Treating Vision Loss Successfully

Are You Diagnosed With Glaucoma, Optic Nerve Damage, Macular Degeneration, Retinopathy or Vision Loss After Brain Damage for Example Following a Stroke or Accident?

When vision loss happens, one often only focus on the eyes and the possible negative consequences. Prof. Bernhard Sabel sees vision with a holistic view and focuses his research on vision restoration. The Savir-therapy can re-activate the “silent” nerve cells in the retina, as well as the optic nerve and the brain. Through individually adjusted microcurrent therapy, as well as eye training and relaxation techniques, the Savir-therapy improves blood flow, stabilizes the intraocular pressure, and synchronizes brain activity. The therapy is non-invasive, completely painless, and without any risk.

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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Sabel

“The optimization of residual vision is a holistic complement to ophthalmological care such as eye drops or surgeries. We continue where ophthalmology stops. We combine conventional medical science with new findings from modern brain research and traditional medicine methods.”

Worldwide Unique, Holistic Therapy for Optic Nerve Damage

Years of Research Leadership

Years of Experience and Success in Treating Patients

Guaranteed Individual Care

To ensure an individualized treatment in Magdeburg (Germany), only a limited number of patients are taken each week for two-week therapy. Thus, the daily therapy sessions in the SAVIR-Center can be scheduled based on each patient´s preferences. There are no long waiting times, and the treatment goes by in the wink of an eye.

The expert team: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Sabel (left)., Kornelia Sabel (psychotherapist), Prof. Dr. Andrea Antal, and Dr. Tim-Oliver Treuheit (neurologist)

Expert team Savir-Center

The 5 Elements of the Savir-Therapy to Activate Residual Vision

  1. Examination and Consultation
    The 10-day therapy is framed by comprehensive initial and final interviews concerning the development and prognosis of the disease, psychological handling of the vision loss, lifestyle choices, and habits that can help with vision recovery.
  2. Microcurrent therapy
    The core of Savir-therapy is the daily treatment with the worldwide unique microcurrent therapy for eyes and brain. The microcurrent activates neural networks to improve the processing of visual stimuli in the brain as well as improving blood flow in the eye. Thereby the “silent” nerve cells can be woken up, as they are getting supplied with more energy (oxygen, glucose) to process visual impulses. As a result, the visual performance improves.
  3. Eye Exercises – Also for Home-Use
    This scientifically proven eye exercise helps to train the nerve cells in the retina, it is individually adapted for patients. The exercise relaxes eye muscles, the connective tissue around the eye, and improves blood circulation. Thus, micro eye movements (important for high-resolution vision) are normalized. The result can be measured by the world’s first and unique measuring method, developed by Prof. Sabel.
  4. Stress Reduction Through Relaxation
    Prof. Sabel’s research shows that stress reduction can normalize the intraocular pressure (IOP) and can significantly decrease inflammation factors as well as stress hormone levels, which in turn optimizes the blood circulation. For that reason, patients at SAVIR learn different relaxation techniques, which reduce stress noticeably. This enhances the effectiveness of the therapy and can counteract the progression of the disease.
  5. Handling the Disease and Lifestyles
    Savir patients learn how to successfully live with the disease in their daily lives so that they can have a new health perspective and a better quality of life.
    In addition to that, consultations with the patients’ loved ones also play an important role in our therapy concept. Because family members/partners can also suffer from the patient’s condition.

I was very pleased to see such a positive effect after only 2 weeks! The right decision - never give up, think positive, keep working on it.


SAVIR Center is easily accessible due to its central location. The rooms are very well maintained and clean.
In addition, the staffs are very friendly, competent, and helpful. In this pleasant atmosphere, I feel that I am well taken care of.


My field of vision has been improved, in the mirror I can see my face again and not just the outlines. My expectations were fully fulfilled.

Michael Gottschling

I visited Prof. Sabel and his team in January 2021 for the treatment of optic atrophy. After 10 days of treatment with the alternating current therapy, my visual field in both eyes and my visual acuity in the right eye increased significantly. I can really recommend it with 5 stars to anyone who has problems with his retina and optic nerve.

Patrick Christ

Our experience in Savir Center is only positive. We achieved a small but very important improvement in vision. The team is very professional and helpful.

Ruslan. M

Fortunately, I found SAVIR.
After having been treated by Prof. Dr. Sabel and his team for two weeks in June, my vision has improved considerably, and my daily life has become much easier.
Thanks to the therapy, I have passed the test for my driver's license with GOOD.

Sebastian Schmid‎

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Our patients come to us in Magdeburg from all over Germany and countries worldwide: e.g. from Austria, Italy, France, Poland, Switzerland, Malta, Turkey, USA, Canada, Dubai/United Arab Emirates, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam, China, New Zealand, Australia.

Joe Lovett from New York has visited the Savir Center several times since 2010. You are welcome to download his case here as a PDF file.

He has made a film about the treatment, which you can find on YouTube with subtitles in many languages.

Savir-Center in Magdeburg


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