Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of Innsbruck and specialty in Ophthalmology from Innsbruck University Hospital (Austria). Dr. Heidrun Aichner is a prominent ophthalmologist specializing in cornea pathologies. She is currently a member of the Cornea and Ocular Surface Department at ICR.
Spanish, Catalan, English, German and Italian.
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from University of Innsbruck (Austria).
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at Innsbruck University Hospital (Austria).
Member of the Cornea and Ocular Surface Department at ICR
What are corneal dystrophies? Corneal dystrophies are a group of genetic disorders most often found in the cornea (the clear front surface of the eye that lies directly in front of the iris and pupil and when it’s healthy, is like a transparent crystal). Fortunately, most of them are disorders without any visual consequence and […]
What is a corneal ulcer? A corneal ulcer is an open wound on the cornea, the structure that covers the iris and the pupil in a similar way to the crystal covers a watch face. Corneal ulcers are normally caused by eye infections, although extreme eye dryness or other eye disorders may also cause it. […]
CORNEAL LACERATION What is a corneal laceration? A corneal laceration is a cut in the cornea, usually caused by the contact of some sharp object with the eye. It can also be caused by the impact of an object with some force on the eye, like a metallic tool. For this reason, it is important […]