Review of more than 20 years of experience

The successful journey from part-time practice to laser eye centres to be awarded



  • New clinic addresses in Basel and Zurich from October 1, 2012:
    The eye clinic in Basel relocated to the dome level in the new multi-storey complex by the Markthalle, right next to the SBB station, as of October 1, 2012. Similarly as of October 1, 2012, the eye clinic in Zurich has been located above the Odeon at Limmatquai 2.

  • LASER VISTA has the first two laser eye centres in Switzerland to be awarded the LASIK TÜV certificate. The prerequisite is certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.

Cooperation with the Cantonal Hospital of Graubünden

Vista Klinik net is founded

opening of our latest location in Zurich at Bellevue Platz, effective February 09.

Move to new premises for treatment and preliminary examination in Binningen Hauptstrasse 71.

LASER VISTA partner practice in Zug (in cooperation with the ophthalmic practice of  Dr. med. Beat A. Weber)

Our LASER VISTA clinik in Pfäffikon/SZ is opened.
LASER VISTA partner practice in Pontresina/Samedan (in cooperation with Klinik Aivla, Dr. med. Paolo Bernasconi)

The Vista Klinik is included in the hospital list of Canton Baselland for supplementary insurance purposes.

The second floor of the Vista Klinik is developed into a refractive clinic. Our LASER VISTA laser eye centre with two new operating theatres is created.

Recognition of the Vista Klinik as a further training clinic for ophthalmology in categories B1 and B2.

Move to the newly constructed Vista Klinik building in Binningen. The practice now has 30 employees, including four physicians. With ten beds, the Vista Klinik also offers its patients the possibility of an inpatient stay.

This is the year that LASER VISTA AG is founded.

Construction of his own clinic at Hauptstrasse 55 in Binningen. Vista Klinik AG is founded.

Further office and consultancy rooms are rented. Dr. med. Eduard Haefliger treats defective vision with the excimer laser for the first time and thus becomes a pioneer in this field in Switzerland.

Move to larger premises in Binningen (two operating theatres plus pre-operative and post-operative areas for patients undergoing surgery).
Dr. med. Eduard Haefliger is one of the first surgeons in Switzerland to operate on cataracts on an outpatient basis in a privately managed practice.

In addition to his work in the practice in Binningen, Dr. med. Eduard Haefliger becomes Medical Director of the Eye Department at Cantonal Hospital Liestal.

After a two-year stay in America to research future intraocular lenses (work in experimental surgery), Dr. med. Eduard Haefliger opens a part-time practice at Hauptstrasse 50 in Binningen.