The Ophthalmology Department provides medical assistance to almost 40 patients every day: 25 of them are day patients and 15 patients receive twenty-four-hour treatment. In addition to non-surgical treatment of various forms of retina, optic nerve, vascular tract, and corneal pathologies, the department performs surgery on common conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts, including intraocular lens (IOL) implantation.
The International Scientific Conference ‘CELL TECHNOLOGIES AT THE EDGE: RESEARCH & PRACTICE’ (CTERP 2016) devoted to the topic "Recent Achievements in Stem Cells Research" was held on April 6–8, 2016 in St. Petersburg.
OPTEC specialists were the first in Russia to install and bring into operation a laser scanning microscope ZEISS LSM 800 with Airyscan in the FEFU School of Engineering (Vladivostok). The system offers 1.7 times higher resolution in all three dimensions compared with conventional confocal systems. The device installed in the Nanotechnologies scientific and educational center will be in shared use between FEFU and other scientific organizations.