Swiss Visio

Dr. med. Christian de Courten

FMH-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon

Areas of specialisation (3)

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

Work Experience

  • Pathology institute (Prof/ Gardiol), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Anaesthesiology department (Dr Schwander), HFR Fribourg Hôpital Cantonal, Switzerland
  • Neurosurgery department (Prof. Zander), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland
  • Anatomy institute, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Ophthalmology hospital, University ophthalmology department (Prof. Gailloud), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Paediatric ophthalmology department (Prof. Richard Raab), Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Paediatric and immune-ophthalmology unit (Prof. D. Ben Ezra), Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Chief resident, Ophthalmology hospital, University ophthalmology department, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Refractive surgery (Prof. Dan Reinstein), London Vision Clinic, London, England


  • SSO (Société Suisse d'Ophtalmologie)
  • AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology)
  • ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
  • SFO (Société Française d’Ophtalmologie)
  • AAPOS (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus)



  • 2019, Interview "Les défauts optiques chez les enfants"
  • 2019, Interview "La correction des défauts de vision"
  • 2019, Interview "La cataracte"
  • 2018, Interview "La chirurgie de la vision"
  • 2018, Interview "L'évolution de la chirurgie de la cataracte"



  • Diplôme fédéral de médecin, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Anaesthetist, Gr Hop 52
  • PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • FMH-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon
  • Assistant chief resident, Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Fellowship, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  • At a private practice in Lausanne and Crans-Montana


  • Cataract surgery, 30 years of experience, completed over 10,000 phacoemulsifications
  • Anterior segment surgery
  • Laser eye surgery and refractive implant surgery, 25 years of experience, completed over 10,000 LASIK operations
  • Strabismus surgery
  • Glass contact lens implant surgery. One of the first surgeons in Switzerland to implant this type of lens. Over 25 years of experience in the field, with over 600 implants completed.

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