Center for Congenital Cataract

Programs and services

  • Diagnostics und surgical treatment of congenital cataracts in children and infants
  • Diagnostics of concomitant ophthalmologic and non-ophthalmologic malformations
  • Monitoring of visual development
  • Prescription of glasses and contact lenses
  • Secondary lens implantation
  • Genetic counseling

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Institute of Human Genetics 



Prof. Dr. Jost Hillenkamp
Dr. Gunda Kann
Prof. Dr. Martin Nentwich



+49 931 201-20487