Prof. 
Ludwig Heindl

Prof. Ludwig Heindl

Medical author
University Hospital, Cologne

Editorial Contributions

Specialty

Eyelid surgery

Eyes and eyelids are characteristic of the face. It is not for nothing that in many cultures the eyes are regarded as the mirror of the soul. However, eyelids can require treatment for medical or age-related reasons. Specialists for eyelid surgery are usually specialists for ophthalmology and thus w...

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Diseases

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term used to describe a number of eye conditions that lead to a loss of nerve fibers within the eye. If the condition progresses, a hollowing of the optic disc can often be observed. This results in so-called scotomas (visual field defects) occurring, which can lead to blindness. Here...

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Diseases

Retinal Detachment

Retinal Detachment (or ablatio retinae) is a very serious type of eye injury. Without immediate treatment, it can cause blindness in the affected eye. You should visit an eye doctor immediately if you experience symptoms. Possible symptoms of retinal detachment include perceiving flashes of light an...

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Diseases

Cataract

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