Florian Kretz, MD, FEBO

Florian Kretz, MD, FEBO is a cataract and refractive surgeon dedicated to providing the highest standards of vision correction options to his patients. His patients can expect the implementation of the latest technologies and research results in his daily practice, always in the best interest of each individual to restore their sight. Dr. Kretz’s motivation is to offer each patient the possibility of a life without spectacles or contact lenses by always keeping in mind that each individual patient needs their specific treatment. The smile of a happy patient being able to see, for Dr. Kretz, is the biggest reward anyone can achieve as a refractive surgeon.

As a family man and philanthropist, Dr. Kretz serves as CEO of Augenärzte für die Welt gGmbH, an NGO permitted to support the fight against preventable blindness around the globe. The present main field of interest of Augenärzte für die Welt gGmbH is in Cambodia where Dr. Kretz serves as a medical board member of the Khmer Sight Foundation.

Dr. Kretz is an internationally renowned surgeon performing over 2500 surgeries a year. Dr. Kretz serves as the lead surgeon at Augentagesklinik Rheine and Augentagesklinik Greven and is a shareholder and CEO of Augenärzte Gerl, Kretz & Kollegen. He has won several international awards for contributions to international conferences, given over 1000 talks, courses and lectures at national and international meetings and published more than 100 articles. Dr. Kretz completed his training and fellowships at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. As an internationally renowned researcher and ophthalmologist, he has been nominated 3 times for the international Powerlist: Top 40 under 40 in 2015, The Top 50 future most influential researches in 2017, and the Top 100 most influential in Ophthalmology 2018

As husband and father of two children, Dr. Kretz is a real family man. His family often join him for his travels as an invited speaker around the globe giving him the support he needs to work tirelessly to get the best results for his patients. Together with his wife Nicole, they enjoy their work as philanthropists treating patients of preventable blindness around the globe. Spending quality time with his wife and children by the sea gives him the energy to manage his daily workload.


Augentagesklinik Rheine


Osnabrücker Straße 233-235

Rheine, NRW 48429 GERMANY

Telephone – +49-0-597-1-8070-960

Email – Mail@Florian-Kretz.de

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