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Welcome 2020: New website

We wish you a Happy New Year - may it be a successful year for all our clients and partners.

In lab, news, Jan 01, 2020

70th IOL anniversary

Today is the 70th anniversary of the first IOL operation, Sir Harold Ridley’s implantation of an intraocular lens.

In history, lab, Nov 29, 2019

Steinbeis Center

Since 1st March 2016, all the laboratory-research, clinical-research and the curatorial work on David Apple’s archive materials: all of what we do is managed within one Steinbeis Rese...

In lab, news, Mar 01, 2016

Welcome

Welcome to the David J Apple Laboratory, home of David Apple’s vision to improve intraocular lenses, cataract surgical techniques, and patient care. Today I am the Professor of Ophtha...

In lab, Jan 07, 2013

David Apple's Life

Improving the world changed by Ridley’s invention … David Apple devoted his career to studying intraocular lenses and rescuing the reputation of their inventor.

In lab, history, Nov 01, 2012

Why Heidelberg?

Heidelberg nestles in the valley of the River Neckar near to where it joins the River Rhine in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

In history, lab, Oct 24, 2012

Moving to Heidelberg.

Heidelberg, Germany. September 11, 2012. The initial phase has begun, to establish at the University of Heidelberg an international laboratory for research on intraocular devices - a ...

In lab, news, Sep 11, 2012

news

Visualising rays in IOLs

Ray visualization and analysis of IOL optical performance

In research, news, Feb 05, 2020

EDOF IOL research

EDOF IOLs in monochromatic and polychromatic light

In research , news, Jan 20, 2020

Reasons for explanting IOLs

Demographics and reasons for explanting IOLs

In research, news, Jan 18, 2020

Welcome 2020: New website

We wish you a Happy New Year - may it be a successful year for all our clients and partners.

In lab, news, Jan 01, 2020

Wolfgang Haigis: in memoriam

Wolfgang Haigis - the scientist known for his formulae - the German Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (DGII) has announced that Prof. Dr Wolfgang Haigis, a physicist working...

In innovator, news, Oct 18, 2019

Small-aperture IOL results.

Another publication from the David J Apple Center for Vision Research: in the latest Journal of Refractive Surgery, the Heidelberg group evaluated the visual outcomes when thirteen ca...

In research, news, Sep 12, 2019

Straylight from glistenings

Heidelberg, 01 July 2019. The research group at the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology published its latest findings in this month’s edition of the renowned J...

In publication, news, Jul 01, 2019

Functional results and photic phenomena with Mini WELL Ready IOL

Another paper from the research group at the David J Apple Center for Vision Research has been accepted for publication in the BMC Ophthalmology journal.

In news, publication, Aug 28, 2018

Optical Quality July 1, 2018

New research article from the Apple Lab on Material Analysis and Optical Quality Assessment in IOLs opacified after Pars-plana Vitrectomy

In publication, news, Jul 01, 2018

Lab at ASCRS•ASOA ANNUAL MEETING (Washington DC)

PLEASE VISIT THE APPLE LAB EXHIBIT AT BOOTH 762 AT THE 2018 ASCRS•ASOA ANNUAL MEETING.

In news, Apr 14, 2018

Hydrophilic acrylic IOLs and Lamellar keratoplasty

A new research article from the Apple Lab on IOL opacification after lamellar keratoplasty

In news, publication, Aug 22, 2017

CSI Heidelberg Episode 3

Focus on Multifocal and EDOF IOL Technology

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

CSI Heidelberg Episode 3

Analysing the characteristics of hydrophobic IOLs in preloaded injectors

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

CSI Heidelberg Episode 1

Searching under the Surface

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Lucia

Please join me in welcoming Dr Lucia Poggi, Cell Biology Leader to the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 15, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Sonja

Please join me in welcoming Dr Sonja Schickhardt, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 01, 2016

2016 Heidelberg Helmholtz Symposium

Announcing the 2016 Heidelberg Helmholtz Symposium

In news, Jun 29, 2016

Steinbeis Center

Since 1st March 2016, all the laboratory-research, clinical-research and the curatorial work on David Apple’s archive materials: all of what we do is managed within one Steinbeis Rese...

