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Why choose us?
Why should you choose the EuroEyes alz Eye Clinic Munich for your vision correction procedure? Because based on our expertise and experience we are one of the leading eye laser centers in Germany.

Vision correction procedures (also called refractive surgery) are considered to be voluntary and cosmetic rather than medically necessary procedures: In most cases, refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism can be sufficiently corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Nevertheless you are interested in learning more about the benefits corrective surgery can offer or have already decided to undergo surgery to achieve better (spectacle-free) vision. 

There are several good reasons to choose the EuroEyes alz Eye Clinic in Munich:

Experienced surgeons

We guarantee that our physicians are experienced clinical professionals. Thomas Neuhann, MD, Markus Bauer, MD, and Barbara Lege, MD, perform over 2.500 vision correction procedures annually, most of them with the eye laser. At our eye laser center, you will receive treatment from doctors who are actively involved in the development of new procedures and are able to offer the best treatment options.

Complete spectrum of vision correction procedures 

Since we offer the full range oflaser, lens and implant surgery, we can promise you competent advice and specialized treatment, even in the most complex or difficult cases.

Quality assurance in the interest of our patients

We have received ISO 9001 2000 and been successfully re-certified every year. 

Competent partner

Our clinic partners with the Association of German Specialty Clinics for Laser Eye and Refractive Surgery and is a member of OcuNet, an organization dedicated to the maintenance of high quality standards in eye care.

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Thomas F. Neuhann, MD

Professor Thomas Neuhann is medical director and founder of the EuroEyes alz Eye Laser Clinic in Munich. He has been active in ophthalmic surgery for over 25 years and has been using the Excimer laser technique almost as long. 

  • Professor Neuhann became internationally known for:
    • inventing the capsulorhexis technique, to open the anterior lens capsule during cataract surgery; 
    • developing an automated technique for trabeculectomy, a surgical procedure that removes part of the trabeculum in the eye to relieve pressure caused by glaucoma;
    • integrating special diagnostic data (from Topolink, Aberrolink, and iris recognition software) into the LASIK procedure; and
    • developing special techniques to correct complex refractive errors, such as irregular astigmatism in patients with keratoconus.
  • Thomas Neuhann, MD served as president of the ESCRS (1998-2000), chairman of the Commission of Refractive Surgery (KRC, 2000), VSDAR (2006-2008) and received numerous international honors and awards such as:
    • Montgomery-Lecture, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin 
    • G. F. Jan Worst Medal / Lecture, Internaional Intra-ocular Implant Club, 2006 
    • Ridley-Medal, ESCRS
    • Pioneer of Refractive Surgery, USA 1999
    • Kritzinger Award, International Society of Refractive Surgery ISRS, 2004 
    • "Top 50 Opinion Leader" for Outstanding Contribution and Leadership in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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Markus Bauer, MD

Medical director of the EuroEyes alz Eye Laser Clinic Munich

Dr. Markus Bauer has been a senior physician at the EuroEyes alz Eye Laser Center since 1997. Since then, he has performed over 7,000 reractive surgery procedures. Dr. Bauer was one of the first German ophthalmosurgeons to use the femtosecond laser for LASIK in 2004.  

Dr. Bauer is especially interested and experienced in treating complex cases, such as patients with a diagnosis of keratoconus or those who have undergone keratoplasty.

Along with Professor Neuhann, he is actively involved in the development and improvement of refractive surgical procedures. Dr. Bauer has published extensively. 

His research projects focus on LASIK following keratoplasty, ICRS for treatment of keratoconus, and long-term results after phakic lens implantation.

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Barbara Lege, MD

Medical director of the EuroEyes alz Eye Laser Clinic Munich

  • Dr. Lege has been an ophthalmologist at the EuroEyes alz Eye Laser Center since 2002. She is the former director of the Division of Refractive Surgery at the University of Würzburg’s eye clinic, where she served for over three years. 
  • Dr. Lege studied problems of wound healing after excimer laser surgery at the St. Thomas's Hospital, London (1995) and held a visiting professorship at the Department of Refractive Surgery, University of Dresden (1998), and at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Harvard Medical School Affiliate) in Boston (1999).
  • Dr. Lege has been performing Femto-LASIK with the femtosecond laser since 2004 and became a KRC approved LASIK instructor in 2005. 
  • Dr. Lege has published nationally and internationally. Her main research interests are?biometry before and after refractive surgery, comparison of outcomes of different LASIK procedures, and LASIK following keratoplasty.
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Waleska Maria Haibach-Vega, MD

  • Born in Rio de Janeiro, Dr. Haibach-Vega went to medical school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Tübingen. She completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University Eye Clinic of Piedade / Rio de Janeiro and at the Eberhard-Karl-University Tübingen. From 2001 – 2005, Dr. Haibach-Vega was a research assistant at the Department of Experimental Ophthalmic Surgery (DEOS, Refractive Surgery) at the University in Tübingen. From 2005 – 2006, she served as medical director of a private eye clinic in Brussels before joining the EuroEyes team in Berlin in 2006. During the following years, Dr. Haibach-Vega served as medical director of the EuroEyes Eye Laser Centers in Berlin (2007) and Düsseldorf (2008) before joining the Munich team in 2009 at the EuroEyes Eye Laser Centers Munich Frauenplatz and Augsburg. 
  • Dr. Haibach-Vega is fluent in German, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and French. 
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