20 years of technical and human excellence in ophthalmology

Founded in 1998 by eight ophthalmologists, IMO is a private institution dedicated exclusively to providing Ophthalmology medical and surgical care, whose activity has been developed in the field of private medicine and health insurance.

Ophthalmology Consultations

All Ophthalmology appointments performed at the Instituto de Microcirurgia Ocular in Lisbon – whether it is first time, clinical follow-up or postoperative follow-up – are always preceded by a previous examination.

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Low Vision Consultations

The term visual impairment refers to an irreversible situation of diminished visual response due to congenital or hereditary causes, even after clinical and / or surgical treatment and use of conventional refractive correction.

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Book an appointment

Schedule Consultation. Your request will be processed as soon as possible and the respective doctor’s appointment will be confirmed by telephone.

Insurance Providers

  • ACP
  • ADVANCECARE
  • ALLIANZ
  • ALLIANZ PARTNERS
  • AOFA
  • FUTURE HEALTHCARE
  • GRUPO ETE
  • MEDICARE
  • MEDILABOR
  • MÉDIS
  • MONDIAL ASSISTANCE
  • MULTICARE
  • PRIMECARE
  • RNA MEDICAL
  • SAMS / SIB
  • SAÚDE PRIME
  • SIM SAÚDE
  • SMP
  • SNPL
  • VICTORIA

Exams

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Angiography

Fluorescein Angiography is an examination consisting of intravenous administration of the contrast agent – Fluorescein. It is a non-toxic, highly …

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Orthoptic Evaluation

A Ortóptica é a área das ciências da visão que se dedica ao estudo da visão binocular, avaliando o equilíbrio …

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GDX

This highly reliable equipment, due to successive improvements, is currently an important instrument for the detection and the follow-up of …

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Contrast Sensitivity

It is the measurement of visual acuity performed under favorable lighting conditions (consultation cabinet) and with high contrast (black/white). It …

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Computerized Perimetry

The visual function can be evaluated in several ways. The way commonly used in Ophthalmology Consultation is the measure of …

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Ultrasound

When the transparent optical means of the eye become opaque, restraining the direct visualization of intraocular structures, Ultrasound exam allows …

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Retinography

This examination consists of a color photograph of the ocular fundus that is usually done with the dilation of the …

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Specular Microscopy

IMO currently has the NIDEK CEM-530 specular microscope, which, in addition to studying the central area of the corneal endothelium, …

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Angio-OCT

The Optical Coherence Tomography was recently coupled with new software that allows the realization of Angio-OCT or OCT A. This …

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Ocular Electrophysiology

Ocular Electrophysiology testing includes a battery of complimentary diagnostic techniques which are quantitative and allow for the compartmentalized study of …

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Biometry

Preoperative examination essential in modern cataract surgery, through which the ideal intraocular lens, to be implanted during the referred surgery, …

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OCT – Optical Coherence Tomography

Ophthalmologists use this technique in the early diagnosis of diseases of the vitreoretinal interface (Macular pucker, Macular hole, secondary epiretinal …

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Ultrasonic Pachymetry

This examination measures, through the emission of ultrasound, the thickness of the cornea. This is fundamental in the practice of …

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Aberrometry

It is a technique developed from the world of astronomy, known as the Shack-Hartmann technique, which measures the optical aberrations …

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Hess Chart

This examination quantifies, through a graph, the changes in the actions of oculomotor muscles, making it an important complementary exam …

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UBM- Ultrasound Biomicroscopy

It is a technique primarily used for imaging of the anterior segment of the eye with a high frequency probe …

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Color Vision

Chromatic vision test is the examination that detects congenital or acquired color vision anomalies.

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Adaptations of Contact Lens

Adaptations of contact lens are done at the Instituto de Microcirurgia Ocular – IMO.

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AC-OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography of the Anterior Segment)

It studies the anterior segment of the eye combining a non-contact technique, a high-resolution technology with the ease of use …

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Corneal Topography and Tomography of the Anterior Segment

Corneal Topography is based on the projection of a series of concentric rings on the Cornea (Plácido discs), and the …

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Surgeries

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Cataract

Cataract

Phacoemulsification is the name by which is designated the most current technique for cataract surgery. It succeeded others, already outdated, …

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Corneal Transplant

Corneal Transplant

Corneal transplant (keratoplasty) is performed when there is significant decrease in visual acuity due to loss of transparency or marked …

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Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. When diagnosed early and adequately treated, the likelihood of …

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a dystrophic disease of the cornea, with a hereditary tendency. It affects young people and usually until the …

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Lacrimal pathway surgery

Lacrimal pathway surgery

Lacrimal pathway surgery is performed in situations where there are recurrent infections of the lacrimal pathway (dacryocystitis), or excessive lacrimation …

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Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgery consists of surgically correcting the refractive defects of the eye in order to allow the images to be …

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Treatments

No Instituto de Microcirurgia Ocular (IMO) efectuamos os tratamentos Oftalmológicos mais inovadores, mais eficazes e mais seguros do mercado.

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New techniques and technologies

No Instituto de Microcirurgia Ocular (IMO) dispomos das mais recentes e inovadoras técnicas e tecnologias aplicadas a exames, cirurgias e tratamentos oftalmológicos, garantindo sempre os melhores resultados em cada caso.

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