The FAV is accredited by the Ministry of Health as the National Reference Center for high-complexity care in ophthalmology. Its specialized clinics seeing 850 patients daily, plus 350 more in the Ophtalmology ER. It performs per day, 50 elective and 4 emergency surgeries, which may be of small, medium or high complexity. This entire service is conducted through the National Health System (SUS). Through the Transplant Central of the State of Pernambuco, on average, performs 30 cornea transplants per month, accounting for 87% of transplants in the state.

The institution has:

  • 15 eye clinics,
  • 5 rooms for exams,
  • 3 rooms visual screening,
  • 6 offices in the Ophthalmic Emergency functioning 24/7,
  • 5 surgery rooms for complex procedures,
  • 6 receptions with waiting room for patients,
  • 1 library and auditorium,
  • Accommodation for physicians


Soledade Street, 170, Boa Vista, Recife

Pernambuco – Brasil.