Dr. Adiel Barak is one of the best specialists and ophthalmologists in Israel. He treats a wide range of eye diseases and the retina, including the execution of complex ophthalmic surgeries with the help of innovative sparing methods. He is a senior physician at the ophthalmology department at Ichilov Medical Center.
Dr. Adiel Barak Specialization
Dr. Barak is the leading specialist in the treatment of eye pathologies such as:
- Detachment of the retina and retinal degeneration;
- Retinal vein occlusion;
- Epiretinal tumors of the membrane;
- Diabetic retinopathy;
- Diseases of the vitreous;
- Pathology of the lacrimal glands.
Dr. Adiel Barak makes in his practice the extensive use of laser technology for the correction of myopia, retinal pathologies, glaucoma.
In the treatment of certain eye diseases doctor Adiel Barak performs intraocular injections, which ensure the drug delivery directly to the affected area of the eye with minimal systemic side effects.
The greatest success Dr. Adiel Barak reached in cataract surgery and vitrectomy operation (the operation during the treatment of retinal detachment). Dr. Barak performs vitrectomy, making incisions of small sizes that do not require sutures. This greatly facilitates patient recovery and reduces discomfort in the first postoperative days.
Dr. Adiel Barak also specializes in such operations as:
- Stenting vessels of the eye;
- Replacement of the iris and lens;
- Sclerotherapy and etc.
Dr. Adiel Barak’s Education
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, named after Sackler at Tel Aviv University (1984).
He was a doctor in the Israeli Defence Forces - the Golani brigade and battalion (1985-1989).
From 1985 to 1989 he was a medical officer in the IDF.
He held the specialization in ophthalmology at Shiba Medical Center (1988-1994).
Also he passed specialization at the University of California (Davis, USA) at the Ophthalmology Department in the field of surgical treatment of diseases of retina, eye tumors, vitreous (1998-2000).
Since 2000 he is senior physician at the Ophthalmology Department of Ichilov Hospital (Sourasky).
Dr. Adiel Barak’s membership in professional organizations
- Dr. Adiel Barak is a member of:
- Israeli Medical Association;
- American Academy of Ophthalmology;
- International Association for Research in Ophthalmology;
- Israeli Association for Research in Ophthalmology.