Saint James Hospital Malta: Laser eye surgery and cataract surgery in Malta

Saint James Hospital, Sliema, forms part of the Saint James Hospital Group, Malta’s leading provider in the private healthcare sector. It is the larger of the Group’s two hospitals, is located in a quiet suburb of the Island’s main retail and commercial district and is just a five minute walk away from the seafront.

The services offered are comprehensive and range from simple blood tests and diagnostic scans to a full complement of elective, cosmetic, orthopaedic, and cardiac surgery. Specialised services include obesity surgery, fertility treatment, dedicated eye services and dental services.

The Eye Clinic in Malta

The Saint James Eye Clinic & Surgical Department was established in November 2001 as a fully dedicated specialised department and all eye treatments and surgeries that were previously carried out in other hospital branches have now been centralised. The Eye Clinic is made up of a team of close knit doctors and nurses who work hand-in-hand to provide the best service possible to clients with the most successful results. The Eye Clinic has always been a pioneer in introducing ophthalmic technological advancements to the Maltese Islands. Among the innovations launched in the medical sector in Malta:

  • The eye laser for vision correction
  • The C3-riboflavin treatment
  • Intraocular toric lenses
  • Intraocular multifocal lenses

Eye surgery and treatments available in Sliema, Malta

Saint James Eye Clinic specialises in refraction, ophthalmic consultations, and treatment of pathological disorders, refractive surgery and other various types of ocular surgery. Main interventions carried out include:

  • Cataract surgery utilising a variety of customised lenses
  • Refractive surgeries including the latest advanced eye surgeries:
    1. Toric lenses – to correct astigmatism
    2. Multifocal lenses that correct far and near vision
    3. Phakic lenses (IOLs) for clients suffering from high myopia
  • Excimer Eye Laser - an alternative to glasses or contact lenses
  • Pre-laser assessment
  • Specular microscopy – corneal assessment
  • Glaucoma screenings
  • Trabeculectomy (for glaucoma)
  • Corneal collagen cross linking
  • Saint James Hospital: Cosmetic Surgery in Malta
  • C3 riboflavin – for the treatmentof corneal abnormalities such as keratoconus
  • Strabismus (squint)
  • Retinal surgery
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Minor ocular surgery
  • IVFAs – diagnosis of AMD (wet)
  • Occuloplastics
  • Topographies
  • Argon laser
  • Yag laser
  • Visual fields


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Saint James Hospital

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