A renowned institution in Brazil, Clínica Lavinsky Oftalmologia (Lavinsky Eye Institute) was founded in 1975 by Prof. Dr. Jaco Lavinsky after his arrival from Belo Horizonte where he underwent ophthalmology residency and doctorate (phD) under the mentorship of the legendary late Prof. Hilton Rocha.The institutional vision of providing diagnosis and treatment to a comprehensive myriad of eye conditions offering cutting edge technologies with the tradition and ethical values implemented since its foundation are the backbone the guarantees the excellence of our services.
Lavinsky Eye Institute has a very qualified staff with solid academic background and excellence in ophthalmological attention in three different branches localized in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
The Diagnostic Unit has the most updated technologies referred by all ophthalmological subspecialties as well as by other medical specialties that have ocular manifestations featuring their conditions.
The Operating Room has the highest international standards of safety and comfort. It received the highest certification level (Level IV) from the local health authorities. Moreover, it has a well-trained staff and surgeons committed to achieve the best post-operatory results. Intravitreal injections of ranibizumab for treating AMD, vitreoretinal interface surgery and implantation of multifocal and toric intraocular lenses are some of the many cutting-edge procedures performed at our operating room.