The Eye: the most important sensory organ of the human being

The Eye

Eyelid disorders



Corneal disorders

Retinal disorders

The eye is not only the most beautiful but also the most important sensory organ of the human body; four fifths of all the impressions on the senses come from the eye. Moreover, the eyes make an essential contribution to the facial expression and serve for getting into contact with other people, therefore they are an indispensible means of communication. A lot depends on an intact strength of vision:
e.g. the capability to drive a vehicle and, because of that, to enjoy personal independence, the capability to practice a profession, the capability to safely move in unknown surroundings, eventually the capability to unequivocally communicate with other people; the eyes always have a key function.

The eye - the most important sensory organ and window of the soul

Therefore, a serious disease of the eyes can impair the human existence in many different and severe ways; for this reason, it is important not only to know the main eye diseases, but also to be critically aware of one's own strength of vision in order to recognize changes in time and, if necessary, have them treated by an ophthalmologist. The problems described in the following mostly require to be presented to an ophthalmologist and often can be remedied by ophthalmic surgical interventions.


Augenklinik Stralsund,
Dr. med. M. Fechner

18435 Stralsund
Große Parower Straße 47 Klinikum am Sund,
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