In lab, news, Mar 01, 2016

Albert Galand 1938 - 2015.

Albert Galand, born 29 October 1938 in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Brussels) and died 22 December 2015 in Liege, Belgium.

In pioneer, news, Jan 06, 2016

Seasonal greetings

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In news, Dec 23, 2015

New Look for the Lab

New look for Apple Lab - in October the main laboratory room of the Apple Lab was refurbished.

In news, Nov 02, 2015

Jan Worst 1928 to 2015

Jan Worst – a pioneer of intraocular lens design and the co-founder of the Ophtec IOL-manufacturing company – has died in Groningen in The Netherlands on 25th September 2015.

In pioneer, news, Oct 01, 2015

(Archive) Welcome Patrick

Please join me in welcoming Dr Patrick Merz, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, May 01, 2015

Opacification after rTPA

Opacification of IOLs following Intracameral Injection of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator to Treat Inflammatory Membranes after Cataract Surgery is the subject of the latest ...

In news, publication, Mar 18, 2015

DGII Award for Mary Attia

Karlsruhe, Germany 28th February 2015 - DGII Award for Dr Mary Attia. During the 29th annual meeting of the German-speaking Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation, Interventional an...

In research, news, Mar 11, 2015

Feast for Eye and Ear

Heidelberg, Wednesday 21 January 2015

In news, Jan 25, 2015

The Ridleys visit the Lab

50 Years of the Ridley Eye Foundation

In news, Dec 22, 2014

Boston ASCRS.

Boston, Massachusetts 29th April 2014: At the 2014 ASCRS Films Awards Ceremony Dr. med. Ramin Khoramnia MD FEBO won Runner-Up prize in the category, Cataract Complications, with the f...

In news, Apr 30, 2014

Congratulations, Ramin!

Ramin Khoramnia, Research Fellow from The Apple Lab came second overall in the European Board of Ophthalmology’s 2013 classification of 440 examination candidates.

In staff, news, Aug 29, 2013

The Legend of Albert Schweitzer

Altstadt Heidelberg, Thursday 21 February 2013: Prof Gerd Auffarth gave a lively talk to a full audience in a church hall here, on the Mythos Albert Schweitzer.  Not only talking abou...

In news, Feb 22, 2013

Crossing an Ocean – the laboratory that moved

Last year, the Laboratory moved from Charleston South Carolina to University Eye Department of the University of Heidelberg. The Laboratory Head is Professor Gerd U. Auffarth, Eye Dep...

In news, Nov 02, 2012

Moving to Heidelberg.

Heidelberg, Germany. September 11, 2012. The initial phase has begun, to establish at the University of Heidelberg an international laboratory for research on intraocular devices - a ...

In lab, news, Sep 11, 2012

history

70th IOL anniversary

Today is the 70th anniversary of the first IOL operation, Sir Harold Ridley’s implantation of an intraocular lens.

In history, lab, Nov 29, 2019

A Lab with history

The origin of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology goes back to the establishment in 1980 by David Apple and Randall J. Olson MD of a pathology laboratory i...

In history, Aug 01, 2013

David Apple's Life

Improving the world changed by Ridley’s invention … David Apple devoted his career to studying intraocular lenses and rescuing the reputation of their inventor.

In lab, history, Nov 01, 2012

Why Heidelberg?

Heidelberg nestles in the valley of the River Neckar near to where it joins the River Rhine in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

In history, lab, Oct 24, 2012

staff

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Lucia

Please join me in welcoming Dr Lucia Poggi, Cell Biology Leader to the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 15, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Sonja

Please join me in welcoming Dr Sonja Schickhardt, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 01, 2016

(Archive) Welcome Patrick

Please join me in welcoming Dr Patrick Merz, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, May 01, 2015

Congratulations, Ramin!

