Eye diseases and vision

Mehiläinen provides versatile ophthalmological expertise. In most cases, it is ideal to start examining any symptoms or problems related to your eyes or vision by booking an appointment with an ophthalmologist. In some cases, however, it is necessary to continue the treatment at a specialised ophthalmological appointment, where the services of experts specialised in more specific issues are available.

Learn more about our specialised ophthalmological services (in Finnish).


Glaucoma is an asymptomatic disorder, which makes it difficult to be diagnosed.


A cataract causes slow deterioration of vision as the lens of the eye becomes more opaque. In most cases, a cataract develops slowly as you age, but some eye diseases, general diseases and medications can also cause a cataract.

Lacrimal duct problems

Lacrimal duct problems, such as lacrimal duct obstructions caused by an inflammation, stricture, trauma, tumour, medicinal substance or old age, are treated at Mehiläinen.

Latent strabismus

The symptoms of latent strabismus vary from tired eyes to diplopia. Strabismus can cause tired eyes, headaches and a variety of problems when working with a visual display or reading.

Eye surgery

Eye surgery is a safe way of treating eye diseases and problems with vision.

Eyelid surgery and blepharoplasty

Droopy eyelids can impair your vision or become an aesthetic disturbance. Our eye surgeons and plastic surgeons are able to provide you with services such as blepharoplasty.

Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration can advance quickly, which is why it is important to be diagnosed as early as possible.

Eye examinations in our eye laboratory

High quality eye examinations are performed in our eye laboratory to diagnose a variety of eye diseases.

  • Eye examinations
  • Visual field tests
  • Intraocular pressure tests
  • Colour perception tests
  • Eye imaging tests
  • Cornea examination

Specialists and locations

Maria Enckell
Silmätautien erikoislääkäri
Tuula Fyhrqvist
Silmätautien erikoislääkäri,LT
Timo Hellstedt
LT, Silmätautien erik.lääk, Silmäkirurgi
Tapio Ihanamäki
Silmätautien erikoislääkäri