Dr. Itay Lavy

Specialist in corneal diseases and transplants, laser cataract and refractive surgeries and dry eyes

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Line of Business: Specialist in corneal diseases and transplants, laser cataract and refractive surgeries and dry eyes
Address: Hadassah Jerusalem
Phone: 972-50-4048664
Email: [email protected]
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    Dr. Itay Lavy

    Senior Physician in the Ophthalmology Department of Hadassah Ein-Karem and Hadassah Mount Scopus hospitals

    Dr. Itay Lavy

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About Dr. Itay Lavy

Dr. Itay Lavy is a specialist in corneal diseases and transplants, advanced cataract surgeries, including laser cataract surgery, special and premium lenses, refractive surgeries, and dry eyes. He is a senior physician in the Ophthalmology Department of Hadassah Ein-Karem and Hadassah Mount Scopus hospitals.

Dr. Lavy is one of the leading surgeons in Israel in the corneal and cataract field. He performs a large number of surgeries in this area, including corneal transplants and anterior segment reconstruction. He also specializes in the treatment of symptoms and complications after surgery, as well as other complex situations.

Dr. Lavy accepts the most difficult cases, and performs complex cataract surgeries, including lens fixations and a combination of the most advanced surgical techniques in the world.

Dr. Lavy is also involved in research at Hadassah, developing new surgical methods for cataract and corneal problems. He is also working on treatments for corneal scars, corneal edema, and new imaging methods for the anterior segment.

Dr. Lavy is known for his trust-building skills and his attention to patients’ needs. He makes sure to have an open conversation with his patients and answer any questions they may have. Dr. Lavy understands the importance of patients’ support systems, and he is committed to fully supporting them during treatment. He believes that professional and human support is an integral part of successful treatment.

Dr. Lavy graduated with honors from medical school, and he specialized in ophthalmology at Soroka Medical Center. He then completed a sub-internship in corneal diseases and corneal transplantation in Rotterdam, Netherlands, under the supervision of Dr. Gerrit Melles, a world-renowned specialist in the field of corneal transplantation and the inventor of the DMEK method (lamellar corneal transplantation for corneal edema). Dr. Lavy served as president of the clinical fellows club in Rotterdam, where he specialized in corneal transplants.

Dr. Lavy has served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a combat soldier in the paratroopers, and continues to serve as a fighter, commander, and doctor.

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