Dr. Ilze Šveiduka

Certified ophthalmologist-surgeon

Contact lenses, cataract, refractive surgery (ICL), corneal transplantation

1988 – 1994 Latvian Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

Professional education

  • 2004 Refractive IOL (ICL) implantation course, Dr. Göran Helgason MD, Medocular Ögonkliniker, Gothenborg, Sweden
  • 2002 Practiced phacoemulsification technique under the supervision of professor Arthur Giebel (USA)
  • 1996 – 1997 Cataract microsurgery program in „Aravind Eye Hospital", Madurai and Tirunelveli, India
  • 1996 Contact lens technology courses „The World Wide Eye Educational Institute” program, California, USA
  • 1996 South California University Ophthalmology residency course, Doheny Eye Disease Institute, USA
  • 2010 Practical course "Corneal transplantation (DMEK) technique" with Prof. Arthur Giebel (USA)
  • 2012 Certification course for work with MENICON RGP contact lenses

Participant in Latvian, Baltic, European and USA ophthalmology seminars, symposiums and congresses

Work experience

  • since 1998 ophthalmologist-surgeon in Latvian American Eye Center
  • 1995 – 1998 doctor’s assistant in Latvian American Eye Center


  • Latvian
  • English
  • Russian