concussion
  • inflammatory diseases
  • retinal detachment.

What are the methods of eye operations?

Ophthalmologists in Turkey perform three types of operations:

  • surgery for medical reasons to preserve vision, remove a tumor or prevent the spread of infection
  • operations to eliminate refractive errors like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism
  • plastic surgery to eliminate defects such as benign neoplasms, entropion, ptosis, or to change the incision and color of the eyes, remove bags under the eyes.

What are the most common eye surgeries in Turkey performed?

The following operations are most often performed:

  • keratoplasty — corneal transplant in case of cornea defects and other serious changes
  • corneal cross-linking — an alternative to keratoplasty for keratoconus treatment at the initial stages
  • laser vision correction 
  • retinal laser photocoagulation
  • PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) — myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism correction using an excimer ophthalmic laser
  • lens replacement surgery
  • cataract extraction with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation
  • glaucoma surgery.

What should you know about Turkey before the trip?

Currencylira (you also can pay for services in dollars and euros)
Best period for the tripMay-October
LanguageTurkish (most of medical staff speaks English fluently)
Visais not required for a trip of at least 30 days per visit
Time difference with Europe3 hours
Time difference with the USA8 hours
Medical tourism centerIstanbul
Popular resortsAlanya, Antalya, Kemer, Marmaris

What is the level of medicine in Turkey?

Healthcare is the key development sector of the Turkish government. The Turkish authorities are convinced that care for the citizens' health should be an absolute priority of state policy and spend about 77 billion liras for healthcare annually.

As a result, 28,000 medical facilities provide excellent medical care in the country. About 50 centers have certificate of JCI (Joint Commission International), the international improver of healthcare quality and safety across the globe. The index of certificates obtained is the largest. To compare, Israel has 20 JCI-accredited facilities, and Germany — only 10 clinics of this type.

Why is Turkey trendy for medical tourism?

Turkey is also a well-known country globally due to high-skilled doctors that undergo internships in American and European institutions. Patients from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the UAE, Jordan, and Lebanon prefer treatment in Turkey to other places.

Highly developed medical centers and first-rate therapeutic services at affordable prices attract people from all over the world. Over 1 mln international patients travel to Turkey annually. So Turkey is among Top 10 countries with the most developed medical tourism sector.

Turkey is a top destination for medical tourists because of low-costs. You may save up to 50% on services compared to European countries or the USA due to the average local citizens' income and general price policy within the country.

What hotel services are provided here?

In Turkey, hotels of different price ranges and service levels are presented. The level of Turkish hotels is comparable to hotels in Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. Most tourists choose 4 and 5 star hotels with all-inclusive meals. Such hotels have everything for a comfortable stay: varied food, a large well-groomed territory, animation for children and adults. Some hotels have their own water park, which guests can use for free. Budget travelers can afford to book an economical 3-star hotel with half board or no meals at all.

When is the best time to travel to Turkey?

The main advantage of Turkish resorts is the long beach season. On the Mediterranean coast, it starts in April and lasts until November. In the resorts of the Aegean Sea — from May to October. The most comfortable time for swimming is from mid-June to the end of October. A large influx of tourists is in July-August, when the air temperature is +38°C, and the water warms up to +27°C.

Do I need a visa?

In 2020, the Republic of Turkey has visa-free agreements with 89 states. Some foreigners are exempted from obtaining entry visas, others are required to receive an electronic visa (e-Visa), and still others must apply for a visa at Turkish missions abroad.

What states need a visa for treatment in Turkey and what countries can cross the border free and easy read here.

What documents are required to apply for a visa to Turkey for treatment?

Visas for travel to Turkey require a number of documents. The necessary papers can be submitted 90 days before the planned departure. Lists of documents includes:

  • ID card
  • confirmation of online registration and filling out the questionnaire
  • certificate of income and availability of funds ($50 per day per person)
  • insurance policy for a stay in Turkey (original and copy)
  • 2 photos (5x6)
  • visa receipt
  • booking of flight and hotel
  • medical opinion about the need for treatment.
Procedure Turkey Germany Israel
Treatment of cataract
Cataracts in Children from 13040$ - -
Cataract from 1840$ - -
Treatment of keratoconus
Corneal Transplant from 8290$ - -
Treatment of myopia
Myopia Diagnosis + Excimer Laser procedure from 1605$ - -
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