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Swiss Visio can offer expertise from highly experienced doctors and qualified optometrists in a state-of-the-art medical environment.

Our medical team

Dr méd.
Christian de Courten

Specialist in opthalmology, specialist in opthalmic surgery, member of the Swiss Medical Association

Expertise
  • Cataract surgery, 30 years’ experience with more than 10,000 phacoemulsifications performed
  • Anterior segment surgery
  • Refractive laser and implant surgery, 25 years’ experience with more than 10,000 Lasik operations performed
  • Strabismus surgery
  • Implantable contact lens implant surgery. One of the first surgeons in Switzerland to implant this type of lens. Over 25 years of experience in this field and more than 600 implant placements.
Professional experience
  • Institute of Pathology, (Prof. Gardiol), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Department of anaesthesiology and resuscitation, (Dr Schwander), HFR Fribourg – Cantonal hospital, Switzerland
  • Department of neurosurgery, (Prof. Zander), CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • University department of ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Hospital (Prof. Gailloud), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology (Prof. Richard Raab), Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Unit of Pediatric and immune-ophthalmology (Prof. D. Ben Ezra), Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israël
  • Clinical Director, University Department of ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Refractive surgery, London Vision Clinic, London, UK
Education and training
  • Federal degree in medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • PLT anaesthesia, Gr Hôp 52
  • Winner of Doctoral Prize, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • FMH Specialist in ophthalmology
  • Clinical Director Assistant, Jules-Gonin Ophthalmology Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology and uveitis, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Fellowship, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israël
  • Private practice in Lausanne and Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Professional memberships
  • Swiss Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • French Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Contact details

Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage
Chemin de Beau-Rivage 18
1006 Lausanne

T +41 58 274 23 00
refractive@swissvisio.net

Dr méd.
Alexandre Martinez

FMH (Swiss Medical Association) specialist in ophthalmology and opthalmic surgery

Professional experience

Since 2020
Specialist in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery, Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage, Lausanne

Since 2011
Set up Private practice in Fribourg

2008–2010
Head of clinic, Ophthalmology and Eye surgery Department, Hôpital ophtalmique Jules-Gonin, Lausanne

2007–2008
Head of clinic, Ophthalmology and Eye surgery Department, Hôpital de la Chaux-de-fonds (Doctor Sekkat)

2003–2007
Internal medicine, Ophthalmology and Eye surgery Department, Inselspital, University Hospital of Bern (Doctor Korner)

2001–2003
Internal medicine, Ophthalmology and Eye surgery Department, HFR Fribourg, Cantonal Hospital (Doctor Korol)

2000–2001
Internal medicine, Orthopedics and Traumatology, CHUV, Lausanne (Professor Leyvraz)

 

Education and training

2007
FMH Eye surgery, Lausanne

2004
FMH Ophthalmology, Lausanne

2002
PhD in Medicine, Lausanne University

1999
Diploma of Medicine, Lausanne University

 

Contact details

Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage
Chemin de Beau-Rivage 18
1006 Lausanne

T +41 58 274 23 00
refractive@swissvisio.net

Dr méd.
Christophe Nguyen

FMH (Swiss Medical Association) specialist in ophthalmology and opthalmic surgery

Expertise
  • Cataract surgery
  • Laser or implant refractive surgery
Professional experience

Since 2011
Private practice, Cabinet Ophtalmologique de la Planta, Sion, Switzerland

2010–2011
Head of Clinic, Jules Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

2008–2010
Fellowship in Refractive and Cataract Surgery, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

2006–2008
Head of Clinic, Jules Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital, Lausanne,Switzerland

2002–2006
Assistant doctor, training in ophthalmology, Jules Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

2001–2002
Assistant physician, Internal medicine, Vaud University Hospial (CHUV)

2000–2001
Glaucoma Fellowship, Prof. André Mermoud, Jules Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Education and training

