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Professor Martin Filipec
MD, CSc
Ophthalmology
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LANGUAGES

english, polish, czech, russian

About

Professor Martin Filipec is a leading ophthalmologist in his native Czech Republic with an international reputation built on more than 25 years in the ophthalmic industry. After studying in France, he moved to Harvard where he qualified as a professor and was offered a professorship there but chose to return to the Czech Republic to establish the country’s first private eye hospital, the Lexum Eye Clinic.

Professor Filipec is a pioneer in corneal transplants and was the first eye surgeon to perform corneal grafting in Afghanistan. His extensive specialist knowledge of eye micro-surgery, corneal transplants, cataract and laser surgery means he is in demand as an international trainer of other surgeons. His approachable manner ensures that patients feel confident they are in the hands of one of the world’s most experienced eye surgeons.

He knowledge and expertise is highly sought after, he is a scientific advisor to leading eye care technology companies (Zeiss and Alcon), and is a member of member of many international ophthalmology associations for research and development. He is an author of over 350 lecturers, 51 scientific publications and several textbooks.

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Medical Procedures

  • Cataract surgery 
  • Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) surgery
  • Piggy back lenses surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lenses surgery
  • Corneal transplantation 

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Special Interests

  • Cataracts
  • Clear Lens Exchange
  • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
  • Piggy back lenses
  • Corneal disease 
  • Visual and eye problems 

Education

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Charles University, Prague

Memberships:

  • International Ocular Inflammation Society
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Czech Society of Ophthalmology
  • Czech Medical Society of JE Purkyne
  • Czech Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research
  • Eye Research Laboratory, Charles University, Prague
  • French Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • First Honorary member of Afghanistan Society of Eye Doctors

 

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-10-2018
The opportunity and time to speak with the surgeon, who was extremely patient with all of my questions was much valued and appreciated. Kindness and patience, and humor in theatre was great. Thank you!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-10-2018
Really excellent. So easy, painless and now I can see perfectly. What a difference it has made.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

03-08-2018
Great service, very happy would recommend