Prof. Auffarth is Professor and Chairman at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Heidelberg, Germany. His key professional interests include cataract and intraocular lens surgery, IOL-biomaterial laboratory research, refractive surgery and application of Femtosecond laser in ophthalmology, ocular pathology, minimal invasive glaucoma surgery, glaucoma implants and stents, corneal surgery including all kinds of corneal transplantation.
He is Head of the David J Apple Center for Vision Research, which includes the David J Apple Laboratory for Ocular Pathology in Heidelberg.
In April 2018, the Ophthalmologist online magazine published its 2018 Power List of the World’s Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. The list includes surgeons, scientists, engineers and CEOs in the ophthalmic device and pharmaceutical industries. Gerd Auffarth was voted number 2 by the magazine’s readership.
Gerd U Auffarth entry in Wikipedia.com