Vista Alpina 

Eye Center

Bahnhofplatz 1a
3930 Visp

Phone 027 946 70 00

Fax 027 946 70 03

Send an e-mail



Monday - Friday:

8am - 12pm

1pm - 7.30pm

(On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and

Fridays until 6pm)

On Saturdays:

8am - 12pm


by phone

Grauer Star (Katarakt), Vista Alpina Augenklinik

Aside from age, there are other factors/diseases, which favour the development of cataract:


  • Metabolic diseases such as diabetes

  • Glaucoma

  • Chronic inflammation of the iris

  • Intense light exposure (UV light), infrared light (heat radiation)

  • Medications, e.g. years of highly dosed cortisone treatment

  • Injuries (traumatic cataract)

Congenital cataract is rare (juvenile cataract). Given that early collaboration between the eye and brain is crucial to visual capacity, surgery is performed relatively soon; particularly in cases of severe or partial clouding (in some cases, as soon as in the first year of life).


Vista Alpina

Eye Center

Rue du Bourg 3
3960 Sierre

Phone 027 455 34 04

Fax 027 455 34 77

Send an e-mail



Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

8am - 12pm

12.30pm - 5pm

(Monday 12.45pm)


7am - 12pm

12.45pm - 7pm


8am - 12pm

12.45pm - 5.30pm

Saturday: closed


by phone


Augenzentrum Vista Alpina AG and the services provided by Augenzentrum Vista Alpina are not legally or otherwise affiliated with Vista Klinik AG, Laser Vista AG, Vista Klinik Net AG or Vista Diagnostics AG.



  • Increased glare sensitivity (especially at night)

  • Reduced ability to see contrasts

  • Colours lose their intensity and fade

  • Deterioration in visual acuity (especially reading in dim lighting)

Cataract treatment


In advanced stages only surgery can help. Here, the natural lens is replaced by an artificial lens.


About artificial lenses (intraocular lenses):

With a standard lens, glasses will still be required for reading and often also for other distances after surgery.

The special lenses (toric and multi-focal lenses) aim at providing for life without glasses, for both distance and close up.

Seeing without glasses

Seeing without glasses from 21 years thanks to implantable contact lenses

Seeing without glasses

Seeing without glasses from 50 years thanks to clear lens extraction (CLE)

Seeing without glasses

Seeing without glasses with premium lense

for upcoming cataract 


Seeing without glasses

Seeing without glasses with

add-on lenses

after earlier 



SIWF-ISFM certificate ophthalmo surgery Vista Alpina Eye Center
Hospital certificate Vista Alpina Eye Center

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