2010
FMH Specialist Diploma in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery

2005
Diploma from the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO)

1999
Diploma of Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Professional memberships
  • GOSC, Chablais Ophthalmologist Group
  • Valais Ophthalmologist Group
  • SVMS, Valais Medical Society
  • SFO, French Society of Ophthalmology
  • ESCRS, European Society of Caratact and Refractive Surgey
  • FMH, Swiss Society of Medicine
Contact details

Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage
Chemin de Beau-Rivage 18
1006 Lausanne

T +41 58 274 23 00
refractive@swissvisio.net

Ivo Guber M.D.,
FMH, FEBO, FICO

FMH (Swiss Medical Association) specialist in ophthalmology and opthalmic surgery

Professional experience

Since 2018
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Cornea and refractive surgery unit, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Since 2017
Owner and medical director at Augenchirurgie.ch AG, Winterthur/Zürich, Switzerland

2016–2017
Corneal Fellowship, Corneoplastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK

2015–2016
Cornea and refractive surgery consultant, Jules-Gonin Eye Hospital, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2014–2015
Cornea and refractive surgery fellow of Prof F. Majo, Jules-Gonin Eye Hospital, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2012–2014
Senior ophthalmogist, Department of Ophthalmology, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Switzerland

 

Education and training

2015
FMH – Specialist in Ophthalmic surgery

2013
Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology, F.I.C.O.

2012
FMH – Specialist in Ophthalmology and Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology F.E.B.O.

2006
Doctor of Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland

 

Professional memberships
  • SOG (Swiss Society of Ophthalmology)
  • FMH (Swiss Medical Association) 
  • AAO/ASOA (American Academy of Ophthalmology) 
  • ESCRS (European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery) 
  • GMC (General Medical Council, UK)
  • OMF (L’ordre de médecin de France)
  • AGZ (Zurich Medical Association) 
  • AWA (Medical Association of Winterthur and Andelfingen)
Contact details

Swiss Visio Lindberg
Schickstrasse 11
8400 Winterthur

T +41 58 274 23 30
refractive@swissvisio.net

Dr méd.
Jean-Philippe Colliac

FMH (Swiss Medical Association) specialist in ophthalmology and opthalmic surgery

Professional experience

Since 2015
Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon, Clinique de Montchoisi in Lausanne and Hôpital de la Providence in Neuchâtel

Since 1995
Private practice Ophthalmologist in Paris (part-time)

1999-2004
Adjunct Research Investigator in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Kellogg Eye Center, Professor Paul R. Lichter, Chair

1997-1999
Attaché in Ophtalmology at Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu, Paris

1991-1997
Intern at Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris

1988-1990
Assistant at Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris

1984-1988
Paris Intern at Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris

 

Education and training

2015
Advanced Training Diploma in Ophthalmic Surgery (FMH)

1997
Ph.D. Thesis: Optics

1992
University Degree of Pathology and Therapeutic Orbito-Lacrymo-Palpebral

1988
Ophthalmic Specialist degree

1986
State Diploma of Doctor of Medicine

1984
Intern Diploma, Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris

 

Professional memberships
  • FMH Member
  • French Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Member
  • IOL Power Club Member
  • General Medical Council (GMC, UK) Member
Contact details

Swiss Visio Providence
Faubourg de l’Hôpital 81
2000 Neuchâtel

T +41 58 274 22 40
Jcolliac@swissvisio.net

 

Our optometrists 

Murat Bajrami

Cassandre Stephant

Our centres are holistically designed to offer you the best possible conditions and guarantee personalised care.

French-speaking Switzerland

Beau-Rivage

Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage

Chemin de Beau-Rivage 18
1006 Lausanne

La Providence

Swiss Visio La Providence

Faubourg de l’Hôpital 81
2000 Neuchâtel

Eaux-Vives

Swiss Visio Eaux-Vives

Rue du Nant 4-6
1207 Genève

The Swiss Visio Eaux-Vives centre would be happy to welcome you for a free test to see if eye surgery is right for you. If an appointment is booked for surgery, you will be sent on to our Swiss Visio Beau-Rivage centre in Lausanne.

German-speaking Switzerland

Zürich 

Swiss Visio Zürich

Haus zur Pyramide, Klausstrasse 10, 
8008 Zürich

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