Ramin Khoramnia, Research Fellow from The Apple Lab came second overall in the European Board of Ophthalmology’s 2013 classification of 440 examination candidates.

In staff, news, Aug 29, 2013

(ARCHIVE) Apple Lab: Recruiting!

Apple Lab: Recruiting!

In staff, Jun 17, 2013

research

Visualising rays in IOLs

Ray visualization and analysis of IOL optical performance

In research, news, Feb 05, 2020

Reasons for explanting IOLs

Demographics and reasons for explanting IOLs

In research, news, Jan 18, 2020

Small-aperture IOL results.

Another publication from the David J Apple Center for Vision Research: in the latest Journal of Refractive Surgery, the Heidelberg group evaluated the visual outcomes when thirteen ca...

In research, news, Sep 12, 2019

Light scattering

Heidelberg, 14 September 2018. The latest scientific research paper from the research group at the David J Apple Lab has been accepted for publication in the prestigious American Jour...

In research, publication, Sep 14, 2018

DGII Award for Mary Attia

Karlsruhe, Germany 28th February 2015 - DGII Award for Dr Mary Attia. During the 29th annual meeting of the German-speaking Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation, Interventional an...

In research, news, Mar 11, 2015

publication

Straylight from glistenings

Heidelberg, 01 July 2019. The research group at the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology published its latest findings in this month’s edition of the renowned J...

In publication, news, Jul 01, 2019

Light scattering

Heidelberg, 14 September 2018. The latest scientific research paper from the research group at the David J Apple Lab has been accepted for publication in the prestigious American Jour...

In research, publication, Sep 14, 2018

Functional results and photic phenomena with Mini WELL Ready IOL

Another paper from the research group at the David J Apple Center for Vision Research has been accepted for publication in the BMC Ophthalmology journal.

In news, publication, Aug 28, 2018

EDOF wavelength dependence

The latest paper from the research group at the David J Apple Lab has been accepted for future publication (in December later this year) in the influential American Journal of Ophthal...

In publication, Aug 19, 2018

Optical Quality July 1, 2018

New research article from the Apple Lab on Material Analysis and Optical Quality Assessment in IOLs opacified after Pars-plana Vitrectomy

In publication, news, Jul 01, 2018

A dip into our Archives

From the ASCRS meeting in 2011 – a PowerPoint presentation on Visualized light paths in different multifocal intraocular lenses.

In publication, Sep 07, 2017

Hydrophilic acrylic IOLs and Lamellar keratoplasty

A new research article from the Apple Lab on IOL opacification after lamellar keratoplasty

In news, publication, Aug 22, 2017

CSI Heidelberg Episode 3

Focus on Multifocal and EDOF IOL Technology

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

CSI Heidelberg Episode 3

Analysing the characteristics of hydrophobic IOLs in preloaded injectors

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

CSI Heidelberg Episode 1

Searching under the Surface

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

Opacification after rTPA

Opacification of IOLs following Intracameral Injection of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator to Treat Inflammatory Membranes after Cataract Surgery is the subject of the latest ...

In news, publication, Mar 18, 2015

pioneer

Albert Galand 1938 - 2015.

Albert Galand, born 29 October 1938 in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Brussels) and died 22 December 2015 in Liege, Belgium.

In pioneer, news, Jan 06, 2016

Jan Worst 1928 to 2015

Jan Worst – a pioneer of intraocular lens design and the co-founder of the Ophtec IOL-manufacturing company – has died in Groningen in The Netherlands on 25th September 2015.

In pioneer, news, Oct 01, 2015

innovator

Wolfgang Haigis: in memoriam

Wolfgang Haigis - the scientist known for his formulae - the German Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (DGII) has announced that Prof. Dr Wolfgang Haigis, a physicist working...

In innovator, news, Oct 18, 2019

research

EDOF IOL research

EDOF IOLs in monochromatic and polychromatic light

In research , news, Jan 20, 2020

News

DGII Mainz

Apple Lab at the 34th DGII Annual Congress.

In News, Feb 15, 2020